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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” (28 reviews)
“wild boar” (22 reviews)
“pici” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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.

Thank philsinclair412
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank darcy914
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 8 July 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
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little restaurant, clearly very popular. I must admit my two veggie options though nice were not as good as I have had in other places. I had a pecorino and tomato bruschetta and then pici with a pepper and pecorino sauce. My partner enjoyed...More

Thank Yorkshirecats
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant is an absolute gem, a must visit on any agenda. Family run, the food quality is first class and the service even better, the best things come in small packages and nothing could be truer than La Buca Dinea. A great find...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here after the restaurant we originally planned to go to was closed. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal! There were four of us and everyone was happy. We had the bruschetta and I agree with a previous review that it was fantastic! We also...More

Thank cajundiver
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

A small intimate trattoria down one of those quiet alleys in Pienza. Very charming. The owners who double as hosts, serving staff and chefs are amazing! Recommend the local pici dishes and the lasagna. Wine list is adequate and reasonably priced. A really relaxed and...More

Thank TF B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Tucked away on a side street, this family-run restaurant serves very good, basic Italian food. We stopped here as part of the wine tour we were on because our guide both knows the couple who run it and eats here himself. Nothing fancy about either...More

Thank jccphd
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We were here for a second time in 6 years. One of the main reasons we came back to Pienza. Sad to say, it was a great disappointment. First, the service was the worst. We made a reservation for 14:00. Came back at 13:55 and...More

2  Thank John K L
Emilio S, Proprietario at La Buca di Enea, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Dead Mr. Jhon, I wonder if you know the meaning of the words you use???? I wonder how I may have been dishonest whit you, I told you to come baci around 14 because the table Was booked, I can not expelled the people from...More

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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, 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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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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