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Out of the Fire Cafe

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3784 State Route 31, Suite 200, Donegal, PA 15628-4031
+1 724-259-8887
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went without a reservation (next time I will, esp on a weekend) - this place was hopping. We had been before, but it must have been a slow period. We were seated at the "bar" and I'd do that again if I could. This was where you can see the food prep going on and it was a treat... More 

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Thank Anita S
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tucked away behind another building on the south side of Rt. 31 just east of the I-76 Donegal exit, this BYOB café is far more than a café. With an upscale mountain interior, the Out of the Fire Café offers a pleasant atmosphere and very good quality food for a luncheon stop. The homemade mushroom soup was excellent and the... More 

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Plum, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Brought my wife here for her birthday. We brought a bottle of wine with us and had an amazing meal. The resort we were staying at suggested Out of the Fire Cafe for dinner and it was great! We made a reservation ahead of time and had a nice table near the window. Couldn't have asked for more!

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Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem! It was recommended by a cousin who lives in the area and it did not disappoint. A great rustic setting and atmosphere that serves gourmet food. Everyone in the family loved what they ordered from the mushroom soup to the sweet potato fries(the best I've ever had), to the Steak nachos to the pulled pork... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is overrated - this restaurant is average. It's supposed to be famous for the mushroom soup, but if you head up to 7 Springs, there is a restaurant there called Helen's that is 100 times better.

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal at BYOB ($3 fee) restaurant with beautiful views of the mountains. I had Out of the Fire's famous mushroom soup, and the salmon salad. Both were delicious! I tasted the lamb lollipops, served over shoe string fries.....so tasty! The restaurant was packed that evening. Service was a little slow due to the large crowd but I would definitely... More 

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Thank RZTR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A food tour guide in Pittsburg recommended this place, so coming back from Fallingwater we decided to stop for lunch. Setting of the restaurant was very nice with large picture windows overlooking rolling hills. Food was fabulous, and so was the service. Highly recommend the cream of mushroom. Really, really good. Would definitely go back if in the area again.

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Bay Village
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Where in hell is Donegal, PA anyway and what's a four plus star gourmet restaurant doing there? The #3 restaurant is the Dairy Queen and McDonalds is in the top five. The last census counted less than 300 souls. The first question is easy: it's at exit 91 on the PA Turnpike. Anything else there? Yeah, a mountain, snow, and... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way home from Cleveland after thanksgiving. We had stopped here a few years ago as a respite from snowy road conditions on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. I was delighted to find gluten-free options on the menu. The roasted chicken sandwich with bacon, portabella mushrooms, lettuce and tomato on a gluten-free bun allowed me dive... More 

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Thank Ruth S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Although staying at Nemacolin, or friends did their usual foodie research and suggested taking the modest drive here for dinner. A great choice, excellent food and good service. Be Aware:. It is BYOB; the closest wine is at Sarnelli's market which is close by but limited selection. Pricey but also on par with any high end restaurant, I would say... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3784 State Route 31, Suite 200, Donegal, PA 15628-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Donegal
  • Phone Number: +1 724-259-8887
Description
Out of the Fire Cafe is a family owned and operated casual restaurant serving New American cuisine year round. We have been creating flavors amidst laughter and friends since the year 2007. The Cafe is tucked into the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, conveniently located near area ski resorts, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob, numerous state parks, and the rushing Pennsylvania Turnpike. Out of the Fire Cafe welcomes guests with an open kitchen where guests are able to peer into a mesmerizing scene of flashing flames and artistic finesse. The spacious dining area is complimented by an incredible view of the Laurel Highlands ridgeline. Deck dining is offered when the weather permits giving diners the opportunity to take in the rolling countryside. We are a Bring Your Own Beer or Wine establishment so don't forget to snag your beverage of choice. For a reservation please call the phone number listed below.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?