About Siena Tavern

A polished and energetic restaurant with Italian and Mediterranean cuisine 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, late night cocktails or weekend brunch, you can expect to taste the same "from-scratch" Italian cooking fundamentals in pastas, pizzas, mozzarellas, gelato and everything between.

51 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL 60654
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - close
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - close

Lunch is served until 3:00pm weekdays.
Brunch is served until 3:00pm on weekends.

Kitchen Closes at 11pm Sun - Weds | Pizza Bar Open until Midnight
Kitchen Closes at Midnight Thurs - Sat | Pizza Bar Open until 1am

Cross Street:
Kinzie & Dearborn

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 595-1322

Website:
http://www.sienatavern.com/

Executive Chef:
David Blonsky/Fabio Viviani

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Enjoy Valentine’s Day at Siena Tavern. We'll be offering holiday specials in addition to our a la carte menu.

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The décor at Siena Tavern 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.

Siena Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (47)
Good for a Date (47)
Creative Cuisine (38)
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Good for Birthdays (38)
Bar Seating (37)
Hot Spot (36)
Special Occasion (36)
Vibrant Bar Scene (35)
Good for Groups (33)
Fun (26)
Business Meals (25)
Casual (24)
Good for Anniversaries (22)
Great for Lunch (21)
Comfort Food (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (20)
Neighborhood Gem (20)
People Watching (20)
Happy Hour (19)
Great for Brunch (18)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Romantic (17)
Authentic (16)
Cozy (13)
Notable Wine List (13)
Tasting Menu (12)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Late-night Find (7)
Seasonal (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Great Beer (5)
Healthy (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Kid-friendly (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Tapas (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

We had the bruschetta appetizer and the burnt pepperoni pizza. Excellent!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Wedding Anniversary. You could not pay me to go back. Food was either super bland of over spiced. Server was non existent throughout most the meal. It was a rarity to be blessed with their presence. We arrived early 7 minutes. Empty restaurant... they had us wait at the bar for the 7 minutes till our reservation then took us to a table which was unoccupied the entire time we were waiting. Unreal experience. Chicago has much better options.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Stopped in for a quick bite after work at the end of a long, cold week. Had the Orrechiette at the suggestion of our fabulous waiter John. It was wonderful. The pasta was cooked just right and the sauce was exceptional.
We will definitely be back

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Romantic, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Very enjoyable dinner and drinks before an 8:00 p.m. show. Great service, delicious food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We brought friends from Texas to the restaurant to show them the great food we have in Chicago and this restaurant was great. One of our friends a young girl had dairy and gluten restrictions and our server knew what they could do to meet these restrictions and she had what she considered a very good meal.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The only complaint I have is I requested to have my leftover bagged but one dish was missing. We have spent enough money for our meal that I just didn’t want to put food into waste. I called the restaurant as soon as I got home and realized one dish was missing. I was put on hold for a long time and nobody got back to me.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Food was great and service was good.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on January 1, 2018

2nd time returning to Sienna Tavern. Exceptional food. Beautiful place. Great ambiance. Attentive service. Honestly, only good things to say as you an see...

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

It wasn’t what I expected.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Went great.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Amazing restaurant !
Best grilled octopus ever! Mouth watering pork chop, leanest ever ! Incredible doughnut dessert.
Great sangria. This place is deserving of its accolades. Great food, very attentive and friendly service, and a beautiful setting. The whole package!

Tags: People Watching, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We went to Sienna without recommendation and could not have been happier! The cocktails were inventive and fabulous! Everyone in our party loved their meals! Our server was helpful, fun, and attentive without hovering. We'll definitely visit again!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Your salads, salmon entrée, huge wagyu meatball appetizer are wonderful. No idea how you get so much flavor from your Harvest Salad but it is fantastic and has so many different flavors and textures. Honestly the meatball is large enough for someone trying to do no carbs and wants a filling meal. We got that as our appetizer between wife and I and probably more food than was needed as we had already ordered the salad and salmon. Love this restaurant and consistent tasty food choices!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Marvelous in every way. Thank you!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 28, 2017

I decided to take my mom here as part of her Christmas present. Everything about the place was phenomenal. We arrived extremely early to our reservation and they sat us no questions asked. Our server Jenni was outstanding. Took the time to explain things to us. Gave great recommendations. Another fantastic thing was the pacing of the entire meal. No part felt rushed or stacked on top of one another. Would easily come back and easily recommend to others.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Perfect bar food with creative menu.... good for foodies not looking for the boring , fried calamari , caprese, nacho and quesadillas typical bar!

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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Went for a lunch date during work. Good reasonable options for salads and sandwiches. Large, sharing portions - plenty of food! Great service, able to eat within an hour and get back to work.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Our recent visit to Sienna Tavern was exceptional. The food was tasty and also different, but still recognizable. The wine list was approachable and the wait staff were wonderful . We had a person in our party with a special diet and they did great fulfilling her requests.

Tags: Cozy, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fun, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Best food ever!
Definitely going back

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas Eve with family. Great waiter, great food. A little tight at the booth for 5

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Went for a birthday lunch with my boyfriend, was very pleased with the whole experience! Took about ten minutes to get a waiter but she was great once we got her! Delicious quality food and very thoughtful attentive service.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We were disappointed with Siena Tavern. We had heard so many good things, but were disappointed in the menu. We also thought things were overpriced. I ended up getting a salad and it was just OK. My husband ordered a pizza and it really wasn't that great. We may go back, but it would only be for drinks. I will say, however, that the meatball appetizer was very good.

Tags: Hot Spot
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Amazing food, great service, terrific atmosphere. A group of 8 women gathered for a birthday celebration and it was perfect from beginning to end. The bruschetta and burrata starters were unique and delicious!!! The presentations were unexpected which made them even more enjoyable because we'd never had those items that way before. I shared a pizza which was excellent. Others had salads and sandwiches which were abundant and tasty. The service was friendly and attentive. Great place. The birthday gelato and monkey bread were the perfect ending to a great experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Orecchiette was one of the best I’ve had!! We also had the Burnt Pepperoni Pizza for the table that was awesome too. My brother had brick chicken which was really good but not the stand out, and my mom had the short rib ravioli which she said was really good but a bit too meat-y for her.
The only thing I️ dock from the rating was the service, our waitress messed up my dish but never came back to our table after taking our order, so I️ didn’t have a chance to even tell her. She also seemed a bit rude and we barely saw her which was a bit off-putting. Also i️t was my mom’s birthday and we noticed other guests getting a free birthday dessert, but we did not :(((
Other than that, food was awesome!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Excellent first visit to Siena. Food was well-prepared and service was very attentive and knowledgeable. Highly recommend!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Everything was great save for the bright lights across the street. Some shades would be a major improvement!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Just perfect

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Music so loud

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Everything was wonderful - the food, drinks, service, atmosphere. We'll definitely be back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Server was jamal, great service and friendly. The food was awesome. Homemade pasta, great appetizers and desserts. Cocktails were perfect. First timers, happy with our choice to stop in

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

I have been here 6 times now and they are very consistent. Food was great and service as well. It is on the high end and that's why I only rated 3 stars for value.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Awesome food and atmosphere. One of our favorite places to share plates.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Tapas
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Amazing lunch!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Brought me team feom work for Chrstmas lunch. We had great food and service!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Thanks to Ben, our server who got us Osso Bucco after telling us they were out of it. That’s all we came their for and was salvitating all week for it so, that was awesome! But was delicious!! My husband had lamb chops and they were very good, as well! My birthday gelato wS excellent-all in all, a great night!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

First time we have been there for brunch. With the brunch menu and lunch menu available there was so much to choose from we all had difficulty deciding. The cocktails were hit or miss for our group, but we all finished everything on our plates!

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Sunday Brunch was incredible. Truffle scrambled eggs are magic.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Loved being able to order a plate at a time! Server was friendly and extremely helpful. Yummy!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Spicy
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The food is delicious, but the noise level on the evening we dined was off the charts. There was a definite increase about 8 p.m., which made us feel like we must be the oldest people in the restaurant!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Super friendly staff very accommodating!

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