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Dor-Stop Restaurant

1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2617
+1 412-561-9320
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (31 reviews)
“hotcakes” (13 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2617
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Dor-Stop may have been featured on the Food Network but we go as locals because they have the most incredible cake-like pancakes in town! We would also never miss the Jumbot egg scramble. You will get no nonsense service, your elbows might stick to the...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place became a favorite of ours a few years ago. My husband searched for Mom and Pop type places. This place did not disappoint. We travel to Pittsburgh every year for my daughters dance and we always make this a priority to stop in....More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I love this place. The food is amazing. Whenever I am in the area I stop for breakfast. I've never had a bad meal. Try it you'll love it.

Thank sunni495
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We were in town for a Pens game and based on reviews we looked forward to trying this place for a Saturday morning breakfast. Took about 2 minutes to get seated (no one else in line) but we were greeted so all was fine. Not...More

1  Thank euclid925
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Pittsburgh held onto streetcars until like that crazy Jerry Garcia tie in your closet, they just became fashionable again. The Dor-Stop is named after the Dormont stop of the Pittsburgh streetcar line which for you snobs is now called light rail. Just streetcars to us....More

Thank Thomas J R
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Dor-stop has built a reputation on having unique breakfasts and lunches. Have been a customer through one relocation and two owners and the style (home cooking with specialty offerings) has carried over. Dor-Stop has always had prompt attentive setvice. Still worth a visit!

Thank plowe12000
Reviewed 10 January 2017

My husband and I usually eat at Food Network's Guy Fieri's/Adam Richmond's stops. In fact, most of our vacations are centered around food :) So, the Dor-Stop restaurant is hands down, the best place for blueberry pancakes! You definitely cannot stop at eating just one...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Even though new owners, I've been told, great family breakfast. Short wait for 6 people, once seated, great service, waitress was friendly and efficient, trying to get 2 grandmas away from table at end so others could be seated was challenging. Snuck waitress additional tip...More

Thank patj32292
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Dor Stop is a good coffee shop in Dormont but be forwarded if you try getting in on a Sunday. To start street parking is a bear, then you need to make sure everyone in your party is present before the put you on the...More

Thank Dan_Nogal
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Fresh, home cooking style with super staff. Our favorite breakfast spot for over 25 years. Bakery bread, real home fries, specials and amazing pancakes and French toast treats

Thank Seamus M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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
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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.