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Locanda il Boschetto

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SR. 68 Km. 49,50, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 35148
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:20
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went here as a family in search of good but local Tuscan cooking. we wanted authentic local cooking and we got it. Highly recommend this place. We sat outside. No great views from our table as the tables don't face out across the valley but we were busy eating so it didn't really matter. Plenty of dishes to keep... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here for lunch, it was perfect! The pasta/ravioli as starter was amazing and beaf was excellent from the lava stone grill!! Allessandro the waiter was a very nice guy who spoke english and give you a very good service. His father and mother are in the kitchen and cook wonderful dishes. Best diner we had so far.... More 

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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I'm from Australia and was taken by a friend who's a local Volterian, so that already says something.Mum and dad in the kitchen,multilingual son works front of house. Best steak eaten thus far in Italy...served with fresh porcini on top. Most memorable. Good wine and all reasonably priced. Lovely countryside ambience.

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LocandaBoschetto, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Locanda il Boschetto, responded to this review

Hello, I'm glad you enjoyed our kitchen and the service. Thank you very much for your nice review, it's very important for us that our guests are satisfied. Thanks again Alex More 

Riverton, Utah, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is a must visit. The owners are always working in the restaurant and they make amazing meals! We ate here 5 times during our stay in Volterra. They also own a rental property "Le Macine" that you can find on HomeAway.com. I loved the rabbit and the pasta was so fresh and homemade. Everything is cooked to order so... More 

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United States
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357 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

No matter what your map app tells you, just go to mile marker 49.4 on the road to Florence heading east out of Volterra. I had the most incredible coniglia dish (rabbit). It was the best plate I had in more than two weeks in Europe. Allesandro (Alex) is a fabulous and witty host. About €30 per person, booze included,... More 

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LocandaBoschetto, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Locanda il Boschetto, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. I'm glad you're satisfied by your experience here, we're always trying to do our best.. A hug Alessandro More 

Manchester
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We took a taxi from Volterra to this restaurant, Tripadvisor said it was 900 metres from our hotel, It turned out to be more like 9kms! Having said that, the food was lovely. They specialise in meat dishes. There is no fish on the menu. Prices are reasonable and the waiter was very friendly. Recommended

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

The food and service was just so good - we had lunch here three times! Look out for the giant, tall thin, banana yellow banner on the main 68 road between Volterra and Colle di Val d'Elsa . The restaurant itself is set well back from the road. It is a very friendly family run business with a very relaxing... More 

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East Setauket, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Outstanding food and friendly services perfectly describes this little gem in Volterra. You will be glad you stopped in to sample their delicious fare.

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Very friendly staff with good value for money, food was as it should be in the Italian kitchen simple and fresh with good wines, Nice family restaurant we visit it a couple of times and we recommend it to visit when you,re in the neighbourhood.

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Nyon, Switzerland
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

It's not often that we stopped on the road for a restaurant but this time we followed the trip advisor recommendation and we were not disappointed! Welcome and food as great. We had some bruschetta with spaghetti al la puttanesca which were just marvelous! Then risotto pasta and meat and of course dolce. The atmosphere on the terassa was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:20
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:20
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:20
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:20
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:20
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SR. 68 Km. 49,50, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 35148
Description
Quiet place in the greenery half-way from Volterra & San Gimignano. Tipycal food at a reasonable price. Many home made products like olive oil, jams, liquors.

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