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La Buca di Enea

Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 748653
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (30 reviews)
“wild boar” (22 reviews)
“pici” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cozy venue is really a great down home place to eat the Italian specialties of the region. The proprietor is an engaging and helpful person and a fine cook And waiter also. His wife occasionally pitches in but I think he mostly handles it...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place just by chance, walking around the narrow streets of Pienza to avoid the main road. The site is very small, with max 15 seats, so booking is strongly recommended - It is one of the few sites open all day long,...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Best Spaghetti Bolognese ever, quite place nice environment, friendly hostess. 100% Italian decor and food as well .

Thank Nassir J
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I️ went to Pienza to ship some of their olive oil home (we were told by locals in Montalcino that Pienza is the place to get the best olive oil!) We wanted to get a bite to eat and read about La...More

Thank Nina D
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

No it´s not that horrible! But we have to give it a one star to even up with all fantastic reviews - here´s the story: on our recent Tuscany trip we often followed TripAdvisor reviews and fared pretty well. From this aspect La Buca di...More

2  Thank Lomsterdam
Antonio C, Proprietario at La Buca di Enea, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017
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Lo dicevano anche gli antichi:impossibile far contenti tutti,ma la differenza fra una recensione corretta ,anche se negativa,ed una recensione che...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We wondered around Pienza at that awkward time when most places were no longer open for lunch and we had passed La Buca on our way in looking for another place. So we circled back and asked if we could still have lunch. The owner...More

Thank suntanfan25
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

It was nice and cozy with a straight forward menu. There were many temptations for food and good wine slections. We began with the pecorino and honey fondu and both had the cheese and pepper spaghetti. The tiramisu and capaccino were a fine finish to...More

Thank Cosmos M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Lunch and we were lucky to get a table as we didn't have a booking...very small restaurant but such great food...ravioli was delicious and could have eaten another plate! It was beautiful and the best we have tasted for a great price. Meat and cheese...More

Thank msgoldenhaIr
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Very good restorant. The Lasagna is very good and the Pappardelle al Cinghiale are exceptional. It's a little more expensive than others similars restorantes but the food is really good.

Thank mauriciodesa
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We dined twice in this small restaurant, great flavors, very good chef. Ask for the cingiali and a good glass wine and you can not go wrong!

Thank rein h
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25 August 2016|
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Response from Sunfloweramara | Reviewed this property |
On second thought, i think the have 3 tables for 4 and one small so you may just fit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Buca, 10, 53026, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 748653
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