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947 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3802 (Downtown)
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Ranked #25 of 1,886 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Californian
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Tenth St.
Transit: yes
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English first
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We went for dinner with friends on a Wednesday evening, allowing ourselves 1 1/2 hrs prior to a show. Our order was taken quickly and the waiter even asked if we were going to a show and we told him the showtime. He said there would be no problem getting to the show on time. After waiting a while, we... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The restaurant is beautiful and the staff all seemed very pleased that you were dining with them. They took really good care of our table and I felt that we were in for one of those amazing dining experiences. Unfortunately, the food let a lot of air out of our collective balloon. It was not bad. None of us had... More

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Clane, Ireland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A good meal, but we were spoiled by Eleven the previous night.Tapas to start was a very generous portion of a rather eclectic collection of items, followed by tempura shrimp (good) and Indonesian glazed duck (still trying to work out the Indonesian bit). Good, not great- so better than "Average" but maybe not quite "Very Good"

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The food and service at this restaurant was first class. I had the scallops, and they were very well prepared and quite tasty. I would also highly recommend the chocolate creme brûlée - it was incredible! This place seemed to be popular with the business crowd, so reservations can be helpful on a weeknight.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have been here often for lunch. Always very good food and service. I was visiting the area and made it a point to visit while in town.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great place to eat! I had a very nice waiter and he took time to explain some of the entrees and make suggestions, which was very helpful. When the food arrived, it was Beautifully presented and delicious! The staff were attentive but not suffocatingly so. The atmosphere was comfortable and i truly enjoyed my meal!

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Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Sonoma Grill was the perfect choice for our dinner before a show at the Benedum. Fun, energetic atmosphere. Our waiter was enthusiastic and helpful. Something on the menu for everyone and a great wine list! We will definitely return.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great staff and atmosphere. Solid cuisine. Everyone is inspired and rick solid in cultural district Have the troublemaker red. Solid find

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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132 reviews 132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Wow! This restaurant is a keeper. Inventive menu with a focus on natural or locally sourced foods, great wine list, attentive wait staff, and nice ambience. I really enjoyed the experience from start to finish.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We recently had dinner at the Sonoma Grill since we wanted to take our daughter out to dinner who works downtown. The Sonoma Grill seemed like a nice choice, based on the mostly favorable reviews on Trip Advisor and a good rating relative to the other fine Pittsburgh restaurants. Unfortunately, our daughter, my husband and I were universally very disappointed... More

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Additional Information about Sonoma Grille

Address: 947 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3802
Phone Number: 412-697-1336
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Californian

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