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Buca di San Francesco

Via San Francesco 1, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
+39 0575 23271
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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Via San Francesco 1, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

In this restaurant we ordered a full menu so called "del Priore" (20 euro) and another full menu (I don't remember the name; 18 euro). Prices therefore quite low. Each menu includes: a first course, a second one, a portion of sweet, a "cantuccino" cookie...More

Thank Brun066
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Our lunch at this charming restaurant was such a treat! We were there early and had Mario’s undivided attention. Besides a vegetable omelette, which was very good, Mario recommended a tasty pasta soup and arranged a sampler of several of his outstanding desserts for us....More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I was in Arezzo for one of the great antique market days and, truth be told, I needed a lavatory and could not find the place I wanted to go to for lunch (Agania, see my review of it), so I settled for the easy-to-find...More

Thank Vicarmuddlebush
Reviewed 16 August 2017

In Arezzo for the day ....very very hot....looking for a nice restaurant not to busy ,not too many turist........here we are BUCA DI SAN FRANCESCO !!!! what a nice place ,full of history and good food. Grazie Mario!!!

Thank alessandro1954
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

When I say interesting, I mean just that. I had read reviews that Mario is quite the character. Well that is certainly true. He tries very hard to be a good host by making all these recommendations on what he thinks you should eat and...More

1  Thank leebean
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We have visited this restaurant before, and it is always nice to sit down in this very special rooms. Mario and his family make you feel comfortable, the rooms are unique and unchanged, the food also based on the same tradition. We had a very...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a restaurant the reeks of history — good and bad. The good, a warm and giving host, extras like a taste of pappa al pomodoro and free sweets and vin santo. The less good, the place has a dank, slightly moldly smell —...More

1  Thank SFVFoodie
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had lunch here after a hectic morning at the antique market. We stumbled across this place and it looked warm and inviting. We were very warmly welcomed by the staff. The restaurant was packed with the lunch crowd, both local and out of towers...More

Thank bbinder
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We almost missed closing time due to difficulty finding parking. I'm so glad we made it. A beautiful and friendly waitress helped us with the Italian menu and encouraged my gluten free wife and I towards choosing local cuisine. The food was great and the...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 29 November 2016

When you find yourself in Arezzo, try and find your way to this quaint restaurant right beside the church of San Francesco. You will be led to your seat in this cellar-like environment by the most charming man you will ever meet - Mario. My...More

Thank AyiManila
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Francesco 1, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Arezzo
  • Phone Number: +39 0575 23271
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