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Sonoma Grille

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Wine Bar, Spanish
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947 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3802 (Tenth St.)
+1 412-697-1336
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Monte Porzio Catone, Italy
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199 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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

Thank Eric L
Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank behindeverycloud
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank John B
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 

Thank BarbaraP170758
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8 reviews
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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.

Thank Dan L
Crestwood, Kentucky
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I ate there as part of a business lunch during a convention. It is close to the convention center. I had a salad which was quite good. Service was very accommodating for a group during this busy time.

Thank Mark J
Surprise, Arizona
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Friends and I dined at the Sonoma Grille which is connected to the Courtyard Marriott Downtown on Penn Ave. We decided to catch a bite before the Steeler Sunday Night Game. Service was friendly and attentive. They have accordion doors that open to the outside, so you can have the best of both worlds. The Sonoma Salad was excellent. Three... More 

Thank elleb333
Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

In downtown Pittsburgh across from the convention center is a great restaurant and wine bar. A very nice outdoor sitting area when it's nice out and great food and wine inside. Tater tots and shrimp & kimchi pancakes for appetizers were delicious. Everyone enjoyed their entrees including the roast which is spare ribs that melt in your mouth. Great wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Wine Bar, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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?