If you’re looking for a special dinner in Siena while visiting the city and you want to try Tuscan vegetarian and vegan recipes we suggest you to choose among 5 of the most famous restaurants in the center.
Restaurant “Biovita”: reachable in just 15 minutes by car from Borgo Grondaie or by bus with the line 3 (just to arrive there), the restaurant offers almost exclusively Vegetarian menu and Vegan options. The menu includes seasonal Vegetables cooked in different ways, local products such as legumes and cereals, and biological condiments like the vegan mayonnaise. You will also have the opportunity to try delicious homemade vegan cakes (cheesecake, chocolate cake with pears and more) or refreshing vegetable and fruits centrifuges. Also the cafeteria has many options like the famous cappuccino with oats or almonds milk. If you want the opportunity to choose between many delicious and biological dishes this is the perfect place for you!
“L’orto e un quarto”: traditional restaurant of local meat and wine which also offers natural and seasonal products and delicious first dishes with many vegan and vegetarian options. you will find special vegan menu for particular occasion (Christmas and new year) and always new delicious natural recipes periodically changed. The restaurant also has a great variety of wine of regional and national production. It is situated just 15 minutes by car from the station.
“Salefino”: close to Piazza Gramsci, just 5 minutes away from the station by car, the restaurant offers high quality products and many vegetable recipes cooked in different ways. the restaurant is also renown for the great variety of natural soups prepared with local and vegetal products.
“Medo“:In piazza del sale there is the vegetarian restaurant Medo which offers elaborated vegetarian and vegan dishes with seasonal products. In addition to first and second courses you can also try typical desserts prepared with vegan ingredients.
Restaurant “Particolare di Siena”: comfortable and traditional restaurant situated close to porta Ovile, about 20 minutes from the station by car, It will offer you a separate menu for vegetarians and the most typical cheeses of the Tuscan gastronomical tradition. You will also find vegan options and a wide range of Italian wines.
Pizza restaurant “le scalette” : if you are visiting the center and you want to eat a traditional pizza we strongly recommend you this place. The position is very convenient (10 minutes walking from Piazza del campo) and you will have the opportunity to choose among many types of pizza prepared with special kind of flour like kamut or cereals flour.
The ice-cream shop “Grom” located in the city center also offers vegan flavors of homemade ice-cream which attract every day lot of tourists who want to taste them.
In Siena you will also have the opportunity to try the biological homemade beer, findable in the shop “Oasi verde” which sells natural gastronomical products near Piazza del campo, and the fine Vegan wine typical of Tuscany and sold in the wine shops of the city.
In our Hotel Borgo Grondaie we would be happy to recommend you the best restaurants and to give you more information about vegan and vegetarian options in Siena. Borgo Grondaie is easily reachable walking from the station and it is located just 1.5km from the center. Visit our website for more information and offers.
Published by Nicole