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“Not impressed at all.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Alexander's Restaurant

Alexander's Restaurant
5104 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224-2218 (Bloomfield)
(412) 687-8741
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Ranked #561 of 1,924 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Bloomfield
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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“Not impressed at all.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

Had lunch there today (5-25-2011). Lobster ravioli. Had almost no flavor, there were no chunks of lobster actually in it at all, for all I know if was just a mash of fake seafood mixed with some sort of creamy, white, sauce.

Server was very polite and attentive. I did not bring the poor quality of the dish to her attention. It was a business meeting, and I didn't feel it was appropriate to complain in front of a client. I was starving, so I ate the entire thing. But it was not good at all.

It was like eating a frozen entree from the freezer aisle at the grocery store. That probably would have been a cheaper option, and less disappointing.

Parking garage next door has an automated payment machine that DOES NOT TAKE CREDIT CARDS, DARN IT! I had to walk all the way down the street to the PNC Bank to get money out without paying a fee at those stupid universal Mac machines in the direct area of the garage. In the 21st century, what kind of automated payment machine in a parking garage in an urban area doesn't take credit cards? That was highly inconvenient.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“This place is very overrated. Known for their pasta, supposedly, it tastes like it's dried.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2008

This place is very overrated. Known for their pasta, supposedly, it tastes like it's dried.

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“Perhaps the best tiramisu I've ever had in my life. Their red sauce is also worth the trip. Friendly staff and their...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2007

Perhaps the best tiramisu I've ever had in my life. Their red sauce is also worth the trip. Friendly staff and their private room downstairs is great.

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“Completely run-of-the-mill unspectacular.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2007

Completely run-of-the-mill unspectacular.

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