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Via Giacomo Matteotti 39, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86730
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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped in for lunch while wandering through Volterra and had a nice meal. It's a "cozy" place and definitely thought it the food was pretty good.

Thank Bill R
Madison, Wisconsin
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129 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had a great pizza bolognese which we shared. It was perfect for just the two of us and we had coke to go along. Our total bill came to 15.40 euro. They have these nice booths outside of the restaurant where weather permitting you can sit 4 people comfortably and the plus side of this you get to see... More 

Thank amezcua67
Oslo, Norway
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

After walking around in an ice-cold Volterra, the warm Dom Beta restaurant in Via Matteotti looked just like the right place for us, even if it was empty when we arrived. But the place soon filled up, and when we left next to two hours later, it was full on the ground floor – but apparently thye had more tables... More 

Thank Torger D
United States
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very cozy and fun atmosphere. We were lucky to get a table without a reservation. So many customers were turned away because the restaurant was full, and the customers were disappointed because they really wanted to dine here. The prices are affordable, so it's a win-win.

Thank Lynn D
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180 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended as one of the better places to eat by our tour operator. Food and service were really good but we were kept amused by the waiters and the way they managed customers - the nonchalance and 'business like' and no nonsense approach was quite amusing. Great experience only spoilt by a party that all seemed to... More 

Thank BladderedBath
Scottsdale, Arizona
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261 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The Resturant had been recommended to us. We had a nice table . The food was interesting and good . Service was very spoty. They didn't seem to have enough servers. Overall the pasta dishes were good , house wine as expected . Would have recommended higher if the service was better .

Thank Steve M
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Wow such varied reviews. Can only speak for lunchtime. We had one of our best meals of our two weeks in Italy here today, albeit only lunch and for a fraction of the price of some other meals. Tonight is our last dinner before end of vacation and we are actually worried as to whether it will measure up to... More 

Thank constantglobetrotter
Sittard, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant was completely full. The staff was so busy they forgot to guard the tables. We sat a long time waiting for an order to be taken.

Thank Marlie P
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We arrived here as a family of five having travelled from the Uk hoping for a good meal, but having read previous reviews we were fairly unsure as the reviews are so varied. I can honestly say that we had a truly delicious meal here and good service throughout the evening. We had pizza and some tomato bread starters. I... More 

Thank Verity L
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We went in after seeing they had a large selection of pasta on the menu, and we wanted a hassle free dinner with the kids. The kids had Spaghetti Bolognese and we tried the cheese with nuts and honey for starter, and Spaghetti with garlic, oil and chili, and Penne all arrabbiata. However it was served as Spaghetti all arrabbiata...... More 

Thank Andreas T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$126
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 39, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86730

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