Senti Restaurant

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Italian
Top 100 Fit For Foodies in America: Senti Restaurant is an Italian restaurant and wine bar/lounge located on Butler St. in Lawrenceville (off street parking available). We serve authentic, modern Italian food originated from traditional recipes. Our automated wine dispenser is available for customers to self serve, if desired, using a prepaid gift card. We offer fine Italian wines both by the bottle or in measured pours in the wine dispenser.

We are also equipped to provide a private and elegant space for your private events, business luncheons, lunch and learns, rehearsal dinners, bridal and baby Showers, holiday parties and birthday parties.

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Mon - Fri 11:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 2:00PM

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BM
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience. From the initial greeting when you walk in the door, to the service, and the exceptional food. Comfortable, delicious, and delightful are just a few words to describe Senti!

EG
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another outstanding experience at Senti! Excellent service, spot on wine recommendations with our meal and outstanding food. Always our go-to place!

r
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Senti had a great atmosphere with outstanding service. I was baffled at how amazing our server was!

S
Pittsburgh
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and cocktails were excellent!

RE
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Chose Senti from a list of Pittsburgh restaurants when planning an Anniversary dinner out with my husband. The atmosphere is very cool. Sophisticated. Two separate dining rooms--both really nice--with the bar in the middle.
I had the squash ravioli--very good. All the pasta offerings looked great. Husband got the braised short ribs. He said they were good but not the best he's ever had. Beans and greens might have been the best we've had.
I didn't know this restaurant even existed but we would definitely return.

RG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first trip to Senti which I have eyeballed for the past few years on the Best Restaurant list here in Pittsburgh - and now sorry I waited so long. Quite a treat with fabulous food and terrific service. My wife and I tried different wines, salads, appetizers, and sides as well as 2 tremendous pasta dishes - and were happy for the leftovers. Staff and ownership top notch!

b
Pittsburgh
50 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

This was our first visit to Senti. We were very impressed with the restaurant as a whole, and our food was very good. The burata was exceptional with the squash. The short ribs and polenta were excellent! I had the sea bass with farro and it was very tasty. Last but not least, we had the tiramisu. It was the creamiest and most delightful dessert. We will definitely return to Senti. Kudos to the chef and staff for creating such an awesome restaurant in Lawrenceville!

FR
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service is always impeccable as is the food.

JT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was fantastic, loved the artwork and great drink selection! Food was fantastic- portions could have been a little larger. Super fun place for a dinner out with neighbors. Highly recommend.

J
Pittsburgh
27 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Senti always produces excellent food with excellent concepts. The range of wines available is a pleasure. This time, we had tagliatelle with lamb ragu. The noodles were just perfect, excellent bite. The lamb was delicious. BUT, someone had gotten carried away with the salt, which diminished the perfection.

C
Pittsburgh
56 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the food was great and the wine/cocktail list is outstanding

w
Pittsburgh
19 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food and service , no happy hour, small bar , nicely decorated, very quiet , off street parking , extensive wine list , good for many occasions

P
Pittsburgh
91 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Barsotti wine dinner was excellent this past Sunday. Franco, Chef Antonio and Joe Barsotti created a perfect menu for the featured wines.The shrimp ,avocado and tomato opener was perfect with the bianco vino. The house-made cavatelli with pork ragu was seasoned perfectly for the rosso vino. The pairing of short ribs with an Anglianco vino was the feature of the dinner. The staff did a wonderful job of serving each course of the dinner. Bravo!

DR
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Fresh pasta dishes were amazing (carbonara and squash ravioli). The Fish melted in your mouth and the flavors were sublime(salmon - 3 of us got it). The salads were unique and flavorful and a feast for the eyes(beet salad and watermelon radish salad). The speciality cocktails were all a revelation and left us wanting more(cinnamon girl, set phasers to stun). The staff was fantastic. Always heard it was packed on the weekends so we went on a Thursday. Not overly crowded, allowing us some time with the waitress to explain things and let us take our time. Overall, a great experience and would highly recommend to friends and can’t wait to come back. Cheers!

OT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great night at Senti. The octopus pasta special was out of this world!!!!! Never disappointed at Senti!!!

HD
Pittsburgh
98 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and wine were excellent as usual! It was a bit loud due to large table next to us.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food very good service. Always enjoy going to Senti.

P
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food and I really appreciated the table visit from the owner - shows that they care about their customers.

DD
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took part in restaurant week's lunch special. We both thought the tomato bisque was amazing and the mushroom fettuccine was generously portioned and fresh and delicious. The tiramisu was also a good size and so good. We would go back to try other dishes. We enjoyed the jazzy background and the sleek white decor.

S
Pittsburgh
13 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food is excellent!

OT
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gift card from friends to celebrate our recent engagement

OT
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall experience!

OT
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a delicious meal and wonderful dining experience!!❤️

P
Pittsburgh
91 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time at Senti on New Year's Eve. Antonio worked his magic with the special menu featuring Salmon Tartare, Veal Osso Bucco and Black Sea Bass. Michelle did a wonderful job of serving our meal and we enjoyed after dinner drinks at the bar with Holly. As always, Franco and Annette were gracious hosts and we wish everyone at Senti "Buon Anno"!

HL
Pittsburgh
11 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went early on New Year’s Eve. We were served quickly and the food was excellent.

DD
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolutely delicious! Great service! Great cocktails!! Wonderful!!

DR
Pittsburgh
28 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We run past Senti all the time and have always wanted to try it so we did. Our meals were very good. Nice sized portions but not too much. Service was good. When we arrived there were not too many tables filled (6:15) but by 7 there was not a seat to be had. Definitely go back again.

PG
Pittsburgh
9 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Our server was superb in her knowledge of both the food and wines. She was also expert at pacing etc. Everyone at our table of 4 seemed to enjoy their meals, though mine was so-so. I had the branzino and the skin could have been crispier and the fish itself lacked flavor. The vegetable soup, on the other hand, was fabulous.

JF
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An excellent interpretation of a holiday classic. All of the dishes were well executed and the staff were responsive.

RR
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Italian Restaurant!! Definitely recommend!!

DG
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant with very good service. The menus is tight which makes for a better dining experience. I wrote a review on Yelp.

B
Pittsburgh
122 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We really enjoyed our meal. It’s too bad that the tables are so close together. Still one of my favorites.

OT
Pittsburgh
17 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!

m
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

nice selections of food in all categories for one's dietary needs. although the wait staff was very professional and personable. I don't mind tatoos. but some of the tatoo artwork was less than desirable for this type of restaurant.

i will be back. that tiramasu was amazing!

GD
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice atmosphere, good authentic Italian food and wine and good value for the money. Recommend it for those that appreciate authentic Northern Italian food.

OT
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just terrific - all the way around!

LH
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Senti Restaurant
What a wonderful restaurant! We had lunch there on Saturday, December 14th to celebrate a graduation. It could not have been more perfect! Learned about this restaurant while on a "Burgh Bits and Bites" tour of Lawrenceville in November. Decided to dine at the restaurant to celebrate a college graduation. The food was delicious, the service great and the owner so kind and attentive. Delicious bread, salad, soups, cocktails, wines and pastas! We look forward to enjoying dinner there soon! Cannot recommend this lovely restaurant more highly. Love the décor and the interesting art work as well!

C
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been to Senti three times and each time we’re highly impressed with all aspects of the experience but most of all with the quality of the food. Like true Italian should be, simple and straightforward ingredients are excellently presented and delicious. Portions are not overly large... just right. We’re eager to go back.

B
Pittsburgh
32 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere, great service and the bartender is spot on

s
Pittsburgh
13 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wine dinner was the best I’ve ever attended!!! Food and service were excellent.

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