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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 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
Reviewed 30 September 2017

had a good meal tonight at the buca di enea. the dishes were tasty and bountiful. service was friendly and matter-of-fact. there were no elegant lines of balsamic decorating the edges of the plates. no artful arrangements of bits of food. the dishes were straightforward,...More

Thank jeffry k
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing the best I have had in Italy! We brought the family and we were all so well looked after!! The homemade “after dinner drinks” topped it all off. The limoncello was to die for and the service awesome. Please try...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Based on your reviews we tried Antonio's restaurant La Buca. Its absolutely unbelievably beautiful. We had the wild boar ragu, cheese plate, ravioli with burnt butter sage and they were all absolutely faultless. The service was super fast and so attentive. Prices are incredibly reasonable...More

Thank Deakon L
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here on the recommendation of our b&b (who booked for us) and it proved to be excellent, simple Tuscan cuisine. We had the local pasta (think thick spaghetti in a amazing tomato sauce) and the suckling pig with baked potatoes. The pig is...More

Thank Bearattack
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Recommended to us and not that easy to find! Food is truly exceptional and the owner Antonio is great. We would share next time as the portions are huge. Cozy atmosphere and wonderful fresh made pastas and sauces. Antonio will place a bottle of limoncello...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Good surprise, hidden out of the Main Street. Great food and service. Antonio, the owner, was very nice. The Pici, typical pasta from Toscana, was spectacular!!! Really recommend it! Ótima surpresa fora da rua principal. Comida excelente, serviço ótimo e António, o proprietário, super simpático....More

Thank ericairene
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The food was delicious. Service was excellent - we felt like we had private service it was so timely and personalized. Would 100% recommend if you are in Pienza.

1  Thank straveladdict
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The service wasn't friendly nor welcoming. We ordered wine and the Tuscan spaghetti and lasagna, none of it worth it's price. Go somewhere else.More

1  Thank Tina P
Antonio C, Proprietario at La Buca di Enea, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017
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Mi sorge il dubbio che abbiate pranzato o cenato dal mio omonimo (basta consultare il sito ristoranti a Pienza).Non sarebbe...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stayed in the Pienza area for a week and ate at this restaurant twice (and ate there once two years prior). The owner was working the restaurant all 3 times. Twice - he was the only person there. The menu is small but the...More

Thank ssipelondon
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24 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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