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Osteria Boccon del Prete

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via San Pietro, 17, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 280388
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Remember it well from our trip to Tuscany. Was recommended by a local shop owner and it did not disappoint. Enjoyed the Pici Pasta (local fav) with pesto with a carafe of vino de la casa -- rosso. Just up the street from Piazza del Campo on Via San Pietro.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us as a local gem, it didn't disappoint. We have been travelling for 3 weeks now and it was far and away our best meal so far. It is more of a local than a tourist restaurant, food, wine and prices all very good. Not to be missed on your trip to Siena.

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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a recommendation from my hosts at my hotel, I had a really nice meal at this restaurant being a salad with a pork fillet with caramelised onion with balsamic sauce. The service was quick and friendly.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food OK. Serving awful. Restaurant not living up to old stars. Go elsewhere for total impression. Mist restaurant in Siena serves good food with heart and feeling.

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bampton
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Four of us (teaching colleagues) visited here spontaneously for lunch, as another restaurant in the same street, where we had enjoyed an excellent lunch two years previously, was closed (presumably because it was Monday). Service was quick and friendly, and the vaulted complex of rooms attractive. We shared excellent polenta crostini (with Tuscan sausage) and crostini with smoked swordfish; chickpea... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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191 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We came here by advise of our hotel and we really enjoyed it. The food was very good, tasty and authentic. The staff was very kind.

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Thank Sergio_Nogueira
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Walked in without a reservation. We must have lucked out because the owner had to turn away customers throughout the night because they were full. Service was spot on as was the food. Had the starter of grilled Italian sausage on polenta crostini with Parmesan sauce....OMG! The best thing I have eaten in Italy so far. Followed it up with... More 

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Sydney
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467 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nothing pretentious about this place, it does though have several levels under the ground floor. There were 4 of us and we had between us some pasta, sformatina, tagliata and pork with salads and other sides. Overall we over ordered given the size of the dishes. Reasonable wine list at reasonable prices.

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We spent only one evening in Siena and hadn't thought to make a reservation. The manager of the apartment where we were staying recommended this Osteria. We passed by on our walks and asked to be able to reserve for the same evening. We received an almost angry reply that the restaurant didn't take reservations as they had a large... More 

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La Clusaz, France
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We went here as the place we hoped to go to was full and another hard to find. It was a Plan B, or even C. In fact it was a great option as the food was wonderful, service was friendly and appropriately attentive without being intrusive, environment a bit of a quirky modern feel in a traditional space and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via San Pietro, 17, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 280388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?