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Best Restaurants in Volterra

Overview

Most probably the cruise ship passenger will travel from Livorno to Volterra to explore the most interesting attractions in this quaint medieval town whilst your cruise ship is calling at the port for a day. Considering that Volterra is not a big place, the cruise traveler will have time to taste truly Tuscan flavors – be it a quick bite or with more sophisticated cuisine. There are many options close to the main points of interest allowing the choice between a light fare and a more elaborate lunch. On this page, you will find a selection of restaurants that provide different options.

Il Sacco Fiorentino
(Tuscan Dishes) - $$

Editor Points: Il Sacco Fiorentino is a family-friendly neighborhood restaurant that features Tuscan dishes with hints of international flavors. House specialties include the antipasti del Sacco Fiorentino and the tagliatelle del Sacco Fiorentino (pasta with chicken and red peppers).

Photo of dish at Il Sacco Fiorentino in Volterra

Photo by Nicola Dal Canto (Facebook)

WHERE City Centre
Prices: Average price per person: € 25.00 - tasting menu €28:00
Open: noon to 3:00 pm | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Closed: Wednesday
Address: Piazza XX Settembre, 18
Phone: +39 (0)588 88537
Website: Visit Page on Facebook

Ristorante Etruria
(Finest in Volterra) - $$$

Editor Points: Etruria is located on the Piazza Priori and ideal for lunch al fresco. Considered Volterra’s finest restaurant it attracts famous visitors politicians, actors, and artists to enjoy Tuscan dishes under its frescoed ceilings. The well-priced and delicious food includes highlights such as the fantasia di crostini, pappardelle di leper, riso salsiccia e Funghi, and farfalle all’Etrusca.

Photo of the interior of the Ristorante Etruria in Volterra

Photo by Management

WHERE City Centre - on main square
Prices: Between € 25.00 and € 30.00
Open: Everyday - noon to 4:00 pm | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Closed: NA
Address: Piazza dei Priori 6-8
Phone: +39 (0)588 86064
Website: Visit Owners Site

La Vena di Vino
(Quick Bite) - $

Editor Points: La Vena di Vino is a wine bar - enoteca, in Italian - located on Via Don Minzoni just across from the Etruscan Museum. Its interior is strangely, and famously, decorated with bras, but there is always a steady supply of bottle samples, food, and music.

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WHERE City Centre - across Etruscan Museum
Prices: Soups €6.00 | Cheese and Cold Cuts €11.00
Open: 11:00 am to late
Closed: Tuesday
Address: Via Don Minzoni, 30
Phone: +39 (0) 588 81491
Website: Visit Official Site

Ristorante-Enoteca “Del Duca”
(Quick Bite al Fresco) - $$$

Editor Points: The Ristorante-Enoteca “Del Duca” is located between the acropolis and Piazza dei Priori. Part wine bar and part restaurant, its beautiful courtyard, and refreshing food make Del Duca a wonderful oasis on hot summer days with delicious gourmet cuisine. The wine list is truly impressive: priced between €18.00 and €1,250.00.

Photo of the Restaurant Enoteca Del Duca in Volterra.

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WHERE City Centre - close to the acropolis
Prices: 5-course tasting menus €45.00
Open: 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Closed: Tuesday
Address: Via di Castello, 2
Phone: +39 (0) 588 81510
Website: Visit Official Site

Trattoria da Badò
(Out of Town) - $

Editor Points: Da Bado is a family-run restaurant located just outside Volterra in the small village of San Lazzero, but convenient if the cruise ship passenger rented a car and is driving back to Livorno. The dishes are improvised based on what ingredients are available, but are always based on traditional Volterran recipes. The Zuppa (soupe) alla Volterrana, Pappardelle alla Leper (hare), Coniglio a modo nostro, and Trippa alla Volterrana are not to be missed.

Photo of Interior of Restaurant-Da-Badò in Volterra

photo by Management

WHERE Out of Town - on the way between Volterra and Livorno
Prices: Moderate
Open: 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Closed: Wednesday
Address: Borgo San Lazzero, 9
Phone: +39 342 39 58 385
Website: Visit Official Site

Tourist Office

IQCruising strongly advises a visit to the Tourist Information Office on Piazza dei Priori (very centrally located) - open every day between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm and between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

The Tourist Information Office can provide adtional information of interest for the cruise ship passenger calling at the Port of Livorno. Besides great maps, it also offers an Audio Guide Tour that is ideal to explore Volterra on your own.

If the cruise traveler is interested in the popular Twilight vampire saga, the Tourist Information Office has info about all major filming sites and tours on offer.

Official Website:
www.volterratur.it

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Last Update: January 12, 2016

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