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La Prima Espresso Company

205 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4400
+1 412-281-1922
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pastry” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
“strip district” (18 reviews)
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205 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I won’t say how many cups we had but ever one was as good as the last. In Rome they said it was the water and milk. I guess the coffee beans help also. This was our n’th time visiting Prima. The price is right,...More

Thank Jazzcat02
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Just great good old fashioned Italian coffee and ambiance. No frills, just a counter and a line. For the purist.

Thank WanderersWR
Reviewed 22 September 2017

La Prima has absolutely wonderful coffee. Their latte is my favorite in the city of Pittsburgh. It is a smaller place with a smaller menu than some coffee chains, but the coffee is outstanding, prices are very good, and it is a great experience. An...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Grabbed an americano with almond milk from this super cute coffee shop in the strip district and it was delicious!

Thank rhall21
Reviewed 29 August 2017

La Prima Espresso Company is the coffee shop connected to Colangelo's Bakery and is a great place in the Strip to visit for an espresso beverage. Not sure if the business have the same owner, but is most likely since they're connected on the inside....More

Thank James A
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Met a new friend the other day, who told me that he and others go to La Prima in the AM. I was also aware of several neighbors often going there. So this AM I went with one of my neighbors to socialize and meet...More

Thank NLtravels
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There were lots of places to rest and have a coffee in the Strip District, but this one caught my eye for the table of gentlemen playing cards out front. It truly felt like a local hang out. And I was correct! It was a...More

Thank MarkWorld
Reviewed 31 May 2017

After frequenting this café for 37 years, I was demeaned and ridiculed by the baristas for asking them to a double espresso and a very cold latte. Not only did I leave in tears but they riled up another customer to bully me in and...More

Thank Alfreds_Daughter
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Stopped here one day while browsing the strip district and it has been a favorite ever since. Italian style standing only cafe that matches the strip district atmosphere perfectly. They also have some seating outside if you prefer to people watch. Great spot!

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

La Prima in the Strip District portion of Pittsburgh is such a great experience. The bustling nature of the Strip is enhanced and even more enjoyable with a visit to La Prima. Lots of Italian speaking men and women visiting and almost always a group...More

Thank Jessica H
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4400
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-281-1922
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