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Torre del Porcellino

Via delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“meatballs” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant service was brilliant and the food quality was excellent, definitely a lovely place for a dinner! Also a great selection of wine.

Thank ratlik
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very conflicting reviews here! But I came online specifically so I could review this restaurant as I liked it so much. I had a pizza, which was really great. And I've eaten a tonne of pizzas, so feel I know what I'm talking about. My...More

Thank LondonCat7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure where other reviewers ate or what they were expecting but we had a great meal here, the portions were more than enough to the point where we shared a started then had our own mains! The staff were very friendly and attentive...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My experience was very different from some of the reviewers here. We just had salads and a dessert. It was all excellent - and the waiting staff were attentive but definitely not weird! I think they hang around outside hoping to welcome new customers. A...More

Thank Boringmiddleagedman
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Horribly overpriced, even for a tourist trap medieval town. avoid at all costs! the worst pizza we had in the entire country of Italy. THE ENTIRE COUNTRY! Weird wait staff that would stand outside and stare at you while you ate (literally 2 metres away)...More

Thank worldwidebicycle
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Ended up there on Easter Monday night as quite a few restaurants were closed. Ordered ravioli and asked whether that the portion was large enough to make a meal (as is often the case in Italy+the fact it was 14€) to which the waiter said...More

1  Thank Le_Saimon
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Waited for one hour for our lunch. Asked at 5 times for bread, plate and olive oil. In the end, one order is not even served. Not recommended!

1  Thank Er C
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Staying in Volterra for a week had lunch on our first day here Was very friendly relaxed and antipasta with a bottle of wine was great Visited twice more for dinner as the ravioli stuffed with blue cheese was to die for ! Fantastic wish...More

Thank annoflondon
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We found this place up a side alley having had no luck getting into the restaurant we wanted, thought the outside seating looked nice and luckily there was a table outside available. We only had 1 course each but 2 bottles of house red wine...More

Thank Jackie H H
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of the lovely surroundings and pretty lights on the outdoor tables. To start with the service was good - our waitress took the time to translate the special set menu for us which we really appreciated. We ordered the tuscan...More

1  Thank Charlotte S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048, Volterra, Italy (Formerly Il Porcellino)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: 3475636777
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