We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Ombra della Sera

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Via Antonio Gramsci 70, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86663
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

291 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 58: English reviews
New York, New York
Level Contributor
240 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at Ombra della Sera. The prices are slightly higher than other restaurants in town, however the food and service are consistent with the prices. Local seasonal dishes abound, leave room for desert.

Helpful?
Thank PermanentNomad
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (tour group) all ended up going to the same place for dinner, so you are talking any where between 15 and 20 people. The restaurant was short staffed and somehow, we did notice a thing wrong with the service. The food was really incredible, there were so many different dishes ordered. We ordered the bolognese and a mushroom filled... More 

Helpful?
Thank amezcua67
North Tamborine, Australia
Level Contributor
50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Set just beside a small church in shaded spot on warm day this restaurant served up both the freshest seafood spaghetti and warm hospitality we have come to experience in these small medieval villages. Also great place to watch the world go by.

Helpful?
Thank Patrick S
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The owner made us feel very welcome. The pasta and rabbit was really taste. So fair the only negative it was the fact we ordered 2 glasses of wine what supposed to cost €10.00, but we ended up paying €20.00. As the staff was really nice with us we didn't want to complain about it, but keep your eyes on... More 

Helpful?
Thank Soraya L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in Voltera, has an extensive menu specialized in truffles. Prices are fair for the quality served and is a good place for lunch if you enjoy your senses. Staff speak a bit English and they also have English menus. The portions served are also generous. Restaurant is clean and staff are friendly.

Helpful?
Thank rashaddubai
Stuttgart, Germany
Level Contributor
63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

You want to feed your family. You want to be close to center. You want to eat outside, and you want to feel catered to as a family. Pasta 🔘. Price 🔘. Wine 🔘. Don't waste time looking too far. This place is just right.

Helpful?
Thank Hatteras H
Monroe, Michigan
Level Contributor
69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

should go there ! Best in town ! nice food, simply italian, not so turistical ! go where italians go ! this is it !

Helpful?
Thank sgoorts
Poole,Dorset,UK
Level Contributor
90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Several years ago, on our first visit here, we both enjoyed some fantastic tuna steaks. Simple but truly memorable fish. On this visit once again we had the fish of the day. Really lovely. The service was friendly and helpful. Looking forward to our next visit at the Ombra della Sera.

Helpful?
Thank J0hnandAngela
Copenhagen, Denmark
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This gnocchi was terribly boring and I must advice everybody to go somewhere less touristic. The location and the tablecloth was nice.

Helpful?
Thank Rasmus J
Girona, Spain
Level Contributor
152 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Recommended by people I was staying with, this restaurant did not disappoint. Serving good Tuscan cuisine, I enjoyed a meal outside accompanied by a very good local white wine, Service was amiable & the meal not too pricey (but not cheap). They offer more than just pizza, so a good place for all tastes.

Helpful?
Thank FranceSally

Travelers who viewed Ombra della Sera also viewed

 
Volterra, Province of Pisa
Volterra, Province of Pisa
 

Been to Ombra della Sera? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Gramsci 70, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86663

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Ombra della Sera and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Ombra della Sera staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?