Top 100 Hot Spots in America for 2017
As Voted by OpenTable Diners
The Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America list for 2017 highlights restaurants with not only delicious food and drinks, but vibrant bar scenes, live music and festive atmospheres. The list of honorees is based on an analysis of 10,000,000+ reviews of more than 24,000 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified diners.
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Monday thru Thursday:
PPG2 Market Square Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Closed except for special events
Lunch 11:00am till 3:00pm - Dinner 5:00pm till 10:00pm
Lunch 11:00am till 3:00pm - Dinner 5:00pm till 11:00pm
Dinner 5:00pm till 11:00pm
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Private Room, Bar/Lounge Dining, Happy Hour, Late Night, Wheelchair Accessible
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Since seating can be limited at Poros, we make it easy for you to make a reservation, and provide you with different options to reserve a table.
1. Call us at 412-904-2051 If we are closed, leave a message with the date, time, and number of guests.
2. Use Open Table to guarantee your reservation and view availability in real time.
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HAPPY HOUR MENU 5-7 pm
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Chef Proprietor, Big Y Restaurant Group
Executive Chef/Owner Yves Carreau is a native of Lyon, France, and a graduate of the prestigious Thonon-Les-Bains Culinary Institute. Yves’ apprenticeship took him to the French West Indies, known for Caribbean cooking with a strong French influence. From there, he moved to the United States and established himself in Los Angeles, California, at the famed La Serre restaurant in Studio City. Yves relocated to Pittsburgh and soon thereafter began his commitment to the Pittsburgh culinary scene with his first solo venture, Asiago. His approach of balancing sophistication with accessibility proved a winning formula and his efforts soon earn edcritical and popular acclaim. Yves is now Chef Proprietor of the Big Y Restaurant Group with four established, award-winning restaurants in Pittsburgh--Sonoma Grille, Seviche, NOLA on the Square, and Perlé. In 2015, he added the upscale Greek-Aegean Estiatorio Poros as a fifth.
Big Y’s restaurants consistently top “Best of” lists and Yves has received many accolades for the authentic cuisine and vibrant atmosphere of his diverse offerings. He was named 2007 Restaurateur of the Year by the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association and also received the Wilmer S. Lapp Keystone Award in 2012 for his contributions to the industry and community. Inaddition to his culinary impact on the city of Pittsburgh, Yves has served on the Pittsburgh Mayor’s Economic Development Panel as an ambassador of small business, local commerce, and sustainable practices, playing a critical role in Pittsburgh’s continued economic growth.
Director of Operations, Big Y Restaurant Group
General Manager, Poros
A native of Windber, PA, where his family has owned and operated an iconic Italian restaurant for three generations, Nick spent much of his childhood working in the restaurant industry where he became well-versed in the front- and back-end operations. After studying business at Washington & Jefferson College, Nick joined the team at Yves Carreau’s highly-acclaimed Sonoma Grille in 2005 and was quickly promoted. Having since managed several of Big Y’s iconic restaurants, Nick took over as Director of Operations in 2013. As General Manager of Estiatorio Poros, Nick personally oversees the many details involved in launching the newest addition to Big Y’s diverse and dynamic group of restaurants, managing the talented and hardworking staff of Big Y’s newest and largest restaurant. Nick’s deep-rooted philosophy is that the restaurant business “is about making every person who walks through the door feel welcomed.”