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“Quaint delicious tiny place”
Review of Il Vinaio

Il Vinaio
Ranked #98 of 542 Restaurants in Siena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 1 - USD 47
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Traditional "tuscany-old style" wine-restaurant.
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Family run. Eating a meal is like being a guest of the family. The bean soup was divine, as was the veal and the local wine was lovely. Very reasonably priced. Charming hosts.

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Reviewed 22 October 2014

We stumbled across Il Vinaio while looking for another establishment and were very glad we did. This is the type of meal we were looking for in Italy. A proprietor who takes pride in serving fresh great tasting food in connection with local wines. The atmosphere was cozy and appropriate for the location. Everything added up to a great experience. From the recommended wine, to the description of the dishes, to their preparation, we couldn't have asked for more. Best of all was Claudio. He made three American tourists feel welcome.

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Claudio G, Proprietario at Il Vinaio, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2014
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grazieeeee!!!vi ringrazio infinitamente è una gioia poter deliziare delle persone fantastiche come voi!!!!!siete stati gentilissimi voi e la vostra splendida compagna!!!vi aspettiamo di nuovo nel nostro locale!!!!

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Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

We had plans to have dinner somewhere else that was full, so we wandered down the street and in the door. We were treated like honored guests, not the bumbling tourists that we are. We asked lots of questions and our waiter patiently made great suggestions. We sampled a lot of great food, including some local dishes we had never tried before. Quality of food, wine & service was excellent. Decor is fun. If this was in my hometown, it would be my local.

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

Very good value for money. This is a family restaurant offering a wide range of cheese, ham, wine, sweets of Toscany. We wanted to taste all the specialties and waiters did their best to satisfy us. On our way back we even returned to this cozy place to buy wine and pan forte and it cost really little!

Highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

I ended up eating lunch at this restaurant out of accident and I am so glad I did. I was on my way out of Siena and wanted to eat before I left. The other places were closing and this place was still serving. I sadly cannot remember the name of what I ordered, but the server told me he recommended it and it was a traditional pasta for that region. The flavor was out of this world and the serving was huge! I wish I had the recipe for the sauce! I wished I would have been hungrier because the antipasti options looked amazing too. Do yourself a favor and buy a bottle of their house wine and a bottle of their house olive oil, you won't regret it! The food wasn't expensive, the wine wasn't expensive, and the taste was worth a million dollars.

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