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Ombra della Sera

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Via Antonio Gramsci 70, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86663
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New York, New York
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271 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had lunch at Ombra della Sera. The prices are slightly higher than other restaurants in town, however the food and service are consistent with the prices. Local seasonal dishes abound, leave room for desert.

Thank PermanentNomad
Madison, Wisconsin
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We (tour group) all ended up going to the same place for dinner, so you are talking any where between 15 and 20 people. The restaurant was short staffed and somehow, we did notice a thing wrong with the service. The food was really incredible, there were so many different dishes ordered. We ordered the bolognese and a mushroom filled... More 

Thank amezcua67
North Tamborine, Australia
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Set just beside a small church in shaded spot on warm day this restaurant served up both the freshest seafood spaghetti and warm hospitality we have come to experience in these small medieval villages. Also great place to watch the world go by.

Thank Patrick S
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The owner made us feel very welcome. The pasta and rabbit was really taste. So fair the only negative it was the fact we ordered 2 glasses of wine what supposed to cost €10.00, but we ended up paying €20.00. As the staff was really nice with us we didn't want to complain about it, but keep your eyes on... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in Voltera, has an extensive menu specialized in truffles. Prices are fair for the quality served and is a good place for lunch if you enjoy your senses. Staff speak a bit English and they also have English menus. The portions served are also generous. Restaurant is clean and staff are friendly.

Thank rashaddubai
Stuttgart, Germany
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

You want to feed your family. You want to be close to center. You want to eat outside, and you want to feel catered to as a family. Pasta 🔘. Price 🔘. Wine 🔘. Don't waste time looking too far. This place is just right.

Thank Hatteras H
Monroe, Michigan
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

should go there ! Best in town ! nice food, simply italian, not so turistical ! go where italians go ! this is it !

Thank sgoorts
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Several years ago, on our first visit here, we both enjoyed some fantastic tuna steaks. Simple but truly memorable fish. On this visit once again we had the fish of the day. Really lovely. The service was friendly and helpful. Looking forward to our next visit at the Ombra della Sera.

Thank J0hnandAngela
Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This gnocchi was terribly boring and I must advice everybody to go somewhere less touristic. The location and the tablecloth was nice.

Thank Rasmus J
Girona, Spain
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160 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Recommended by people I was staying with, this restaurant did not disappoint. Serving good Tuscan cuisine, I enjoyed a meal outside accompanied by a very good local white wine, Service was amiable & the meal not too pricey (but not cheap). They offer more than just pizza, so a good place for all tastes.

Thank FranceSally

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Gramsci 70, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?