About Sienna On the Square
Sienna On The Square, located in vibrant Market Square, is part of the Sienna Restaurant Group which includes the Sienna Mercato restaurants - Emporio: A Meatball Joint, Mezzo and Il Tetto located in the Cultural District. Sienna on the Square was voted "Best New Restaurant 2013" and listed as "Best Restaurant 2014 & 2015" by Pittsburgh Magazine. We invite you to experience simple, creative Italian dishes, such as our house-made pasta, from our award winning, Matthew Porco, most recently named "Best in Class: 2014 Chef of the Year" by Pittsburgh Magazine.
Italian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Dessert
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday - 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday - 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday - 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Our facade opens directly onto Market Square so you can enjoy outdoor dining on our patio, weather permitting.
Valet parking after 6pm for all of Market Square! Convenient Parking Garages located at Three PPG Plaza Garage, Fifth Avenue Place Parking Garage, Sixth Street and Penn Avenue Garage
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please call 412-281-6363 for information on special events.
Sienna On the Square Ratings and Reviews
This was our second time to Sienna. The ...
This was our second time to Sienna. The food was great the first time, and it was great again. Servers were attentive but not pushy. We started with a bruschetta that was different but delicious. We both had salads (Caesar and arugala) that were also excellent. I had the seafood risotto and my wife had a pasta with meat balls. My risotto was very good. My wife liked her pasta very much, but prefers her pasta a little less dente than she received it (for me, it was exactly the way I like it). I had a very nice Italian wine to compliment the meal for $10 per glass.
food was delicious- pasta with meatballs ...
food was delicious- pasta with meatballs-nothing better. arugula salad was perfection. Staff was very nice and helpful. Tall tables might be a non option for older folks but otherwise no issues here. So glad it was recommended to us
We ate at Sienna on the Square this past ...
We ate at Sienna on the Square this past weekend for my friend's 40th birthday and it couldn't have been better. We had a great time. The drinks were great, the food was awesome and the staff, most especially the manager was awesome. She gave us a tutorial on amaros which taught each of us something. We ate the straciatella appetizer which was amazing as was the lamb pasta. If you're in the neighborhood definitely try out this new spot!
The hostesses were rude and not professi ...
The hostesses were rude and not professional. The food was good but not worth the prices. We asked for dressing on the side and were told only one salad was that possible but each is made at the order..? It was 48 degrees with the large window/door open. People were complaining of being cold to which they did not address. We had a reservation which the hostess did not have record and attempted to seat us outside on the sidewalk which I specifically said in the reservation that I did not want. Will not be back.
Disappointingly not customer focused. M ...
Disappointingly not customer focused. My husband and I chose to celebrate our wedding anniversary here. The food was good, but the chef/service staff is rigid. My husband does not like certain veggies - they would not switch the side dishes - so he had to order something that was not his first choice - or get a meal which he would not fully enjoy. The topper was when I asked for butter with the bread - olive oil was served - I was told the server was NOT ALLOWED to bring butter to the table. Does chef not realize that I AM THE CUSTOMER paying a lot of money for a meal - I should be able to have butter with the bread. Obviously we will NEVER be going back. They may go the way of SALT - another rigid chef restaurant. I will also be posting a review on YELP to warn others unless they want to eat as chef desires, they should go elsewhere.
Traveled there on a Saturday. Never disa ...
Traveled there on a Saturday. Never disappointed. Wine selection was very good. Service was great along with the food. They had the garage doors open so you almost felt like you were sitting inside and outside at the same time. Would recommend this restaurant in an instant.
What a wonderful evening! Our daughter, ...
What a wonderful evening! Our daughter, a NYC foodie, was in town for the weekend so we decided to treat her to a great meal at Sienna on the Square, one of our favorite restaurants.
She loved everything about Sienna! Fun , casual, cozy vibe with spectacular food! John, our waiter, was terrific- sweet, knowledgable, enthusiastic and attentive!
We ordered a little bit of everything- fish, pasta, meatballs , dessert, etc! Each dish was creative and delicious! Two thumbs up!!
Good news as my wife's meal was good (me ...
Good news as my wife's meal was good (meatballs and pasta). Bad news I had the Cioppino for $28. One shrimp, 5 very small clams, small piece of fish and maybe 10 small scallops. Not a lot for the money and the it was served luke warm. Would not recommend the Cioppino at all.
Service - spotty and moody. it was a slo ...
Service - spotty and moody. it was a slow evening and 70% off the wait staff was lingering around the bar texting and yet our waitress had a lot of attitude towards us
Food - ordered the charcuterie plate to start - good spread but typical. Mozzarella Meatballs & Bucatini - pasta cooked perfectly al dente, but the mozzarella meatball - where was the mozz? was hoping to cut in to oozing moss lava and was left digging for any sign
Made a reservation for 2 for this restau ...
Made a reservation for 2 for this restaurant, but after arriving decided to dine at the bar. Informed the hostess of my decision. Food was very good, bartender a little mechanical, but good. Had a good time, but imagine my surprise that I did not receive my dining points! Don't know what happened, but have to assume it's because we stayed at the bar where we spent close to $200. WHY? Contacted opentable and had courtesy points added to my record. Rather odd I thought!
First day new chef and he hit it out of ...
First day new chef and he hit it out of the park. Brushetta w/ cauliflower, arugla & peach salad with perfect goat's milk cheese, pasta w/ Bolognese & stuffed meatballs, and finally a panko breaded pork chop over seared greens. Add a nice Barolo and a lemoncello. Wow.
Enjoyed the dinner with my family. Was f ...
Enjoyed the dinner with my family. Was first occasion I've had to eat outside in Market Square, which with the exception of the crazy guy yelling (but quickly chased away), was pleasant. the menu did seem to be variations on the theme (most dishes had mushrooms or fennel). The polenta corn cake was exceptional.
I took my cousin who was visiting from P ...
I took my cousin who was visiting from Philadelphia to Sienna for a wonderful dining experience. Once again Sienna did not disappoint. Food, service, wine list, and cocktail options were amazing. Homemade pasta made a hit with both of us. Thank you Sienna for your consistency in excellence. Love the valet service!!
This could be the best dinner location i ...
This could be the best dinner location in Market Square. The service is very good and the meal is very good. Not to pricey. Nice place to go if you would like the opportunity to dine outside in the Square. The flatbread options are very, very good.
Smallish Menu with mostly pasta choices ...
Smallish Menu with mostly pasta choices and a few entrees. Famous for their meatballs, we have been to their Emporio meatball restaurant as well. Started with the flatbread with arugula & prosciutto - great choice for 4 people to share, excellent cheeses used. The specials on the Friday night we dined were all appetizers (no Entrée specials?) - sounded good, so I ordered 2 of them as my meal. One was a rabbit terrine (Fabulous and generous appetizer portion) and a softshell crab (Tiny, covered with a salad). My dinner companions all had homemade pasta - The classic with meatballs and marinara; the duck with gnocchi (was really a sliced duck breast with a few huge gnocchi on the side - cooked perfectly and delicious); and their Bolognese. The pastas were all delicious, agree with other reviews that the spices were quite heavy in the Bolognese so beware. Had several glasses of good wines, and everyone was very happy and all 4 of us agreed we would return. Best for casual good Italian meal for carnivores.
I ordered a sausage escarole onion type ...
I ordered a sausage escarole onion type soup and an appetizer of 2 meatballs . It was a perfect dinner for me. Not too much food and lower carbs. Very good flavor ,mild and not too garlicky
The other diners ordered :chicken livers appetizer and the portion was large. I did not try it
The evening special was skirt steak with farrow and I was told it was delicious.
The pasta and meat balls were very tasty and a nice size portion.
The tomato mozzarella salad with balsamic dressing got A plus from the diner. She also ordered the meatball appetizer and was very pleased. I ate a lot of the Italian bread and even took some leftovers home . The bean spread for the bread was a good texture
The waitress was great , attentive and gratious . She laughed with us and no request was put her off.
Oh,…the Bolognese sauce is the best in t ...
Oh,…the Bolognese sauce is the best in the city!! Can't be beat, and the portion size allowed for a take-home bag. The only thing that I think continues to be a "miss" is that they serve great Italian bread…but with a white bean dip that has very little flavor. If you ask for butter, they have none, but will offer olive oil…which also has no seasoning or flavor. I'd suggest they either offer a whipped seasoned butter, or a seasoned olive oil. This would make a significant difference in the whole dining experience. But the Bolognese?? Yum!!
In Pittsburgh for visit and so glad we f ...
In Pittsburgh for visit and so glad we found this place. Great service and selections. Nice space and atmosphere. The only negative that prevented a 5-star food rating was the Chicken Liver Mousse appetizer. It was so salty that it was almost inedible. We had to ask for more bread and other ways to dilute the salt.
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