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Osteria Il Grattacielo

Via Dei Pontani 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 334 631 1458
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salami” (9 reviews)
“antipasti” (8 reviews)
“pasta salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Dei Pontani 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Authentic Tuscan place, no menus, just choose from what's been made fresh that day. Fabulous pasta, welcoming proprietors, nice ambiance.

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Two couples eating a quick lunch in a very busy area of Siena. We picked from a choice of about ten pre made items and they were all good. They also had one pasta dish thar t Was very go,of.

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very simple, yet excellent and affordable food. Just off piazza del Campo. Place is very small, so bo sure to be here quick enough to get a table.

Thank Stane M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic night at this lovely little restaurant in Siena. We chose a selection of vegetarian dishes for the first course and then pasta for the second. The food was delicious and the service was great. We finished off with the biscotti and...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Best food, value and fun evening yet in Italy. The antipasto was so filling, and modified with scrumptious vegetables for me, I could have stopped there. My husband loved the cold meats. Then came pasta dishes, one with meat, one with asparagus. Cheap but delicious...More

Thank Nelda L
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I'm just not able to explain how this place surprised me! Just few tables and a very friendly atmosphere, the autentic italian tradition of the 50s I can't wait to come back!

Thank GiuliaEC
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A medium sized room with three tables and a few chairs don't make a restaurant. Some cold appetizers (sardines, potato salad, hard boiled eggs, octopus salad) salami, cheese and one pasta, none of them very good. But you will eat you food sharing the table...More

1  Thank janelitamirta
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Mrs Janelita, We aren't a Restaurant but the Oldest Osteria in Siena, the different is that in Osteria you eat only the dealy meal, few things at few euros, the Osteria are usually small and ancient, share the tables because have few tables and it...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

It s a simple place where you can have simple plates in relatively cheap prices. The cook and the waiter are perfect but the food is medium (we had cold plate and pici pasta with anchovies ) and the red wine is a "NO". Low...More

1  Thank Zopyr
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Siena is a tourist hot spot but this place is run by locals and for locals Good value Tasty food: they do not have full a la carte menu but rather a few variations of dinner of the day Excellent service with a couple of...More

Thank michal_l0nd0n
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Friendly, easy-going atmosphere, fresh food, excellent price ratio. They serve platters of ham and cheese and have different vegetables. I'd recommend the cheackpea salad with mozzarella and herrings. Another must is the "finocchiona di cinta senese"!

Thank Nicoletta F
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23 September 2017|
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Response from Stane M | Reviewed this property |
Hi again, i was there yesterday, reservation is possible only for dinner, for lunch not. There are quite a few tables, so you shouldn't have problem to either get one or wait for a 15 minutes. Btw food is still good :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Pontani 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 334 631 1458
  • E-mail
Tipical Toscana's Osteria, very Small and very cheep the oldest in Siena since 1840.
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