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Siena Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Federal Hill
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238 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1529
+1 401-521-3311
16:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was delicious, staff was friendly and attentive, but it was just a little noisy. I would definitely go here again, though, don't get me wrong!

Thank Nancy P
Jersey Shore
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221 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here for a business dinner. Valet was quick, bartender super friend and makes awesome french martini's, atmosphere was top notch and decorated beautifully for Christmas and the food was delicious. Had the calamari with balsamic and asked for a side of marinara just so I could give it a try. I'm kicking myself in the butt now for not... More 

Thank WaterfallsLover
Nashua, New Hampshire
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In its day this was a great spot. Now it feels like a corporate restaurant. Food is good but having said that you can find much better in the area.

Thank unums1
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Day in Providence then dinner before returning my children to college after Thanksgiving break. Picked Siena for its good reviews. Checked the menu before reserving our table. Menu selections are appealing. Menu execution was good but not exceptional. Tried 2 appetizers, 4 different entrees and 2 deserts. Each was prepared competently but without flair. The restaurant is very attractive. Nicely... More 

Thank klincher52
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came for dinner with a friend and the menu had great autumn touches. The harvest sangria was delicious. Unfortunately their vegetarian options were minuscule so I ordered gnocchi which was pretty good. Great atmosphere, attentive staff. I'd recommend it for sure.

Thank Gbadalyan
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I was in Providence on Federal Hill I used to say that the best Italian Restaurant is the one that I am parked next to (there is some good food on Atwells) NOW Sienna is my GO TO restaurant. The have valet parking which makes everything easy, the food is ALWAYS excellent. Pasta's, Chicken, Veal that you can cut... More 

Thank scottyh77
Braintree, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I shared an early dinner on an autumn evening at Siena after a long absence from this lovely restaurant on Federal Hill. Still somewhat sated from our lunch at Venda, our party of 3 skipped the antipasti course and just selected the entrees. As I am the spice girl of the trio, I ordered the Pollo al... More 

Thank rozoftg
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy Italian restaurant with food that was about a 6 or 7 on a 1-10 scale. Interesting menu with choices to suite most everybody. Cozy atmosphere, slow but friendly service on the Saturday night we were there and a long wait to be seated even though we had a reservation. Of the various items we ordered at our table we... More 

Thank Mctraveler_11
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When it comes to most towns little Italy restaurants it's more hype than quality.The ratings were great.We went and had to wait 1 hour for a table.Our fault no reservations.Providence was a very quiet city and this was the only restaurant that was packed.We were able to walk around waiting for our table.When we were done our table was ready.Everything... More 

Thank Richard D
Boise, Idaho
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319 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently had dinner and had a great experience from start to finish. Valet parking is provided. As we walked in the bar was humming with people having a good time. Started by two brothers from Sicily, the staff went out of its to make your stay enjoyable. We shared a Caesar salad and a tagliatelle bolognese,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?