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Siena Restaurant

238 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1529
+1 401-521-3311
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
238 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1529
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, but disappointing. Food was good, but not exciting. Olive and cheese samplingboards were good. Would have expected more cheese for the cost. Swordfish was excellent. The seafood dish in the tomato based stew was good but scallops and shrimp were omitted. Overall it was...More

Thank Joseph D
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. The staff, my brother and I work hard to provide each guest with an exceptional dining experience. Clearly you were underwhelmed with yours. For that, I am sorry. On the other hand, I am happy to hear you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress was amazing! She provided the best service! Our Appetizers were the very best! Our entrees were exceptional. Overall, the service was Amazing! We had a very good time!

Thank Mark C
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. I hope to have you back soon! Chris Tarro Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is regularly listed among the top tier in Providence. The food is traditional Italian and to my mind fairly priced. The service was appropriate for an upscale restaurant. Like most Federal Hill restaurants they have valet parking We were seated in the bar...More

Thank Mike G
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your experience for the most part. I know the tables in the front do get a little tight. Although we never guarantee seat placement, we do take requests for tables...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped into Siena for an impromptu meal with my guy. The establishment had great reviews, so why not. We are self-labeled "foodies". Here are the highs and lows. Decor/Ambience: Classy, relaxed, upscale, lighting is subdued while conducive to socializing. Music is pleasant and at an...More

Thank Asya M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with true Italian food. The portions are substantial so bring an appetite. The wait staff were pleasant and knew what they were talking about and made suggestions for wines to accompany your meal.

Thank John Paul S
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. I always appreciate hearing back such positive feedback. We hope to have you back soon! Chris Tarro Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel (Providence Marriott Downtown) recommended this and made our reservation. So glad! We had to wait a few minutes for our reservation but the wait was worth it. The food was delicious and the menu was terrific. We will be back on our next...More

Thank Birdgirl2015
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to having you back next time you are in town. Thanks again! Chris Tarro Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Siena opens at 5 pm. We had tickets to a 7 pm PPAC show. Enough time, we thought, for an appetizer and entree. It wasn't. We arrived outside the locked entrance at 4:45, the second couple in line. They opened the doors promptly at 5....More

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Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, My name is Chris and I am one of the owners of Siena. I am very sorry to hear of your recent experience with us. The staff, my brother and I work very hard to provide each guest with an exceptional dining experience. It...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a short stopover in Providence to visit friends we made an adhoc reservation for 10pm using the online booking system during a 3.5 hour AMTRAK journey from Penn station NYC. Although we were shattered this meal more than made up for the travel tiredness,...More

Thank marc h
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. The staff, my brother and I work very hard to provide each guest with an exceptional dining experience and I am glad to hear that is what you received. I hope to have you back next time you're in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somehow the food in Siena just says you in Italy not the US. The best Pasta Fagioli evah! And everything is super fresh and presented so well. And the wine list is a perfect compliment to the varied menu. An attentive wait staff that understands...More

Thank Forrest L
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a kind review. The staff, my brother and I work very hard to give everyone an exceptional dining experience. I am glad to hear that is what you received. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

First time here and others in my party had been here before. It was very good. We had a the meatball appetizer and it was big (3 of us shared it) and it was terrific! Nice friendly place, Good attentive service and the wine was...More

Thank cons18
Chris T, Owner at Siena Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you for such a kind review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to see you back again! Chris Tarro Owner

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caalcot
26 November 2017|
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Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do offer gift cards and frankly it would be a great gift
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caalcot
26 November 2017|
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Response from Chris T | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do sell gift cards in store as well as instantaneous ones on our website. Gift cards can be redeemed at any of our three locations!
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ninatucker
19 October 2017|
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Response from lawyerm0m | Reviewed this property |
Service was VERY slow when we were there. Took 2 hours for a 5pm SUnday dinner and they weren't that busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1529
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Federal Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-521-3311
Description
Brothers Anthony and Chris Tarro own all three restaurants in the Siena Restaurant Group. Located in the heart of Providence's Federal Hill, Siena Restaurant was opened in 2005 and features authentic Tuscan cuisine in a warm and lively atmosphere. While the brothers were raised in Warwick, R.I., Their family has deep roots in the Italian-American community on Federal Hill making it the perfect location for their first restaurant. Come find out why Siena has received Rhode Island Monthly's "Best Restaurant in RI" award for the last two years. Enjoy casually elegant dining with menu selections including a wide variety of grilled steaks, seafoods, and veal entrees along with numerous signature pasta & saute dishes. Reservations accepted. Complimentary valet parking.
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