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La Taverna del Capitano

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Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 288094
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Lisbon, Portugal
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354 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 the bests in town. Well, but it isn't. Unless if you like to eat food... More 

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Thank Juzynha
Florence, Italy
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 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.

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Thank Ksiena
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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, bread and wine. But all our positive mood from the restaurant has gone at the... More 

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Thank IREN7777
Siena, Italy
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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

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Thank Tav5555
Namur, Belgium
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very typical Sienna inn. Food is excellent. Environment is also typical from Siena, the walls are covered with pictures of the Palio and the local Contrada. Service is great, that evening the inn was full though the owner managed to get a table for us.

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Thank Smog93
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely local taverna serves great local food with rustic casual feel. Shared family tables and entertaining waiters add to atmosphere. Food and wine recs by the staff were great....had a great lasagne that was so soft fluffy and full of flavour. Washed down with local chianti. Just down from the Duomo But at reasonable prices.

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Thank Simondos1707
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant near the Duomo. The food was great, prices fair and less touristy than piazza campo. The staff was super helpful with our non-italien speaking ability. Always nice with a restaurant with a clean and accessible toilet.

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Thank blndenver
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very good experience..we had a fiorientine steak, ravioli and chianti house wine and everything was excellent. Service great and simpatic, good prices!

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Thank Iva B
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were here with a group and one ordered veal, which was served too rare for the person's taste. When she asked that it be done a little more, the chef/owner came out to "explain" that rare was the way they served it in Sienna. Despite repeated pleas to just do it a bit more, the world's most arrogant chef... More 

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Thank Brian S
Mill Valley, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. We went for lunch on our second day in Siena. The food was inexpensive. However it was really mediocre. I had a mixed salad and they only brought olive oil (not good extra virgin but a bland variety) and no balsamic vinegar. My husband had the risotto and it was bland. The bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$33
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?