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via Calzoleria 12, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars

Beautiful decor, friendly waitress and locals eat here. You have to visit, simply beautiful cuisine. Porcini salad which was simple but so delicious followed by a chocolate dessert which was out of this world. Lunch has been reinvented for me....!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Business meetings
  • Local cuisine
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Beautiful decor, friendly waitress and locals eat here. You have to visit, simply beautiful cuisine. Porcini salad which was simple but so delicious followed by a chocolate dessert which was out of this world. Lunch has been reinvented for me....!

Thank Noskibabe1
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My god, what a meal this was! A lot of vegetarian options, and dishes can be customised. Service was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. Lovely atmosphere, too. The dessert stole the show, though. My wife had a homemade strawberry mousse, and I had a traditional Tuscan dish - cantucci dipped in a rich, sweet wine. Absolute perfection.

Thank GingerMedievalist
Copenhagen, Denmark
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

A lovely romantic restaurant with a modern type of Italian - fresh, somewhat light and with loads of flavor. The service was fantastic - so warm and smiling! We had a really wonderful meal and will defendly come back when we return to Italy.

Thank Rubek
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We sat outside in the little alley and whilst service was attentive and pleasant, the atmosphere was not particularly good, as you are quite crowded into the street. The food was well cooked, well presented and tasty, but not exceptional - however it was a perfectly satisfactory meal for a hungry family.

Thank Jim T
Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Reserved table for dinner 3 days in advance and got that confirmed, When we arrived we were told we had not reserved table, but was given a table with others not reserving table, downstairs. Since we had hoped for a romantic dinner, all this "went down the drain", The staff was friendly, but didn`t give us a good welcome, were... More 

Thank Wogstad
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Just back from dinner at this restaurant. Very disappointed, given the rave reviews on tripadvisor. Bland and tasteless are the descriptions I would use for the food, and their attitude was pretty uncooperative to dietary requirements: a request for no dairy products was met with flat refusal from the waitress to alter any of the dishes containing cheese/butter, etc, which... More 

Thank BBBritannia
Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were sent here on the recommendation of a local truffle seller around the corner (Siena Truffle, on one of the streets off the Piazza del Campo). We had the bruschetta as a starter, and you could tell the service was going to be good just by the fact that they took the trouble to split our main course into... More 

Thank sneha_manohar
Antwerp, Belgium
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Dolceforte was a great restaurant with several vegetarian options. The pastas were incredible and the service was excellent also. We had a great time!

Thank Belgianchocolate2410
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We had dinner in this place and so far it was the most unpleasant restaurant we visited in italy. Even though the interior was nice, the staff were very slow and confused. The portions small, the internet didn't work so we couldn't pay with a credit card. The food was average

Thank Lavisofron
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I was surprised that there weren't more recent reviews for this restaurant. We got here right when it opened (my parents and I -- they are in their 60s, I am in my 30s) and were immediately welcomed. My mom and I wanted wine but didn't want a whole bottle, the waitress said this was no problem. We had the... More 

Thank Megan D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Calzoleria 12, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: 0577.282.526

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine


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