Welcome to Sonoma
West Coast kitchen and wine bar, where food and wine are celebrated everyday.
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947 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Lunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Lunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00 pm
Dinner: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Visa, MasterCard, AMEX,
Diners Club, Discover
Private Room, Bar/Lounge Dining, Happy Hour, Late Night, Wheelchair Accessible
Since seating can be limited at Sonoma, we make it easy for you to make a reservation, and provide you with different options to reserve a table.
1. Call us at 412-697-1336 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.
MONDAY-FRIDAY 5-7 PM SATURDAY 9-11 PM
$5 Glass of Wine $20 Bottles of Wine
$1 off Tapas
Restaurateur Yves Carreau, owner and proprietor of the Big Y Group, hails from Lyon, France, where he attended and graduated from the highly acclaimed Thonon Les Bains Culinary Institute in 1978. Yves took his apprenticeship in the French West Indies, known for vibrant Caribbean cooking with a strong French influence. Ever the adventurer, Yves came to the United States and established himself in Los Angeles, California, where he worked at the famed “La Serre” restaurant in Studio City.
In 1984, Yves moved to Pittsburgh and was hired to manage the kitchen at the Churchill Valley Country Club. A few years later, he opened his first solo venture, Asiago, a French and Italian restaurant, located in One Oxford Centre downtown.
Today, Yves brings his diverse culinary palate and business savvy to the Pittsburgh and Baltimore restaurant scenes with all of his Big Y Group restaurants. Following the immense critical success of his flagship restaurant Sonoma (a west coast kitchen and wine bar) and its Penn Avenue sister Seviche, he took Seviche’s Nuevo Latino tapas concept east to debut Talara in Baltimore’s bustling inner harbor. Yves opened New Orleans jazz brasserie Nola On The Square in March 2011, and shortly punctuated his Market Square presence with the premiere of Pittsburgh’s sexiest new bar and champagne lounge, Perlé, in the summer of 2012.
After the evident success of Sonoma and Seviche, Yves was named 2007 Restaurateur of the Year by the Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association. Yves also received the Wilmer S. Lapp Keystone Award in 2012.
Yves was honored as a 2015 recipient for the Downtown Experience Award by the Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corporation. The Downtown Experience Awards is the night for corporate, elected, entrepreneurial and community leaders to celebrate their collective efforts in creating the dynamic rebirth of Downtown.