Vallozzi's Pittsburgh

4.7
1705 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Vallozzi's started over 50 years ago when Helen Vallozzi was selling homemade pastas out of her home. Helen opened a take out restaurant in Latrobe, PA a few years later where her popularity exploded. In 1977, Ernie Vallozzi moved his mothers location to Greensburg where it is still open and operating today. In 2012 Ernie's son Julian expanded the tradition in to downtown Pittsburgh. Vallozzi's Pittsburgh has recently joined a mere 1,200 restaurants worldwide as a recipient of the Wine Spectator Magazine's Best of Award of Excellence and is the only Italian restaurant in Pittsburgh to receive such an honor. We can host your intimate date, family dinner, business meetings, or larger parties in our banquet room. Or come enjoy a specially made cocktail in our bar area and a small bite.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 1705 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Very nice wine list.

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a great time at Vallozzi’s! It was our first time there and we were celebrating our 5 year wedding anniversary. Our waitress brought us a complimentary Prosecco toast to celebrate and even wrapped up the night with a complimentary dessert liquor. The food was also delicious! We’ll be coming back for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I typically dine alone. This was my first experience after many recommendations for the restaurant. I had started with a spring mule and the Burrata with Fried Green Tomatoes. After I had ordered the Crab Cakes which were phenomenal and very filling. It was amazingly paired with some sweet Riesling! Overall had an amazing time and service was great. The worst part would be the people and audience that attend there, but that’s typical Pittsburgh - the people and their loud conversations make for a great laugh!

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JayB
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Meal!
Extensive wine list !
We would go back!

JB
JasonB
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Veal shank was amazing. Make sure to get a little spoon for the marrow!

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vipDawn
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, Wine and Service were impeccable. Love sitting on the bar side with the floor to ceiling windows. One of my favorite restaurants!

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Smiy
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved it. Highly recommended. Perfect place for a romantic dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing - definitely above and beyond.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
15 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was awesome
The food ambience served was over the top
A fantastic dinner evening
Definitely will be back

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very pretty decor, the tables were set apart, the food was very good and the wait staff were fun and friendly. We were celebrating our 18 year old choosing his college after a long process.

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JoelN
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food was as good as it has ever been, unfortunately, it look like staffing was the issue. As the evening wore on the sever was less and less available, causing the last half hour to be painful in terms of attention from service

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vipLulu49
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lamb shank was amazing. And the pork belly and octopus appetizer was great. I must try.

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vipflyandeat
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Not good. I usually don’t take the time write reviews, but this was necessary. Saw the autographed plates on the wall as soon as we walked in gave me high hopes that this was going to be a great dining experience. Nice ambience for a Wednesday night. The server was unfriendly in the beginning, as though they are ready for their shift to end. Then the server became friendlier once they realize we barely ate any of our food as it wasn’t tasty. Free bread in the beginning was old, not good. This was the first tell. Then Ordered: meatballs (it was cold inside, as though it was sitting out all day and they microwaved it warm it up); parmesan risotto (very good! The best thing I had all night!); spinach pizza (it was ok); delmonico (terrible as though the meat was in inventory for a while and waiting to be ordered); stuffed chicken parm (not traditional, not good); ricotta cannelloni (not good, actually the best part is the melted mozzarella on top, pasta itself was not worth the carbs. I ate two bc I felt bad); burrata (I’ve had better, tasted like it’s been sitting in the fridge). I guess server overheard us complain at how unappetizing it was and saw that we weren’t eating most of it, so she gave us a discount which I appreciate. However we will not be going back. Time for Tagamet :(

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DWATT
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

had a great evening at Vallozzie's in Pittsburgh. Service was great and food was fantastic! look forward to going back in the future! The Bolognese was fantastic!

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vipNicole
Pittsburgh
8 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Pleasant surprise. We will be back!

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DMCKLC
Pittsburgh
15 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was excellent, It was the 2nd time to the restaurant, the 1st was great and we wanted to follow up and see if it was for real. It Was!!!! Everything was great and our server David did a fantastic job. We will definitely return.

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vipBMan
Pittsburgh
40 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you are going to dine at Vallozzi's i recommend the bar area. Eva and Stephanie will make your dining experience awesome!

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KellyH
Pittsburgh
16 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience4

A great staple in Pittsburgh with very good food. Our waiter had an edge to him and was not friendly, but we enjoyed the evening.

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DestinyP
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and very friendly service! Super cute restaurant!

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vipRaymond
Pittsburgh
19 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dinner last night was great. Our server/bartender Eva made perfect drinks and was very helpful in explaining some of the new dishes on the menu. Had the latest version of Arancini which was very tasty and the Barbabietola beet salad which was delicious. All together a wonderful evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The pork chop was tender, tasty, very well prepared and served nicely with a bed of spinach and polenta. However, the topping, consisting of olives, hot peppers, artichokes and some other ingredients was too pungent for my taste. Once the topping was set aside, I enjoyed the chop very much. The arancini were the best I have had.

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KeithP
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meals and service. Always a great dining choice!

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Happyhour1
Pittsburgh
8 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We seldom eat out due to the pandemic. We were pleased at the cleanliness of the bar area and the restrooms. This made us feel safe and relaxed.

Service was excellent and the food, as always, very, very good.

KB
KatieB
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food!! Such a great dinner and great service!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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GeorgeC
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there but definitely won't be our last. Service was great, lovely ambiance, and food outstanding!!

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vipdstephens
Pittsburgh
60 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant!! It is our second time back. Food and service were both excellent. Highly recommend.

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Ejad
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great ambience. Cheesecake dessert was amazing. Highly recommend for a special occasion or romantic dinner

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food cam out cold - had to send it back. Basically tastes like olive garden with homemade noodles. Way overpriced for quality. Way better Italian available in Pittsburgh for this price range

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REBECCAC
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic Valentine’s dinner and experience. The Frommagio appetizer is especially excellent.

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HollyannN
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was very good . The portions were very large and service was great too . Will definitely go back .

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vipDowntownDrew
Pittsburgh
186 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Cozy atmosphere and a varied menu. Excellent salad with crispy prosciutto & pistachios. Pasta Bolognese and Scallops beautifully done. Bravo!

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MatthewK
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Tough veal.

AJ
AdeJ
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Very nice setting on a quiet night in Pittsburgh. Service was good. Food arrived in a timely manner and hot. Very large portions. Desserts could be improved upon.

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vipPaulsDinner
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall2food5service3ambience2

Not as good as the Greensburg restaurant. Ambiance not as warm and inviting. A VERY limited menu - only 1 filet size, no NY Strip or Lamb. Large wine list but no descriptions or pairing suggestions. Service was average. NOT at the same level as Grbg.

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vipNikkiB912
Pittsburgh
24 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

A really good spot for nice dining with friends or a date. Bolognese was delicious and the filet was seasoned perfectly. Our server was very friendly. Will be dining here again

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vipBMan
Pittsburgh
40 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always excellent! Eva was outstanding serving us as always!!

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PMART
Greensboro
3 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding downtown experience. Superior food served with a beautiful presentation.

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vipBMan
Pittsburgh
40 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The best Seafood risotto in the Tri- State!! Try to have it every few weeks!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
7 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Salmon was outstanding and they prepared it for me gluten free!

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You can order delivery directly from Vallozzi's Pittsburgh using the Order Online button. Vallozzi's Pittsburgh also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (412) 394-3400.

Vallozzi's Pittsburgh is rated 4.7 stars by 1705 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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