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Ristorante Zaira

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Via Arunte 12 | Chiusi -Centro Storico -, 53043, Chiusi, Italy
+39 0578 20260
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Duzce
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we have been there for three times all of them were better than the other. As value for money wise definitely good choice .As for the taste of food I can give full thumbs up. Well done Zaira.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Tuscany ever year and have eaten at Zaira for the past 5 years. We were so excited to return to this favorite restaurant in Chiusi. While it is still good, we were very disappointed to find that there is a new owner, so the menu has totally changed. Many of the delicious dishes that we always ordered... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We ate here back in 2003. The food and wine still memorable as with the tour by the owner of the Etruscan tunnel system underneath the restaurant which now houses the owners priceless wine collection.

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Parma, Italy
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

we stayed only one night in Chiusi and we went to this old style trattoria in the center of Chiusi. We took a 1.4 Kg fiorentina (we were two) The meat was absolutely superb, one of the best I have ever eaten in Tuscany. The household red wine was excellent. The Service by a young lady was accurate and friendly.... More 

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Kinnelon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We had a large group and no one was disappointed. The food was good, and when one friend was unhappy with his meal, it was graciously replaced. The owner allowed us into a unique wine cellar housing his personal collection of fine wines. Truly worth a stop.

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Thank brianmanuelginsburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

appetizers, excellent pasta-go for the pesto lasagna-just like my mother's/ bistecca was too tough and grisly. Dolci good.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Clearly the most upscale restaurant in Chiusi, but only a fraction more expensive than the rest. We ordered local food, and it is the owner, Fabio, who cooks, and his daughter who waits on you (the name Zaira comes from Fabio's grandmother). The food is very well prepared and tasty (not rich at all) and the wine list impressive and... More 

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Thank Olle W
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

The food was authentic and tasty. The service was attentive and not rushed. We really enjoyed our lunch in a large group of 12 (6 adults 6 children) The owner allowed us to visit the wine cellar later on. It is amazing. Please do ask him if you get a chance.

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Thank VS_trader
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The first time we came here we were the only customers the entire time. We all were all very pleased with our orders and I had the best meat dish I have ever had in an restorant - the Tagliate di Manzo in a vinegar/olive oil with rosemary and peppercorns. Delicious. We came back a week later, and that time... More 

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Thank Björgvin J
Austin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Truly an experience. The food was typical of the area; local ingredients, very fresh, flavors well balanced, and done in a way that would put any upscale Italian Restaurant in the States to shame. After dinner, YOU HAVE TO ASK, to see the Etruscan tunnels, or you may not even realize the incredible experience that lies just beneath you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $34
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Arunte 12 | Chiusi -Centro Storico -, 53043, Chiusi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Chiusi
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 20260

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