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“Soup which cannot be topped!”
Review of La Buca di Enea

La Buca di Enea
Ranked #12 of 62 Restaurants in Pienza
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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
Reviewed 15 May 2016

My best pasta experience in Tuscany by far, brushetta which was far superior to anything I've tried before and a bean soup which words can't begin to describe!

We even got a free shot of grapa to finish lunch off which made us feel just as welcome as the locals who were in! Good thing i wasnt driving! Cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Bryan M
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a quaint small place. Very casual Italian kitchen restaurant. One of the best meals...ever. We had the zuppa ribollita Toscana (a heavy bean soup with bread)... To die for! Absolutely delicious. The pappardelle al cinghiale (pasta with boar meat) was also delicious. The owner (at least he seemed to be) waited on us, he was very attentive and accommodating. We would have expected to pay a lot more for a meal like we had.

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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Discovered this place thanks to all the good reviews and their opening hours - they stay open through lunch. Had an early dinner of mixed grilled vegetables, mixed bruschetta and cheese fondue with truffles. One of the best meals we've had on our trip so far (the glass of Brunello didn't hurt either!). Tiny eating spot but host is wonderfully at ease and the complimentary Limoncello at the end of the meal was most welcome. Would definitely recommend this little spot to anyone passing through Pienza!

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Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We ordered ravioli and pici, together with a big salad (really big)with mozzarella. Everything was very good. The owner was very nice and generously offered us limoncello after the meal. We will go back when we visit Pienza again.

Thank Hanoian504
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We are in Pienza for a week and have been here twice! I like simple homemade pasta with a red sauce and that was outstanding here. My wife had chick pea soup and grilled veggies and said both were terrific. This place is small and cozy and open from lunch through dinner- good for those who like to eat before 7 when a lot of the restaurants open. Tell the owner of you are gluten free and he will provide gf bread. The owner is a delight and will bring you a shot of lemoncello at the end of dinner. He seems to have fun and customers do too. Prices good, service great, food outstanding! Highly recommend!

Thank H1414
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