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Sarafino's Pasta & Pizza

40 E Crafton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-2804
412-922-8911
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Ranked #279 of 1,875 restaurants in Pittsburgh
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 22, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Small quaint restaurant that has a BYOB policy. It use to be a great place to go but they did away with all of their wine glasses. Now you take your wine .. pay a cork fee.. and get a tiny juice glass.. how awful for a great wine. The food is average and the service is OK. It is... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Best greens and beans in the city! Daily specials are always a good deal. You may have to wait for a table but it is well worth it. BYOB.

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Key West, FL Chicago, IL Orange County, CA Detroit, MI Albany, NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have gone here many times - their food is all made fresh daily - no matter what I've gotten (pasta, fish, beans and greens), it has been wonderful! The inside is very small, but there is seating outside in nice weather. It is BYOB which is nice. My favorite is the roasted red pepper sauce on their pasta. They... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Seriously. The greens and beans are just that good. Order them with some creamy polenta, and your life will be complete. But I warn you... You will crave those greens and beans regularly!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Oh where to even begin? I always read wonderful reviews about this place so we decided to give it a try this week, unfortunately a can't even give this place anything above a half of star. We walked in and were surprised by the atmosphere it was not quite what we expected white paper over top of the black tablecloths... More

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was our first visit to Sarafinos and could not have been more disappointed. I am able to say that the service was outstanding. The wait staff was very attentive and did their job extremely well. This is however the only positive thing I am able to say. Upon entering the restaurant,. the first glance left me with the impression... More

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Frankenmuth, Michigan
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I liked everything about this place and the food was great. I had a pizza and salad takeout and it was fabulous. I showed up a little late in the evening and the staff was very accommodating. Give them a try not to expensive either

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pgh, pa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The restaurant business is crazy so be that as it may the staff does a good job of juggling anxious diners eager to get to the food. Relax, BYOB, talk to your friends. Joe is doing a fantastic job. Always have the vodka penne but spotted the veal chop which is next on my list. I'm sure it won't disappoint.

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Pittsburgh
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We had been searching for a good Italian place with BYOB, and this place is right in our backyard! It's small so we like to get there early (opens at 4) to get a table without a wait. The house salad dressing is excellent, with a little sweetness. You can pick your pasta type, then you sauce, and add meatball... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

I would like to start by saying I have been here many times with great food, and on this night the service by the wait staff was great. However, my fiancé and I have never had a worse meal in our lives. Perhaps the regular chef was not there on may 2 but that is no excuse. I ordered the... More

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