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Tin Front Cafe

216 E. Eighth Ave., Homestead, PA 15120
412-461-4615
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Ranked #6 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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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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 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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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
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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