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Trattoria Fori Porta

Via Claudio Tolomei, 1 | angolo Via Enea Silvio Piccolomini, 53100 Siena, Italy
+39 0577 222100
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Ranked #54 of 451 Restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $33 - $53
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The food was amazing, full to the brim and great value. Watch out for the mozzies, pesky creatures will eat you while you eat but my God, the food is excellent!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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21 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A simple location, but with very innovative cooking. Absolutely great Italian kitchen and good value for money

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I went based on warm reviews in guide books, expecting traditional Tuscan cuisine, and despite wanting to like Fori Porta, left disappointed. Maybe it was because the pasta carbonara (in house style) although tasty was extremely salty, the tagliata was dry and had little flavour (I now do see a similar comment in a review below), the vegetables lacked that... More

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you don't feel like trekking inside the town wall of Siena, this is an excellent choice. Food and service was topnotch.

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Philadelphia
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We chose this restaurant based on the recommendation in the Michelin guide ("the place to try true Sienese fare"). However, the food & service were mediocre at best, the restaurant was filled with secondhand smoke, and the location was difficult to find and quite a long walk from the main part of the city. A disappointment, and not the food... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I'd preface this post with: in our experience, the best restaurants in Tuscany (best = flavour, variety and value for money) are generally outside of the main "historic" towns. Inside the historic towns, majority of restaurants aim to rip-off tourists with average or below-average food at above average prices. Now for our review of Fori Porta: Executive summary: we were... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Right next to our hotel at the outskirts of siena, a very nice atmosphere and wonderful genuine tuscany food. Seems like a family business, great meat and pasta, intimate service. Highly recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We were there because it was late and this restaurant was the only one close to our hotel which located outside the Porta Romana. We heard this Trattoria is a family run one and the food are great, but turn out to be quite disappointing. First, the house wine was good. We easily finished our 1/2 litre. The antipasti was.....bad.... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

If you're looking for a wonderful meal in Tuscany, look no further than Fori Porta in Siena. The menu was suprisingly creative for a small neighborhood restaurant and everything we had was extrememly fresh and delicious. My husband had a creamy potoato/leek flan with pecorino cheese and black truffle (it was truffle season!). Since it was also mushroom season, I... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We arrived at Hotel Palazzo di Valli and settled in. The staff called Trattoria Fori Porta; even though the kitchen was closed, they prepared generous plates of meats and cheeses, and salad for each of us. We decided to return for dinner that evening, and could not have been more pleased. Each course was delightful, and the desserts were wonderful.... More

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