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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed September 24, 2022 via mobile

The staff person on the phone didn't give correct ingredient information for garlic allergy even though she asked a cook. When I went to pick up food, I was told I couldn't get the sauce for my crepe because it had garlic and there was...no substitute offered. The containers were all dirty and the food looked thrown together. It was gross and I was afraid to eat it. The restaurant was chaotic and dirty and so loud no one could properly speak to me. It was a disappointment and a waste of money. Shocking because it looked so great online and I was so looking forward to both a savory and a sweet crepeMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed July 16, 2022 via mobile

Stopped in to Geppetto Cafe on Saturday, July 16th with my daughter. I will say the food was great, but unfortunately our server did not smile once, did not thank us for coming in or bother to fill my coffee cup again (a different server...stepped up) Both my daughter came away with a less then mediocre impression of our experience (we service is bad, that is what happens). I give it three stars only because of the service.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 15, 2022

We have had several fantastic breakfasts or brunches in the Pittsburgh area. This place didn't measure up. Sketchy service. Food didn't have any wow factor.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed August 6, 2021 via mobile

We ate twice in the lovely outdoor patio. Service was amazing and smoked salmon crepes were delicious. The lavender tea however stood out each day for its aroma and gentle flavors.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 16, 2021 via mobile

I really enjoyed my brunch at the cafe. We sat on the back patio under an umbrella. The server was ver personable and I felt welcome there. The Croque Madame French Toast (without ham) was absolutely delicious! And the coffee was good too! I used...to live/work in Lawrenceville and am back home visiting family. I wish this place was here 12 years ago!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed January 24, 2021

My partner and I stopped by Geppetto Cafe recently to have brunch. The cafe itself is reasonably cute and quirky. Service was pretty quick if not particularly friendly. The coffee was weak (we had to get an espresso shot added for it to even taste...like normal coffee) and the milkshake we ordered was quite bland (it was supposed to be chocolate coffee or something to that effect and it barely had hints of those flavors). We both found our food to be lackluster. I had a caprese panini. The ingredients were clearly not high quality and it wasn't even cooked long enough to melt the mozzarella. My partner had a sweet crepe and thought the crepe itself wasn't well made and the ingredients just relied on sugar to try to make it taste good. We would not go back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed February 6, 2020

We were there for lunch and I had the Chicken and Gruyere crepe. It was very, very good. Then we had one of the sweet crepes for dessert, and it too was very good. I would return again, and again......

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 1, 2019

Food was great, wait time on the weekend is long... 45 minutes for breakfast. It is small and quaint inside. Crepes were awesome and they'll make a Panini for breakfast.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Did a quick ggogle search for a breakfast place and went here, what a great place for crepes. Good Pricing and service as well. Med. size and cozy place old diner like atmosphere

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019

Great menu, loved the atmosphere and decor. Service was great. Travelled from Toronto and will be going back when we return in November.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

Perfect spot for a brunch with friends at the heart of Lawrenceville! This place is a beautiful hidden gem in the city. Lovely decoration, friendly staff, fantastic food… I would strongly recommend

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

This tiny cafe in Lawrenceville has diverse breakfast and lunch menu with emphasis on their crepes, both sweet and savory. The service is very good and the French toast with raspberry compote and goat cheese was fantastic. The savory crepe, however, was a little disappointing....The ratio of fillings to crepe was a bit off, and the whole thing was cold, making the cheese and bechamel sauce that should have been warm and gooey unpleasant and lumpy. That should be an easy correction for them to make. It’s worth visiting again so we’ll find out. Just enjoying the quirky decor and sipping a cup of something is worth the trip!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Always my go to for breakfast with friends. Hard to pick a favorite crepe as I’ve tried a ton- but I love the tiramisu and chicken & gruyere

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

A great selection of healthy paninis, crepes, french toast and much more. Service was excellent. While you are waiting for your order to come, you can view the eclectic assortment of decor and art, and buy a pinochio if you wish.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

Recently had breakfast with a social group at this venue and was pleasantly surprised. although tiny.....the service was excellent and the food was just as great. Everyone loved the food they ordered from crepes to breakfast sandwich to paninni. Definitely recommend and would definitely return!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Geppetto Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5