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Dolceforte

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via Calzoleria 12, 53100 Siena, Italy
0577.282.526
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pici perfection, great biscotti dessert with sweet white wine

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
sneha_manohar
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

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 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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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 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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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!

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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

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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 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We ate here as we were meeting up near the Campo and we'd seen this restaurant earlier in the week: it had a nice fresh interior and good reviews. The interior looked nice and fresh on arrival, but apparently all the empty downstairs tables were reserved so we were told to go upstairs. What a contrast as the room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Yes this place is good. In fact it's really good! Staff are attentive and explain very clearly all the dishes to you. The ravioli with the beef ragu is to die for, especially when combined with a Cianti. Go there and afterwards walk down into the Piazza Il Campo and have a beer !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

You will struggle to find a place like this elsewhere. The restaurant is full of locals and no tourists even though it is in an alley 50m of the main square in Siena. Probably because it does not serve pizza and does not have a view. It is all about fresh Tuscan food with a seasonal menu. Precisely what a... More 

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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This was a recommendation of our hotel staff at the Chiusarelli. It was easily one of the best meals we had in Italy. The restaurant had a cozy but upscale feel to it. Our waitress did not speak English but that was okay. We had another Caprese salad (E7) here that was very memorable. Two types of tomatoes cut two... More 

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Lecce, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stumbled across this charming place in a narrow side-street and were really grateful to not have fallen into the tourist traps at the Piazza del Campo. We spent significantly less and had excellent food! They also allowed us to customize our dishes, which is always important for my husband's food allergies. I recommend the Pici pasta--on the menu it's... More 

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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, Doing business, Local cuisine

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