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La Taverna del Capitano

) #78 of 434 Restaurants in Siena ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Mediterranean
Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 288094
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rigatoni” (6 reviews)
“ribollita” (8 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean
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Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviews (982)
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1 - 10 of 150 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having checked that this place should open at 1200 I saw the rope barrier still across the door at 1205. I had arranged to meet folks here for lunch at 1200. I asked someone (scruffy individual who claimed to be the owner) at what time...More

Thank ContadinoDiVino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found the place dirty and totally unfriendly. For of my friends got a serious stomach ache after a getting meats. Too expensive as well.

Thank francesco f
Reviewed 1 week ago

After having ordered a meal for 2 adults and 2 kids, we asked and got from one of the waiters olive oil to have with the complementary bread. Only to be told off moments later and very impolitely by the chef (?) that this is...More

Thank Ana P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we asked for a table we felt unwelcome. Probably because we were not Italian? After having been seated we were left sitting there so we decided to leave again. Arrogant atmosphere there, you really could tell they are not interested - luckily...More

1  Thank Nico L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This simple restaurant offers great food and service with outstanding price-value right in the heart of Siena. Especially the buffalo mozzarella with tomatoes and tortellini filled with ricotta and sage were simply superb. Be aware that the seats are limited and you may have to...More

Thank V M
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on the way between the Campo and the Duomo a year ago in Siena and had a lovely meal, so much so that we sought it out again. I'm surprised at the negative reviews but think the proprietor must have read...More

Thank gourmetrover
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were a bit surprised to see some of the poor reviews for this restaurant because we had an enjoyable meal, following a recommendation from our B&B. I had peppardelle pasta with meat sauce and my husband had pork in a caper sauce. Both were...More

Thank littlerocky5
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is the worst food I have ever had in Italy. This is also the first negative review I have ever posted on TripAdvisor. I am particularly disappointed because I was recommended to come to this place by my hotel (Relais degli Angeli) which should...More

2  Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Sitting at this restaurant and have been served the most hideous piece of veal in my life. Either defrosted in the microwave, pounded to death? But still lumpy and served bloody rare. The sauce around it is orange fat. Probably the worse meal I've eaten...More

1  Thank Sophie N
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Three couples on a Sunday afternoon. Reservations not taken. Locals eat here. Very good food and service. Thank you Niccolo!

Thank Howard P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Capitano 6/8, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 288094
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