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Torre del Porcellino

Via delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“meatballs” (2 reviews)
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Via delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have a late lunch, with everywhere about to close we found this place. The tables in the street were in the shade and had a pleasant breeze. The Pizza and beers were excellent.

Thank kik38
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was waiting for food 55 minutes even if it was not busy evening. The food is good but service poor.

Thank Grzegorz H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last Sunday I've been here with a few friends from US. We were afraid that this place could have been too touristic as it is very close to the main square of the beautiful Volterra. Not at all, it was an amazing surprise! They easily...More

Thank Mangy-Limerick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant service was brilliant and the food quality was excellent, definitely a lovely place for a dinner! Also a great selection of wine.

Thank ratlik
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very conflicting reviews here! But I came online specifically so I could review this restaurant as I liked it so much. I had a pizza, which was really great. And I've eaten a tonne of pizzas, so feel I know what I'm talking about. My...More

Thank LondonCat7
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure where other reviewers ate or what they were expecting but we had a great meal here, the portions were more than enough to the point where we shared a started then had our own mains! The staff were very friendly and attentive...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My experience was very different from some of the reviewers here. We just had salads and a dessert. It was all excellent - and the waiting staff were attentive but definitely not weird! I think they hang around outside hoping to welcome new customers. A...More

Thank Boringmiddleagedman
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Horribly overpriced, even for a tourist trap medieval town. avoid at all costs! the worst pizza we had in the entire country of Italy. THE ENTIRE COUNTRY! Weird wait staff that would stand outside and stare at you while you ate (literally 2 metres away)...More

1  Thank worldwidebicycle
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Ended up there on Easter Monday night as quite a few restaurants were closed. Ordered ravioli and asked whether that the portion was large enough to make a meal (as is often the case in Italy+the fact it was 14€) to which the waiter said...More

1  Thank Le_Saimon
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Waited for one hour for our lunch. Asked at 5 times for bread, plate and olive oil. In the end, one order is not even served. Not recommended!

1  Thank Er C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048, Volterra, Italy (Formerly Il Porcellino)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: 3475636777
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