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Ristorante San Desiderio

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Piazza L Bonelli, 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
0577 286091
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night Food, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Good value meal

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
mn3cam
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Old Basing, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Old Basing, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Fort Smith MT
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We only had lunch and it was very good. Loved the decor and the pictures of horses. The bread was delicious. Definately recommend.

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It was a very nice restaurant with good service and good food. The restaurant was not too touristic!

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We walked in Siena with my friend and became very hungry. Moreover a rain started. Occasionally we saw a very nice garden and this restaurant near it. And we came in. It it exeptional and very typical place. We were only guests in it. I immediately asked for malt of Lagavulin. And I was very surprised when waiter answered "No... More 

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Los Angeles
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had a wonderful meal here. I had one of the best fish I have ever had, covered in capers, olives, and tomatoes. The service was friendly and prompt, the atmosphere very pleasant in a historic building. It is located near the Cathedral in the heart of the Old City. We highly recommend this restaurant.

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great romantic setting, we ate at a US dinner hour, so the restaurant was empty, but it started to fill up as we left. It's great setting and the food is delicious. Since porcini mushrooms were in season, we got two pasta dishes (one ravioli, one flat noodles) that were tasty. Glad I was sitting down otherwise would have made... More 

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Hale, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Our guide book recommended it and so pleased we found it! Lovely environment - great mixture of traditional with modern touches, particularly the lovely, evocative photographs of horses. The food is absolutely gorgeous - the seasonal truffle and porcini dishes were stunning and packed full of flavour. I have had quite a number of porcini dishes in Tuscany over the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Excellent food and wonderful staff,also probably the best risotto that I've ever tasted a really lovely place that we would have returned to had our stay been longer.

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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: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

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