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Mia Madre Trattoria

649 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15202-2454
+1 412-766-6662
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal” (16 reviews)
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649 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15202-2454
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Mia Madre almost from inception. It has returned to its original home on California Avenue in Avalon, PA where it is clearly a gem. I took a group of 7 there recently and everyone enjoyed. We started with fried smelts,...More

Thank edward19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit and it was excellent! I had the Veal with peppers with a side of linguini and clams. My wife had veal Mia with a side of angel hair. Best veal in Pittsburgh!!! Ok

Thank john m
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My niece raves about this place every time she goes and highly recommended that we try it, so we did. Very cute little place on the romantic side. We had the chicken parm, chicken marsala and salmon. Very nice portions and I feel you definitely...More

Thank rollerdiane
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This may well be the perfect little Italian restaurant. Both my wife and I LOVE their veal dishes...all of them. The side pastas served with the veal are so good I always plan to order a full pasta meal the next time I go but...More

Thank TheOriginalLuckyDom
Shari N, Owner at Mia Madre Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words and it is OUR Pleasure to serve you and yours. God Bless.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Food was EXCELLENT! Fried Zucchini appetizer, Salads were fresh! Our two boys ordered Veal Parm and Lasagna. Hubby ordered Chicken Piccata, I had Eggplant. Authentic Italian, delicious and generous sized portions. From experience, I knew to make reservations. Owner was present and very attentive to...More

Thank LindaLou39
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had a friend visiting from out of town who wanted Italian and another local friend who was also joining us, recommended this place. Since we have never been here or heard of it, we were a bit leary. When we arrived we realized that...More

Thank JacquelineRenee
Shari N, Owner at Mia Madre Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We enjoy serving our Friends / Family. We too are Foodies and appreciate Good Food and Service. As for my Son Alex he is a Hoot! God Bless!

Reviewed 14 July 2017

First - it's BYOB. Don't want to forget that! Second - make a reservation. This restaurant is a neighborhood treasure whose reputation has spread by many a happy mouth! The food is out-of-this-world. It is inexpensive. The servings and smiles are bountiful. Go.

Thank ChrissyKSewickley
Shari N, Owner at Mia Madre Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for the Kind Words. We enjoy serving all of our Friends / Customers. God Bless!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

From salad to dinner to dessert, excellent! A 15-20 minute ride to this enjoyable Italian restaurant from the South Hills. Very reasonable and top of the line food! Thank you.

Thank Shout9666
Shari N, Owner at Mia Madre Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such nice words about our place. We are honored to have served you and again Thank you. Shari and Al

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Have tried several different appetizers and entrees and enjoyed them all. Four of us recently went for dinner and everyone was pleased with their meal. The beans and greens appetizer was very tasty and the provolone wheels (you get two) with marinara sauce were fried...More

Thank Tripping9900
Shari N, Owner at Mia Madre Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We truly appreciate your continued support.It was very nice to see you all. Regards, Alex

Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is three visits in one review as I wanted to make sure everything was wonderful since they moved back. Had a great time at a table for two in the bar area, another time for two in the main section and table for three...More

1  Thank Geoffrey K
Shari N, Owner at Mia Madre Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Geoffrey, Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful note. As you have experienced we as a family enjoy serving nice people like you and yours. We appreciate all of our customers (most become Friends and Family ) God Bless. Alex, Shari...More

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Kelly P
24 September 2016|
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Response from Shari N |
Hello and thank you for your question. We will be a unique BYOB. For those that wish to bring their favorite spirits we will have complete mixers and Bar fruits available. And Please ignore Kat who continues to write her... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15202-2454
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-766-6662
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