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La Taverna del Capitano

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Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 288094
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Florence, Italy
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon in Siena and dined here for lunch. I had a basic and tasty ravioli and red sauce and hubby had a ravioli with pecorino baked that was rich, but fantastic. Would def go back.

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Thank Ksiena
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited cosy and pleasant La Taverna del Capitano in the center of historical city of Siena. This restaurant is situated on the short walking distance from the famous Piazza Duomo. It is opened in convenient time and attracts us by its home made pasta, bread and wine. But all our positive mood from the restaurant has gone at the... More 

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Siena, Italy
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Overall good experience and prices more or less in line with expectations but missing a bit of wow.... Nice staff and nice place for a bite of local cuisine

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Namur, Belgium
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Very typical Sienna inn. Food is excellent. Environment is also typical from Siena, the walls are covered with pictures of the Palio and the local Contrada. Service is great, that evening the inn was full though the owner managed to get a table for us.

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Thank Smog93
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Lovely local taverna serves great local food with rustic casual feel. Shared family tables and entertaining waiters add to atmosphere. Food and wine recs by the staff were great....had a great lasagne that was so soft fluffy and full of flavour. Washed down with local chianti. Just down from the Duomo But at reasonable prices.

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Thank Simondos1707
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant near the Duomo. The food was great, prices fair and less touristy than piazza campo. The staff was super helpful with our non-italien speaking ability. Always nice with a restaurant with a clean and accessible toilet.

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Thank blndenver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Very good experience..we had a fiorientine steak, ravioli and chianti house wine and everything was excellent. Service great and simpatic, good prices!

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Thank Iva B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We were here with a group and one ordered veal, which was served too rare for the person's taste. When she asked that it be done a little more, the chef/owner came out to "explain" that rare was the way they served it in Sienna. Despite repeated pleas to just do it a bit more, the world's most arrogant chef... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. We went for lunch on our second day in Siena. The food was inexpensive. However it was really mediocre. I had a mixed salad and they only brought olive oil (not good extra virgin but a bland variety) and no balsamic vinegar. My husband had the risotto and it was bland. The bread... More 

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Cheektowaga, New York
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Four of us have been traveling around Tuscany, sharing the many Tuscan restaurant delights-- ordering four/five separate plates and sharing them so that we all get to taste everything. For six nights, we have not had a problem with any restaurant from Florence to Sienna. On our last night in Sienna, our hotel bellhop recommended this restaurant so we took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 288094

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?