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L'Osteria Vecchia da Nilo

Piazza Garibaldi, 53040 Cetona, Italy
+39 0578 239040
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“pici” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Garibaldi, 53040 Cetona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

umbled on by chance at a sleepy lunchtime since its old location had turned into a hamburger joint. Now known as Il Tiglio di Piazza. but still Da Nilo. Classic Tuscan food and wine and just seriously good

Thank Derek_Law
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a triumph of understated traditional Tuscan Cuisine. The highlights of the evening was the hand rolled Pici with just a hint of anchovy, balanced beautifully with lemon zest. And then there was the Gnocci with sage butter, this dish was a house...More

Thank PePeLePhew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you have so many excellent choices to eat in Cetona, it can be hard to make up your mind. Don't miss a trip to Da Nilos to sample their pasta cooked to perfection (pici al ragu, highly recommended.) Their steak with rosemary is also...More

Thank Sampriti G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Simple menu, good meat dishes - they kindly made ragu pasta which was not on the menu for our 5 children. Lovely evening!

Thank jdrobbo
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The food here is so good, great service and beautiful ambiance. Get the veal as it was incredibly delicious. Oh, and the cod appetizer is amazing!

Thank JMac_Traveler
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We ate here twice during our week in Cetona. The food is fresh, Tuscan fare served by people who care about what they are doing. The pasta is light as a feather. The grilled rabbit was tender and served with perfectly toasted potatoes. The house...More

Thank DebRon1000
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best carbonara i've eaten in Italia! Also very very tasty pici al ragù battuto a mano! Nilo is very nice and friendly! Not only comes to see how the clients are feeling but also gives you a liitle insight on the recipes!...More

1  Thank Svelichkova
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This had been a favourite restaurant. The last time there, service was slow and the second plates / main meal were badly prepared to the extent that no one was satisfied. In the summer months Nilo adds tables outside. With the additional tables and more...More

Thank Reviewer_161231
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Clean white room, excellent food, pleasant service. Tremendously good local wine available. Go here expecting a traditional meal in traditional surroundings: this is very old world, but they do things properly. The filet of beef was incredibly tender. The creme caramel was one of the...More

Thank GiuseppeNYC
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My family and I (8 of us) went to Nilo for dinner on our last night in Tuscany. The fresh pasta, veal, and all courses were delightful. The staff was very welcoming

Thank Diane14_3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Garibaldi, 53040 Cetona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Cetona
  • Phone Number: +39 0578 239040
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