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Bar Gelateria La Costarella

Via di Citta' 33, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 288076
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible21%
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“gelato” (15 reviews)
“gelateria” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
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Via di Citta' 33, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few hours in Siena and decided to have a snack. My wife and I saw that this bar had sandwiches and so we went in and ordered two ham sandwiches. The price was marked as Euro 5 per sandwich which given the bar's...More

Thank Attila V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pop in for a gelato or coffee and make sure you grab a table near the verandah that hangs over the square. Rewatch the crowds and the tower. Gelato is excellent I might add, but to be fair I have yet to run into abad...More

Thank aniruhil
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a gelato. They had a good selection of flavors. The gelato was tasty but not as smooth as at most other gelaterias. They also had beautiful cakes and pastries. The gelato was about 25% more expensive than in Rome. The person running...More

Thank JackofPBFL
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This bar-gelateria has both counter service and table service. If you choose the table service it is upstairs with a balcony that looks out onto the piazza il campo. Excellent service, not the best gelato we had but not bad and the cafe macchiato was...More

Thank gk-lommel
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Siena 3 times, probably close to a month of combined time here. I’ve visited this shop many times. The gelato is alright, but not the best I’ve ever tasted. My girlfriend and I typically come here for a midday cone and to...More

Thank Keith W
BarLaCostarella, Proprietario at Bar Gelateria La Costarella, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dear customer, After reading your review I have asked to each employee of our staff, and nobody rember this event. Moreover the price for two icecreams, which you have indicated, is not correct. Are you sure was our icecream shop? We send an invitation to...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018

I was on a mission to try gelato in every Italian city we toured during our 3 week trip. This was by far the worst and most expensive (13€ for 4 scoops). The gelato was not creamy and smooth. It had a build up of...More

Thank CeciZara
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Italy is filled with delicious gelato, this place being one of them! It's the perfect treat on a warm, sunny day. Service here was decent - it's always nice to be able to order in my native language (English) so sometimes my standards for service...More

Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Yes, you can buy many different coffies and ice cream but if you want to sit down, for no apparent reason the waiter tells you that this area is closed. So you are left to stand by the crowded counter and drink your coffee as...More

Thank Dino W
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The gelato here is out of this world good!! I had the nocciola with actual hazelnuts in it and it was probably the best gelato I had in all of Italy. Definitely worth stopping in for a treat!

Thank Diana K
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

very friendly service - they speak english, german, spanish, greek, some russian, italien of course :) rember you are in italy if you sit you pay extra for the service ;)! ice cream was delicious - hazelnut, lemon and stracciatelle we tried - two cones...More

Thank weinisha
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Citta' 33, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 288076
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