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Bravo Franco - CLOSED

613 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3204
+1 412-642-6677
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible26%
19 Apr 2017
“Closed....now Peter Allan”
21 Mar 2017
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
613 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3204
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Bravo Franco has been closed on Penn for about a year. Reopened last summer as Peter Allan, who was the executive chef. Food is quite good at the new location

Thank William15222
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have eaten here several times under various names. It is very expensive for very basic dishes. On top of that we had to ask for bread and coffee, which were always cold. Note to chef: there are other spices in Italian cooking besides salt....More

1  Thank 881needabreak
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar because we didn't have reservations, really enjoyed eating there. Very nice staff, loved the atmosphere.

1  Thank JMolinero
Reviewed 5 February 2017

See my review below on Peter Allens which is what this old friend has become now after the facelift!

Thank Marybeth S
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I visited Bravo Franco in 2014. I was in town with a friend to see a show at Byham, and we were looking for a place to eat that was open and didn't require a reservation. The hostess saw us at the door and invited...More

Thank MandyPandy84
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

First time there since it became known as Peter Mitchell's. Staff and service were great. My veal dish was undersized and overpriced. What previously was a free side of pasta is now an $8 side of approximately 1-2 ounces of rigatoni. Very disappointing in contrast...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I see that Bravo Franco has a new name but not new ownership. Hope the new venture is better than the last. We stopped at Bravo Franco after the theater, and it was incredibly disappointing. Expensive, bad service, and the food was just average for...More

1  Thank lac0423
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped in on a Monday night because the renovations that had been recently done was inviting. We should have kept on walking! We sat at the bar hoping to get a few glasses of wine. After about 10 minutes the bar tender who had...More

2  Thank Sstagnit
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at the bar due to packed house prior to theatre. Each course delicious fresh and flavorful. Service at bar was excellent, veal tender and tasty, sauce lucious.

Thank Lenora A
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Have eaten here many times but had stopped because we were 't pleased with the food. However, we thought we would give the restaurant another try. We were not pleased with the service, and less pleased with the food. No attention to detail food is...More

Thank Bruce W
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-642-6677
  • E-mail
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