Committed to providing quality service to all of their guests and the Northside community, Mezza Luna is a quaint coffee bar and cafe run by chef/owner Sherri Kelly, that offers fresh made to order salads, sandwiches, baked goodies, and tons of vegan/vegetarian eats. Don’t know where to start? Keep reading for our recommendations of getting the best that Mezza Luna has to offer.
Grab a Pick Me Up
Does anyone function properly without a nice, hot cup of coffee? Whether you’re a traditionalist and take your coffee simply black with no cream or are more adventurous and enjoy a pumpkin chai latte, Mezza Luna has the perfect pick me up just for you. The establishment uses 100% grass-fed whole milk from Broadrun Farms to make yummy lattes, non-milk lovers also have the option to choose from milk substitutes such as oat milk.
Locally Sourced Ingredients
In addition to sourcing their milk locally, other partners include Novel Bread, Paul Family Farm, Spring Water Farms, Cowlicks Ice Cream, and Kiva Han Coffee to name a few. Mezza Luna is also a Gold partner with Sustainable Pittsburgh, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower decision-making in local restaurants and help build a fundamentally equitable, resilient, healthy, and prosperous region.
Show Us the Goodies
Pair your coffee or espresso drink with a fresh baked good from the Mezza Luna bakery. Our current favorites are the pumpkin pecan streusel muffins, chocolate chip pumpkin breakfast cookies, and pumpkin snickerdoodles paired with an iced or hot pumpkin chai latte. Don’t forget to try the vegan s’mores cookies!
Our New Favorite Lunch Spot
If you find yourself in the area and don’t know where to stop for lunch, then look no further. Mezza Luna’s lunch menu consists of the soup of the day, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and sliders. Revel in holiday comfort foods with gluten-friendly and vegan carrot ginger soup, white truffle mac and cheese topped with white truffle toasted panko, vegan pimento cheese grilled cheese, or house-made pot roast and gravy with mashed potatoes and peas on a toasted brioche. Wash it all down with their freshly-brewed iced tea.
Prepare for the Holiday
Mezza Luna has a special catering menu just in time for the holidays. You tackle the main dishes and leave the sides and dessert to them. Choose from smashed potatoes, cranberry compote, pumpkin mac and cheese, green bean casserole, sweet potato souffle, corn casserole, baked pineapple, two different soup options, and an array of cookies, brownies, bars, cupcakes, and pies!This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.