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Trattoria La Buca delle Fate

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Corso Il Rossellino 38/a, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748272
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12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was simply great, enjoyed it a lot. The service was also as good as the food. Very nice and friendly. We tried the home made pasta and loved it!

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Thank carrieeee_feng
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean quick incredible Everything was wonderful Strongly recomended Friendly for children The hopemade pici is somthing to try

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Thank Almog H
Manhattan Beach, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here twice during our stay in Pienza. It was their off season so not too many restaurants were open. The first night the food was very good, everything was fine. But when we showed up the second night, we were elevated to regulars ! The owner greeted us. A man we had talked to in town came over... More 

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Thank cynthia b
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is good at any time of year. In winter it was kept beautifully warm, and the smell of good food sifted to our tastebuds on entering the doors. In summer it is always cool and welcoming, bustling its importance across the halls of its interior. Always wonderful in every way….excellent in service and in fare…good choice.

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Thank Ellena H
Berlin, Germany
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

After asking a local about where could have dinner, we got to this charming restaurant. Tagliatelle with fresh black truffle and ribollita, red wine and some Pecorino cheeses. Everything was delicious and the Staff was also nice.

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Thank G N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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354 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Husband and I stopped for lunch : the place was very busy with Italians and the menu looked promising. I had the wild boar pici (homemade large pasta) and he had them with pecorino and pepper. Great plates. We also shared appetizers: the page of cold cuts (5.50€) had a good mix of jamón/prosciutto, salami, etc. The bruschetta (3.50€) had... More 

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The restaurant is much larger inside than it appears to be from outside. Décor was rustic and the service efficient. The meal commenced with a vegetable and salad course, which was excellent. This was followed by Ribollita, two types of pasta and a dessert trolley. The food was very good. Lots of the diners were locals, so that spoke volumes.... More 

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Thank Richard A
Cranston, Rhode Island
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My daughter and I went to this restaurant on the first night with our small tour group. The service was excellent. We had a variety of courses, and with the exception of the boar dish [I just don't like boar] everything was lovely.

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Thank KristinD100
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

From outside you can not tell that the inside is so spacious. We were a group of ten. The first approach of the waiter was very friendly. His suggestions were not in the way to sell as much as possible, but to show the variety of food and leaving enough space to enjoy all of meals. Starting with afettato misto,... More 

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Thank Igor S
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is not only reasonably priced but has truly authentic Italian cuisine for the area. Service is simple but very helpful and kind. A must to eat at

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Il Rossellino 38/a, 53026, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 748272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?