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Siena Tavern

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Sat, 4/20
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Menu

ANTIPASTI
$18.0
Coccoli
crispy dough, stracchino cheese, prosciutto di parma, truffle honey
$19.0
Grilled Octopus
crispy fingerling potatoes, red chiles, celery, aged balsamic, chive
$21.0
Wagyu Beef Meatball
roasted tomato sauce, bellwether ricotta, shaved basil
$19.0
Burrata
tomato jam, sea salt, basil oil
$18.0
Beef Tenderloin Tartare
giardiniera, quail egg, garlic aioli
$15.0
Watermelon
pistachio-mint vinaigrette, spiced yogurt, honeycomb, shaved radish, nordic creamery feta
$13.0
Bruschetta
heirloom tomato, pistachio ricotta, lemon
CRUDO BAR
$16.0
Ahi Tuna
preserved meyer lemon, avocado, caperberry, chili oil
$16.0
Hamachi
spicy balsamic, serrano chili, truffle honey, crispy shallots
$19.0
$34.0
Chilled Oysters
Housemade Cocktail Sauce, Caper-Chili Mignonette, Charred Lemon
SOUPS & SALADS
$11.0
Chilled Corn Soup
avocado, chili oil
$17.0
Siena Chopped
romaine, iceberg, artichoke hearts, avocado, cherry tomato, green bean, egg, radicchio, celery, red onion, salami, pepperoncini, cannellini beans, gorgonzola, sweet mustard vinaigrette
$13.0
Shaved Brussels Sprouts
parmesan, toasted marcona almonds, cabernet vinaigrette
$15.0
Roasted Beets
red & yellow beets, shaved fennel, baby spinach, hazelnut vinaigrette, Laclare Farms goat cheese
$15.0
Tuscan Kale Caesar
oven-dried tomato, parmesan, rosemary focaccia croutons, lemon caesar dressing
$15.0
Hearts of Palm
blood orange, watermelon radish, little gem lettuce, avocado, toasted pistachio, peppadew vinaigrette
PIZZA BAR
Add Fresh Shaved Black Truffles MP
$19.0
Truffle Mushroom
roasted wild mushrooms, garlic cream, mozzarella, white truffle oil
$21.0
Carne
housemade fennel sausage, pancetta cured bacon, sopressata, prosciutto sausage, mozzarella, fresh basil
$19.0
Prosciutto Sausage and Brussels Sprouts
roasted garlic, charred corn, shaved fingerling potato, white truffle oil
$19.0
Grilled Artichoke
dandelion, burrata, lemon, fresno chili, garlic oil
$18.0
Quattro Formaggi
fontina cheese, fresh mozzarella, scamorza, parmesan cheese
$19.0
Burnt Pepperoni
spicy tomato sauce, red chilies, mozzarella
$18.0
Margherita
mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil
$21.0
Prosciutto Pear
roasted garlic cream, taleggio, mozzarella, baby arugula
HOUSEMADE PASTA
Add Fresh Shaved Black Truffles MP
$29.0
Spaghetti
jumbo lump crab, charred grape tomato, red chili & lemon cream sauce
$21.0
Gnocchi
truffle cream, fried sage, crispy pancetta
$21.0
Orecchiette
prosciutto sausage, watercress, chili flake, pecorino cheese
$21.0
Carbonara in a Jar
gemelli, crispy pancetta, parmesan cream, english peas, egg yolk, pecorino
$21.0
Pappardelle
sauce bolognese, grated parmesan
$22.0
Baked Lasagna
Bellwether ricotta, meat ragu, parmesan
$21.0
Tagliatelle
foraged mushrooms, parmigiano, truffle butter
$36.0
Squid Ink Linguine
grilled lobster tail, spicy lobster cream sauce, shaved green onion
$18.0
Chitarra "Cacio e Pepe"
pecorino, black pepper, belper knolle cheese
$21.0
Spinach Cavatellli
rock shrimp, fresno chili, braised leeks, rock shrimp, pistachio pesto,
LOCAL SALUMI
$24 (all)
Prosciutto di Parma
Brooklyn Braesola
Delaware Fireball
Bava Sopressata
ARTISAN CHEESE
$28 (all)
Donatello - sheep
Green Hill - cow
Farisan Farms "Sneek" - cow
Point Reyes "Bay Blue" - cow
ENTREES
$42.0
Braised Short Rib
honey glazed heirloom carrots, crispy potato tortino, citrus gremolata
$36.0
Pan Seared Scallops
caramelized cauliflower, romesco, salsa verde
$48.0
Colorado Lamb Chops
crispy prosciutto, polenta, pea shoots, truffled pecorino
$36.0
Broiled Salmon
citrus braised lentils, caramelized carrots, sauteed spinach, tamarind glaze
$36.0
Roasted Alaskan Halibut
roasted corn puree, shaved asparagus, kalamata olive & oven-dried tomato relish
$31.0
Brick Chicken Diavolo
sticky parmesan potatoes, arugula, cherry tomato, grilled lemon
$45.0
Double Cut Duroc Pork Chop
caramelized brussels sprouts, garlic whipped potato, apple cider
$95.0
36oz. Dry Aged Porterhouse
(Serves Two). Creekstone Farms prime, rosemary-garlic rub, grilled lemon
$36.0
22oz. Bone-In Prime Ribeye
black truffle butter, roasted garlic
SIDES
$12; serves two
Sticky Parmesan Potatoes
grated parmesan, chopped parsley
Blistered Shishito Peppers
lemon juice, sea salt
Roasted Cauliflower
pepperoncini, toasted pine nuts, torn mint
Charred Broccoli
shaved parmesan, charred lemon
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
house cured pancetta, sea salt
About
A polished and energetic restaurant in River North with Italian and Mediterranean influences, Siena Tavern prides itself on offering dishes made in-house, from-scratch. The menu was curated by DineAmic Group's Chef/Partner, Fabio Viviani, also commonly known for his Celebrity Chef accolade as Bravo's "Top Chef Fan Favorite." The décor reflects a hybrid of a rustic Italian market, a fine dining restaurant and a modern, industrial tavern, bridging old world comfort and hospitality with a contemporary menu and design. When setting foot into this 10,000-square-foot eatery for lunch, dinner, happy hour, late night cocktails or weekend brunch, you can expect to taste the same fresh, from-scratch cooking
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice location in downtown Chicago. The restaraunt had great food and excellent service. I will definitely go back again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner at Siena Tavern with a group of friends and it was an excellent experience. We all had different entrees, and everyone was very pleased with their food. I had the gnocchi, and it was perfect. The desserts were excellent as well, but...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kermit753
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I felt very trendy going into Sienna Tavern. A friend had suggested I go there for dinner. The bar was very busy, I do not know if the restaurant was busy. Lots of young people. I ordered one of the pizza’s on the menu, it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NCgirl1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for lunch with friends or clients. Lots of seating options in booths or high tops. Fresh food ranging from salads to homemade pasta. Service was good and the bill wasn't outrageous. Not too loud and all different kinds of people.This...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tms215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food we had was amazing!! The jar of Carbonara was delicious and the wood grilled pizza was melt in your mouth delicious. Loved the food!! Our server was great, they divide and conquer here to get things done. Loved our experience, would go back...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tiffany N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited after leaving the theater district. Unfortunately at 10pm they add a DJ and turn up the music throughout the restaurant. The meal and ambiance were great but not being able to carry on a conversation due to the music is the only reason...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Terry C
Reviewed March 10, 2019

My Wife and I stopped in for a late night meal after a show at the HOB and were very impressed. It's just a short walk from House of Blues so it was very convenient for us that night. We were seated right away, treated...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 4WheelVFR
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Had Fabio’s winning chicken. Very good and generous portion Bobolini dessert was enough for 4 people! Friendly service. Casual

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank micheleg
Reviewed March 7, 2019

I'm staying at a hotel across the street and ordered a simple pasta and salad for take out. The woman who answered the phone said it would be 25-30 minutes for pick up. I walked over at 25 min to pick up my order and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dsamer4
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

My wife picked the spot to host a dinner for 6, with two preteen kids. They had the “exotic” cheese pizza, so that was the challenge. The adults had the squid ink pasta, scallops, lasagna, and spaghetti. It was really special and up to expectations....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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September 19, 2017|
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It’s really loud and we sat in the bar area. I didn’t get to see the rest of the restaurant so there may have been other areas that are kid friendly. I didn’t mean to select that answer since I didn’t have a good opinion of... More
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