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La Buca di Porsenna

$$$$
Italian, Wine Bar, Soups
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Vicolo delle Donzelle, 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
+39 (0)577 44431
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  • 16
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Eat Tuscan in a Cave below Siena

The location and ambiance would swoon you ever "if" the food was not delicious, which it definitely is. Walk down 2-3 levels into a stone / tufa cave setting & you're all set for a very memorable dinner. Friendly and knowledgeable bilingual staff & the amazing setting. Has any Tuscan favorites... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The location and ambiance would swoon you ever "if" the food was not delicious, which it definitely is. Walk down 2-3 levels into a stone / tufa cave setting & you're all set for a very memorable dinner. Friendly and knowledgeable bilingual staff & the amazing setting. Has any Tuscan favorites following the mixed antipasti plate....

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Hello to everyone I afraid to put negative comment here I very disappointed about the quality of food in this restaurant Negative experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

We just wandered into this restaurant, after reading the very interesting menu at street level. Three floors down we were in a tuffa cave, which the waitress said is believed to have been an Etruscan aquaduct. We had an exceptional meal, duck breast in orange sauce, pork cooked in vin santo and raisins, and finished with the "classic Sienese dessert",... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

Order the Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli with Nut Sauce. Simply stunning, as is the pasta with truffle oil. The mixed antipasti is a fabulous start. Love the atmosphere and the cave setting.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicolo delle Donzelle, 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)577 44431

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 56
  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar, Soups

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