5847 ellsworth ave, shadyside412.362.5656soba@bigburrito.com


Now this is Soba

soba lounge panorama

The first stage of our renovation and expansion is ready for you to explore. Soba has a new Lounge!

When we learned that the corner of College and Ellsworth—the old College Inn next door that has been vacant for a decade—was finally available, we leapt at it. For years we had fantasized about that space; the room’s interesting shape, inherent appeal, and awesome corner exposure. Moving the Lounge there made perfect sense. And we saw an opportunity to re-interpret the Soba feel. We wanted more light and vibrancy, brighter wood, subtle colors, clean lines. A fresh Soba Lounge.

dining room construction

dining room construction

it may not look like it, but the new first floor dining room – in the space where the bar and lounge were previously – is more than half way completed. the old bar has been removed, the wiring and plumbing have been redone. the furniture is being assembled offsite, and when it’s complete and…