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Osteria Nonna Gina

Via Pian dei Mantellini, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 287247
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“gnocchi” (98 reviews)
“pici” (36 reviews)
“antipasti” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Pian dei Mantellini, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a lovely little restaurant presenting fabulous Tuscan home style food cooked with soul. The ambience is the vibrant and noisy. I’ve read the other reviews about patchy service but we found it to be excellent and enjoyable– there was some playful banter but...More

Thank KevorNot
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

About 400 metres away from mail square is this family osteria where you can have carpaccio from another world, stew I had was so good, wine-chianti, and dessert frozeni lemon..we have to come back:)

Thank Michal P
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We had dinner here twice during a long weekend in Siena. It is a very friendly establishment with a fair number of tables and lots of local customers. The food is good, with a proper emphasis on local dishes including a tagliata of cinto senese...More

1  Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I've lived in Siena for more than a year, and have yet to find a restaurant that tops Nonna Gina. First of all, the food is top notch. Great local dishes, a rotating seasonal menu, traditional presentation. The typical dishes from Siena and Tuscany are...More

Thank danders0n
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I will start off by saying the food was good. That is the only saving grace. But my focus is the service. If you would like to be talked about rudely in Italian and mocked by the staff of this restaurant the entire time you're...More

Thank Alessandra_D_It_Me
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had a wonderful dinner with great food. Typical tuscan food and we felt like grandma made dinner for us. We can recommend this place, however, reservations are needed.

Thank Kaizerina
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The food was not bad, but the service was one of the worst I have ever had. We asked if we could have dinner and they said that it was ok, that they were opened. Since we ordered until they brought the bill (without asking...More

Thank Valle S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Lovely, small, family restaurant - easy walk from the Duomo. Starters phenomenal (try the fantastico!) and the gnocchi in 'special sauce' live up to their reputation. Slightly confusing wine list - but no need to bother really as the 'house wine' is a very decent...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We chose the famous gnocchi which was very good. Roasted veal was OK, but nothing special. Wanted to try the veal steak at 3 euro per 100 gms but minimum order size was 1 kilo (2.2 lbs), which is way beyond what the two of...More

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This restaurant was close to our hotel; the Hotel Athena. We walked past this place many times during our 3 day stay in Siena. We kept commenting we'd like to try it out, but each time we passed it was closed. On the last evening...More

Thank ram9825
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Response from nijc77 | Reviewed this property |
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22 August 2016|
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I am pretty sure they take VISA.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pian dei Mantellini, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 287247
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