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“Mixed Bag”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Bite of Italy - CLOSED

Bite of Italy
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bayard Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Mixed Bag”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

Disappointing. This was a cross between a sports bar/take-out pizza/restaurant, but was priced as fine dining. The main course was good, the bread was lame, the service was terrible. The bread was cold, hard and came with a dipping sauce that smelled of vinegar. We didn't even try it. The restaurant was essentially empty when we arrived and except for some take out orders, few people came in. They have no excuse for the slow, terrible service. We both had the Salmon Incartato (salmon in phyllo) and it was very good. Had to ask for more sauce and after waiting an eternity for it, what they brought wasn't any good. It was like they made a totally different sauce and used a different recipe. Sent it back and eventually received the right sauce.
The only reason this rating isn't poor is because the salmon dish really was quite good. Couldn't rate the food higher because the bread was so bad and they had trouble getting the sauce right.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank RetiredinPA2
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English first
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“really italian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2013

utstanding food and service. I do wish there was out door dining.will be back is one of favored restaurants in neighborhood closed to long wood garden.

Visited June 2013
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Thank mary s
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

We ate the lunch special pear salad and barbque chicken pizza. Both were very good and fresh tasting. I did not care for the oil and vinegar topping for the hot roll, but you can dip in just the oil. The service was very good.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Cheman7
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best Kept Secret!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

Living in West Chester, my wife and I are never at a loss for a fine dining experience. Tonight was date night as we were kid-less. We decided try a new byob restaurant and came across this wonderful restaurant. The location within a shopping center should not deter anyone seeking a new and special dining experience.

The service, selection and atmosphere were of very high quality. What an unbelievable value and well-kept secret. I only wish we had discovered this gem earlier. A great dining experience!! We will be returning frequently and in greater numbers. Thanks for a wonderful evening!

Steve & Angela Wilsey

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Steve_W1958
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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“New BOI panini fanatstic.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

Stop there for a quick bite before a long meeting, I was hungry for something really good and I knew that this guys were going to hit the spot.
Like usual I ordered from the combo menu ( they've added some cool stuff) and I got one of their new panini, short ribs with spinach, onions and mozarella, ridiculously amazing, perfect toasted bread, juicy and tender meat and of course garlicky spinach.
I can't never get enough of this place.
See you again most likely next weekend.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank George6751
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