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La Buca di Enea

Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748653
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“bruschetta” (28 reviews)
“pici” (28 reviews)
“wild boar” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just had the best pastas for lunch. Pici with tomato sauce (pici is a noodle only available in Siena) and Pici Cacio de Pepe. Small, charming and DELICIOUS!!!!

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little restaurant, clearly very popular. I must admit my two veggie options though nice were not as good as I have had in other places. I had a pecorino and tomato bruschetta and then pici with a pepper and pecorino sauce. My partner enjoyed...More

Thank Yorkshirecats
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant is an absolute gem, a must visit on any agenda. Family run, the food quality is first class and the service even better, the best things come in small packages and nothing could be truer than La Buca Dinea. A great find...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here after the restaurant we originally planned to go to was closed. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal! There were four of us and everyone was happy. We had the bruschetta and I agree with a previous review that it was fantastic! We also...More

Thank cajundiver
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

A small intimate trattoria down one of those quiet alleys in Pienza. Very charming. The owners who double as hosts, serving staff and chefs are amazing! Recommend the local pici dishes and the lasagna. Wine list is adequate and reasonably priced. A really relaxed and...More

Thank TF B
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Tucked away on a side street, this family-run restaurant serves very good, basic Italian food. We stopped here as part of the wine tour we were on because our guide both knows the couple who run it and eats here himself. Nothing fancy about either...More

Thank jccphd
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We were here for a second time in 6 years. One of the main reasons we came back to Pienza. Sad to say, it was a great disappointment. First, the service was the worst. We made a reservation for 14:00. Came back at 13:55 and...More

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Emilio S, Proprietario at La Buca di Enea, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Dead Mr. Jhon, I wonder if you know the meaning of the words you use???? I wonder how I may have been dishonest whit you, I told you to come baci around 14 because the table Was booked, I can not expelled the people from...More

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

It's tiny, yes. It's delicious, even more so. We ended up here because a local store owner recommended it, both because it was superb and because it doesn't close until the dinner service, so win-win! We had the fonduta tartuffo and the crostini prosciutto to...More

Thank hoyoscata
Reviewed January 23, 2018

A small, pleasant and clean place, hiding at a quit alley and offer local traditional Italian food cooked by the lady owner of the restaurant that manage the place with her husband. The food was so tasty and home cooked one that if we would...More

Thank Yuval P
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

This cozy venue is really a great down home place to eat the Italian specialties of the region. The proprietor is an engaging and helpful person and a fine cook And waiter also. His wife occasionally pitches in but I think he mostly handles it...More

Thank Don M
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julesegge
August 24, 2016|
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Response from Sunfloweramara | Reviewed this property |
On second thought, i think the have 3 tables for 4 and one small so you may just fit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 748653
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Description
Locale accogliente dove si possono gustare ottimi piaci della tradizione pientina, s condì piatti tradizioneli ed ottimi taglieri di pecorini e salumi, nonche crostoni, bruschette e fondute
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