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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” (29 reviews)
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“wild boar” (11 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from our third visit to La Buca delle Fate. Honestly this is one of the (if not THE) best restaurants in Tuscany/Italy. Great food (try the wild boar stew with the white beans) and great service. The dessert cart is out of...More

Thank Rj V
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This place is an authentic down home Tuscan trattoria that serves up deliciously prepared home made pasta and meat dishes. Wonderfully prepared spinach and vegetables. When the dessert cart arrived, we picked a cream cake and chocolate cake that left us wanting more. Great casual...More

Thank steveseldo
Reviewed 10 May 2018

After a morning in Montepulciano, we returned to our home base of Pienza to have lunch. We were warmly welcomed and quickly accommodated even though it was a bit late for lunch service. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was rustic and warm. We...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this spot and as no one was speaking English we stayed. Simple but ample menu with plenty to choose from, even turkey and chicken which we have seen little of in Italy. Bread,veg and bean soup was so comfy and rich. Pica pasta...More

Thank magnamosa
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I have been going to Pienza for years and this is my favourite restaurant with local Tuscan dishes-- excellent wine, food and service. La Buca delle Fate is particularly good for pork and wild boar pasta and main course dishes but I have never had...More

Thank MHM851
Reviewed 6 May 2018

My wife and I have been going to Pienza for about 7 years or more. When we go, we always have at least one meal here. The food and service is excellent. We were greeted Mario, our favorite waiter who remembers us. The menu is...More

Thank Hank S
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Kindest staff and most family friendly menu. Highly recommended is the Affettati con Pecorino Misto and the Pici Al’Cinghiale and the Pici Della Casa (al Ragu). We’ll be back!

Thank John K L
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a special experience for me that not only eating cuisines, but also learning how to make Italian traditional dishes even hand-on cooking in this restaurant. I followed the recipes to seasoned the chicken, made batter for noodle by Duran wheat flour and eggs, dip...More

2  Thank 明緒 林
Reviewed 19 January 2018

The dinner had excellent pasta, good dessert and Ginea fowl which was okay because I like more meat.

Thank Ronrp56
Reviewed 23 November 2017

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
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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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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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