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nel Buco

Via del Recinto 11, 58043, Castiglione Della Pescaia, Italy
+39 339 287 8439
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“vino” (2 reviews)
“sang” (2 reviews)
“courses” (2 reviews)
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Via del Recinto 11, 58043, Castiglione Della Pescaia, Italy
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to Nel Buco a couple of times and the owner has a very friendly and nice approach explaining very well her different courses. The menu is not extensive, but enough tempting dishes to try. This time the owner sang for us during...More

Thank Eric S
Dario C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at nel Buco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Eric, A special thank you for your review. We are pleased to offer tourists the dishes of our Italian tradition and we hope that on your return you will have an excellent reminder of Italy.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We absolutely adored this tiny little restaurant .Our food was spectacular , the sea bream cooked in a salt crust took my breath away it was so delicious and full of flavour . We watched the chef prepare the meals individually through the hatch and...More

Thank Julie J
Dario C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at nel Buco, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review and for your visit. We hope that your stay in Italy has made you discover the flavors of tradition and “the Belpaese”. See you in Italy.

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is not good, you got feeling the cook is a beginner who learns how to cook. The food seems to be precooked. Never more!!! And the price is really high. The soup of ricotta and spinach was terrible ricotta-water, fish skewer packed in...More

Thank Noralojza
Reviewed 10 August 2015

There is no denying the food was very good and the menu was limited which enriches the freshness and quality of the sourced products. But the portions were very small for the price and you have to pay for bread. Our bill ended up being...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We went back for a second visit in a week to enjoy the well prepared food in this small cosy rustic restaurant, up under the archways of the "fortress" in Castiglione. The owner and waiter will present you today's menu with passion and insight and...More

1  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

Our visit to Nel Buco was excellent. Valentina and Dario delivered a me that exceeded expectations. Small and personal is what we love in a restaurant. They were quite happy to accept our rambunctious 1 year old son too! The zuppa, pici, and vino were...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Clearly, we had some of the best food at the Nel Buco. Also the service was outstanding, the waitress explained the daily menu in detail and kindly answered all questions. Nel Buco is a MUST go.

1  Thank campari21
Reviewed 26 September 2012 via mobile

Just had a fantastic dinner in this romantic little restaurant. The food was really tasty and our gorgeous and charming waitress even sang a sweet song for us! Thank you Manuela for this wonderful evening!

Thank Mikeomat74
Reviewed 30 August 2012

This place in the old town is very small, literally "nel buco" means "in the hole", and nice. Service is very good. Menu is peculiar, this is a good chance to try something different. We were four and ordered 8 courses, everything was very good...More

Thank Mauro P
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We were looking for somewhere to eat in the old town, away from the crowds and the "tourist menus" and took a chance on Nel Buco, which proved to be the culinary highlight of our holiday in Tuscany - as is often the way, we...More

1  Thank bad_u_turn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Recinto 11, 58043, Castiglione Della Pescaia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Grosseto  >  Castiglione Della Pescaia
  • Phone Number: +39 339 287 8439
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