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La Buca di Enea

Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748653
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (29 reviews)
“wild boar” (23 reviews)
“pici” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent dinner in busy restaurant with friendly staff. Although full we were not kept waiting. Had the wild boar which was excellent followed by a home made dessert. Reasonably priced. Would go back again.

Thank PMB54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In seeking a quiet place to have lunch.......we stumbled upon La Buca di Enea. A small cafe down a side street away from the day trippers that were sauntering up and down the main thoroughfare. The two outdoor and 3 indoor tables that were set...More

Thank JVK084
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After completing a 50 mile ride and 3,200 feet of climbing, we needed a solid meal. This hit all the marks. The pasta cinghale was great. The owner was really friendly. And we stayed for three hours, slowly devouring one course after another,enjoying the vino,...More

Thank AJM_NYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking around Pienza for lunch and found this place on Google Maps, which was very lucky because it was away from the main piazza and we would not have found it otherwise. Everything was great. The food was delicious, starting with a crostini...More

Thank bssc81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owner does everything, takes orders, runs food, rings you up. Tiny restaurant, maybe 10 tables? We had to wait a little while but totally worth it, You have to try the pappardelle al cinghiale. Pasta with a wild boar ragu. Its one of the best...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having eaten in this restaurant 4 years earlier, we returned to learn that it had been sold, but to our pleasant surprise, it was even better than ever. Emilio and his wife hosted our group of 16 for a private dinner (which is about the...More

Thank D0wnhillSkier
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Very tiny cute little restaurant. We had excellent service. Two of us were completely full on a large plate of delicious mixed Tuscan meats and cheeses.

1  Thank philsinclair412
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Unlike the horrendous (totally inaccurate) review I just read, my husband and I found this little hidden gem on a past trip to Pienza. The food delicious, the proprietors (who happen to be the chefs, hosts, etc) were the most friendly and gracious people you...More

1  Thank darcy914
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to have lunch around 3 pm and we couldn’t find any open place in Monticello, Pienza o Montepulciano. this one was the only open place. We had good pasta- pici which’s popular Tuscany dish. We also tried some meat specialty- wild boar- it...More

Thank Maja T
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just had the best pastas for lunch. Pici with tomato sauce (pici is a noodle only available in Siena) and Pici Cacio de Pepe. Small, charming and DELICIOUS!!!!

Thank Cathy R
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julesegge
August 24, 2016|
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Response from Sunfloweramara | Reviewed this property |
On second thought, i think the have 3 tables for 4 and one small so you may just fit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 748653
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Description
Locale accogliente dove si possono gustare ottimi piaci della tradizione pientina, s condì piatti tradizioneli ed ottimi taglieri di pecorini e salumi, nonche crostoni, bruschette e fondute
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