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5996 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
+1 412-362-0202
17:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Pittbsburgh, PA
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Three of us traveled across the city last night to use a gift card we had to Dinette as well as celebrate a birthday. We had pepper appetizer which was good, shared the only salad entrée on the menu...again pretty good and a couple of pizzas which were also pretty good. Then, disappointedly we were told that we could not... More 

Thank DianePittbsburgh_PA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a treat. Right-sized servings. Couples, singles, or families. Wonderful unique pizzas and desserts! Absolutely the best soups.

Thank Lida3
Rutherford, New Jersey
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This upscale pizza bistro was charming and the food was excellent. I had a delicious turnip soup and pepperoni pizza. It's a small place and you can sit at the counter if you choose and at a table with friends. It has a bright, industrial look and it's in a small shopping area so parking is easy. Liquor is available.... More 

Thank Teacher2urist
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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173 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife and i kept hearing great things about Dinette and the Pittsburgh Dining awards seem to be saying the same thing. The food, well...pizza, was solid but I am not sure I was enamored with $15-$19 pizzas for one. Ingredients were good but i'd like to go back in the summer months when Dinette may be bringing things down... More 

Thank ToonPgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I called to order a meal for two. They said no take out phone orders. I went there to satisfy my sick wife's request. They said no take out except pizza. I asked the owner and she said in order to keep our quality we don't do takeouts. Yet the salad chef was making salads in front of me in... More 

Thank Pittsburgh_PaJohn
Ann Arbor MI
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is an unpretentious place serving creative and thoughtful takes on pizza, with a well-curated selection of beers.

Thank TokyoVisitor
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176 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Very small resturant that is obviously owned by exceptional chefs. Napoli style pizza with a gourmet flair. The attention to detail is remarkable. Wine selection is limited but very nice.

Thank Jeff D
Pittsburgh, PA USA
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Undoubtedly some of the best authentic pizza in Pittsburgh. These excellent thin-crust pies are sized for one, and could come straight off of a plaza in Florence or Rome. The menu is short, well considered and delicious. A favorite with the kids that will leave even serious foodies delighted as well; complimented by unfailingly gracious service. Very highly recommend.

Thank xparxy
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is one of my favorite casual places for dinner. Great thin crust, interesting pizzas--my most recent was smoked bacon, kale, and fontina I think--you can watch the owner chef and her staff make them if you sit at the counter. Nice wines. Simple appetizers and homey desserts. Very busy so come early or willing to wait a bit (maybe... More 

Austin, Texas
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287 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I have been here several times over the past couple of years. Yesterday i want for a family dinner. We went early on a Tuesday and had no trouble getting a table. In the past I have had to wait, but I guess 5:30pm on a Tuesday is not prime time. Be warned-- they do not take reservations. As you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5996 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighbourhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-362-0202

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?