Tuscany, Italy

Buca di Sant’Antonio

Buca di Sant’Antonio is one of those old-school rustic Italian restaurants with a 200-year-old tradition and food to die for. The white-wall interior together with the collection of copper pots hanging from the ceiling gives this place a romantic atmosphere.

Delicious Tuscan Dishes

The main chef at Buca di Sant’Antonio, Giuliano Pacini prepares delicious Tuscan dishes that include gnocchi di patate garfagnine al ragù, costatine di vitello alla boscaiola, petto di faraona all’uva moscato and many others. The signature dish of the place is tortelli lucchesi al sugo (pasta stuffed with meat together with a meat-and-tomato sauce).

Who Eats Here?

Many famous people have walked through the doors of Buca di Sant’Antonio including Ezra Pound, Indro Montanelli, the King Gustavo of Sweden and others. Most of them were blown away with one of the oldest dishes in Italy that is kind of a specialty here at Buca di Sant’Antonio, the farro soup.