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216 E. Eighth Ave., Homestead, PA 15120
412-461-4615
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of Homestead's historic shopping district, the Tin...
Located in the heart of Homestead's historic shopping district, the Tin Front Cafe is proud to serve its community and beyond with espresso, food celebrating local seasonal bounty, wifi access, and space for ideas and conversation to grow.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 10
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Homestead Revelation

Authentic Homestead has much to offer in terms of memories, landmarks and history. The little town is still loaded with the legacy of its industrial past. Just along its cultural edge is the Tin Front Cafe where the owners are involved in the Herculean task of sustaining Homesteads vital... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
Lonnie L
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Francisco, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Authentic Homestead has much to offer in terms of memories, landmarks and history. The little town is still loaded with the legacy of its industrial past. Just along its cultural edge is the Tin Front Cafe where the owners are involved in the Herculean task of sustaining Homesteads vital contribution to the historic, economic and cultural contribution to Pittsburgh and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My girlfriend and went to tin front yesterday for dinner. She is a vegetarian so I thought it would be nice for her to go somewhere that she could eat anything. She ordered the ratatouille and I got the four cheese Mac. My meal was great and my girlfriend loved hers. We also got the black bean hummus which was... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a lovely café and bar and adjoining cooking supplies store in a very transitional area of Pittsburgh. Gracious owners. I had a delicious dairy free butternut squash soup. The sauce on my portabella sandwich ( on a corn tortilla) was too sweet for me but next time I would ask them to correct that. They did accommodate my... More 

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italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This place is wonderful. Great vegetarian fare. Not many items on the menu, that means quality. You won't be disappointed, from the starters to the drinks to the desserts. Try the baked brie!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This locally owned vegetarian restaurant is a true gem. The menu has a variety of delicious options and the owners use locally grown products. We would recomment the Four Bean chili, Yinzer Salad and BBQ Lunaburger.

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Pittsburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Great atmosphereThe best chili that I have ever had.. Great owners and atmosphere,. Great vegetarian menu and the staff is very friendly and cordial

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PA
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Last night we went to the Tin Front Cafe because Smoke, across the street, was full. This was the BEST vegetarian food EVER! Even my carnivore husband said he'd eat vegetarian every night if it tasted this good and that he would go back again! It was amazingly delicious though. The butternut squash lasagna was DELISH!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

3 1/2 stars maybe...but definitely not four. The cafe is in an historic building in a pretty run down part of Homestead's Main Street. The good news is parking is plentiful. The interior is quirky as is the staff and decor. The menu is strictly vegetarian and I am most definitely a carnivore. That said, it was pretty good. The... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The food is outstanding, the atmosphere is charming, the service is, usually, a bit awkward, which I find all the more endearing. The menu changes frequently to accommodate whatever local ingredients have been obtained that week and, seriously, is always outstanding. Oh, also: there's a little bar, so if you, say, want a bloody mary with your brunch, you can... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This small cafe could easily become a 4*, with little effort. Upon entering, a small buffet is obvious, on the bar area, containing wonderful greens and an in-house dressing, accompanied with other homemade delicacies. They have liquor and beer selections, and their own vodka flavors. Everything is fresh, but they haven't 'quite' mastered, flavoring food without meat. Service is slow,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 E. Eighth Ave., Homestead, PA 15120
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Homestead
  • Phone Number: 412-461-4615

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Located in the heart of Homestead's historic shopping district, the Tin Front Cafe is proud to serve its community and beyond with espresso, food celebrating local seasonal bounty, wifi access, and space for ideas and conversation to grow.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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