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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
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17:00 - 23:00
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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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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

booked the restaurant very late (945) o a saturday night--they were very accommodating -sat down to a great meal for the 5 of us. pasta bolonase , veal were excellent--highly recommend this place --cant say enough good things about it

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Thank n0lkell
Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an Italian restaurant, but it's about much more than pasta. They often have great choices of meats with vegetables, and other types of meals. Their meat and cheese boards are awesome, and so are their desserts, The portions are more than generous. The restaurant is a bit on an elegant site, and people tend to wear a bit... More 

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decided on Siena after our first choice had too long of a wait. This was by far the busiest place on Atwells. We were not aware it was Restaurant Week until seated. They only had a two top by the window which looked like it might be uncomfortable but was more than adequate. We went with the RW menu, since... More 

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napervi
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Siena Restaurant is so good we went there back to back nights. Karen was our server and she did a great job. Never wrote anything down and got everyones order correct. We asked for her on our second night too! Apps. Entrees and desserts all great. We went w some of nightly specials. They did not disappoint.

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Thank julie m
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Providence has a great deal of Italian restaurants but this is definitely in the top for me. Service is very good and the selection of dishes and wines is first class. Hard times pick one single dish. Everything is delicious. One of those places you always want to go back to.

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North Scituate, Rhode Island
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited all of Siena Restaurants, Providence, East Greenwich & Smithfield. We had a great experience in all of them. I think our favorite is East Greenwich followed by Smithfield, then Providence. One of most delicious items on the menu is their Bolognese. As an Italian, I have never been able the sauce that is served with this meal.

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Providence, RI
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right around the holidays, I had quite the romantic date night. We had planned to go to dinner and dancing and we were a little bit more dressed up than normal. Didnt feel over dressed at all. Who: Crowd was professional and looked mid 30's and up. I am early 40s. Date was late 40 from Boston searching for great... More 

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Rhode Island
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138 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to most of the restaurants on the hill and many in the North End and think the food here is fine but nothing special. My penne and chicken were undercooked, the tagliatelle my wife got was thin. I got a salad that in general was good but had way too many walnuts. The bread was fresh and... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did our 25th wedding anniversary dinner here last night and it was fabulous. We ordered the classic calamari which we have had before and as usual it was the best. A feather light crust on calamari that is so tender it is like butter. We ordered the chicken with lemon and honey glaze and risotto. And the pork chop... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite having a table booked we waited for over 30 minutes to be seated. The bar area was cramped and not conducive to conversation. The food on offer was excellent although at the top end of the price scale. Overall good but we found better value for money in other offerings across Providence

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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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