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L'Osteria

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Via dei Rossi, Siena, Italy
0577 287 592
Today
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 129
    Excellent
  • 151
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Traditional good food in a quaint setting

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
IrishAustralianSusan
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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Memphis
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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france
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We had some pasta dishes and each of them was an absolute delight, especially the ones with truffles! We will be back...

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our favourite restaurant in Tuscany. Nothing beats the truffle tagliatelle and beff stew. Family run service. It has a lovely buzz. We have been back many times to the restaurant and would definitely recommend it.

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USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place was friendly and unassuming, with great service and a good selection of local dishes. We had the boar with raisin and nuts, perfectly cooked, sweet and tangy, I have not had a dish like this anywhere else in Italy. Our favourite, which we had 3x, is the pumpkin and leek pasta: flavourful, rich without being cloying, good portions.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?