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Osteria del Leone

Via Dei Mulini 3, 53027 Bagno Vignoni, Italy
+39 0577 887300
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread” (6 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
“rabbit” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Dei Mulini 3, 53027 Bagno Vignoni, Italy
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I have known this restaurant for 30 years and came back after many years with the family for a quick lunch on my way to Pienza. What a wonderful surprise to see that the quality is always excellent. We had only one course and I...More

Thank Zannino63
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Very nice restaurant, friendly reception, lovely atmosphere, great food for all and for vegetarians too Mid-range price, and particular location.

Thank Gigi447
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I was here two years ago, had a chance to return and staying a bit around Bagno Vignoni i visited the osteria three times so i got to go around most of the menu but i would say to always be on the lookout for...More

Thank CorneliusMK
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I can't really speak to the quality of the food, because after 30 minutes we didn't even have menus. We are actually quite patient and understand that the pace of eating in Italy is very different than in the US, but one would expect to...More

Thank BSCone
sparampaglia, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Certainly in Italy it is very different from the United States, we start the service at 12am and before that time we are doing other things, if you do not ask the waiter to sit at 11.30 you will only notice that the waiters are...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

No wonder it is a Michelin restaurant! I was so impressed with the wine selection. Enjoyed the server staff banter with us in our different languages. Staff made good local wine recommendations. Our table was very satisfied with the Ratatouille, pasta with pork, and pigeon.

Thank Cosmos M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Service was friendly and helpful. Our food was very good; we especially enjoyed our rabbit entree. Our bottle of Martin de Nero vino rosso was excellent. We were seated inside the restaurant, as the outdoor tables were already taken. It turned out well as our...More

Thank RShereff
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had a fabulous lunch here! Amazing food with wonderful service. Would recommend sitting indoors during the summer as the outdoor sitting was a little buggy, but didn't impact the amazing experience!

Thank mmh952
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you mmh952, we hope to see you again! Best regards. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The zucchini and cheese tagliatelle was so good, we returned for more a couple of days later. Lovely setting.

Thank Andrew F
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Andrew F, we love the people who come back several times for our food! Hoping to see you soon, best regards. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We ve been there five years ago and at that time i did not know. I said that this is the best restaurant in Bagno Vignioni. After our recent visit this month of August i can tell you that this restaurant is one of the...More

Thank Pavlos K
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Pavlos K, thank you for your perfect review, don't wait five years more to come back and visit us! Best regards. Antonio Cassisi

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had no thoughts on what to experience, but I was totally surprised by this lovely osteria. Fantastic menu and food, extremely well balanced tastes and very kind and serviceminded waiters. Recommendable

1  Thank Dag-Runar P
Antonio C, Proprietario at Osteria del Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Dag-Runar P, thank you for the splendid review! Hoping to see you soon again! Antonio Cassisi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Mulini 3, 53027 Bagno Vignoni, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Bagno Vignoni
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 887300
  • E-mail
The Osteria del Leone, as documents testify, has always been part of the life of this ancient village. Located in one of the town’s oldest houses on the corner of Via dei Mulini and the square with the thermal pool, it has four welcoming, hospitable rooms and an enclosed garden, able to seat a total of 70 people.The restaurant is characterized by a large entrance area with an antique bar, followed by three comfortable, brightly-colored rooms decorated with local nineteenth-century furniture and spacious, well-appointed tables set a reasonable distance apart, accommodating up to 40 people. In the summer, a pleasant inside garden, cool, well-kept, and protected from the elements, can hold another 30 people.The menu features flavorful typical Tuscan cooking and changes more or less monthly to keep up with the changing seasons, but always maintaining some “classics,” local specialties like the hand-rolled long strands of pasta called “pici,” served for example with garlic sauce, or perfectly grilled Florentine beefsteak, according to some connoisseurs among the best in the area. A variety of goat’s-milk and sheep’s-milk Tuscan cheeses and homemade desserts, accompanied by a nice selection of dessert wines and liqueurs, bring the meal to a close.The wine list contains about 250 labels, with a broad selection of the best Tuscan wines. Montalcino and Montepulciano are well-represented, of course, but other fine Italian wines are not neglected; all the wines can also be bought in the nearby Enoteca del Leone.The staff is very courteous, young and pleasantly informal.
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