Inside each dish, a Tuscan heart beats
The charm of details
Nestled in the greenery of the Tuscan countryside and overlooking the square of San Gregorio, in Pienza La Piazzetta it is the temple of authentic Tuscan cuisine, as well as the mouthpiece of the best local gastronomic tradition. An elegant and refined environment in which to delight the eye and satisfy the palate.
The restaurant is suitable for any occasion: from informal evenings to romantic dinners, from aperitifs at sunset to receptions. Guests can choose to sit in thewelcoming dining room or in the outdoor tables, surrounded by the tranquility of the wonderful private and flowery square.
The taste of tradition
The restaurant offers typical regional specialties that reflect traditional recipes to create a sublime alchemy of aromas and flavors of the past. On the menu, the choice is excellent: pici, ribollita, Florentine steak, wild boar alla maremmana, pecorino di Pienza, cutting boards and many other Tuscan delights.
We tend to prefer the raw materials of our territory: all dishes are made with km0 products that enhance the high quality. The meat is selected from farms in Valdichiana and the pasta is homemade, every day, following the purest rules of the Tuscan culinary tradition.
Among the specialties of the house, the chef recommends two ancient recipes linked to peasant cuisine: the peposo alla “Fornacina di Pienza ”, a dish based on beef, red wine and peppercorns, and the infamous fresh Tuscan pasta, pici cacio e pepe.
A good glass of wine is essential to fully savor the tradition at the table. The menu of our restaurant is an invitation to discover the prestige and extraordinary quality of the blends and DOCG produced in this region: a unique way to bring out all the most authentic flavors.
The value of special moments
Our location is the perfect backdrop for important events such as baptisms, communions, confirmations and birthday parties, up to 50 people. Together with our chef, you can create an ad hoc menu for your banquet and choose whether to reserve the internal environment or the outdoor area.
On request, we also organize special cooking class for Italians and foreigners. With the help of our cooks, tourists can learn the secrets of Tuscan cuisine, get their hands dirty and eat what they have prepared. It is a truly unforgettable experience!