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Via dei Rossi 79 - 81, Siena, Italy
0577 287 592
Today
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tuscan Delights In A Relaxed Setting

We recently had lunch at L'Osteria while touring Siena. This quaint and small osteria is nicely decorated with a rustic motif. Chill Out and jazz music played over L'Osteria's audio system, adding to the relaxed atmosphere. Seating is limited, so reservations are suggested, especially for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Mirto56
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Venice, Italy
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had dinner here last night. It felt like we were eating in someone's home. It was delicious! One waiter spoke English and was very nice! We had Filet and tagliatelle with pork. Both were great! Dinner, wine and dessert for 80 Euros. Loved it!!!

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Venice, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We recently had lunch at L'Osteria while touring Siena. This quaint and small osteria is nicely decorated with a rustic motif. Chill Out and jazz music played over L'Osteria's audio system, adding to the relaxed atmosphere. Seating is limited, so reservations are suggested, especially for the evening meal. There were also a few tables outside under umbrellas. Tables are topped... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We've enoyed the lunch there very much and we plan to return for more. The welcome was warm snd friendly and the pasta fresh and tasty and also in a good price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Read about this restaurant in a gourmet food book about Italy. It was worth the visit, we sampled 3 courses; antipasti to begin - beautiful meat, and sundried tomatoes, passed on the tripe. Next was two pasta dishes, the pico with wild boar sauce was amazing - meaty and thick in texture. The small pasta with leek, cheese and roasted... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stopped in tonight (Oct. 25) without reservations and was given 2 seats at the 4 top communal table. We were joined shortly by a lovely family from Seattle. We had already placed our order before they arrived. We received the appetizer, then they received their food almost 15 minutes before us. The food was VERY GOOD. We tried to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Dined here in October 2014. Food was OK, but service was not just rude, but intentionally so. My first time visiting Roma and now Siena for a few days, this is by far the worst experience I've had. Everyone in Italy has been extremely kind and welcoming to me, until this place. Just uncool, when you are a paying customer... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This restaurant was in a busy and narrow little street (cars passed very close to the table!) but don't let that put you off - the food is exceptional. The pear and goats cheese bruschetta was unforgettable. This was a perfect place for lunch in a hot and busy wee tour of the beautiful town of Siena.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Lovely fresh food at this little cosy restaurant tucked down a backstreet in beautiful Siena. The food was seasonal and extremely tasty - so much so we're going back again tonight with some friends. The highlights were the fresh mushroom pasta and the pear and goats cheese bruschetta, but the whole experience was good, and the service really friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Don't be put off by the owners less than enthusiastic welcome, the food is fab and he warms up after a while. Wine is lovely and food is incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Not knowing where to eat for lunch after being dropped off from a tour we did a quick search and came across this restaurant as highly rated. Upon arrival we had a fairly high expectation and they were exceeded! We ordered a calabrese salad which was very nice though having tasted buffalo mozzarella I wished they served that. The real... More 

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Additional Information about L'Osteria

Address: Via dei Rossi 79 - 81, Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577 287 592
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via dei Rossi 79 - 81, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: 0577 287 592

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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