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Ristorante San Desiderio

Piazzetta Luigi Bonelli 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 286091
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“involtini” (2 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazzetta Luigi Bonelli 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

(Relatively) large restaurant, strategically placed between Duomo and Piazza del campo. The cost/quality ratio is good, the food typical of tuscany. The service is also convenient, if they do not have large groups at the moment.

Thank SomenziG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful restaurant interiors I have seen anywhere. The menu is graced with local specialties and the servers are very competent and gracious. I had tagliatelle with porcini, one of the porcini specials that evening. The pasta was prepared in...More

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel to Siena every few years. When we last visited, we spotted this place on our last night in town. Since we had an enjoyable meal, it was on our list to definitely try again. We were glad we had the chance and found...More

Thank mejulaca
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We really enjoyed the star Fiorentina here. It was presented with panache and beautifully cooked. The waiter made sure we knew how much we would be paying as it is sold by weight and brought it to the table before being cooked. Good fun for...More

Thank XStephen
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch in the high season, which was pretty tasty, and service very attentive. Starting to regret not opting for one of their truffle options, as the neighbouring table's food filled the square with alluring aromas!

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Service, dishes and atmosphere were perfect! Prices are affordable. Thank you very much for excellent food! Try house wine it's magnificent! Red orange juice is brilliant!

Thank gasap2015
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Nearly missed this place so glad we didnt very nice interior simple but modern great horse photos, had some very good carpacio of tuna really good,the bruschetta was simple but very fresh and clean, steak as you would expect cooked to perfection and pasta dishes...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Rainy day, great food, annoying waitress. I'd been stuck on a Tuscan farm for seven days where the food was horrible...I know, right??? So, I had hoped for some delicious food during a day trip to Siena. The place delivered. Well worth the experience if...More

1  Thank Filmcraft
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

In Siena for the first time and after leaving the Duomo my wife and I were looking for the next place to visit when it started to rain. We ducked into Ristorante San Desiderio to get out of the rain. Rather then just stand there...More

1  Thank DarinLentzner
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Duomo Siena it started pouring rain. My husband and I helped a family with two toddlers into this restaurant as they cried and their parents tried to sooth them. We asked for a table and ordered a glass of Chianti for my...More

1  Thank JamieLentz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta Luigi Bonelli 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 286091
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