About Siena Ristorante Toscana
For over 13 years Siena has been Austin’s premier destination for authentic Tuscan cuisine. Chef Harvey Harris received his Master's Chef in Italian cuisine while attending culinary school in Piedmonte Italy, but his heart is in Tuscany where he lived and worked. All food at Siena is prepared to order, pasta is made fresh daily as well as all stocks and sauces. Tuscan food in general is gluten free so over 65% of their menu is always gluten free!. Utilizing local farms and ranches Chef Harvey sources out products that are hormone free, chemical free and natural for his menu. Our food is complemented by an award-wining wine cellar and served in rustic, elegant surroundings of thick stone walls and tall wood-beamed ceilings. Whether visiting for a light lunch, happy hour, special event, or a romantic evening, experience the welcoming charm of Tuscany close to home.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday through Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
"Seasonal" Dinner Hours
Tuesday through Saturday : 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Sunday and Monday : 5:00pm - 9:00pm
2222 & 360 North bound
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Ample parking is available surrounding our freestanding building located in a small shopping center at the northeast corner of highways 360 and 2222, next to Waterloo Ice House.
Private Party Facilities:
Two private dining rooms are available.
Our Caminetto Room seats 17 to 40 guests and has its own fireplace and projection screen. Rustic stone walls, many windows and an arched ceiling add to its ambiance.
Our smaller Terrazzo Room seats 10 to 16 guests and is located upstairs in a private setting overlooking the main dining room. Arched windows, stone walls and a wood beamed ceiling add to its ambience.
Each room has very reasonable minimums depending on the day of the week and can be booked by calling Siena. Special multi course menus with several price points featuring popular selections are available under the private party link on our website. Or, we can customize a menu for your event!
Siena’s beautiful atmosphere and authentic Tusacan Cuisine will be a popular choice and will enhance any event.
Private Party Contact:
Rachel Alton - Event Coordinator: 5123497667x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Siena Ristorante Toscana Ratings and Reviews
I absolutely love Italian food and I've ...
I absolutely love Italian food and I've been to several of Italian restaurants in town and this place has some of the most authentic Italian food. Everything I've had to eat there is so delicious!!! It tastes very similar to foods Ive had in Venice and Florence. I highly recommend this place for its food and service.
It's hard to find a great Italian food i ...
It's hard to find a great Italian food in Austin, especially out on the 360 corridor. This place is perfect for relaxing, quiet dinner for 2 or a small group. Plenty of wine selections and they have smaller portions for some of us who don't require a huge meal (they have normal size plates as well though).
I was so excited to try Sienna after rea ...
I was so excited to try Sienna after reading the recent reviews. Unfortunately, my experience did not match the others who gave 4 or 5 stars. The fig appetizer was delicious, but the rest of the food was very, very salty. Our waitress was gruff, distracted and unknowledgeable. Wish I had better things to say, especially after spending so much!
Lots of great reviews BUT this is not th ...
Lots of great reviews BUT this is not the place as described. Love Italy and Italian food. Everything here overly salted and otherwise bland. In fact salt seemed to be only spice in kitchen. Sliced beef tenderloin was closer to flank steak. Salad was greens only drenched in olive oil with splash of balsamic. Bruschetta with boar was sad and salty. They forgot bread until our check arrived. Pasta was terrible. None of us could finish our meal. Wine list was limited. Asked for highly recommended Super Tuscan. $70 recommendation was young and thin but not terrible. Looked up later -- it was $20 retail so not a good value or recommendation. I'm not adverse to paying up for excellence and understand restaurant mark-ups. Ambiance was good. Overall I would avoid. I hate chains and rarely ever go, but food wise even macaroni grill would be a step up....do yourself a favor and avoid. They did take $25 off bill but still a $200 disappointment.
All around an excellent experience. We h ...
All around an excellent experience. We had requested a table in a less noisy area and that is exactly where we were seated. This is our favorite restaurant in the Austin area. We live 45 minutes from Sienna but it is well worth the drive.
Met a friend @ Siena for dinner; neither ...
Met a friend @ Siena for dinner; neither of us had been here before. The waiter was attentive enough. The bar and dining area is lovely; for a Monday, it was not busy. We had the calamari which was good but salty. We both ordered the pre-fixe (salad, pasta & salmon on potatoes). The salad was salad - Ok; the pasta was SO salty it was returned for a replacement which was much better; the pasta was very good. For me, the salmon was good and the potatoes it was served on were not quite done. My friend said her salmon was uber salty but she did not send it back. I would probably think twice before coming here again any time real soon.
This place is SO STUPID GOOD! It's incre ...
This place is SO STUPID GOOD! It's incredible Italian food that will just blow your socks off. I got the pasta with the mushrooms and white truffle oil but added chicken and I never wanted to stop eating it. The Pinot noir by the glass was also INCREDIBLE! I highly recommend this place if you are longing for amazing Italian food in a bit of a nicer evironment that isn't too snobby!
Average food, nice place. It may have ju ...
Average food, nice place. It may have just been a bad day on the food. It was VERY salty. Also, the air conditioning was subpar and it was warm. In a place with temps in the 100s, a day in the mid 90s should not be a problem.
Siena is Always a Fabulous Experience
My wife and I had dinner with another couple who are dear friends. We all had a marvelous time. The food at Siena is authentic and delicious. Dining there is always a wonderful experience, from the experienced wait staff to the building and decor. Being able to dine at Siena is one of the things I love about living in Austin.
Nice Evening with Some Qualifications
Mezzanine smelled moldy; hostess seemed distracted and inattentive. Front of house appeared chaotic without obvious cause. Hostess (or anyone else) didn't initially greet us, or say "I'll be right with you". Marinara was overly salty, but other dishes were tasty. Lovely setting.
Austin Tuscan at it's best
Be prepared to spend some money, but Sienna is a real gem and there is no better for Tuscan cuisine. Open kitchen, mulitple qualified chefs, constantly burning wood ovens, lots of little nooks and crannys to dine in. Just a wonderful place that's perfect for a special occasion.
Great place to sit and enjoy a great Tus ...
Great place to sit and enjoy a great Tuscan Italian meal. Just out on a date night and wanted someplace different with Italian and this was a great find. Greeted with a smile and our attendant, Paul was great. He new the menu, and explained everything thoroughly. Atmosphere was comfortable with a low noise level and not dark(you can still read the menu). I already recommended it to a few friends. Food was Tuscan style and flavors. Overall a great night with my wife.
Great overall experience.
This was my first dinner here and I'll go back. The food was outstanding and so are the aesthetics. I suggest asking for an upstairs table where we were if there are only 2-4 of you so you can hear yourself talk. The downstairs was full and exceptionally noisy, which offsets the drop-dead gorgeous interior design and layout. The wine list is exceptional. Here's a tip: meat eaters should try the wild boar ragout full meal option.
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