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Osteria del Gatto

Via San Marco 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 287133
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pici” (12 reviews)
“antipasti” (11 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via San Marco 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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11 - 20 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 15 November 2016

What a gem! Like the title says it was wonderful traditional Italian family restaurant...great food and reasonable prices...highly recommend.

Thank KeithSn
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We ate there 2 days in a row....i would highly recommend it!! The menu is original with typical dishes from the area. It's not the usual tourist trap! The cook & waitstaff are extremely friendly and the prices are reasonable. The food was truly delicious,...More

Thank renee419
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant at the recommendation of our host as a simple and inexpensive choice for dinner. We both had ravioli, followed by a steak dish, a tomato salad and a dish with beans and pork, along with a jug of house wine. We...More

Thank cjrolls
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

As we were living nearby we visited this place one evening. Yes little English spoken but we managed with our little Italian and a very helpful waitress. But we did not enjoy the "welcome" seems locals get treated better. Yes, it's small but we were...More

Thank Colette M
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Found this little restaurant by chance during our honeymoon. We were immediately amused by the handwritten daily menu and no English details. The simple decor and no fuss very friendly staff shows confidence and that the guys know what they are doing. We had pecorino...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our dinner at Osteria del Gatto. From the moment you enter, you can feel the difference compared to other more tourist catered restaurants. The menu was written only in Italian, but the waitress spoke enough English to help us know what...More

Thank lbmac
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Limited menu but the real deal. The ragu was authentic bolognese. The gnocchiletta with hazelnuts was delicious (but rich). Great meal!

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Italian only menu and limited spoken English should not stop you. The ravioli in a butter sage sauce was one of the best and the sausage in chianti sauce was scrumptious. Gatto's 4.5 stars are well deserved. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Morepaperplease
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This small cafe can be hard to find, but it's worth the trip! We stopped in for lunch after a hot day touring Siena and we were well taken care of by the owner and his staff. A selection of Italian meats and cheese began...More

Thank Suzanne919
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The first sign that this restaurant was going to be good was that it was the only restaurant on our 10 day trip to Italy whose menu was not translated into English. This small osteria was recommended to us by a local and we had...More

Thank ScarboroughFoodie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Marco 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 287133
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