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Spotlight On Coastal Cuisine: Siena Trattoria, “A Perfect Dining Choice for any Occasion”

Siena Trattoria is located at 3315 Masonboro Loop Road in Wilmington. 

By: Allen Denning
Staff Writer

The Siena Trattoria is affectionately known by locals as “Masonboro’s Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant,” but you could just as easily expand that to include all of Wilmington and the surrounding areas as word of this hidden gem has spread far since their opening in 2007.  Cozily nestled off of Masonboro Loop Road, the Siena Trattoria is a perfect dining choice for any occasion.  Offering a wide breadth of culinary creations they may be most well recognized for their Italian Inspired fare, but they are renowned for their use of the finest and freshest local ingredients. 
“Whether dining indoors or in our courtyard, Siena is the perfect neighborhood trattoria for the entire family to enjoy. From our delicious brick oven pizza to elegantly prepared meat, seafood, and pasta specials, you will find a level of cuisine that will please the most demanding palate.”  The overall ambience conveys a sophistication that will is excellent for a date night yet it is comfortable and casual enough to be enjoyed by any group of family or friends.  The friendly and knowledgeable staff makes any visit complete with wonderful service and attention to detail.  
Start out your meal with any of the wonderful options on their appetizer list.  A very popular choice and table pleaser is the “Bruschetta Filetto.”  Not your average bruschetta, this selection comes to you on garlic crostinis and is topped with sliced filet mignon, caramelized onions, and a balsamic glaze with a gorgonzola fondue.  After treating your taste buds to such a delightful beginning continue your meal with one of their outstanding entrée selections like the “Pollo Siena,” a crispy chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto and fontina cheese, which is lightly pan fried before being pan roasted with spinach and sun dried tomatoes, then finished with a mushroom sherry cream sauce and served over fettuccini.  Another very popular entrée is the Lasagna which is freshly made in house and baked in their brick oven.  Siena Trattoria also creates tantalizing brick oven pizzas, flavorful and crisp salads, and more.  Satisfy your sweet tooth with a delightful dessert like the “Crepes Siena,” a chocolate crepe filled with hazelnut cream and vanilla ice cream then laced with caramel and chocolate sauces.  It is truly an outstanding finish to any meal. Perfectly pair any meal selection with a carefully chosen wine from their extensive list which contains a plethora of choices found exclusively at Siena Trattoria.  They also offer a fully stocked bar with plenty of seating and a fine selection of drafts.  Enjoy your favorite live events on the hi-def televisions while you enjoy an ice cold drink or even your meal right at the bar.
On Sundays the Siena Trattoria presents their weekly brunch from 10:30 a.m. until 2:00p.m.  Join them for a superb presentation of brunch fare, Siena style.  Stick with your traditional favorites likes eggs made to order, breakfast meats, and stacks of pancakes or waffles or go with one of their wondrous creations like the “Siena Benedict,” which is made with two poached eggs on crisp pancetta served over English muffins and topped with a basil hollandaise sauce and served with roasted potatoes.  Another favorite available on the brunch menu is their “Lemon ricotta pancakes with seasonal berry compote.”  You never knew just how good pancakes could taste until you have experienced this marvelous creation.  The brunch menu also includes a variety of salads, brunch pizzas on garlic flat bread (try the sliced steak and fried eggs pizza with cheddar cheese!), and kids selection.   Siena Trattoria offers daily and weekly specials.  On Mondays and Thursdays Siena always runs a $5 wine night.  All of their wines are just $5 per glass.  On Tuesdays satisfy your pizza craving with a $9 large Classico style pizza.  Steak lovers come out for their $20 Filet Mignon Dinner.  On Saturdays bring a date because the Siena runs their “4 Course Dinner for 2,” just $40.  Including an appetizer, 2 salads, 2 entrees and finished with a delicious dessert the 4 Course Dinner for 2 is an amazing deal.  Give them a call or ask your waiter about daily chef and drink specials. 
The next time you are planning or hosting a party or get together look no further than the Siena Trattoria to provide the food.  Siena offers a variety of “Family Dinner Trays” that are perfect for everyone at your next event or even for the entire family to sit down and enjoy.  The options include a variety of delicious dishes that will serve 8 or more.  Just put in an order a day in advance and let Siena do the cooking!  Surprise and delight your guests with wonderful Italian dishes that everyone will love! 
Siena Trattoria is located at 3315 Masonboro Loop Road in Wilmington.  They are open for dinner on Sundays and Mondays from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., and also on Sundays they are open for brunch from 10:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  If you would like to find out more about Siena Trattoria or to place an order to be picked up please give them a call at (910) 794-3002.  You can also find a wealth of great information on their website at www.SienaWilmington.com.