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The Porch at Schenley

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Chorizo & Eggs
Roasted red peppers, carmelized onions, & manchego cheese
Grilled Farm Bread Sandwich
Fried‎ egg, bacon, vermont cheddar,& crispy taters
The Daily Quiche
Mixed green salad & crispy taters
Frittata Du Jour
Three farm fresh eggs, house-made English muffins, & crispy taters
Adjacent to University of Pittsburgh
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Pizza
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Two wait staff took care of 37 people with great good cheer and gave each individual checks. A modern miracle. I am from the south and can be quite picky about my Shrimp and Grits, but I was feeling brave and ordered my favorite in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DLS490
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went in at the suggestion of someone who lives in Pittsburgh, and I was not disappointed. It was a Saturday night, so it was very crowded but the bartender had a great suggestion for dinner, and I thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and the atmosphere....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank easytrav2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six of us enjoyed our lunch/brunch at the Porch. We had excellent service and food was delicious. We sat by the window and liked the people watching. I've always liked this restaurant and it is family friendly and reasonably priced. I wish you could reserve...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RMPgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Porch is a nice restaurant to meet your student or friends for a meal. We stop by every time we’re seeing our son at Pitt. Good breakfast and lunch menu and when it comes s warm there is outside seating overlooking the park with...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank drgreatoe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Trendy vibe across from Pitt campus and it was the freshest meal this California girl has had in town this far! Vegetable salad was huge and absolutely delicious. Husband had a steak sandwich with really good potatoes. Kids meals were tomato soup...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank L1915EYlisac
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In my short visit in Pittsburgh, I happened upon this place with my family for breakfast. What a great experience! I sampled two of their specials ... the Jerk Brisket Hash and the Cast Iron Cinnamon Rolls. The brisket was tender and flavorful, served with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sakellariosv
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I had a business lunch at the porch. The food and service were excellent. It was packed on this weekday, although we did not have to wait long for a table. Located next to Pitt and the Carnegie Library, it was very convenient. Parking, like...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EricGB555
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The Porch is a nice place to have a nice dinner. I personally like their pizza. Very testy. Their soup is very good. Not very expensive. It is also a nice place to have a drink after hours. They have a good variety of biers....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 614jacquesc
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We visit this place in a short visit to Pittsburgh. Food was excellent and the service very fine. Near to the restaurant you find a park with live music and many other activities for childs and adults. Excellent

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anibal1978
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch. The atmosphere was really great. Along the park, pretty windows, awesome beer selection! I tried the falafel wrap- I think I could have probably ordered better from the menu but I was in a rush. I didn’t love the wrap but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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27 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.
18 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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