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The Porch at Schenley

221 Schenley Dr, 15213, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3138
+1 412-687-6724
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (42 reviews)
“pizza” (120 reviews)
“salad” (55 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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221 Schenley Dr, 15213, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3138
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here night before my daughter toured Pitt as part of "Blue and Gold" days. It was lovely to dine al fresco overlooking the park on a warm Indian summer night. My miso fish was a bit salty. My husband and daughter loved their pizzas....More

Thank sazoram
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had arrived a day early in Pittsburgh for a family wedding, and found the atmosphere at this restaurant to be perfect for our 14 –people group on our first night in this city. The couple who was to be married are both graduates of...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome food, good drinks, nice location. The porch is a nice place to stop by for a drink or meal after work or on the weekends.

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything we had for brunch was terrific. This is a fun place that does it right. Employees were so pleasant I felt like a local. Every time I saw an order being serves around us i wished i could taste it. Can't wait to try...More

Thank cflipper
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It is not the first time I come to The Porch. Each time I have very much enjoyed the pizzas. It is not only what they have available to eat. As far as drinks, they clearly specialized in beers. The manhattan was good and you...More

Thank Jacques C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My family and I were dropping off our daughter at CMU and decided to have lunch at The Porch at Schenley. The food was very good as was the service. Finding parking was a bit difficult but I managed to find a spot (after 10...More

Thank Combatfisher
Reviewed 25 August 2018

My wife, mom, and I stopped here for a late lunch after exploring Phipps Conservatory. It has an interesting atmosphere and was pretty busy this particular day. It is located right beside the University of Pittsburgh campus, and has a huge open lawn next door...More

Thank Evan K
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Stopped in to share lunch with our college daughter, best experience- food well portioned. Quality product and fair pricing.

Thank C S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Nothing like choosing to have dinner on a beautiful evening in Oakland with a new crop of students sunbathing, playing frisbee, and assorted other meet-and-greets, as the new school year gets underway. The Porch restaurant shares Schenley Square with this terrific green space right in...More

Thank DonMarinelli
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I visited The Porch on a Sunday in August. It is at a very nice location on Schenley Square. My group enjoyed the pizza but did not like the potatoes very much. The menu options were quite small.

Thank Mark O
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28 August 2016|
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Response from Ross M | Reviewed this property |
No clue. Call them and ask.
27 August 2016|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
No steps I saw, not sure what that referred to...I can't say for sure, but we went off hours on a week day and it was still reasonably busy....I bet it's busy on a Sunday...just a guess.
19 February 2016|
Response from Zoimaniac | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that they have a gluten-free menu but they can accommodate gluten free requests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 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
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Schenley Dr, 15213, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3138
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-687-6724
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Adjacent to University of Pittsburgh
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