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Siena Bistro

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) #83 of 1,908 Restaurants in San Jose $$ - $$$ Italian
1359 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3023
+1 408-271-0837
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
1359 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3023
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Brunch outside was a nice experience. Service was excellent, the menu choices are OK, the food was good but the selections are a bit pricey.

Thank JBuckel
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Although its entrance is hard to find, adjacent to a public parking lot near the corner of Lincoln and Minnesota Avenues in the Willow Glen district of San Jose, Siena Bistro is well worth searching for. Fine Italian fare, during lunch and dinner hours, is...More

Thank dtimoh
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I have had many different outstanding dishes here but the Filet of Sole is really outstanding. Seems like a plain choice, but the flavor was unbelievable. Also one of the best patios around and a great spot for a romantic dinner. The service is wonderful...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed February 5, 2017

What a wonderful restaurant! Staff is very friendly, and the chef chats with guests! The inside is small and intimate, but there is ample outdoor seating as well. We had the Moroccan chicken meatballs as an appetizer. Great flavors - loved the candied orange peels,...More

Thank Wapatula87
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We had barely finished eating the bread and salads which were so good we had already deciding that we were coming back again -and our entrées just confirmed that decision. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays they have a special menu for 2, $35 for two starters,...More

Thank Dakotakim
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Pretty good restaurant within a 10 min drive from Airport. Expect some $50 bill for two people. The ambience is intimate and a really nice restaurant for couples. The staff is friendly and the food is really nice. "Clam Chowder" was very good.

Thank ShyamGovind
Reviewed October 17, 2016

As others have stated, the term 'hidden gem' is a perfect description. Friends had recommended, but I had trouble locating it; it is off the main drag, which eliminates the parking issue. The food and service were great, and now that I know where is...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed September 18, 2016

SIena Bistro is a great little restaurant - off of a back alley ( which they make look very chic) In the heart of WIllow Glen. It may take a little work to find it- but if you park in the main parking lot off...More

Thank Mithra
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have enjoyed many family celebrations at this restaurant-- good food, variety of wonderful dishes, romantic atmosphere.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed July 28, 2016

My girlfriend and I had lunch last week at Siena Bistro. Wow, what a great find. The food, service and ambience were perfect. A Willow Glen gem. I had the Siena Burger and a side of Spicy Thai Peanut Pasta and my friend had a...More

Thank artgirl850
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Audrey P
May 27, 2017|
Response from dtimoh | Reviewed this property |
Open for brunch on Sundays, 10:00am to 2:30pm. No Sunday dinner hours. Closed all day on Mondays. Check the Siena Bistro website for general business hours. Reservations recommended (...via Yelp Reservations, not through... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1359 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3023
    (Minnesota Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-271-0837
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