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La Buca di Enea

Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748653
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (29 reviews)
“wild boar” (23 reviews)
“pici” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate here on the recommendation of our b&b (who booked for us) and it proved to be excellent, simple Tuscan cuisine. We had the local pasta (think thick spaghetti in a amazing tomato sauce) and the suckling pig with baked potatoes. The pig is...More

Thank Bearattack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended to us and not that easy to find! Food is truly exceptional and the owner Antonio is great. We would share next time as the portions are huge. Cozy atmosphere and wonderful fresh made pastas and sauces. Antonio will place a bottle of limoncello...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good surprise, hidden out of the Main Street. Great food and service. Antonio, the owner, was very nice. The Pici, typical pasta from Toscana, was spectacular!!! Really recommend it! Ótima surpresa fora da rua principal. Comida excelente, serviço ótimo e António, o proprietário, super simpático....More

Thank ericairene
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The food was delicious. Service was excellent - we felt like we had private service it was so timely and personalized. Would 100% recommend if you are in Pienza.

1  Thank straveladdict
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The service wasn't friendly nor welcoming. We ordered wine and the Tuscan spaghetti and lasagna, none of it worth it's price. Go somewhere else.More

1  Thank Tina P
Antonio C, Proprietario at La Buca di Enea, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017
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Mi sorge il dubbio che abbiate pranzato o cenato dal mio omonimo (basta consultare il sito ristoranti a Pienza).Non sarebbe...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stayed in the Pienza area for a week and ate at this restaurant twice (and ate there once two years prior). The owner was working the restaurant all 3 times. Twice - he was the only person there. The menu is small but the...More

Thank ssipelondon
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

All dishes we tried was amazing. Tasty, spicy, typical italian food. Great service. Lovely surprise beside our dinner. Gracie mille, molto molto bene :)

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

With only seven tables sharing a snug fit with the kitchen area, La Buca di Enea gives a wonderful, home cooked ambiance. Service is quick and the menu focused -- don't be shy to ask for suggestions! If you are not a fan of cheese...More

1  Thank aarongl
Reviewed 18 July 2017

my husband and I visited the restaurant and we liked it. its a small restaurant with only few tables, we took 2 portions of pasta and it was tasty. the waitress was very nice and friendly, we got to try their limoncello that they make...More

Thank Alona_B26
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Unusual place from the outside...but the food was seriously good. Lasagne with amazing depth of flavour...amazing bruschetta...huge!!! Beautiful pastas, quirky service, complimentary limoncello at the end. Only that we wanted to try a different place each night...this restaurant has topped a lot of other restaurants...More

Thank Corky2
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25 August 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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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