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Osteria dei Poeti

Via Giacomo Matteotti 55, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 85100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
“antipasti” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (9 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Via Giacomo Matteotti 55, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The five of us had a most excellent meal! We all had at least one item from the truffle menu, and were very happy with them all, particularly due to the generosity of the truffle. Specially recommended was the fresh pasta with spinach pesto and...More

Thank Marcy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our best meal here. Great food with excellent service. Not your usual tourist menu. We both tried traditional dishes not seen on other minutes and were impressed.

Thank tommygriffin
Reviewed 28 April 2017

So this was the first restaurant we came to when visiting Volterra and we were not disappointed. A beautiful dining room greats you along with the attentive staff. Good sized plates of very tasty food. Seafood pasta and boar parpadella would highly recommend, the only...More

Thank Toni W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I've been here for a dinner. I was alone and I was lucky finding last available table without reservation. Reservation is suggested. I wanted to try something typical so I decided to have tagliolini al tartufo (truffles). It was a very good choice, pasta very...More

Thank Fabriziux83
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely Italian osteria with traditional cooking. Very attentive staff. Good wine list and family friendly.

Thank Stvitus
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The place is nice but there is a bad smell especially at the far end, coming possibly from the drainage system. The antipasti were the first in Italy that we found so poor in taste and quantity and so expensive. The tagliata and bistecca so...More

Thank Makiseng
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a very nice dinner at this restaurant for our last night in Italy. The restaurant is centrally located in the town of Volterra so if you are staying there it should be very nearby. It wasn't very busy while we were there but...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Tasteful dishes, served with a smile! A traditional restaurant in the heart of bologna. Book in advance!

Thank zotrix
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were treated to great service, cuisine and a wine list that has all the price points and varietals you could wish for. Since truffles were in season, we had blue potato gnocchi with pecorino romano cheese topped by black truffles, wow! The service was...More

Thank Fourteener54
Reviewed 20 October 2016

From the outside it is not so inviting to go inside... but please do!! You will meet the owners (forgot their names); a passionate wine connoisseur and his wife cooking the most fantastic Italian food! I had one of the best starters I ever tasted:...More

Thank Hanna_B_73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 55, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 85100
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