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1021 N Canal St, Sharpsburg, PA 15215-2411
+1 412-781-2546
17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was visiting from out of town some close friends who recommended Gran Canal. I generally like small family run restaurants and this place demonstrated why. It's simple, friendly, and the Italian food was outstanding. Very comfortable place to enjoy friends and delicious food. When the chef/owner delivered our entrées, and thanked us, I had a clue that the dinner... More 

Thank BostonTravelers00
Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation at 7:30 for a party of 4 we arrived @ 7:20 and were seated @ 7:50. It took our waitress another 10 minutes to wait on us. I specifically asked about the veal piccata and veal Marsala and she recommended Marsala. It came in a very sweet red sauce almost like a General Tso type sauce... More 

Thank joan t
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My friends brought us here last week for the first time and if was fabulous! They treat you like family here with the comfortable atmosphere, service and food. I had the rigatoni papalina and took some home for the next day, but it didn't make it I ate it when I got home!!! I highly recommend

Thank Hurleygirl1975
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Tucked away in a corner of Sharpsburg's downtown main "piazza" is Gran Canal, a true neighborhood gem. We visited last weekend for the first time, but will definitely be back: the combination of delicious food, attentive service and reasonable prices make this pleasant restaurant stand out. It's a family run restaurant, and we were made to feel welcome and valued... More 

Thank Hannah073
Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Been here several times. They always make you feel welcomed. Food ranges from decent to outstanding. Not a desert eater normally but their homemade deserts are sometimes too creative and outstanding to pass up.

2 Thank S M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Nice little caffe. Pittsburgh neighborhood done well. The places that make the pittsburgh dining scene so interesting. Local color, friends, warm reception from the lady of the establishment Antoinette. Fresh ingredients solid if not innovative. The salami, prosciutto, capicol with cheese and pickled vegetables was delicious although perhaps a second cheese offering was warranted. The cannelloni with veal and spinach... More 

1 Thank DND7676
United States
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Food is delicious, service is very good, wonderful restaurant. The owners couldn't be more attentive or caring to serve you a delicious meal...........

2 Thank yvon521
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is an all-around great experience. . . from the hospitality of Chef Michael and has wife Antoinette to the great food at very reasonable prices. You can't leave disappointed. My brother, mother and I were with my father in a nearby hospital and I found this restaurant via Google and Tripadvisor. It was so good the first night, we... More 

1 Thank Kevin C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is truly an excellent, family run, restaurant. Michael is an accomplished chef and he and his wife Antoinette treat you like family as soon as you walk in the door. The restaurant is divided into two small rooms plus a bar area which is very nice because all the tables are intimate and quiet so you can carry on... More 

2 Thank Roxie63
Allison Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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186 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

Gran Canal is off the beaten path, one a one way street in Sharpsburg, don't let that keep you away. Have dined here several times, always excellent food, cozy relaxing atmosphere. attentive staff. I had a special(sea bass) which was excellent, everyone else in my party had pasta and the plates all went back clean. Very good salad with homemade... More 

2 Thank Mary Ellen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 N Canal St, Sharpsburg, PA 15215-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Sharpsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 412-781-2546

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