Walk down the cobbled streets in this well-preserved ancient Etruscan city in Tuscany, famous for its carved alabaster goods and a feature in the popular Twilight series. Volterra is a beautiful city to visit, and it is full of excellent restaurants around every corner. Here’s our list of the top ten restaurants in Volterra before you plan your next Italian getaway.
This trattoria, named after a Tuscan vegetable soup, was started by sisters Sara, Lalla, and Patrizia. The menu changes every day to accommodate the freshest and most seasonal produce from local vendors. The Carabaccia soup is a specialty here, but visitors can also try some of the various homemade pasta dishes prepared with sauces made from wild boar, rabbit, and more. The dishes are made from authentic family recipes. You’ll find favorites like ravioli with ricotta and spinach served with a meat sauce, pasta with lamb and artichokes, or guinea fowl served with olives.
La Carabaccia, Piazza XX Settembre 4-5, Volterra, Italy +390 588 8 62 39
This old fashioned, family run establishment is everything you want in an authentic Italian pizzeria. The kitchen is complete with a traditional wood stove to give the pizzas their crisp texture. The pizza dough is handmade and shaped every day before it’s topped with fresh ingredients. Enjoy a casual lunch here with a traditional pizza, friendly service, and a fun environment.
Pizzeria da Nanni, Via delle Prigioni 40, Volterra, Italy +39 (0) 588 8 40 47