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5996 Penn Circle South, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
+1 412-362-0202
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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165 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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147 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 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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42 reviews
24 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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245 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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 

Thank catchyjingle
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Great thin crust pizza with amazing toppings. Love sitting at the counter and watching the chefs work their magic. This is always a must do for me when in Pittsburgh.

Thank DaveofYarmouth
New York City, New York
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Wonderful fancy pizza in Pittsburgh--we used to go all the time when we lived there. Fun appetizers and salads. One of the restaurants we miss since we moved.

Thank 943rons
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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136 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Visited Dinette with my wife based on the recommendation of a friend. We enjoyed excellent appetizers, and a really good pizza....perhaps one of the best in Pittsburgh. They had a nice wine list, reasonably priced. Service was good. Restaurant was simply finished, a bit loud. All in all, we will absolutely return.

Thank Paul R

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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
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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?