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“Amazing dinner!”
Review of Cava de' Noveschi - CLOSED

Cava de' Noveschi
Price range: US$22 - US$43
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Bollicine all'ombra del Duomo di Siena
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We were very lucky to visit Filippo's restaurant with our Italian friends. We put our meal in his hands and the outcome was amazing. We started with smoked/roasted ham and asparagus with cheese, he then recommended a Mediterranean fish called Carpaccio with potatoes and truffles... To die for. We had two pastas, calamarata (I think) with bacon and rigatoni with a special pork Ragu. Our wine was a French crisp white wine which was an amazing recommendation. We have learned this is the best way to order, just leave it in the chef's hands. We will be back next September when we return to Chianti.

Thank Gregg08
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

We chose this restaurant as it was not in the main square. We only wanted a lighter meal so ordered Gnocci as we'd never tried it before. Excellent choice of restaurant and food.

Thank AndyWYorkshire
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Reviewed 18 September 2013

On a hot day looking for somewhere central for lunch we nearly walked past this place, tucked in on a hill very close to both the Duomo and Campo. A tiny and unusually shaped space, maybe 6 tables on a terrace outside and 8 tables inside. The atmosphere was happy and relaxed with friendly staff. We took an inside table to get the air-con with a view of the terrace. The menu was small but good, what we chose was very well cooked and presented. There seemed to be an emphasis on Champagne but wines and cocktails were there in plenty at good prices. In this city and this position the restaurant could have been just another tourist place but it was not. Well cared for we were set up for the delights of wonderful Sienna. I only wish we could have returned to try dinner there.

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Thank Rosemary J
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Reviewed 28 August 2013

We found this by accident and once we complemented the food the owner and chef couldn't have been more gracious. We returned on our last night after they had stopped serving and the chef agreed to cook for us. Everything we tried, the fish, chicken , potatoes were memorable. Back in LA this quality of dish would cost far more. They couldn't have made us feel more welcome . An unexpected gem!

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Thank Janice J
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Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

Great position and excellent food (although as you might expect not cheap.) Service was brisk at best, rude at worst. We were refused a table on the terrace even though we were eating and were prepared to wait - and people arrived later (once we were seated inside) without a reservation and were given a terrace table. The waitresses need to be given lessons in common courtesies - a smile, maybe eye contact, even the occasional per favore or grazie - all sadly lacking. We won't be coming again..

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Thank Mantona
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