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Siena Bistro

1359 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3023
+1 408-271-0837
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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1359 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3023
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Went for dinner on a Saturday night, and ate on the Patio, which was pleasant. The service was outstanding. They start with very good warm rolls, and olives. We all had fish for dinner which was well seasoned.

1  Thank BillPom
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I am visiting my daughter from in San Jose. She took me there for my first evening. We both had the surf and turf special. The shrimp and scallions were delicious. The steak was tender and good but both of us thought on some spots...More

1  Thank Cheryl_1960
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Dijon Mustard Salmon was very good. Quaint restaurant in Willow Glen. Great place for conversation or a date, except for the fact that you sit so close to the party next to you. We were in a corner, so that helped. Good service and...More

1  Thank benzslkgirl
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a mainstay of downtown Willow Glen, perhaps not as hot with the trendy crowd as Black Sheep or The Table, but it has plenty of old-school vibe, with a local charm to it. And the prices are a little closer to Earth, too....More

1  Thank Charles A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Had dinner there about a week ago. Food was excellent. We all had specials. One was too spicy for my wife so they remade it without the spec. Wait staff was very friendly. Overall a good expeirience. We will return.

1  Thank Seqpart
Reviewed 6 January 2018

If in the Willow Glen area of San Jose, a great restaurant to try is Siena Bistro. It’s not easily seen from the road; you enter from a back parking lot off of Minnesota, near the corner of Lincoln Ave. It’s a small restaurant, and...More

1  Thank B4Travel2
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Siena Bistro is a very small restaurant that looks like it has not been updated for years. There were plenty of tables available for lunch during the week, with indoor and outdoor seating. Although it’s a Mediterranean restaurant, my friend and I both opted for...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Excellent food, especially the tiramisu that is the best we've ever had anywhere including Italy. The service is also excellent.

Thank frazrr
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This cozy restaurant in San Jose was a wonderful surprise! From what he olives on the table and the delicious bread to the lovely variety of dishes everyone enjoyed their meals. The clam chowder is the best I’ve ever had- so filled with clams and...More

Thank Cherigayle
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My wife & I visited this restaurant last year when we were in town & had a great meal both times. My wife had flat bread & the beef barley soup for dinner & she loved both! I had the spicy sausage pasta dinner, which...More

Thank michael g
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Audrey P
28 May 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
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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