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Osteria La Sosta di Violante

Via di Pantaneto 115, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 43774
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese balls” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via di Pantaneto 115, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small, rustic and with wonderful food. My spicy beef cubes were very tasty as were my wife’s veal cheeks. The battered and fried artichokes as a starter were the the best part. Highly rated!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent restaurant, food was wonderful, house wine a treat, service attentive and friendly - make sure you book a table as its small and very popular. We went twice over a four day break and highly recommend

Thank alanandmaxine
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the advice of TripAdvisor. Quiet location, polite and hospitable staff. Good meat is obtained - 3 different dishes were tasted. Delicious.

Thank sergaazz
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in an amazing location near the center of Siena. The food is delicious and the portions are very large. The staff were very friendly and helpful and best of all, it was very reasonably priced!

Thank mileshersz
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We enjoy our evening at the Osteria. The meals were good, especially the pasta Pici. As for the meat, it was good and well cooked. The house wine was correct, at a very low price. At the end, we appreciate our evening and the service...More

1  Thank François-Pierre L
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a MUST visit in Siena. The food is the best we had in all of Italy. The veal cheek braised in chianti was so tender it just melts in your mouth. The pici pasta in boar ragu was equally delicious. The pasta...More

1  Thank rachel k
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner at Osteria La Sosta di Violante in October 2017. The restaurant is a 10-minute walk from Piazza del Campo. Two small room make for a cozy atmosphere. We tried the different dishes, all good. But the risotto of mushrooms and the...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The receptionist at our hotel made this recommendation and booked a table for us... Superb food especially the beef good, service and and atmosphere making a very enjoyable evening, for sure you must book in advance many people who hadn't were being turned away

Thank Ant_Spain
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Cozy place with about 10 tables inside. The restaurant got really full by 1:15pm. I ordered the Pici Ragu which is super delicious and noticed almost every customers there were having the same pici dish. Service was good too. The food are reasonably priced, Pici...More

1  Thank beauty_in_ugly
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We ate here on the recommendation of our hotel. We arrived as the restaurant opened at 7pm, it filled up very quickly and there was a queue as we left. My beef was ok but my husband's chicken was excellent so we've gone for a...More

Thank DoingMyBucketList
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Marion D
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Response from Rita G | Reviewed this property |
Just showed up. We were there In October and just 2 people
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Pantaneto 115, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 43774
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