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Ristorante San Desiderio

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Piazza L Bonelli, 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
0577 286091
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Nice little Restaurant

This is a small restaurant away from the Palio & all that bustle! We had walked around town for the morning & really needed a break & some sustenance, so happily called into this little restaurant which had a few other people already there - usually a good sign! After a large local beer for me and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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New York
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We ate here at the recommendation of a shopkeeper in Siena. We loved that it was off the beaten path and felt less tourist-y. We were warmly greeted upon arrival. Service was efficient and friendly. The bruschetta was delicious, as was the grilled salmon. Both indoor and outdoor seating are available, and the restaurant is very spacious. Another bonus is... More 

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Modiin, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great location in the center of the Siena Very good service Prices are OK Sea food was great, Fish filled with potatoes was good House wine was strong - very good one

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Try the stuffed lunette pasta, it's excellent. We had an "insalatone" since we're lacking greens at the moment. There are some gruff older guys running the place who spend a lot of time shouting at the teenaged waitress in front of everyone. It doesn't help the atmosphere

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hastings
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a small restaurant away from the Palio & all that bustle! We had walked around town for the morning & really needed a break & some sustenance, so happily called into this little restaurant which had a few other people already there - usually a good sign! After a large local beer for me and a glass of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Had dinner there. This restaurant was recommended by local guy from the variety store. I liked the interior a lot and location (next to the Duomo). The dishes we tried were very good and tasty. The service was also good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

we went in this restaurant because the guide sincerely suggested it duribg the tour and it was a very good idea. food fresh and tasteful, people polite, friendly athmosphere.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My husband and I spent 6 nights in delightful Siena and enjoyed some wonderful restaurants but this was the best. My Ribollita (traditional Tuscan bean and bread and veggie soup/ragout) was to die for, the atmosphere was warm and cozy, wine and service were both great. Can't beat it!

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Old Basing, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Good value meal in the centre of Sienna. Friendly service, a good selection of regional dishes. We were a group of 8 and everyone enjoyed their meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Pasta and risotto were both excellent. The service was good. We did not have wine, but the menu was extensive. Lovely restaurant.

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Goiania, GO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

we arribe at 22h, the restaurant closed 22:30, we asked if we could come in and the response was positive. the h started there, we were extremely poorly attended by the manager or hostess i don't know what thay Guy is, and he start to complain for us to order faster... He start to make ugly faces, and when i... More 

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Additional Information about Ristorante San Desiderio

Address: Piazza L Bonelli, 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577 286091
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza L Bonelli, 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: 0577 286091

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions

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