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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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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Dei Pontani 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Very popular with local people. Went in a group of 7 and they looked after us really well. They did us a mix of meat, cheese, veg and pasta and it was fantastic.

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Went to this Osteria for lunch as we had walked past it a couple of times and the antipasto plates had looked good. When we arrived the tables inside, of which there are not many, were full and there were three separate tables outside that...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a very small, cosy restaurant, with limited food options. However, the options you have are just amazing. This is where locals choose to eat so it is a great atmosphere to get the taste of Italy.

1  Thank Mehmet B
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Small, local place with a soul. We were the only foreigners that night. Enjoyed a lot Italian character of the place. Nice service and great food, too. As Osteria, not sophisticated, but as for the type, great. Started with a plate of local meat (salami,...More

Thank Tomasz B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

What a perfect little cozy restaurant tucked away in this beautiful city! We had read about this place in a Rick Steves guidebook and decided to try it out, we were not disappointed. There is no menu. You walk into the restaurant and at the...More

1  Thank js7310
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a small little restaurant in Siena. They didn't have a ton of options, but when we were there one of the options was some kind of pasta with bacon and it was SO delicious. This was the best pasta dish I had on...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 7 May 2016

You really need to either know some Italian to eat here or be comfortable with pointing to what you want. The choices are a "cold" plate which consists of various sausages/cheeses and salads right in front of you (making the pointing part easy) or hot...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We had two delicious lunches here. Each time we ordered a pasta dish to share as well as a spread of the prepared dishes, meats and cheeses on display. Affordable, delicious food and helpful and quick service. We ate rather early, but this place fills...More

Thank lizzdailey
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This is a tiny little osteria on a street corner, so small you may walk right by and miss it. Don't!!! They only have a few tables inside, maybe room for a dozen people at most. If it's nice outside the may be a few...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Love this place, buzzing, authentic and real. Eat with the locals either inside or out. Choice of different selection of dishes - delicious!

Thank Lamukitten
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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$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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