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146 Pittsburgh St, Saxonburg, PA 16056
724-352-9030
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This is a nice little local place where you can always find good food and someone you know. Most foods are homemade and the menu is varied. It's the kind of place that you would call "quaint" if you were on vacation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2014
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Saxonburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Love the morning mixup, it's so large,I get breakfast for several days from just one order! Fast service and usually quite busy, but never a wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice little local place where you can always find good food and someone you know. Most foods are homemade and the menu is varied. It's the kind of place that you would call "quaint" if you were on vacation.

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Saxonburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Wonderful home cooked food! Pies to die for! Specials on board! The staff is very friendly and makes one feel right at home.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We've eaten there about 7 times now on Saturdays. Sometimes (more often than not), the wait staff acts like they've been out all night and are too tired to bother. Yesterday, the waitress walked by our table after we sat down, as if we weren't even there! Finally, she came and asked if we wanted anything. (No, we just sat... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

On Sunday there can be a line. The Belgium waffles were terrific. They make REAL, not instant oatmeal. Wait staff keeps filing the coffee cup as you wait for your food. Very pleasant.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Great, friendly service and although the food is your standard "diner style" cuisine, it was way better than average.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Contrary is a good name for it because it isn't always open, but when it is its pretty good for a quick meal, in and out quick.

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Address: 146 Pittsburgh St, Saxonburg, PA 16056
Phone Number: 724-352-9030
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Saxonburg

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  • Address: 146 Pittsburgh St, Saxonburg, PA 16056
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Saxonburg
  • Phone Number: 724-352-9030

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