The Pia’s restaurant in Gulfport extends to Tutto Bene and becomes “Pia’s Veranda”
Italian gourmets in Gulfport will no longer have to choose between Pia’s Trattoria and Tutto Bene for dinner, as Pia’s expands and occupies the space once occupied by its neighbor.
According to Gulfport Gabber, owner Pia Goff will create a new concept for the space, called Pia’s Veranda.
Tutto Bene took to Facebook last week to announce its closure as owners Allan and Michelle Bishop decided to pack their bags and return to Canada, although they did mention they would retain snowbird status. One of the most striking features of their warm Italian place was its outdoor seating adorned with warm lights and large umbrellas, which would soon become a redeveloped sidewalk attraction for its neighbors.
Pia’s, known for its decorative greenery and ‘warm old Italy vibe’, will now use Tutto Bene’s most popular aspects, such as its live music, dog friendly atmosphere and wide variety of wines when Pia’s Veranda opens. at 3038 Beach Blvd. S.
The owners of Tutto Bene also sold their coffee Gulfperk to its former manager, although there will be no major changes to its staff or menu.
While Tutto Bene’s dismayed patrons will regret the restaurant’s homemade pizzas and beloved lobster ravioli, they will have a variety of comforting Italian dishes to choose from when Pia’s expands. The staples of Pia’s Trattoria menu include paninis, fresh pasta (with gluten-free options), and other classics like marsalas, parmigianas, and piccatas.
Keep up to date with all upcoming news on Pia’s Veranda expansion through Pia’s Facebook page.
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