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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 30 August 2015

possibly one of the smallest osterie in Siena, if one has never tried simple honestly prepared traditional fast food, this is the place to start. perhaps not the most welcoming place, but who cares ;-)

Thank Marco P
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

My brother highly recommended this osteria after he visited earlier this year and he was right! It's a tiny place located near all the busy Siena life BUT tucked away from it all. It's very popular with the Italians but do wait for a space...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Probably the best meal we had in Tuscany (and Italy) this summer 2015. We had antipasti to share amongst the family.It was super tasty and fresh. It is located in a small street, need to know and dare to sit but if you did, you're...More

Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The restaurant offers interior and exterior room. It's a small sized one, placed at the bottom of the street. Quite nice atmosphere and helpful service. The cold plate that I had was quite good composed of local varieties: small fish with basilic sauce, potates and...More

Thank D42N
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This was our first meal in Siena. Short 5 minute walk from the bus station (Piazza Antonio Gramsci). For lunch, they have an assortment of prepared foods - various salads, vegetable items, meats and cheese. You pick and chose what you want and how much...More

Thank bayarea_badger
Reviewed 11 June 2015

What a great little place. You go to the counter and select from an incredibly display of salads, meats, cheeses for a set cost (10€) - terrific quality, very lively...loved it for lunch

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

pre prepared local dishes nice location in the passageway. local cuisine recommended................

Thank Marcin G
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

After coming from Bologna through Tuscany some of our meals in Siena were a disappointment. Not this place - be adventurous and just point to things which will go on a mixed plate. Lovely and fresh - we had a mix of boccinccini and tomato...More

Thank Shanara1
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This was our favorite lunch we had the entire trip! We had the hot special of the day, pici with a meat (wild boar?) sauce, plus a selection of the food at the counter - herring, sardines, salami, pecorino, barley with pesto. Really, everything was...More

Thank Audrey L
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

We came here for lunch after our hotel and tripadvisor recommended it. We managed to get a seat at a shared table with some nice folks and had a quick meal. The house wine was decent and we each ordered vegetarian options from the available...More

Thank Chava Z
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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
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
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Tipical Toscana's Osteria, very Small and very cheep the oldest in Siena since 1840.
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