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La Taverna di San Giuseppe

Via Giovanni Dupre 132, 53100 Siena, Italy
+39 0577 42286
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Ranked #1 of 446 restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $71
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We honestly just STUMBLED upon this divine resto as we walked off the main square and desperately trying to find something off the beaten track. I thought we were at the end of the road with no real (tummy filling) light in sight, until right at the end of the street (coming from the Piazza) we came upon La Taverna... More

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Koersel, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Our second day in Siena we ate at La Taverna di San Guiseppe. (you should book here because without reservations it is almost impossible to get a table) Every dishes we ordered were very good and the staff was very friendly. It is not really cheap, but the value for money you get is correct in this place. I can... More

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Manila, Philippines
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146 reviews 146 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

we came here highly expecting a fantastic meal as this was one of the restaurants suggested and we researched on this place even before affirming in italy. we made ample reservations several days in advance as i heard the place is mostly packed on a daily basis. the restaurant is situated in one of the old mazes in Siena, once... More

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Miami, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This charming restaurant was recommended to me by a local, and I am so happy I listened. The atmosphere is wonderful. In the back of the restaurant are very romantic cave like seating, however anywhere you sit is great. The service is wonderful. The food is the best I have ever eaten in my life, really. I thought I knew... More

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Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I was lucky enough to get a table here recently, fantastic service, excellent food and a great selection of wine. It's easy to see why this place has so many good reviews, it really is that good.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The highest rated osterio deserves its place. Great space, great service, great menu, superb wine list. Sadly, it's so popular that there are two sittings, 7pm to 9pm not offering enough time to savour the menu. Clearly, the "two sitting" rule is not universally applied as diners started after 7pm, and stayed after 9pm. The attentive staff are required to... More

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Davvero mi spiace e non capisco la sua recensione. Il ristorante usa fare due turni e viene sempre specificato al... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Ate here on our Honeymoon. Was fantastic food, lots of nice reasonably priced wine (25 euro) to choose from. We shared steak and Lamb. Both beautifully cooked. They even dimmed the lights and put some music on at the end of our meal and the waiters and chef came out and surrounded our table and clapped and gave us a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We came to this restaurant for lunch and even though the staff had no clue my mom had a hurting leg they brought her a little bench for her feet shortly after we arrived. The service and food were exceptional, no wonder why it is number 1 in Siena on tripadvisor!

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Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was by far the best meal that we had during our stay in Siena. In fact it was so good that we went back twice. The food was fantastic and the service was above and beyond what we expected. We were treated very special. The restaurant is very rustic and yet very romantic as well. I would highly recommend... More

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San Diego, California
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I got truffle pasta with tons of truffle, so I was a happy woman. My husband had a blackened chicken, the taste was really excellent. A nice place to come for lunch and probably even better for dinner. Service was prompt and friendly, so no complaints.

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