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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 good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via delle Prigioni 8/R | Vicolo delle prigioni 16, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Paula O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Martin T
stefano b, Proprietario at Torre del Porcellino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Ivica G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We returned to charming Volterra a few times in our two weeks in Tuscany, and always enjoyed a meal at this restaurant. Comfortable setting, efficient service, excellent food.

Thank RDB2004
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We went to this restaurant at my daughters request, as the menu appealed to her. We sat outside to eat and the staff were pleasant and attentive. The food was good and we had a nice evening. It wasn't the cheapest place to eat, but...More

Thank anne2454
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came upon this darling place on an evening walk. From the manager to the server to the boys, all exceptional. Wish I could remember our waiters name, he was from Mozambique I believe. His english was exceptional and wine and food recommendations spot on. Will...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Good menu but chose non Italian chicken dish which came without vegetables and was disappointing. Couples either side thought the same and left before us. Service was good with friendly waiter .

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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