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Siena Restaurant

238 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1529 (Federal Hill)
+1 401-521-3311
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Ranked #7 of 733 restaurants in Providence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
Description: Located in the heart of Providence’s historic Federal Hill, Siena offers authentic Tuscan cuisine in a warm, inviting and lively atmosphere. 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 & sauté dishes. Reservations accepted. Complimentary valet parking.
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English first
Franklin Square, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited RI with some friends and decided to eat at Siena due to the proximity to our hotel. We were all glad we did! The food was great, and our waitress, Erin, I believe, was terrific.

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Mass
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Taking an overnighter with my girlfriend to watch waterfire, I told a buddy that we were going to Federal hill to eat. Without missing a beat he told me to go to Sienas. I booked a table for 2 for saturday night. Reading reviews, it appeared to be a hit or miss depending on the day. I can assure you,... More

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massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Made reservations for 6pm on Saturday night so the three of us could attend the Water Fires. The restaurant was already very busy. We were seated at a window seat and promptly greeted by our server. She was pleasant and sweet the whole night. The manager was clearly circulating the restaurNt the whole evening. We ordered the jumbo meatball which... More

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Dorset, Vermont
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

There are quite a few very good Italian (and other) restaurants on Federal Hill in Providence. Siena is certainly one of them. Although they were quite busy, the service was certainly acceptable, and the food was excellent

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Bavaria, Germany
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Located in the Federal Hill area which is a street lined with many restaurants, mostly Italian. We had drinks and appetizers at a different Resturant but had made reservations at Siena on a locals recommendation. We were not disappointed. Our waitress, Erin had excellent recommendations and besides being attentive had a delightful personality. I had the crab cakes as a... More

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Great dinner, typical italian food. Not for those looking for a "deal" but great drinks, free valet, and atmosphere worth the trip. Oddly I have never waited more than 10 minutes, but I also eat late 7 or 8 ish. All in all great experience...business/friends/couples meal.

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Boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Food was good typical italian's everything ran smooth . My server was wonderful to me and my friends. I will be back pretty soon.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The service, the food, the atmosphere are all superb. One of the best meals my wife and I have ever had in an upscale Italian restaurant. The server, Karen, was especially attentive to us and both the maître d and the managers were active and involved. We couldn't have been happier. What great food and service. We are bowled over.... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I went for the first time last night with my husband and we were seated in a cozy table near the window. We had the grilled pizza: the crust was thin and crispy and the sauce was spicy and had big chunks of tomatoes in it - it was REALLY good. I had the Penne alla Vodka and I seriously... More

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Southern, NH
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband and I have eaten at Siena on two occasions in the last few months. The first time in May, everything was quite good and the veal dish with mushrooms he ordered was exceptional . We also had an extremely good appetizer, that was on special that night, of shrimp wrapped in prosciutto . We went back last week... More

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