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Tin Front Cafe

216 E. Eighth Ave., Homestead, PA 15120
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Ranked #5 of 33 restaurants in Homestead
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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.
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86% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 via mobile

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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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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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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100 reviews 100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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
25 helpful votes 25 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
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

A family owned Restaurant!! How awesome is that in this day & age?? Food & price is unbelievable here!! All entrees are vegetarian but great dishes even for the non vegetarian! There is also a nice wine list, full bar, and nice assortment of beers. The owners are the cooks, waiters, etc. & they are amazing. They make great recommendations... More

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Pittsburgh (don't forget the 'h'), Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

This is a vegetarian restaurant, but I'm not a vegetarian (my wife is). I don't remember the names of the meals we ordered yesterday, and the menu is now different. This is because the chef apparently bases the menu on the freshest food she can find, at farmers' markets when she can. But I can tell you that she makes... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

I have seen this place before but wasn't really sure if it was something I wanted to try. Homestead has a lot of run down/vacant buildings and I never got the feeling that this was a place I wanted to be. Curiosity got the best of me and I am glad I gave this place a try! I knew it... More

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