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Il Mestolo

#128 of 428 Restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Fiorentina 81, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 51531
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Antwerp, Belgium
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The usual ugly cold Italian decor. Trying to be smart but a total disaster. Friendly staff. Big wine list but awkward choices. From the crudo taken as antipasto a great deal could not be swallowed because of lack of freshness. Turbot was clearly farmed and totally tasteless. Depressing place. Thank God I was in good company!

Thank Furge
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310 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

The four of us tried their seafood lunch set menu at 50€ Each and walked away impressed. The crudo was fresh - sea urchin, mussel, clams, whelks, shrimp, and 3-4 kinds of fresh fish. All super fresh and succulent. The spaghetti with clams and cherry tomatoes was fine, not the best we had. But the steamed seafood in a jar... More 

Thank sunnyboy9
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

A bit misleading from the outside, but inside a good quality restaurant, excellent decor and ambiance.The owner was very helpful in translating the menu, which offered good variety. Food and wine both excellent and overall reasonably value for money

Thank FrankEarnest
Vimercate, Italy
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73 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

I have dinner in this restaurant whenever i can. The quality of the food, the fresh fish and the beautiful presentation of the dishes make it the perfect place for special occasions (cost is medium-high but it deserves it!) Also the dessert is delicious.....

Thank Gabriele1967
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2013

The Location is not near the center of Siena but it deserves a visit.Gaetano, the owner, is very nice and kind. The dinner started with a complimentary delicious appetizer, fish is recommended. Very good was "Paccheri with smoked Rombo fish". You cannot miss the Frittura. As dessert you should taste the "Fantasy of Cakes". Prices are very good for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fiorentina 81, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 51531

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