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“Volterra bezocht.”

Enolaioteca Da Pina - La taverna della terra di Mezzo
Ranked #15 of 100 Restaurants in Volterra
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $29
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 7, 2017

lunch for Two we chose the Bruchetta to share and were suprised with delicious cheeses, salami's and a delightfull bruchetta. The table was perfect and a lot of passengers commented the gorgeous looking plate for two. Service was nice and quickly especially the girl from Pisa. Mille Grazie di ollanda.

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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

True authentic pasta dishes filling but without the stuffed feeling, staff was accommodating to non-Italian speaking visitors. Visa is accepted.

2  Thank James M
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few days ago. It was absolutely great! I must say the place itself deserves a visit 'cause it isn't only a restaurant but a little piece of Volterra' history: you will be amazed by the construction in stone and how long ago has been built. Then the food is more than great. I had 'tris di carpaccio': the fish was super fresh and light. I absolutely loved it. Top of that the staff and who I believe is the owner of the place is friendly and funny, you can ask him the history of the restaurant and he will be happy to answer. Location is very good, furniture is just amazing and the amazing smell of the food will just guide you there. 10/10 is my mark for this restaurant. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Stefania U
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

We had an incredible meal at La Taverna Della Terra di Mezzo in Volterra. We saw their menu as we walked around town and it looked really good. The restaurant wasn't in the Rick Steves' book, however, and TripAdvisor reviews were mixed. We decided to take a chance.

The restaurant is across the street from the Museum of Torture. We got a bit nervous as we were taken down the stairs into the rock-walled basement with a suit of armor in the corner and were seated in a small, gated alcove.

Then the food started coming. It turned out that there is a fairly new Executive Chef that previously worked at 2-star and 3-star Michelin restaurants and with Gordon Ramsey. He was brought in to upgrade the restaurant, and this is still a work in progress, so the prices are still very reasonable.

My appetizer was a "13 minute egg" with asparagus, caviar and white truffles. Susan's appetizer was a really great regional vegetable soup. My main dish was wild boar with a parmesan crust and caramelized grapes. Susan had risotto with goat cheese, white truffles and coffee powder. "Chef" came down to the dungeon and checked in with us several times during our meal.

We were full, but were possibly going to share a dessert. "Chef" recommended a sampler of three desserts, however, so who were we to argue? We knew we were in trouble when the server brought a separate table for the desserts.

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Thank Chuck D
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant. Visit the cellar! Had lunch with antipasti and venison, polenta, mushrooms, chestnuts, red cabbage and a gigantic aperol spritz. We loved it!
Please notice: donot order a cappuccino during or after lunch/diner!

Thank Bob082
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