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La terra di mezzo

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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Il ristorante è situato in uno dei palazzi storici di Volterra, il Palazzo Cangini Westinghouse, in pieno centro città, e si snoda su più piani finendo in una cantina di epoca romana e in una risalente alla fine del 1300. La nostra cucina propone piatti della tradizione toscana, quali pappardelle, cinghiale, piatti al tartufo, zuppa alla volterrana, ecc..., oltre a piatti di pesce e alla griglia, tra i quali spicca, senza dubbio la Fiorentina.
$19 - $29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and the staff are really helpful with a great service! Bistecca Fiorentina was amazing!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marija G
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Turned up with no reservation on a Sunday evening, the owner couldnt have been more accomadating even moving a table and 2 chairs outside so we could enjoy people watching in the Tuscan evening with a Spritz and prosecco cocktail. Starters were great the crispy...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tiamaria54
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is unique - not only for the exterior withthe troll and the wild boar (his head) welcoming you by the door - or for the interior with the deep Etruscan caves where you can enjoy your meal... It's true uniqueness is found in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MereteN0rway
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We had an awesome time in here. Great wine offer and the famous tuscan delicacy cinghiale stew was also delicious. Offers so many tables and we found a small one in a separate room. It was just ours and enjoyed every moment of it. Service...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Istvansajti
Reviewed January 23, 2018

La taverna was closed as were most restaurants in Volterra as it was after lunch and due to off-season. The owner invited us in where he and his wife prepared an outstanding meal for us. Wine recommendations were excellent and prices were very reasonable. He...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank AndyWidd
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Excellent restaurant with recommendable dishes and perfect wines. Follow the advices from the owner and you will have a brilliant evening!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank HurbyS
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place which is really child friendly. We had amazing truffle pasta and our girls had tomato pasta specially prepared for them. The staff were Lovely, well worth a visit!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank B_Sener
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Strolling around Volterra, we stopped to look at the menu at this restaurant. It sounded good, but no one was inside or outside at the tables there. We decided to take a chance and were rewarded with one of the best meals of our 2...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank arvadatraveler
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Tried Volterran soup...very tasty and filling. Meat and cheese platter was fresh and the jam was delicious with the cheese. Good for a quick and easy meal; the menu had a lot on it but we were keen to sightsee so chose quick items.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank msgoldenhaIr
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Not understanding Italian, my husband suggested that we stop here because he wanted a beer with lunch (tavern, get it?). The tables near the door didn't look very enticing and the server asked if we would like to go downstairs. We were shocked and delighted...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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