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Il Sacco Fiorentino

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Via Giusto Turazza 13, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 (0)588 88537
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We went there for lunch, our second visit here and again it was outstanding value for money in perfect location. Friendly staff and really good food!

Thank Martin R
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delicious food and excellent service. Unassuming place - but the food is seriously good. We tried wild boar ragout and a delicious starter with mushrooms and courgettes. Lots of locals eating there and not expensive.

Thank Maggie G
Cape Coral, Florida
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. Wonderful spaghetti and gnocchi. Nice house wine too. Good service and fair prices.

Thank islandreams
Amelia Island, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

It was a lovely day in Volterra and we elected to eat al fresco. The restaurant is within 2 blocks of Parking Lot #1, the underground lot very centrally located. The service was a bit slow but we were in no hurry and the food made up for the slow service. We all started with pasta - one with ravioli,... More 

Thank Salvatore G
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner after a Michelin guide recommendation. The service was excellent and we had some good food. The bistecca alla fiorentina was excellent. However not all was as good. Our veg was from a frozen selection, cheese mousse made from Philadelphia in a country that makes mascarpone, the burger was nothing special. A decent meal but nothing special.

Thank SimonaSaunders71
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Very close to the main square and the Duomo, but somewhat tucked away. We had a very quiet, relaxing lunch. The service was excellent. The food was delightful - perhaps one of the best meals we've had in Italy. Reasonable prices and great menu. I had the wild boar with olives - delicious!

Thank Bryan W
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

If you like seafood, this is the place to visit while in Volterra. An amazing meal! We called ahead and made a reservation for 17 people. We asked for a family-style meal for $30/person including wine. Holy moly, chef Paolo blew our minds!! Honestly, I lost count of the courses, but everything with perfectly prepared. The flavors were amazing and... More 

Thank hilmoon
Sparks, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Returned to Volterra for a lovely day, and stopped for lunch here. Although we are "tourists" we like to find places where "locals" eat. This restaurant did not disappoint. The pasta was homemade (and perfectly cooked). The Sienese Ragu was slow cooked and brimming with flavor. My wife's pasta was topped with a leek, tomato and cavalo nero Ragu which... More 

Thank Etrusci
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for real Italian food in a real Italian place and want to dodge the tourist traps, go here. Relatively inexpensive, high-quality dishes with good variety on the menu and wines to match. Local, atmospheric ambiance. Very friendly and flexible staff who went out of their way to accomodate a relatively demanding group like ours (7 adults, 3... More 

Thank jdg80
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Had a very pleasant dinner there. Service was very good too. As has been written before, the pigeon was exquisite, the white truffle pasta so&so, in spite of the generous portion of truffle slices. Accompanying wine was good, we also received complimentary bruschette while waiting for the pigeon

Thank rororoil

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giusto Turazza 13, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)588 88537

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?