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Tessaro's

4601 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1922 (Bloomfield)
(412) 682-6809
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Ranked #55 of 1,880 restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Steakhouse
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: Bloomfield
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English first
Pittsburgh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

First time there tonight. Great Burger one of the best I have ever had. Hardwood Grill aroma unbelievable Waitress left a lot to be desired. Took awhile to place drink order, took a longer while to get drink order. Dinner order came right away. Took forever to get check. Looked at total gave her debit card when signing receipt not... More

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The hardwood grill makes everything delicious! I dare you to walk past without your salivary glands hitting high gear. A classic. Truly one not to be missed in "the burgh"! Go and enjoy this anchor at the bridge end of Pittsburgh's Bloomfield neighborhood. "Little Italy"

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Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I get to Pittsburgh every couple of years and one of my go to places is right here. I have never been disappointed and never had a better burger and I've had plenty of them including the famous Bob Cat Bite in Sante Fe..If you are a burger lover, you know all about the Bob Cat. anyway, Sans the green... More

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DuBois, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

For some reason they take great pride in not seasoning their food. It shows...everything needs salt here, not to mention other seasoning. Good cooking requires proper seasoning at proper times, and you cannot just add salt after cooking to achieve the best taste.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you are a single professional looking for a place to have drinks, this is probably a great place to go after work. The bar was very busy and had an attractive crowd. The restaurant was packed. If you have small children, I would think twice. There really isn't room for babies. We couldn't use our stroller and there were... More

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Palm City
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We lived in the Pittsburgh area until 2002. This was always our favorite place for a great burger, and it still is. They have a wood fired grill and fresh ground beef done on premises. They don't have a vast menu, but what they do is excellent, and our burgers were cooked to perfection. It is a small place in... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This place is a must in the 'Burgh. The food is excellent and my order has always been made exactly as requested. I gave them 5/5 because the food is that good and the prices are great. I will caution that one of their hostesses is a bit rude and abrasive. She says all of the right things (sir, ma'am,... More

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Brecksville,Oh
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My wife and I got to Tessaro's early Friday evening. What a wonderful find. We each had the Steak Salad. The sauteed mushrooms, onions, potatoes placed on the greens and then topped with the steak had a great blending of flavors. They provide a salad dressing but it isn't needed. The small back room with the fireplace made us feel... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We dined here in January with friends and had a really good time. The burgers are huge and flavorful. I had the barbecue bacon burger which was fantastic. My wife had the reuben burger and was disappointed with the quality and flavor. Drinks are pricey here, beware. Also, it gets crowded here quick! Get there before 6 for sure if... More

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New York City, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The only thing that I did not like in this place is that they do not seat you if your party is incomplete (even for one person). We had to wait there for 15 minutes even though there are available tables. Their entrance is very small plus they do not seat people and it is getting really crowded. It is... More

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