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Osteria Nonna Gina

Via Pian dei Mantellini, 53100 Siena, Italy
0577 287247
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Ranked #63 of 451 Restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This was a lucky find. While Il Palio warming up Siena was very crowded, we were looking something authentic and a little away from the crowds. Menu hand written in italian, we picked what we could recognise and hoped for the best. Amazing homemade type food. When asked for the bill you are handed a bottle of Amaretto, another liquer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I visited Siena for 8 days in July. While staying at Hotel Athena, we would walk by this restaurant everyday. They were closed for vacation the majority of our stay but luckily on our last night in Siena,they opened. The menu is all in Italian but the servers will gladly explain what each item means. I chose the gnocchi with... More

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Menu was interesting but not so easy to understand. The food was really good and home cooked. It felt like being in a time warp but in a very acceptable way! Dessert was so good and the liqueur on the house was a treat! Thanks to all the staff who made it a lovely meal.

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Wavre, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I travel quite a lot in Italy but for the first time in Siena and this restaurant is really great ! We had the "Antipasto della nonna" which is grilled vegetables in olive oil and special spices, I love that kind of antipasto but this one is the best I have ever had ! The rigatoni al ragu are very... More

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Kaarina, Finland
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We chose this Osteria because it was on our way back from the historical center to our hotel. I would say that it was cheap and the food was good. We were very satisfied.

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Melbourne
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

If you want to eat great fresh true Tuscan fare then this is the place. Very rustic place with tables tucked into every corner, but the staff were great - very friendly, happy to assist with the menu (only in Italian) & make recommendations. The stuffed gnocchi was pretty special - with their 'secret' sauce. The 'Fantasia' antipasto platter to... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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91 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This place is a little bit hidden, which is great, because it rarely gets overcrowded. The prices are very affordable and the food just out of this world. Any choice of pasta will make you want to taste the other. Go there in a group and try to have different dishes. You will be not disappointed!

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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158 reviews 158 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I only wanted a light dinner, taking a break from elaborate dining and ordered the salad " Insalata Giganteca " or something like that. I was disappointed that it was made up with plain old iceberg lettuce, and yes there were carrots and olives and other additions, but I frown on iceberg. I had the biscuits dipped in sweet wine... More

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Roslyn, New York
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133 reviews 133 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Closest restaurant to the Athena Hotel, just up a long hilly street. The waiter was great in translating the handwritten Italian only menu. We both had the roast pork and it was great with the baked onion. We sat in the basement, but you should ask to sit on the main street level. Good food, great prices and a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stumbled upon this small shop near my hotel, I had a pichi with pesto sauce and my sister had a ravioli with beef sauce, food was simply amazing. Reasonably priced too.

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