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Dor-Stop Restaurant

1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2617
+1 412-561-9320
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (31 reviews)
“pancakes” (59 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2617
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

My wife and I just returned from an amazing breakfast at the Dor-Stop just outside of Pittsburgh. We shared a vegetable borrito and chocolate chip pancakes. The burrito was delicious and the pancakes were enough to ensure we will return on our next trip to...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 13 August 2013

This place has been on Diners, Drive-ins & Dives, so you always can expect a crowd. We only had 2 & got seated immediately at the counter, which is always a fun place to be anyway. Most of the tables did have a fast turnover,...More

Thank SherryOrndorff
Reviewed 8 August 2013

What a great small diner. This place has history and sits on a corner of downtown Dormont. The food and service deserve a high five. It gets very busy for breakfast and we had a 30 minute wait. They offered coffee while we waited-how wonderful....More

Thank 67Clover
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I disagree with reviewer who spoke ill of Guy Fieri. I actually ate there before watching the Food Network feature on this place, and I loved it. I went there with my family and waited about 20 minutes in line for our table. The waitstaff...More

Thank JonPgh206
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Wonderful neighborhood restaurant. Chocolate chip pancakes were to die for! Great friendly service. Can't wait to visit again the next time I am in Pittsburgh!

1  Thank Sunsettravels5
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Being a resident of the Pittsburgh area, I've heard many positive things about the Dor-Stop and it's food. After a Saturday night of revelry with friends, we decided to get up Sunday morning and see what all the fuss was about. Clearly every other Pittsburgher...More

Thank TheInfamousSpongee
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Cozy neighborhood corner restaurant. Famous for their pancakes,as seen on TV. Went for pancakes and were surprised to walk right in at 10:AM. Food was excellent, and so was the value. A great place to have a cup of coffee and breakfast.

Thank mcdh4561
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We come to Pittsburgh once a year---wish we would have discovered this place years ago-----it is a little fantastic neighborhood spot with an extensive menu---i went with the Eggs Benedict which is usually what I order at a new place so I can compare----it was...More

Thank MichiganderMom
Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

My partner and I were visiting Pittsburg and we were looking for a place to have breakfast. We found this place because of good reviews and such. Got a local vibe from this place and it felt welcoming at first. Long story short, with us...More

1  Thank mattspath
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Great food. A little crowded, but well worth the wait. Stuffed French Toast was awesome. Pancakes are excellent too.

Thank MD C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2617
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-561-9320
An American family diner known for its made from scratch hotcakes and French toast as seen on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins & Dives. Serving breakfast and lunch during all business hours.
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