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La Grotta di San Francesco

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Via Camollia 25-27, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 236543
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 19:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 19:00 - 23:30
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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great meal in Siena. It's hard, if not impossible, to find a bad meal in Siena. A group of us went to dinner here and I had the Ravioli Mushrooms. Everyone at dinner had nothing but "two thumbs up" . Great service too.

Thank Carl B
Siena, Italy
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant several times now and have never been disappointed. The food is good, service excellent and great value for money. Can highly recommend for lunch or dinner.

Thank 97sienna
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We love this place. Their fish is nicelly cooked, they offer good wine, and they serve you with a smile. I remember both my courses (antipasto and secondo), were huge. They welcome children. The "grotta", is pretty impressive.

1 Thank Idaniux1983
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310 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Parking in Siena where you wish to have a meal needs advance planning. You could end up walking up steep hills. This restaurant is in the shadow of San Francesco Chiesa win parking opposite the street and escalator that takes you up to the old town. But the public parking is closed for maintenance and that means one has to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Went here for the seafood ( and both females - wife, daughter) wanted seafood. Sat night in Sept. We booked but didn't need to. Sitting at 8pm we were seated in what I presume is the grotto which is essentially Real Estate speak for essentially a large , rock air raid shelter, however it was ok.Atomosphere was ok - there... More 

1 Thank Pommieexpat
Nadur, Malta
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Very original restaurant, great fish served, also very good local wine. Airconditioning is very good, ideal for hot summer.

Thank wisfar
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2013

My significant other and I were looking for a place to eat on a Friday night in Siena. We were able to walk in with no reservations and be seated by a wonderful host - however over the course of the 1.5hr we were there only 2 other tables that were seated. The atmosphere wasn't great and the food was... More 

Thank Paul S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013

My wife and I had a very nice meal in this restaurant. The fresh seafood was delicious and the service was very friendly. Definitely worth going down the escalators (San Francesco) to outside the city walls if you are a seafood fan. The wine list is also great and the overall price quite fair.

Thank Daniel F
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2012 via mobile

The best fish restaurant in Siena, And The best service as Well, The Ford amazing! 100% will come back

Thank Idaniux1983

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Camollia 25-27, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 236543

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