No one’s cooking quite compares to our mom’s meals made with love, just like there’s really no better food in the world like homemade food. Diners in Pittsburgh can now enjoy both at the mom & pop restaurants in Pittsburgh.
1. DiPietro's Restaurant
For nearly four decades,
DiPietro's Italian Restaurant
on Perry Highway has delighted diners with its authentic menu of Italian dishes, including cheese ravioli, eggplant, manicotti, linguini, and fresh homemade pizza. Toast your meal with
champagne or sparking wine. A kid's menu is also available.
2. Frank & Shirley's Restaurant
Play the lottery (at the drive through lottery!) and enjoy a delicious homemade meal at Frank & Shirley's Restaurant on Saw Mill Run Boulevard. The quaint restaurant has been a community staple for decades, promising a friendly smile and delicious food from a menu that includes homemade blueberry sauce, bacon and eggs, and cheeseburgers, to name just a few favorites.
3. Barb's Corner Kitchen
Start the day off right with breakfast or supercharge your afternoon with lunch at Barb's Corner Kitchen on Butler Street. Serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week, Barb's Corner Kitchen wins over diners with its demure atmosphere, friendly service, and great food. The eclectic menu features such favorites as country fried steak and eggs, veggie omelets, pancakes, build your own hot dogs, hot roast beef sandwiches, and onion rings.
4. Tram's Kitchen
Tram's Kitchen on Penn Avenue in Bloomfield delights diners with its authentic Vietnamese menu and simple décor. In addition to meat dishes, the menu also offers vegetarian fare such as rice noodles, egg fried noodles, and tofu tomato sauce. Top off dinner with a delicious dessert – banana cake with coconut milk, for example. Take cash because Tram's doesn't accept credit cards.
5. Dick's Diner
Take a stroll down memory lane at Dick's Diner in Murrysville. Grab a seat at the counter for an even more authentic experience as you eye the delicious homemade pies that line the dessert cabinet. Dick's Diner features a menu with such classics as macaroni and cheese, meatloaf, hot turkey, and chicken pot pie.
6. Pamela's Diner
Grab breakfast or lunch at
, a popular Pittsburgh eatery for more than three decades. Pamela's Diner serves such breakfast favorites as omelets, French toast, and waffles in addition to lunch fare – burgers, clubs, grilled cheese, tuna salad, and chicken salad are just a few of the many traditional menu items. Pamela's Diner is located in Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, Millvale, and several other Pittsburgh locations.
7. Lindo's Restaurant
Good food, good prices, and a friendly atmosphere define Lindo's Restaurant on Western Avenue on the North Side. The traditional diner has won diners' praise for its food cooked to order, delicious meals, and great prices. Visit Lindo's on Saturday or Sunday morning for the popular buffet.
8. DeLuca's Diner
Join generations of other Pittsburghers who have enjoyed the delightful menu at
, a popular Strip District eatery since 1950. The extensive breakfast and lunch menu features an assortment of American classics: omelets and pancakes for breakfast and burgers and clubs for lunch, for example. DeLuca's Diner has a second location in Robinson.
Head to O'Leary's on Carson Street in the South Side for good conversation and Pittsburgh's favorite foods – from kielbasa to hoagies. The menu also features other traditional diner fare, including breakfast burritos, omelets, grilled cheese, and home fries with onions. O'Leary's serves breakfast and lunch daily from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
10. The Dor-Stop Restaurant
Diners in search of delicious homemade food have been trekking to
The Dor-Stop Restaurant
in Dormont for nearly 30 years. The popular restaurant – featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives – boasts an impressive menu of such American favorites as eggs Benedict, omelets, hotcakes, hot sandwiches, chicken tenders, and BLTs.
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