The Restaurant is located at the bottom of VILLA APICIUS also known as DE RE COQUINARIA. The name APICIUS had long been associated with love of food. We will provide full culinary hosting including a great venue for your family events.
Italians are passionate about life, passionate about love, passionate about food.
Our chefs love their food and are intensely proud of what they create. Everything is fresh, locally sourced and delivered daily, fruits and vegetables and seasonal game meats.
Osteria Etrusca is open from 08.00.
A tavola! Space is limited, so book your table early.
The sheer pleasure of waking up and having a local, healthy breakfast. Each morning we offer fresh home- baked bread & croissants, ciabatta. Fresh ground Italian coffee and selection of fresh juices, so you can enjoy the sheer pleasure of waking up and having a local, healthy breakfast.
We offer a selection of Italian salami, cheeses, fresh vegetables and fruits. The best local products from local farms are picked up to meet our guests expectations.
Free-range Italian eggs are served to you every morning, associated with your special orders (pancakes and omelette).
Please check the menu and prices before your arrival.
We are pleased to inform you that our restaurant does not have Italian siesta time in the afternoon, we are open for you the whole day. If you or your kids are hungry, why don’t you come and try our delicious menu and daily specials, local wine, beer, pastas with wild boar and hare, local beef and lamb & locally sourced fish and our home-made puddings.
Experience fine dining in an atmosphere reminiscent of la dolce vita to give you the best family dinner memories.
You can test various antipasto meats like prosciuttos and salamis, main course of wild boar stew with cacciatore, spaghetti with clams and selection of Pizza and a wide selection of Italian wine.
When you explore flavors of Italian food and wine, your kids might have a good time in the playground, next to the Restaurant’s terrace. You always can keep an eye on them.
At night, you have an amazing view of the stars (very limited light pollution) in order to relax and feel as if you are in the most beautiful place in the world.
Parties and dinners
The Osteria Etrusca presents a range of specials functions throughout the year. It is an ideal venue for wedding receptions, birthday or anniversary celebrations.
On request we arrange cooking classes for kids, we always recommend that families plan at least one special interactive activity in Italy. Our clients consistently report that it creates the best memories of your vacation. Freshly pasta made by your children that you cook in the apartment, freshly baked pizza made at the end of the lesson and selection of juices for kids. Parents are very welcome to attend as well.
To Watch & Listen
We want to welcome you regularly in the summer from 19.00 up to 23.00 for Live music at Osteria Etrusca. Space is limited please make your booking early. Please check for availability of the concerts.
We are in foothills of Volterra, an ancient Etruscan settlement. Without any doubt, it is one of the world’s most popular destinations – with its rich history. Tuscany exhibits a distinct and enduring way of life. Old time traditions mingle with the new ones and everybody visiting the Osteria Etrusca will have their choice of delectable homemade cuisine and world-class local wines.
There is no one Italian cuisine. Italian food culture is very regional. With a varied geography and an even more diverse history. Italian cuisine changes, depending on where you are. The province of Pisa is a privileged habitat for truffles! Their search and use in local gourmet restaurants have a long tradition. Here, the white truffle embodies rural and social micro-history.
Volterra is known for its truffles. Local village fairs and banquets celebrate the maturing of these tasty delicacies, which thrive under oak trees and poplars.
In the hilly Volterra, fairs and village banquets celebrate the maturing of these tasty funghi, which thrive under oak trees and poplars.