Osteria Il Grattacielo dal 1840
"Grattacielo" means "skyscraper": when you go there you will have an instant feeling of Tuscan humor. It is a small place, but food is delicious and prices good.
Osteria storica di Siena. Ambiente spartano, nella location e nei modi e piatti tipici toscani. Da provare!
“Prodotti di altissima qualità, unite a un'ottima selezione di bollicine. Oltre al pranzo e alla cena, offre taglieri per l'aperitivo. Il tutto accompagnato da un arredamento tra l'antico e il moderno”
“Amazing little square behind the Cathedral, entrance to the Cripta of San Giovanni.”
“St Catherine once lived here with her parents and 24 siblings (locals joke her mother must have been a saint too). Now a pilgrimage site overseen by nuns of the Benedictine order, the home's original kitchen and sleeping area were frescoed and converted into chapels in the 15th century. The larger Chiesa del Crocifisso (closed between 12.30pm and 3pm) was added in the 17th century. The downstairs Orotorio della Camera includes the saint's untouched, nearly bare cell.”
“Nice atmosphere, next to the Abbazia di san Galgano, outside seating with camp fire, good wine and beers, cold plates, cheese and salumi, live music some time.”