By Andrea Bosco

Sienna Sulla Piazza in Market Square has expanded, threefold. The multi-level Sienna Mercato, located in the Cultural District, now offers three distinct eateries under one roof — Emporio: A Meatball Joint; Mezzo, featuring wine, charcuterie, and wood-fired pizza; and Il Tetto, a rooftop beer garden! Says partner Susan Certo, “We’re really excited to bring something unique to the city. The rooftop has a glass retractable roof and becomes an upscale, open-air restaurant. It’s something you’ve never seen in Pittsburgh.” Executive Chef Matthew Porco offers the restaurant’s fresh-cured meats and cheeses, and upscale appetizers to patrons Wednesday through Sunday, from 4:30 p.m. to close. On Monday and Tuesday, the space is closed for private parties. “We’re thrilled,” says Certo. “We think it will be a really great destination point in Pittsburgh. And, really special.” At Il Tetto, we’re loving the Duck Confit Steak Fries with duck fat gravy, cherries, and a sunny-side-up duck farm egg, and the Octopus Terrine with olive tapenade, roasted red pepper, lemon emulsion, and micro greens. While surrounded by the city’s skyscrapers, wash it all down with one of 32 draft beers!

Sienna Mercato, 942 Penn Ave., Downtown. 412.281.2810. siennapgh.com.
Sienna Sulla Piazza, Market Square, Cultural District, Pittsburgh

Duck Confit Steak Fries at Sienna Mercato’s Il Tetto.

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2 Comments

  1. Joe
    May 30, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    This place is no where near Market Sq. It is on Penn av in the Cultural District. The complete other side of Down Town.

    • WHIRL
      May 30, 2014 at 12:16 pm

      Sienna Sulla Piazza is located in Market Square. The restaurant has now expanded to include the multi-level Sienna Mercato, which is located in the Cultural District. Sorry for the confusion!