We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Buca di Porsenna

$$$$
Italian, Family Fare, Wine Bar, Soups
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Vicolo delle Donzelle, 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
+39 (0)577 44431
Website
Add hours for La Buca di Porsenna and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 29 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic setting

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2012
StormyS
,
Sherman Oaks CA
Add Photo Write a Review

29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sherman Oaks CA
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Buca di Porsenna also viewed

Siena, Province of Siena
Siena, Province of Siena
 
Siena, Province of Siena
 

Been to La Buca di Porsenna? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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 40 - 56
  • Cuisine: Italian, Family Fare, Wine Bar, Soups

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Buca di Porsenna staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?