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L'Osteria

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Via Dei Rossi 79 - 81, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 287592
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12:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional osteria, with all the typical dishes, amazing beef filet and kind service. We went for lunch but recommended also for dinner.

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Thank Lara Z
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we choose this restaurant in the street as is difficult in a touristic city. good starters and delicious steak with tartufo bianco.

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Thank r2d2c3po2
Bangkok
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even by Italian standards, this place stands out for excellent food and courteous service. Every time we're here on holiday, we return to this restaurant, and we've never regretted it.

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Thank FierceKitty
Mount Vernon, Washington
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant on a side street was recommended too us by our b&b hostess. It was far better than anything in the guidebooks and exceeded even the best we experienced in Florence and other places. Great local Tuscan food.

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This restaurant was really amazing. A lot of the dishes were rich so if you like cheese head here. We first had the crostini with gorgonzola and truffles, super rich as expected but very delicious and you should definitely try! I can’t recall what my sauce was called but I think it was what they were known for, a gorgonzola... More 

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Thank CarZee25
New York City, New York
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471 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Traditional atmosphere, inventive take on traditional food. We started with the crostini with gorgonzola and truffle and Cacio e Pepe Pici, both of which were excellent. As entrees we had the Pollo alla Diavola and Cinghale dolce e Forte, wild boar with a sauce that includes chocolate. Popular with locals and with tourists, so expect a wait if you have... More 

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Thank Trotpeg
SF Bay Area, United States
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I like this place a lot in some ways; the ambience is nicely Italian, and the server we had was very good. Sadly, the quite expensive bistecca Fiorentina (giant T-bone) was, as another reviewer has noted, full of gristle to the point being almost inedible. Hard to cut even with a sharp knife. I'm sure we would have been perfectly... More 

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Thank Wodtke
liverpool
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had our evening meal here. Not a very wide choice of food but traditional dishes you would expect on the menu. Food was excellent, staff were attentive without being over fussy good value we were pleasantly surprised at the bill.

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Thank Seggie
Kortrijk, Belgium
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We found this place in "where chefs eat". It's an honest restaurant with good food and very friendly staff! My husband asked for some sauce with his steak, so they prepared some and even said to ask for more if needed :) Great!

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Thank JaiJai89
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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218 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

The restaurant was packed on the day we went so I understand why the service was poor (maybe it's better when not so crowded). Waiter took 30 minutes to visit the table and then served our food person-by-person with 10 minute gaps between table visits. They also overcharged us but took the additional charges from our bill after we brought... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Rossi 79 - 81, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 287592

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?