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Ristorante la Vecchia Banana - CLOSED

Via Florentina I/a ang. via Veneto, 56025, Pontedera, Italy
+39 0587 55388
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
16 Jan 2013
“lovely food”
28 Sep 2012
“My favourite Restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Via Florentina I/a ang. via Veneto, 56025, Pontedera, Italy
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

lovely food... no english menu though so difficult to understand..lots of guess work..within 15 mins walk from train station

1  Thank jan h
Reviewed 28 September 2012

The restaurant is located near the center of Pontedera. Its beautifully decorated and it has a very nice warm atmosphere, The food is excellent with much attention to detail. the cuisine is traditional tuscan food with a twist. I've been to this restaurant many times...More

Thank Elena V
Reviewed 26 September 2012

Brilliant people, great simple and tasty food was really excellent, specially the cake. The ambient is not the focus point, but the traditional Tuscan Food is the centrepiece of this small and lovely resturant

Thank Mirko27041975
Reviewed 14 May 2012

We went to this restaurant because we had read great reviews. Firstly we were told that it is now under new ownership so I don't know how to compare with the reviews we had read. Anyway the restaurant was full of Italians so that was...More

Thank CheshireIanP
Reviewed 12 May 2012

We happened to be in Pontedera and literally stumbled on this restaurant looking for a place to have a decent meal without spending too much. Little did we know that we happened to be in the absolute best restaurant we have been in a long...More

1  Thank Tevere52
Reviewed 31 March 2012

We toured Tuscany by Vespa with a group of 25 Vespa enthusiasts from all over the world. We had a group dinner at la Vecchia Banana to kick off the tour, and the food was delicious and plentiful, served with friendly enthusiasm and wonderful wines....More

2  Thank Al F
Reviewed 4 February 2010

Just excellent! One by one, the starter, the main dish, the dessert.. quality unfolds itself and you find yourself enjoying a great food experience.. Alessandro, the owner, will add to this with his charming and attentive character. Highly recommended!!

2  Thank C0nstantTravell3r
Reviewed 30 December 2009

one of the better places to eat in pontedera. highly reccomended

2  Thank MarcelloAndMichelle
Reviewed 22 November 2009

Owned and run by a delightful couple who have run restaurants all over the world, La Vecchia Banana combines wonderful food with excellent service and a great ambiance. I have had the pleasure of eating there on a few occasions most recently last weekend. Pheasant...More

1  Thank travelnutnearly50
Reviewed 7 July 2008

We have been to La Vecchia Banana several times and can't wait to get back and try Alessandro's cooking again. The food is absolutely fantastic and only the best local ingredients are used. The service is very personal and attentive. The wine list is extensive...More

2  Thank fudgebabe
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Restaurant Details

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US$29 - US$41
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Florentina I/a ang. via Veneto, 56025, Pontedera, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pontedera
  • Phone Number: +39 0587 55388
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