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Cafe Monaco

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533 Allegheny Ave, Oakmont, PA 15139
(412) 828-0333
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Been going here for years!

I haven't lived in the area for decades, but I always try to stop when I'm in Pittsburgh just so I can have one of their great fish sandwiches. I've been eating them since I was a kid! The staff is friendly, the prices are reasonable and they are in the same block as the Oakmont Bakery - so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
SharonB2
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Havelock, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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Oakmont, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is our absolute "go-to" restaurant. Dan and Tom Monaca (owners) are right on spot....they keep the high standards one would expect from such an establishment. The menu is wonderful. For lunch, try the coconut chicken (or shrimp) salad as the grilled pineapple adds just the right touch. The steak and chicken salads are wonderful as is the cashew chicken... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina
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123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I haven't lived in the area for decades, but I always try to stop when I'm in Pittsburgh just so I can have one of their great fish sandwiches. I've been eating them since I was a kid! The staff is friendly, the prices are reasonable and they are in the same block as the Oakmont Bakery - so what... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Only 5 years ago Pittsburgh didn’t have good restaurants. Suddenly it all changed. Café Monaco is as good illustration as any: - Elegant Italian cuisine. - Pasta’s that’s not overcooked. - Creative, clean menu. The service is absolutely fantastic. It’s cheerful, fast, attentive and you don’t even have entertain a waitress. Bravo!

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pgh penna
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Had a 4:30 reservation for 4..dinner just okay not spectacular and pricey..having just finished our desert..mgr/owner comes and asks us if we would move out to the patio..as they were running 45 minutes behind with reservations..meanwhile single female diner in booth for 4..there when we were seated..there when we left..was she asked to go outside to the patio..don't worry Mister... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After reading reviews on Trip Advisor, Hoffstats seemed like a nice place to take our friends out for dinner. When I asked them about Hoffstats in Oakmont, PA, they had been there a couple years before for a family anniversary dinner and said they liked it. We made reservations, but they aren't required. Dress for dinner is business casual or... More 

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58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My guy and I met two other couples on Friday night for Happy Hour and light fare. The bartenders, Edward and Bobby were outstanding and the Lemon Drop Martini was the best I have ever had! They were excellent in being attentive and we never had to look for them to order anything. I ordered a small plate chicken saltimbocco... More 

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Littleton
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134 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

It was late when I found this restaurant and stopped in; they were within 50 minutes of closing so I ordered a steak salad - and it was very good. The steak was freshly cooked and served exactly as I ordered, the balance of streak and greens was perfect and I asked for the dressing on the side. I enjoyed... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife and I attended an after matinee and stopped afterwards for dinner. Seated promptly with quick response from the wait staff. Placed our order and were quickly served with drinks, bread and salad. Restaurant was just starting to get busy but we were well attended to. Our meals were quickly served hot. This is one of my favorite restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife made reservations for a party of 7 for 7:30 pm on a Saturday, we walked in at 7:25 and sat right down the place was packed and people waiting to be seated. The service was absolutely perfect couldn't ask for anything better. And the food it speaks for itself , a little pricey but well worth it. It's... More 

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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is where the wife and I go for special occasions and for good reason, it's always delicious. The bread dipping sauce is PHENOMENAL! No, seriously... Save room for lots of Breadworks Mini Ciabatta bread and a tomato, parmesan, and oil dipping sauce that is addictive to say the least. The fried calamari is always good. My favorite is by... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Monaco

Address: 533 Allegheny Ave, Oakmont, PA 15139
Phone Number: (412) 828-0333
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Oakmont
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 533 Allegheny Ave, Oakmont, PA 15139
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Oakmont
  • Phone Number: (412) 828-0333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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