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La Taverna del Capitano

Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 288094
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rigatoni” (6 reviews)
“ribollita” (8 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This simple restaurant offers great food and service with outstanding price-value right in the heart of Siena. Especially the buffalo mozzarella with tomatoes and tortellini filled with ricotta and sage were simply superb. Be aware that the seats are limited and you may have to...More

Thank V M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on the way between the Campo and the Duomo a year ago in Siena and had a lovely meal, so much so that we sought it out again. I'm surprised at the negative reviews but think the proprietor must have read...More

Thank gourmetrover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a bit surprised to see some of the poor reviews for this restaurant because we had an enjoyable meal, following a recommendation from our B&B. I had peppardelle pasta with meat sauce and my husband had pork in a caper sauce. Both were...More

Thank littlerocky5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the worst food I have ever had in Italy. This is also the first negative review I have ever posted on TripAdvisor. I am particularly disappointed because I was recommended to come to this place by my hotel (Relais degli Angeli) which should...More

1  Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting at this restaurant and have been served the most hideous piece of veal in my life. Either defrosted in the microwave, pounded to death? But still lumpy and served bloody rare. The sauce around it is orange fat. Probably the worse meal I've eaten...More

1  Thank Sophie N
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Three couples on a Sunday afternoon. Reservations not taken. Locals eat here. Very good food and service. Thank you Niccolo!

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant after tried to book a table on Taverna do San Giuseppe, which was full. Since it was our first time in Siena, we asked for help in our hotel and they recommended us this restaurant as it was one of...More

1  Thank Juzynha
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon in Siena and dined here for lunch. I had a basic and tasty ravioli and red sauce and hubby had a ravioli with pecorino baked that was rich, but fantastic. Would def go back.

Thank Ksiena
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We visited cosy and pleasant La Taverna del Capitano in the center of historical city of Siena. This restaurant is situated on the short walking distance from the famous Piazza Duomo. It is opened in convenient time and attracts us by its home made pasta,...More

Thank IREN7777
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Overall good experience and prices more or less in line with expectations but missing a bit of wow.... Nice staff and nice place for a bite of local cuisine

Thank Tav5555
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 288094
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