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Cafe Zinho

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238 Spahr St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1722
+1 412-363-1500
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (4 reviews)
“cornbread” (2 reviews)
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238 Spahr St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1722
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a find that should be shared with friends who appreciate great atmosphere, great food, great ambiance, etc...

Thank roadguyPittsburgh_Pa
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Darrell and Nellie along with Tony, the Chef, treat all to a gourmet delight with love, sincerity, and welcoming hugs. This is an intimate restaurant where all the locals favor. A camaraderie of the patrons in this quaint bistro of fresh daily prepared dishes insure...More

Thank patriciabright
Reviewed May 18, 2018

My wife and I ate recently at the Café Zinho. We could not decide on what each of us would have so we ordered some appetizers. All of them were extremely tasty and was a good sampling of various food. We then decided to get...More

Thank Grigori H
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely, small restaurant that is eclectically decorated and has a warm ambience. The waitstaff was extremely attentive. Menu choices covered vegetarian to fish to meat lovers. Limited entrees were enhanced by 3 additional specials so it was not hard to find something for everyone. Choosing...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

From the reviews, we were looking forward to eating at Cafe Zinho. I wanted to like the place. It was cozy and neighborhoodly and the chef’s wife gave a warm welcome. The sardines were good but the duck was really dry. Though we had three...More

1  Thank Theresa I
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

This was my second time at Cafe Zinho and the food was as delicious this time as the first. We both chose the scallops wrapped in smoked salmon - three huge scallops served with fresh vegetables - I took half home in order to have...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

With all the new restaurants in Pittsburgh, and amidst all the fanfare for the new and edgy, it is easy to overlook this little bistro on a quiet side street at the edge of Shadyside. Bring your own bottle and cash or check, and sit...More

1  Thank 281robertz
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

1. BYOB. Bring a great red. 2. Start. With the Beet Salad. It makes your taste buds dance! 3. Scallops. Large, succulent and prepared perfectly. 4. Creme Brûlée. It's deep, perfectly sweet and mesmerizing. Eat a 5 star dinner and skip the wine markups. You...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Nice quaint little restaurant in a quiet part of town. Food was excellent and the menu had some very interesting options. My wife loved the salmon and I loved the lamb chops. BYOB and cash only.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a date night at the lovely cafe. We started with the goat cheese appetizer. Warm and yummy. I had the salmon and my husband the veal. Neither of us were disappointed. Also a byob which is perfect for us. Great...More

Thank Pheonix1234
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Spahr St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1722
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighborhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-363-1500
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