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Sonoma Grille

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$$ - $$$
Downtown
American, Wine Bar
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947 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3802 (Tenth St.)
+1 412-697-1336
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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192 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food but not great. It is a nice atmosphere. The salads are pretty good. The menu does not have a lot of options

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Thank KimCarlKids
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

It was Friday night and we were looking for a bar to grab a drink or two. Found this spot with seats at the bar. Well we found out why. We were quickly greeted by the first bartender, which was nice, but then he never came back. After a while the other bartender did stop by and apologized but then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Worked with Liz on arranging a get together for my 50th birthday. From our initial meeting in October until the actual event in November, she could not have been more accommodating. The wait staff was on point the entire evening, from the pouring of the first drink during cocktail hour all the way up until the last guest departed after... More 

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Monte Porzio Catone, Italy
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200 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

So take an appreciation for culinary mojo, solid staff, good vibe, vino affacianados, and a bit of old school slight twerked andy worhol pittsburgh demeanor thrown into the cuisine and you get sonoma...ill be back😎. Good hang

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Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure why the other reviews are poor. We walked in at about 5:30 on a Friday night because the place looked nice and is a Hilton dining network member - bonus hotel points. :-). Even though we didn't have a reservation, they were nice to us and seated us right away. The crab and avocado appetizer was fantastic,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Very sad to be greeted so off-handedly, when we were FINALLY greeted, after standing serval minutes and trying to make eye-contact with many servers and other staff walking around the nearly empty place. It was a Saturday evening, about 6pm, I guess. We had heard great things, but it was not to be. When we were finally greeted we were... More 

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Thank behindeverycloud
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

First, the food is very good - maybe not up to previous experiences but still good. However, the service was horrible. The din of managing the servers spilled out into the dining room to a point where it was an annoying. The server was clueless (seriously), servers kept hitting my wife's chair with serving 'saw-horses' without apology, we were over... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I have to agree with other reviewers who previously loved this restaurant and feel it has gone downhill. We travel to Pittsburgh once a year for a Steelers game and would always eat one meal at Sonoma and sometimes stop in for a glass or two of wine as well. In the past the staff was knowledgeable and could make... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Visiting Pittsburgh to meet up with old friends on a Fridayand this restaurant was selected by one friend who lives in the area. Ambience is lovely, server was friendly and knowledgeable. We started with wine and found a good California selection in the lower price range. A cheese and charcuterie selection for the table came next. While the selection was... More 

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Manistee
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We had lunch their while at a convention at the convention center. The food was good. If you are interested take a look at the menu.

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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
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 947 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3802
    (Tenth St.)
  • Public Transportation: yes
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-697-1336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?