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Pizzeria Trattoria La Buca

Via Santa Maria 171 | Via S.Maria, 171, 56126, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 560660
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
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“crab” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Santa Maria 171 | Via S.Maria, 171, 56126, Pisa, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch visiting the field of miracles. The pizza was good and nicely prepared, decent sized. Salad misto was also nicely done and fresh

1  Thank chet_Maryland
Reviewed 6 December 2017

was excellent food, wine & beer, it had a great atmosphere, great service, highly recommend it to anyone

1  Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and wish we had chosen another restaurant. Food was OK but nothing special - felt more like a cheap cafe and food matched this. Price was however not cheap - paying for location? Final comment: the metal chairs were extremely uncomfortable.

Thank rfi30
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I suppose it’s inevitable since it’s almost next to the tower but it’s a tourist restaurant. The food is alright but it felt as though they just wanted your money and then wanted you to go. Not somewhere to spend very much time at I...More

Thank 1sammi
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The Gnocchi with crab was to die for. The minute steak with fries with perfection, the wild boar tagliatelle was delicious and the beer and wine was on a par with other cities. I can't recommend this place enough, every course was delicious and the...More

Thank JanLeadbetter
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place to eat in the shade with a view of the tower. Good chicken and chips. pleasent atmosphere. Friendly relaxed staff. Didnt feel rushed even during a busy time of day.

Thank Jakey C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Had a pizza a lasagne a portion of chips a side salad and 2 beers and it was €43 I've had better pizzas from local take away in England (it was small and not very thin based or any tomato taste from base The lasagne...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Had some lovely lunch here. The veal was really good as was the Tuna salad We ordered prosciutto and cheese for starter and the cheese was like edam/babybel cheese...not great The service was good though! Nice spot for lunch not too far from the tower

1  Thank kattimlin
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Me and my boyfriend stopped off for a quick lunch by the Leaning Tower before heading into Florence, where we were staying. We were wary of prices being so close to the Tower, so wandered into one of the streets off from the main square....More

1  Thank shannon_wing
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had visited the Leaning Tower for second time and were in need of casual meal. We had not thought of stopping so close to the Leaning Tower as generally restaurants that are close to attractions are quite pricey. However, we liked the menu and...More

Thank Pam T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Maria 171 | Via S.Maria, 171, 56126, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: +39 050 560660
  • E-mail
The PIZZERIA TRATTORIA "La Buca" located in the historical center of Pisa with a beautiful view of the Leaning Tower and of the botanical gardens, a few steps away from Piazza Dei Cavalieri ('teachers' training college) and from the main street of the city.
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