Siena Bistro Restaurant in Willow Glen | San Jose

(408) 271-0837
1359 Lincoln Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
Entrance through parking lot off Minnesota Ave

Why is Our Angry Pasta So Angry? (And Delicious too!)

Why is Our Angry Pasta So Angry? (And Delicious too!) | Siena Bistro

One of our most popular items is our Angry "Arrabiatta" Pasta that features Cavatappi pasta, Italian sausage, wild mushrooms and a spicy tomato sauce. 

Many of our customers appreciate it for its unique flavor profile and the preparation and presentation that our Chef/Owner David Wiesner brings to the dish. 

If you’re not familiar with this iconic entrée (available for both lunch and dinner) here is a little information about our Angry Pasta: 

Arrabbiata sauce, or sugo all'arrabbiata in Italian, is a spicy sauce for pasta made from garlic, tomatoes, and dried red chili peppers cooked in olive oil. The sauce originates from the Lazio region, around Rome.

Arrabbiata literally means "angry" in Italian; the name of the sauce refers to the spiciness of the chili peppers. 

Arrabbiata sauce is usually served with penne pasta. The dish has been celebrated several times in Italian movies, notably in Marco Ferreri's La Grande Bouffe and Federico Fellini's Roma. 

About Siena Bistro

At Siena Bistro, we are known for serving a wide selection of salads, and pastas that feature delicate, mouthwatering flavors. Our list of well-researched California and Mediterranean wines are the perfect accompaniment to any meal. Siena Bistro is where patrons can unwind and interact on the charming patio for al fresco dining, attracting couples of all ages, as well as larger groups for birthday parties, baby showers, school graduations and other special occasions.

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Client's Review

Our customers aren't afraid to tell the world that we've done a great job!

This place is a great spot for dinner as it has a lot of wonderful selections and very decent prices. It was a website that is very useful. I came with a party of 6 and my table was ready before by reservation time and the service was wonderful. The owner, David stopped by the table to make sure everything was to our liking and made us feel important. You have to know about this restaurant or you may never know it is there.

I highly recommend it. All 6 of us had different dinners and we were all happy. They also have a good selection of wines and desserts

San Jose CA