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Antica trattoria Botteganova

#101 of 425 Restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence
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Strada Chiantigiana 29-31, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 284230
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rome
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

What more can I say. Our hotel recommended this restaurant and it was perfect from beginning to the end. Pity it is not closer to Siena. Price VERY reasonable for the quality of the food. Highly recommend

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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

You need a car to find the restaurant outside of town but it is so worth it! The table setting is gorgeous with lace, the quality of the food and presentation is outstanding, and the owner seems to be a very nice person. We took recommendations from the excellent waiter.

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Thank AngieMosby
Saint Julian's, Malta
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I recommend that you go for an interesting experience. Ask the owner to chose your wine. He is a wonderful man with a huge cultural depth in enology. You do not have to worry about price. He takes great pride in proposing value for money wines. Don't leave without the "piatto Del buon ricordo"

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Thank Maltesebread
Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This local restaurant was recommended by our host who arranged our bookings on the two nights we ate there. Just outside the city limits, but still only a short drive, this family restaurant was like being invited into a family home. The husband is front of house with his wife as the chef. The decore is authentic and the meals... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We were driving back to our agriturisimo after a quick grocery trip to Siena. We thought we had found a pizzeria. Instead, we found a lovely, friendly trattoria with excellent food. My first look to the dining room with charger plates, and linen napkins, caused me some concern. When the waiter brought the extensive wine list I ordered two glasses... More 

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Thank Elizabeth B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in Siena!!! Great dishes and lovely service... Must to visit. We will be back for in the next visit...

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Lugano, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Having a Dinner at Ettore Silvestre is a great experience. Everything he is doing, he does with "passione". Its a bit outside Siena, but absolutely worth the little trip!

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Thank STHARA
Istanbul, Turkey
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We ate there in a hot Sunday and the place was empty, only an old couple of italians and us. Was perfect though cause we have a toddler and she is very active so she had the whole place for herself. For appetizer we had the assortment as shown in the picture and as main course I ate the bistecca... More 

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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

This is a restaurant with history (supplied by the taxi driver) and a wine cellar that is the real deal, not a display for tourists. We were greeted with a glass of champagne and an appetizer and just kept on getting better. According to the taxi driver (it is not inside the old city, you need a taxi to get... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

This was one of the most amazing dinners out of our two week vacation in Italy. It was intimate, personal, and delicious. The owner and Chef did a wonderful job at giving us the most amazing dining experiences despite the language barrier. They served us 'omakase' style and delivered plate after plate of delicious food to our table. Thank you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Chiantigiana 29-31, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 284230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?