Best Siena Restaurant, Typical Sienese Foods and Restaurants Outside of the City Center

If you have found yourself in this heartwarming Tuscan city, for whatever reason, surely at some point you will have to find yourself a good Siena restaurant. This way you can get a taste (literally) of the typical food in Siena and the region of Tuscany, including ribollita – a hearty Tuscan bread soup with vegetables, Pici pasta – a type of thicker spaghetti, Pappardelle with wild boar or hare sauce and cinta senese -a type of cured meat usually served as an appetizer. Eating in Siena is a real treat to the senses as you will find the best of the Tuscan cuisine right here and at reasonable prices, too!

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Siena, Italy restaurants tend to stay very traditional, with a twist of modernity mixed in at times and if you are here for even just one day, chances are you get to try at least two of these great restaurants that we have discovered. Take a look!

Best Restaurants in Siena, Italy

Antica Trattoria Papej

Antica Trattoria Papei

Via del Mercato

Open every day from 12PM-10:30PM

Open since 1939, this is your typical Tuscan restaurant offering both indoor and outdoor seating, perfect for the warmer months. Serving fresh pasta, Tuscan soups and lots of meat!

Boccon del Prete

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Via S. Pietro 17

Open 7:20PM-10PM Closed Sundays.

Here you will feel right at home with this warm atmosphere. This is not your typical Tuscan menu, but rather a menu packed with flavor that does not disappoint. Come here for a creative spin on the originals.

La Taverna di San Giuseppe

La Taverna di San Giuseppe

Via Dupré, 132

12PM-2:30PM 7PM-10PM Closed Sundays.

This restaurant is part of the michelin guide 2019. A local favorite, specializing in dishes with beef, truffles and porcini mushrooms. And, don’t forget, the amazing wine list!

Ristorante da Enzo

Ristorante da Enzo

Via Camollia, 49

12PM-2:30PM 7PM-10:30PM Closed Mondays.

Don’t expect an elegant presentation when coming to this restaurant. What you should expect is great service, large portions of a mostly traditional menu, a great selection of both fish and meat and a wine list for every palette.

Il Cavaliere Errante

Piazza Provenzano, 3

Open everyday from 7PM-11:00PM   Until 11:30PM on Fridays and Saturdays

No frills, easy atmosphere. Come here for the best pizza, pasta, Tuscan “street food” and calzones!

Ristorante all’Orto dè Pecci

Ristorante All’orto de’ Pecci

Via Porta Giustizia, 39

Open 12:30-2:30PM 7:30PM-10:30PM Closed Mondays.  

This restaurant is unique in that it uses its fruits and vegetables grown in a cooperative organic garden just next to the restaurant. Come here for an amazing view of Piazza del Campo and the Torre del Mangia for a delicious and fresh selection of soups, pastas and pizza. A great choice for lunch!  

Antica Osteria da Divo Restaurant

Antica Osteria da Divo Restaurant – Siena, Italy

Via Franciosa, 29

Open 12:30-2:30PM 7-10:30PM Closed Tuesdays.

Right in the heart of Siena, you will find this intimate restaurant built into what once were underground caves. Using the best and freshest ingredients here you will enjoy an unforgettable meal.

Castel Monastero

Castel Monastero

Loc. Monastero D’Ombrone, 19, 53019 Castelnuovo Berardenga SI

One of the best restaurants near Siena, Italy, just 50 mins outside of the city center, you will come across Castel Monastero, home to the two restaurants of Gordon Ramsay, La Cantina and Contrada. Come enjoy the menus of these restaurants created by this famous chef. You will find La Cantina in the wine cellars of the estate and is the more relaxed option of the two.