Serra by Birreria

4.5
4151 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Step in our blooming countryside greenhouse on the roof! Revamped with a brand-new evolving ambiance inspired by nature’s own flowering transformation, SERRA by Birreria lets you experience the change of seasons firsthand, from the gradually blooming décor to a rotating menu of seasonal dishes inspired by the Italian countryside. (Hint: you'll want to visit more than once to experience the changing look!)

To ensure the safety of you and our team, we are following CDC protocol and taking the following measures: capacity limits, limited contact with staff, hand sanitizing stations, spaced-out tables and fully sanitized tables and utensils between guest seatings. SERRA’s rooftop has overhead coverage and is not weather dependent.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 4151 people are saying
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was excellent! I wish it was a bit more clear when making the reservation that the kitchen was closing at 10pm, but it was absolutely lovely

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Rose
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Lovely rooftop bar with top-notch ambiance. The food was solid (but nothing special), but the cocktails were fantastic and very unique. You’re definitely paying a significant up charge for the rooftop experience.

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LizM
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall3food3service3ambience5

The fan blowing was very cold. The server was not attentive at all. Had to ask a million times for someone to find him. Skewers and ricotta balls were excellent. Everything else was mediocre.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was delicious and beautiful flowers decoration:)

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LexS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, delicious food, beautiful and awesome vibes - all around great place!!! Looking forward to coming back soon. Would definitely recommend!

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shekeraA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was great! The restaurant is beautiful and you definitely feel tees chic while dining there! You’ll have a great time!

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Aquaspi17
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great smoked cocktails, wait staff was fantastic, food was good

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a wonderful experience at Serra. The food (calamari, pork skewer, and pastas) were phenom

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The only con is that the kitchen closes by 10 which was a bummer on a Friday night.

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ClaudiaH
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food2service1ambience5

Horrible service. The waiter had a horrible attitude. Food overpriced for what you get. The place have a beautiful decoration, but that's all.

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TheDevs
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and the ambiance was amazing. Service was great, lamb ragu was delicious

MD
vipMcDining
New York Area
75 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing, creative food and outstanding service! Can’t wait to to come back.

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AngeliqueB
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I will definitely return to this beautiful establishment!

DH
DehliaH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really beautiful space, great food, great wine selection and wonderful service!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Muy hermoso el lugar y la comida 10 puntos. El trago que elegí realmente a mi no me gusto pero eso ya es cuestión de gustos. La atención buena. El ruido de los ventiladores podría mejorar

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vipSumitaB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience1

The restaurant for all its hype was disappointing. The decor was tasteless with innumerable plastic flowers making the place look inherently cheap. On a hot 90 degree day, the fan above us didn't work (the server assured us that he has never seen it work). Food was OK but nothing special. Would not recommend this place at all.

JC
JeanneC
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's a lovely venue. We had a great meal. Service was attentive, though very busy.

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HTaylor
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Service was a little disappointing. Very slow, our server rarely checked on us. in fact I had to ask another server to go get him.

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Grace
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

It was the wrong time to have lunch since the weather was too hot. Also, we were not that impressed by the food.

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oliveaw
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

it was a very hot day, and there was not enough sun protection
otherwise, the food and service were great, the ambiance wonderful

BM
BarucherMan
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Honestly was pretty underwhelmed. I thought an Italian place would have more than 4 pastas on the menu, and some more traditional ones at that. I'm not asking for butter noodles or fettuccine alfredo lol but the 4 options they did have were pretty obscure and not as flavorful as I was hoping. We had the lamb ragu and chitarra with pancetta and fava beans and yeah it was just okay. Also I would not recommend going if its anything above 75 degrees because while they have some fans running it was uncomfortably humid and hot up there, couldn't stay for very long.

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NYC21
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

You feel rushed because they say you only have 1 hour 30 mins. From being seated the waiter arrived 16 mins after. The food then comes out in 15 mins after. Food was good but warm would
of like it hot but Calamari was a little salty. Loved the overall service and experience and atmosphere. In the summer they have the fans on so you’ll be kinda hot

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SS1990
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely incredible. Do yourself a favor and order the seared artichokes appetizer. The waiters went out of their way to be helpful and were nothing short of wonderful.

I'm only deducting a star because the table was placed in such a way that the sun was blasting us which, on a 92 degree day, is no joke. It's our mistake trying to go to a rooftop restaurant on such a hot day, but I figured a restaurant of this caliber had thought through how to make the area more comfortable in the heat. It's *really* hot up there which made the experience slightly less enjoyable. But the food and service more than made up for it.

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Parker
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall1food5service5ambience5

I am an Eataly fan. I do almost ALL of my food shopping there. Have eaten outdoors at all temperatures.
BUT
We should have been informed before hand that there was no AIR CONDITIONING!!
What were we to to on a hot Sunday? Start searching for another place to dine?
So, we suffered, and one of the parties has health issues. Not okay.
The food was extraordinary as well as the service.
They should post on their website and inform guests when they reconfirm that on hot days there is no ac.

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GabbyC
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

First off, this is an absolutely beautiful rooftop location that is wonderfully decorated. Given covid, I have been extremely cautious about my outings, but felt very comfortable while dining here. Tables were more than appropriately spaced out, with barriers in-between each. Our waiter was outstanding, so patient and really took care of us (I have several food allergies and he double checked with the kitchen to make sure what I was getting was safe). Only downfall I found was the pricing, as portions were rather small for the high cost. Will definitely return!

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AndrewM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Not enough waiters. I asked 4 times if they had a mask and no one helped. We were running late and the hostess said they couldn't hold our table for more than 15 mins. We were stuck in traffic on the GWB and made our reservation 5 weeks in advance. Nice view, but food took too long to come our and decor was out of season.

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RonC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Nice place to have drinks and appetizers before going to dinner!

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vipRocky
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Love it here! Best place for lunch in the city. Every time I have been here the host/hostess has had an attitude when seating us.
Nasty responses and not welcoming. The person downstairs has always been very pleasant and welcoming.

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Citmar
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was delicious and service was good. We will return but not during mid-day when the sun is beating down.

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vipLoveNYCdining
New York Area
168 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Had a great lunch at the rooftop bar. The charcuterie platter and arancini were spectacular. Also enjoyed the bite size skewers.

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vipOpenTable Diner
4 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Beautiful but touristy. Food is fine.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very lovely lunch. Excellent food and especially great servers.

TG
vipTamaraG
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place for a celebratory birthday lunch. The staff was attentive and engaging. The drinks menu was definitely a highlight. The menu was fun and food was fresh and well prepared if not inspired. We had a wonderful time - I would definitely go back!

One note - due to threat of rain, the roof was closed and the space was extremely humid and hot. We asked a few times for the air or fans to be upped. Make sure to dress in layers!

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GP45
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

The food didn't quite live up to expectations. I had the Tagliata and unfortunately, the meat was very fatty and not particularly flavorful.

The service, however, was excellent and the room itself looked beautiful.

NF
NeilsonF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my girlfriend there for her bday. She enjoyed the food and ambiance. The bespoke cocktail menu was a hit with us.

MD
MariaD
New York Area
10 reviews