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Trattoria La Buca delle Fate

Corso Il Rossellino 38/a, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748272
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“pici” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“roast chicken” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corso Il Rossellino 38/a, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad that this spot could accommodate us on busy fall evening! You could tell right away that it is popular with both locals and visitors to Pienza. Our server was quite friendly and helpful as he accommodated my introductory Italian with his strong English...More

Thank jsc1962
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had two simple, yet incredible meals here while in Pienza. We didn't have reservations either time, but in early June, they weren't very busy if we got in before noon. Everything was incredible, especially the truffle and cheese dishes. We had several kids with...More

Thank Erica Y
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

What a great meal and time! Highly recommend you come here for dinner when in the area. Perfect setting for a nice meal with friends, family or even co- workers. Excellent selection of pastas and meats. Don't forget the wine selection as well. Had the...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had just attended the local mass at the Cathedral and came here directly for dinner. They had not quite opened but welcomed us in without reservations. We tried the Zuppa di Pane for out appetizer and that was some fantastic soup. It was served...More

1  Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Make sure you book. Really friendly staff. The restaurant is fantastic, a wonder to behold. Full of locals, always a good recommendation.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 14 October 2017

the place is fairly large and we were immediately seated without reservations. the service was excellent. the food is ok, not great but ok, and it's priced quite reasonably. if i lived in the area this might be a place i'd drop into when i...More

Thank jklugmn
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Dinner on the last night in Pienza at Trattoria La Buca delle Fate was a great way to end a wonderful stay. The truffle dishes were superb. The atmosphere was the right mix of nice restaurant with a family place to make it feel special...More

Thank Imre B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We so enjoyed our dinner the first time, we returned there two nights later. We enjoyed our dinner the first night slightly more than the second. Nevertheless, we thought the food was very good and so was the service. The setting and atmosphere are upscale....More

Thank Arealcorsair05
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We ate here twice; initially because I quite liked the look of the place and loved the name. On neither occasion were we disappointed, although reservation is strongly advised when the town is full. The tables are pretty close together but sufficient space to allow...More

Thank mjen235
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The first night eating here was really enjoyable. Food was pretty good, nice ambiance and reasonable service. Because of that we booked for the following night also and were slightly disappointed. The service was slower. The pork ribs were quite tough and the other diners...More

Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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