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Torre del Porcellino

Via delle Prigioni 8/R | Vicolo delle prigioni 16, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86392
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (8 reviews)
“boar” (4 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Via delle Prigioni 8/R | Vicolo delle prigioni 16, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We knew nothing about Porcellino but as we walked passed it was quite busy so we just went for it. We were given a nice table on the street immediately. The choices, price, and Staff were outstanding and the food was perfect. We all had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DanOwe
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

A highlight of our holiday. Beautiful evening seated outside by highly attentive staff. Both Cosimo and Salah were fantastic. Ravioli was fresh and tagliatelle with rabbit so beautiful. The house wine is really good. The tiramisu was the best I have ever had. Please try...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jumbarumba
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

In volterra, this is probably the best food place. Although our eyes caught by several amazing fresh panini corners, gelatos and cocktail places which were hard to miss. This place was recommended to us by family and we were not disappointed. Pastas were breathe taking,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Seroglou
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We were walking through the cobbled streets on a boiling day. Just stopping off during a long journey through Tuscany and thought we’d stop off and look for a nice place for lunch. This place caught our eye but was full, after a 5 min...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jake_Tommasi
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We went here because it was the only place open that looked decent at the time we wanted to eat. This isn’t my normal approach and I was therefore a little nervous, as I hadn’t checked the reviews at all. The menu is simple but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Been here many times and we are always satisfied. Good food, staff supernice and romantic interior. Stay late and be friends with the staff!! Definitly worth visiting when in Volterra.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Paula O
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This place has a quiet location with lots of outdoor seats. The food was ordinary. Service was poor. 3 of the 7 dishes we ordered were not what we ordered. The relatively new owner only spoke to diners at the single Italian table. Nobody even...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Martin T
stefano b, Proprietario at Torre del Porcellino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is very good. Food is very tasty and prepared very well. Tastes of everything what we ate there was very good. Maybe they can put some sauce with pasta ( ravioli ) and also portions can be little bigger, but in general this...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 813ivicag
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This lovely restaurant is very near the main piazza yet on a quiet walkway removed from the crush of tourists. According to the current owner it is one of the oldest restaurants in Volterra. Everything about this restaurant attests to its staying power. First of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cmbtraveller
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The food was good but they were out of the pork plate that we ordered so we had to switch to pizza. The people were nice. The price was fair. The toilets were very good.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank phelpsusa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Prigioni 8/R | Vicolo delle prigioni 16, 56048, Volterra, Italy (Formerly Il Porcellino)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86392
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