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Don Beta

Via Giacomo Matteotti 39, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86730
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“truffles” (9 reviews)
“boar” (6 reviews)
“turned away” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Giacomo Matteotti 39, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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1 - 10 of 809 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice food, excellent boar (cinghialle) stew, good service and a nice atmosphere, in the lovely town of Volterra

Thank Ioana_Te
Reviewed 19 April 2017

excellent food, good service, and friendly staff. Given the scattering of judgments on this place, one might surmise that it all depends on the season. In early April, with a half-empty place, we got what we expected. Of course, one needs to go with the...More

Thank aldo m
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were referred here for lunch by one of the locals, and it was a great experience. We chose the florentine steak, a cacio y Pepe pasta and the pasta y fagiole. All were delicious. The steak is served on the rare side, tender and...More

Thank mir6934
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It is the off season so finding somewhere open for dinner is not easy. We found Don Beta's just walking down the street. It was early, 7:30 is early to eat in Europe, and no one was in the restaurant but we decided to take...More

Thank SDTraveler033
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped in for lunch while wandering through Volterra and had a nice meal. It's a "cozy" place and definitely thought it the food was pretty good.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had a great pizza bolognese which we shared. It was perfect for just the two of us and we had coke to go along. Our total bill came to 15.40 euro. They have these nice booths outside of the restaurant where weather permitting you...More

Thank amezcua67
Reviewed 31 October 2016

After walking around in an ice-cold Volterra, the warm Dom Beta restaurant in Via Matteotti looked just like the right place for us, even if it was empty when we arrived. But the place soon filled up, and when we left next to two hours...More

Thank Torger D
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very cozy and fun atmosphere. We were lucky to get a table without a reservation. So many customers were turned away because the restaurant was full, and the customers were disappointed because they really wanted to dine here. The prices are affordable, so it's a...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended as one of the better places to eat by our tour operator. Food and service were really good but we were kept amused by the waiters and the way they managed customers - the nonchalance and 'business like' and no nonsense...More

Thank BladderedBath
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The Resturant had been recommended to us. We had a nice table . The food was interesting and good . Service was very spoty. They didn't seem to have enough servers. Overall the pasta dishes were good , house wine as expected . Would have...More

Thank Steve M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 126
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 39, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86730
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