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La Taverna del Capitano

Via del Capitano 6/8, Siena, Italy
0577-288 094
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Ranked #79 of 438 Restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Atlanta, Georgia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

La Taverna del Capitano was recommended by our hotel. Our hotel made reservations for us, and although the restaurant was fairly empty at our 19:30 reservation, by 20:00 it was full with people waiting to be seated. Easy to find, the restaurant is about 500 feet from the Duomo. The restaurant maintains a wonderful ambiance including a vaulted ceiling with... More

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Sydney
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We chose this restaurant according to review in travel book for budget and Sienese food. Conveniently located near Duomo and good atmosphere inside. I chose the daily menu of gnocchi with rabbit which was good. However, was not impressed with the pile of tripe on my plate as my main. Totally unappealing to the eye. This dish really did require... More

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Denville, New Jersey
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275 reviews 275 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
483 helpful votes 483 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It was recommended by the hotel. We asked for a casual place, with good food, where locals would eat. We wanted a place with outside seating and there were few tables pushed so close together that once you sat down on the inside you were closed in. It did not look great, but there were people already sitting there, so... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

La Taverna del Capitano. Staying in the former pig sty in HPB’s Stigliano palazzo, we took the Siena walking tour with a charming and knowledgeable guide called Martina, of My Tour, who took us and explained all that was worth knowing about this beautiful city, She completed our tour inside the duomo and told us much about the stunning marble-work... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Recommend by our hotel Athena, different experience from other reviews. I had pasta gnocchi with red sauce which was light dish which sometimes could be heavy. My wife had ribellita homework made vegetable steaw with bread made in the dish great Tuscany lunch.

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taxman53
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174 reviews 174 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

After a bus trip from Florence and seeing much of historical center of Siena, we stopped here with the hope we would have a good late lunch. It worked out OK!! We shared an interesting bruschetta ... one piece of toasted bread with oil, one with cheese, one tomato and one onion... best bruschetta we had in Italy (we had... More

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We would have loved to have stopped here for a drink and bite to eat on our recent visit to Siena, but it was not to be. As we approached the outside tables intending to sit, or be seated, there were two members of staff in the doorway. One of them, a fat man in a t-shirt, shook his head... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I was shocked - ordered lamb ribs - overdone to charcoal - I tried to eat one - tasted one mouthful and left the plate - and it was so hard I couldn't cut into it.. When I told Server I didn't want it - he shrugged and did nothing .. At end We asked owner why so over cooked... More

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North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We found this restaurant as we were walking to the parking lot from the Duomo area. It had the Trip Advisor sign in the window and we decided to have a late big lunch and skip dinner. The biggest draw was the Rabbit on the menu. Husband had the rabbit with a salad and I had the curried pork tenderloin... More

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is quite easily one of the best Italian restaurants at which I have ever eaten. I have spent quite a bit of time in Italy (and at various cities—Milano, Roma, Napoli, Pisa, etc.). The food is absolutely fantastic. The Tuscan soup, rigatoni with sausage, gnocci to name a few items. The molten lava chocolate cake is great. The Aurelia... More

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Additional Information about La Taverna del Capitano

Address: Via del Capitano 6/8, Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577-288 094
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
Cuisine: Italian

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