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Zest Ristorante & Wine Bar

Costa di Sant'Antonio 13, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 47139
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tiramisu” (16 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (90 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Costa di Sant'Antonio 13, 53100, Siena, Italy
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We have been to Zest several times in our travels to Sienna. in 2013 and in 2015. We walked by and thought it quaint - a restaurant using the steps in an alley as part of the seating set up. Well - that just made...More

Thank ccoppolaesq
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Seating is cleverly arranged on a steeply sloping side street in Siena. Service was top-notch professional, and the food was excellent, especially the grilled octopus.

Thank Clare J
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Why I write my own reviews and then read what people say afterwards: we had such good service for dinner, that we came back for lunch. And that's all I will say about that! Clara (nice young lady from Napoli) served us. She had excellent...More

Thank kirsten428
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Tasty food and wine, but two caveats. Our waitress seemed distracted and when I accidentally said "s'il vous plais" rather than "per favore" she turned on me with anger in her eyes and was about to say something when I hastily corrected myself. Seemed a...More

Thank Riwist
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner on first night in Siena. It is on a steep side street. So if sitting outside you have to be careful. The staff are pleasant. Not very busy on a Friday night. The spaghetti vongole and the fig salad are delicious. Well...More

Thank Wongluk
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a booking inside and therefore had no problems with getting a table but we have to agree with other reviewers that it's definitely service without a smile. It was efficient to the point of clinical. That said, we thoroughly enjoyed the food.

Thank owl312487
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We were just in Siena for the day to visit St. Catherine's home. One of our group was not happy with the hills and did not want to spend time traipsing around. We searched for a highly rated restaurant (by Rick Steves) but found they...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Location and view excellent, food (sea bream) wonderful, dessert equally as good. The chef knows how to cook! Would have been nice as others have commented for a smile from our main waitress.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good if unspectacular. Wine was excellent. Service was surly and without a smile. Nice to sit outside with a good view of the Duomo. Nothing wrong with this place but I'm not sure it merits the reviews it has.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The novelty of genuine 'typical' Tuscan cuisine can wear thin fairly quickly. We've had hundreds of meals in Italy. Bland, salt-free, no vegetables other than zucchini, egg plant and peppers and frankly, boring. This was one of the better ones. If you're looking for something...More

Thank Jenesaisrich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$59
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:59 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:59 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:59 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:59 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:59 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costa di Sant'Antonio 13, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 47139
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