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Restaurants in Tuscany Siena, Italy

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Tuscany Siena, Abbadia San Salvatore: Il Cantinone

16 via Asmata, Phone: 057,7776552

Closing day: Wednesday in Winter

Old Review: Robert Rainey from CA, 2005, #1518, "Fabulous value! I love this place.the sort of place I would kill to have in my neighborhood"

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Tuscany Siena, Chiusure: Il Pozzo di Chiusure

Phone: 0577.707103

www.ilpozzodichiusure.com

Closing day: Tuesday

Old Review: kaydee from TN, 2005, #1660, "New restaurant in the tiny unspoiled village of Chiusure, near Mount Oliveto Maggiore. Unique outdoor dining in the small village square by the well (pozzo)."

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Tuscany Siena, Corsignano: Osteria Nonna Luisa

Corsignano, Phone: 0577.322740

Old Review: Fred73 from Italy, 2005, #1427, "Never tasted so much poetry and grace in honest, real Chianti food. Best chef in Tuscany, only 5 tables, worth a visit, absolutely! An unforgettable place!"

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Tuscany Siena, Monterrigioni: Antico Travaglio

Piazza Roma n.6, Phone: 0577-304798

www.monteriggionicastle.com/bar1.html

ktp from CA, 2011, #3726, "Great bar and panini!"

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Tuscany Siena, Penna: Il Canto del Maggio

Old Review: Dennis from PA, 2005, #1216, "Our favorite restaurant in Italy."

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Tuscany Siena, Sarteano: Osteria Da Gagliano

Via Roma 5, Phone: 0578-268-022

Closing day: Tuesday & Wednesday

James from WA, 2011, #3811, "A perfect Tuscan experience!"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: .CAFFE: Nannini

Bianchi Sopra

Old Review: colleenk from MA, 2004, #1692, "Delicious coffee and dolci near the Campo"

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1372, "Great "bar" for coffee and sweets. Limited menu for lunch. Fun place to drink coffee standing up with the locals in the morning."

Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2002, #76, "Wonderful caffe and pastry shop. Also gelato. Public restrooms!"

Old Review: Doru from Canada, 2002, #14, "Not a restaurant, but then why should it be?! A great caffe and a buffet lunch."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: .GELATO: Gelateria Brivido

Via dei Pellegrini, 1, Siena

Closing day: open March - October

Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2002, #484, "Excellent gelato just off Il Campo. See photos on SlowTrav at www.slowtrav.com/italy/food/gelato_brivido.htm"

Tuscany Siena, Siena: .Gelato: Il Gelato

Piazza del Campo

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2006, #2049, "Best gelato in Siena! Try the pistacchio and all the fruit flavors. They also have ricotta gelato but I thought it was wierd. Nice friendly people, too."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Antica Osteria Da Divo

Via Franciosa 25-29, Phone: 0577.286054

www.osteriadadivo.it

Old Review: Harry from OH, 2008, #2875, "We had an apartment in Siena for one month. Ate at many "recommended" restaurants and were disappointed. Da Divo has a nice atmosphere and the food is very good."

Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2591, "A chi-chi restaurant nestled in ancient, Etruscan ruins that serves freshly prepared, yet ultimately mediorce food to tourists with too much money."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Antica Trattoria

Strada Chiantigiana, 29, Phone: 0577.284230

www.anticatrattoriabotteganova.it

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: sharonzuk from NJ, 2005, #1584, "This restaurant, which has received a Michelin star, is outside Siena on the road to Chianti. It's worth the trip."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Antica Trattoria L'Aquila

Casato di Sotto 58, Phone: 0577.283061

www.anticatrattorialaquila.it

Old Review: JayJ from CA, 2008, #2892, "While in Siena, we were delighted to have found Antica Trattoria L’Aquila, a recently opened restaurant in a quieter area of Siena. Delicious food."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Boccon del Prete

Via San Pietro, 17, Phone: 0577-280-388

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2126, "A great meal with some different menu choices near the center of Siena. Very busy, so reservations are a good idea."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Cafe Favorita

Piazza Matteotti

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1374, "Good place to get sandwiches. Cheap and fresh; mostly ham and cheese but also tuna, veggie, egg. Very helpful staff. Good coffee, too."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Cane e Gatto

Via Pagliaresi, 6, Phone: 577287545

Closing day: Thursday. Open for dinner only.

Old Review: colleenk from MA, 2002, #1359, "A special occasion, "destination" restaurant."

Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #68, "On par with any world class restaurant for service, presentation and food, seating just 24"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Castelvecchio

Via Castelvecchio 65, Phone: 0577.49586

Old Review: Tracy H. from NC, 2001, #681, "Good Tuscan cuisine"

Old Review: Jay from NJ, 2001, #69, "Interesting vegetarian choices."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Da Guido

Vicolo Beato Pier Pettinaio, 7, Phone: 0577 280042

Old Review: mac1947 from TX, 2007, #3240, "Ristorante Da Guido is a lovely place with great service. We hade an early dinner so few people were there so our service and food were wonderful."

Old Review: Dr.X from USA, 2005, #1718, "Wonderful staff and food."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Enoteca Italia

Fortezza, Phone: 0577. 288497

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1367, "Great little lunch of warm chickpea soup and salad with great prosecco. Small menu. Wines are sold by bottle or glass, not taste. Beautiful patio outside."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Gallo Nero

Via del Porrione, 65/67

Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2479, "Don't let the medieval shtick scare you, it's not a ploy to lure tourists. This is actually an excellent restaurant that serves expertly prepared Tuscan food."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: GELATO: Gelateria Kopa Kabana

Via dei Rossi 52/54

Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2535, "Gelateria Kopa Kabana serves what is absolutely the best gelato I have found anywhere in Italy. The standard by which *all* others are judged."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ghibellino

via Pelligrini 26, Phone: 0577.288079

Closing day: Monday

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1376, "Smallish trattoria right off Campo. Good pici and other pasta with porcini. Good service. Very typical Sienese. Good but not great! Not too expensive."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Gli Archi

Via Pantaneto, 22, Phone: 057.7247579

www.gliarchi.it

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: Suzanne Ferrio from USA, 2005, #1557, "An enjoyable restaurant away from the Siena crowds."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Grotta di Santa Caterina Da Bagoga

Via della Galluzza 26

Closing day: Sunday and Monday

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1365, "Not quite. A bit pretentious without the food quality to match. Best thing there is a primi which includes 3 pastas to taste. Good vintage Palio photos on walls."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Grotta di Santa Caterina di Bagoga

Via della Galluzza, 26, Phone: 0577 282208

www.bagoga.it

Jeff Whiteaker from Slovakia, 2011, #3843, "The food here was pretty bad. How do places like this stay in business? I don't understand..."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Hostaria il Carroccio

Via Casato di Sotto, 32, Phone: 0577-41165

Closing day: Tuesday evening & Wednesday

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2103, "Outstanding food in a very busy spot - reservations are a must here. Great bistecca fiorentina and excellent pasta. Nice wine list too."

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1363, "Small and informal. Good home cooked unusual food like stuffed black cabbage and chicken with zucchini. Didn't like the house red wine. Tom Hanks' picture on the wall."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Il Vinaio dell'Eremita

Old Review: valeria from italy, 2005, #1140, "Very small place, just four or five tables, but for a lunch is ideal! Not particularly beautiful but ... food is amazing!!!!"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: La finestra

Piazza del Mercato, 14, Phone: 057742093

Closing day: Some Sundays

Old Review: colleenk from MA, 2004, #1355, "A pretty restaurant in Piazza Mercato, away from the Campo crowds and prices"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: La Fontana

via delle Terme

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1353, "Great take out! Frittata, salads, meats, cooked greens, great veggies, cheese, sauces and more. Walk all the way in; you can't see the whole display from the door."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: La Taverna del Capitano

Via del Capitano, 6/8, Phone: 577.28.8094

Old Review: John Grenham from Ireland, 2006, #2077, "Good honest Tuscan food, fairly priced, but the waiter from hell."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: La Taverna di Cecco

Via Cecco Angliolieri, 19, Phone: 0677.288.318

Closing day: None

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2088, "Small and very busy with very good Tuscan specialities. Get there early or go late, as it's very popular."

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2006, #2030, "Our favorite! Cucina Senese and a little bit more. Great wine list, great service, great food. Around E20/ person with good wine and dessert."

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1380, "A Favorite! Wonderful warm service at a family run trattoria. Two menus: daily and traditional. Desserts cooked by the grandmother, of course. Good wine list."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: La Taverna di San Giuseppe

Via Giovanni Dupre, 132, Phone: 0577-42286

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2124, "Highly recommended - our favorite place from 2 weeks in Siena. We had two great dinners here. Reservations are essential."

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1352, "Had bad waiter and less than perfect food (malfatti, not totally cooked). Some food (chicken diavolo) fabulous! Worth it for the setting. €110 for 4 with wine."

Old Review: valeria from Italy, 2005, #1139, "Unspeakably good experience, the best dinner of our journey!!!"

Old Review: Tessa from Greece, 2003, #436, "This restaurant has a particularly warm and refined atmosphere. The true fiorentina of meat chianina."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: La Torre

Via Salicotto, 69, Phone: 577.28.7548

Closing day: Thursday

Old Review: JDeQ from Canada, 2008, #2971, "Fodors lists this as one of their top 10 restaurants in Siena – I rate it one of my top 10 dining disappointments in Italy!"

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2091, "Maybe we need a "yes, but" recommendation category! A decent meal, but nothing special. A disappointment after all the rave reviews."

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2006, #2033, "Not as good as I remembered. Still love the duck and the wild boar was wonderful, a little too salty. E97 for 4 with wine and 2 vin santo & cantucci"

Old Review: colleenk from MA, 2003, #1693, "Tuscan home cooking in a jovial atmosphere"

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1385, "Tuscan style, family run, open kitchen, solid food including a variety of fresh pasta and roasted meats. Warning: They want you all to have the same pasta."

Old Review: SusanCV from PA, 2004, #1050, "Great food and fun!"

Old Review: KenC from MA, 2004, #928, "Family trattoria with good food in Siena."

Old Review: Monica Pileggi from MD, 2004, #897, "Another very good meal in Siena."

Old Review: Jean from MI, 2004, #796, "Love this restaurant!"

Old Review: David from NY (moderator), 2001, #74, "The best place we ate the entire week we were based near Siena."

Old Review: Bill from Montefollonico, 2002, #75, "Small trattoria with excellent food."

Old Review: Doru from Canada, 2002, #12, "Where food becomes both a culinary experience and a happening... If you are in Siena, DON'T MISS LA TORRE!!!"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: La Vecchia Taverna di Bacco

via Beccheria 9, Phone: 0557.41299

Old Review: janet488 from USA, 2007, #2449, "Good food, good location, good service, good prices"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: L'Osteria

Via dei Rossi, 79, Phone: 0577.287592

Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2492, "Simple as simple gets, L'Osteria serves basic, simple Tuscan fare that attracts the locals in droves and a few tourists as well."

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1368, "Lively little nontouristy trattoria with jazz music and good food. Enjoyed pici with duck, grilled veggies, fresh pasta with porcini. €82 for 4 with wine."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: L'Osteria del Bigelli

Il Campo 60, Phone: 057742772

Old Review: colleenk from MA, 2003, #1676, "Good Tuscan fare with a fantastic view of the Campo"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Osteria de Tamburino

11 Via Stalloreggi, Phone: 0577.280306

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: cindylearuth from AK, 2007, #2752, "Small, family-run restaurant in Sienna. Good food, good value."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Osteria del Coro

via Pantaneto 85-87, Phone: 0577 222482

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2006, #2036, "Very enjoyable! Great tortelli with pistacchio pesto; loved the garlicy pici with tomatoes & basil. Very nice pork steak. E47 for 3 w/ house wine. Good Value!"

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Osteria il Campaccio

Vicolo del Campaccio 2, Phone: 0577 40212

www.osteriailcampaccio.it

ktp from CA, 2011, #3724, "Full of locals, cheap and fantastic"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Osteria Il Ghibellino

Via dei Pelligrini, 26, Phone: 0577-288-079

Closing day: Monday

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2106, "Two excellent meals in a central location between the Campo and the Baptistry. It does fill up early, though, so book ahead."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Osteria La Chiacchera

Costa di Saint'Antonio, 4

Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2590, "This small osteria, located on a steep hill in Siena, offers an unmissable and precarious outdoor seating experience along with good food at cheap prices."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Osteria le Logge

Via del Porrione, 33, Phone: 0577.48013

www.giannibrunelli.it

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: Dog_Mother from NY, 2006, #2167, "Nicely prepared and served food at a restaurant with a good reputation. I would consider this a fine dining establishment rather than an osteria."

Old Review: Rachel from TN, 2002, #405, "Food was not good, neither was the service."

Old Review: Karen from PA, 2001, #72, "Wonderful for both lunch and dinner."

Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 2000, #71, "Very good, expensive, well known restaurant just off Il Campo. We have had wonderful meals there."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Osteria Lella & Dado Nonna Gina

V. Pian dei Mantellini, 2, Phone: 0577.287247

Closing day: Monday

Old Review: lgusimat from CA, 2003, #731, "Wonderful Italian dining experience."

Old Review: Tom from CA, 2001, #70, "Best rabbit I had in Italy, great gnocchi."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Paneficio Magnifico

via Pelegrini

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1370, "Bakery with sandwiches and drinks to go. Eat out on the Campo! Great fresh sandwiches. Best bread and rolls! Taste the ricciarelli here. Service is iffy."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ristorante Alla Sperenza

Piazza del Campo, 35

Old Review: Pauline from NM (moderator), 1999, #73, "Good pizza on Il Campo."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ristorante Enzo

Via Montanini

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1369, "Very upscale. Fancy service, varied menu: seafood & traditional fare. Amazing gnocchi with cream and black cabbage; delicious fish in salt crust. Expensive."

Old Review: Dennis from PA, 2005, #1218, "Wonderful food and great service."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ristorante Guidoriccio

Via G, Dupre, 2, Phone: 0577-44350

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2101, "Excellent food right and excellent service off the Campo. Disproves my rule that restaurants in such touristy spots are places to avoid!"

Old Review: Maureen from MA (moderator), 2006, #1975, "A great place for a long lunch, right off the Campo"

Old Review: Dennis from PA, 2005, #1219, "Great food and wonderful hosts."

Old Review: Amy from MA (moderator), 2003, #516, "Very good food, pleasant staff and atmosphere."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ristorante Il Biondo

Old Review: Pauline from NM, 2002, #67, "Nice restaurant away from the busy area in Siena. Good fish."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ristorante Medi Evo

Via dei Rossi, 40, Phone: 0577-280-315

Closing day: Thursday

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2117, "Wonderful food, friendly service, and a sense of humor. We had two excellent dinners here."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ristorante Mugolone

Via dei Pellegrini 8, Phone: 283235

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1351, "Pretty, white table clothes and good service. Few tourists considering location. Mostly local businessmen. Great fried porcini! €126 for full lunch for 4."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Ristorante Nello La Taverna

Via del Porrione, 28, Phone: 0577.289.043

Closing day: Sunday

Old Review: Kevin Clark from Italy, 2006, #2090, "Somewhat modern menu with some interesting choices. A nice change from the typical-Tuscan menus at many places in Siena."

Old Review: valeria from Italy, 2005, #1138, "Supreme food, charming atmosphere, but ... more expensive than average."

Old Review: Monica Pileggi from MD, 2004, #896, "Our best meal!"

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: San Desiderio Ristorante

Piazzetta L. Bonelli, 2

Closing day: Tuesday

Old Review: Jane from CA, 2006, #2133, "We more than did not like this restaurant! The service was terrible and the food was worse. We felt this was a tourist trap of a kind not often found in Italy."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: San Desidero

via Mona Agnese

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1366, "Upbeat orange tablecloths and high ceilings. Chicken, seafood, pici - all very fresh & delicious! Wonderful service. €107 for 4 with wine and desserts. Big YES!"

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Trattoria La Tellina

Via Delle Terme, 52, Phone: 0577 283133

www.trattorialatellina.com

Old Review: Jane from CA, 2006, #2180, "This is a small restaurant with just a handful of tables. We enjoyed our meal here very much - simple, good food. The bruschetta pomodoro was exceptionally good."

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Tuscany Siena, Siena: Trattoria Papei

Piazza Mercato 6, Phone: 0577. 280894

Old Review: jgk from FL, 2005, #1375, "Big outside and in. Homey traditional food. Gnocchi pomodoro, ravioli butter and sage, stewed duck--all very good. Lots of tourists! €80 for 4 without wine."

Tuscany Siena, Siena: Vecchia Osteria

SR408 Ponte A Bozzone, Phone: 0577.356809

Old Review: Nancy L from TX, 2004, #1587, "Small osteria with eight tables. Outstanding food, selection of excellent local wines, reasonably priced. Roberta, the wife, speaks English. Reservations"

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Tuscany Siena, Vagliagli: La Taverna Di Vagliagli

Via del Sergente 4, Phone: 0577.322532

Old Review: Sam from NJ, 2005, #1787, "Wonderful atmosphere, great service, great food for good prices."

Old Review: Earline from TN, 2004, #1121, "Small town, but really upscale restaurant."

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