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Cafe Contrary

146 Pittsburgh St, Saxonburg, PA 16056
724-352-9030
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Ranked #3 of 9 Restaurants in Saxonburg
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- Mar 15, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
1 review
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
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
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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Trafford, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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