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“Terrible”

Grotta di Santa Caterina
Ranked #26 of 544 Restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $64
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 27, 2012

We thought this restaurant was horrible. My son's dish's looked and tasted inedible. Mine, a veal with spinach and ricotta cheese, was little better. This was our worst meal in Italy.

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1  Thank colprubin
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

The chef and owner personally made a special menu for our group. The service was exceptional, the food was very good, the wine overflowing. Overall I would highly recommend visiting.

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Thank cocorra
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Reviewed June 21, 2012 via mobile

The location first looks nice, but the devil is in the details: the light on the tables outside destroys all romantic atmosphere, mixed experience with the food, e.g. contorni without any spices, staff not focussed on the guests and friendly only to Italian people. Be aware: service is charge extra.

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Reviewed June 6, 2012

Our best meal in the time we were in Italy was at this restaurant! It was simply fantastic. We finished the meal with some Panforte (a specialty of Siena) served together with Parmigiano-Reggiano, drizzled with a little honey, to have with our coffee. The taste was to die for! We wish this restaurant was in our home town! Thank you for an amazing meal.

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Reviewed May 22, 2012

On our walking tour of Siena, we asked out tour guide to show us her favorite restaurant in Siena. She pointed out Grotta di Santa Caterina di Bagoga. You can find it on Google Maps. We can tell you that the effort to find this restaurant is well worth the effort!! They have a few tables in the street and more inside. We were able to get a table outside. While there are few cars allowed on the streets in Siena, there was one that drove by while we ate. The driver could have easily had a sip of our wine:-))

The service was great. The food was even better!! While from our seats we could not see a great deal of Siena, the fact that we were at a hidden gem of a restaurant made the experience perfect.

So, if you are in Siena, take some time to explore and seek this place to eat, and enjoy!!

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Thank NCPirate
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