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Tango Cafe - CLOSED

5806 Forward Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2302 (Squirrel Hill South)
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Food and atmosphere were wonderful, but as stated above, this is now closed. Since this site wants me to make the review longer, i'm not sure what else to say other than this restaurant is a great loss to the community.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2009

The Tango Cafe is a marvelous little Argentinean cafe right here in Squirrel Hill. The food is simple, just sandwiches, empanadas, salads and desserts mainly but the taste is incredible. It's surprising how good homemade bread and the right ingredients can make a sandwich. And each of the 5 flavors of empanadas are equally as good. The coffee beats Starbucks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2008

This is a great little Argentine cafe. The sandwiches and pastries are tasty, the drinks are refreshing, but the real draw is the people. Great place to practice Spanish skills.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2007

The empanadas are savory and a nice snack.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2004

This is a wonderful little authentic Argentinean coffeehouse in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood, run by a friendly Argentinean family. They serve cofee, tea, and Argentinean máte drinks (máte is an infusion made from the leaves of the South American Yerba Mate tree, very popular in Argentina), as well as a selection of delicious homemade Argentinean pastries, sandwiches (on their own... More 

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Additional Information about Tango Cafe

Address: 5806 Forward Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2302
Phone Number: 412-421-1390
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen

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