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Cherries Diner

212 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1806
+1 412-281-8182
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (6 reviews)
“cherry bomb” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
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American, Diner
212 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1806
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

new digs and apparently different staffing. Had a hot sausage sandwich for lunch. Very good. and still reasonable prices.

Thank NLtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cherries is a throw back dinner that pumps out low cost eats. We stopped in for breakfast and had a good meal. This is definitely on the dive side, so don't expect 5 star service or ambiance. It has perhaps a dozen tables with numbers...More

Thank EndlessCaravan
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We wanted to like the food but it was just so greasy. Service was great, fast and friendly enough. They're East coast folks, blunt is what you get! Burger was unfortunately a frozen patty. Bacon was tasty and the breakfast potatos were cooked right...just a...More

Thank Kathleen_M68
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Cherries is awesome, We had the Steak Hoagie Combo which was tender and juicy, awesome fries. and also the Reuben Combo which was amazing.

Thank Itravelalot2011
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I need to go back & try the Cherries' French Toast, which sounds divine, next trip to Steel City. Quick & easy breakfast, short order venue. Waitress was awesome one woman show (small venue, she managed it all + cashier). Practically next door to the...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good and plenty. Waitress didn't do much to deserve her tip. Wanted to take away my plate before I was even done...

Thank Magdalena N
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I was looking forward to this place BUT what a let-down! Yelling staff, fighting with other! Waitress with missing teeth, takes our order, grunts, and delivers our food like she's emptying garbage cans. Yelling continues, owner drops bottle of hot sauce which splashes up and...More

Thank Virgil1944
Reviewed 31 August 2017

By the brisk take out service, I'd guess a lot of locals eat here. Full breakfast menu. Our eggs were cooked perfectly. One very hard-working waitress took care of all of us. Watching her hustle was all part of the experience. Our food was served...More

Thank MSH444
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place! If you're looking for a meal that came out of your grandmother's kitchen, this is the place! We've been visiting this great city and have tried some very unique dishes and restaurants so when we found this sweet little briber next...More

Thank lwilliamsln07
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We enjoyed this place for a quick and VERY inexpensive breakfast. Limited seating makes the wait staff a little pushy about getting you in and out, but I completely understand why they are that way. The place has many "regulars", so they don't need sightseers...More

Thank Kourdaddy
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28 August 2015|
Response from AdventureMythsJon | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly, they do serve it all day but they close late in the afternoon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1806
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-281-8182
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