OSTERIA LE LOGGE ABSOLUTELY THE BEST RESTAURANT IN SIENA
You know we love great and good food and wine, this is the reason why we use to travel our land in order to find the best place in the area. Osteria le Logge close to Piazza del campo in Siena, doesn’t have any competitor. We also have their recipe book here at il Fontanaro (the italian country slow living)
In 1977 Gianni Brunelli, the owner, created the idea of the typical Tuscan Osteria in Siena.
He discovered the perfect location, and antique Drogheria of the XIX century and he started to research the best quality for food and wine (with more than 200 labels) without expensive mark-up.
We really think that Osteria le logge is the best in Siena.
We love to start at the Osteria with Ca’ del bosco Saten, and then with a Franz Haas «Manna», or a Jermann «Vintage Tunina» with first dishes, and to continue with a Lisini or Aviognonesi Desiderio. (Is hard to remember all their best wines, the list is more than 30 pages!!).
Remember also to ask for a Tuscan meditation wine before going out..maybe an Occhio di Pernice from Avignonesi?
For our own opinion, their best first course include pici al torchio (typical Tuscan and Umbrian hand made pasta with a beef excellent ragu), malfatti all’Osteria (spinach-and-ricotta balls in a creamy tomato sauce) and ravioli ripieni di pecorino e menta (ravioli stuffed with sheep’s-milk cheese and mint in a sauce flavored with port).
Meatier palates can enjoy the bistecche di vitello (tender veal steaks, 1,5 kg is a portion!) or delicate carpaccio di pesce spada affumicato (smoked swordfish sliced and pounded into thin disks), or a sublime Ragu Pigeon. Please remember that in order to be really fresh, the menu change seasonally.
The staff is friendly and very accommodating. Food is excellent, and portions are large enough to make you feel satisfied, without feeling too full. The tables on the terrace are lovely as from there you can sit and watch life in Siena.
This restaurant get busy at lunch, we would recommend you a reservation.
Closed on Sunday. TEL + 39 057748013
Last but not least Gianni Brunelli is also one of the best Brunello di Montalcino producer with “le Chiuse di sotto”. You can book a visit to the cave. It’s an experience that recall the genuine and true past of the art of making wine!