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LA Tavola Italian Restaurant

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1 Boggs Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-2039
+1 412-481-6627
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Initially the service was great with a wonderful waitress (initially). It started going downhill when a food runner, who should not have been let out of the kitchen, came out with our food and clearly had no idea what she was doing or who ordered what. Food was over priced for what it was. Mediocre at best. I got the... More 

Thank Kim H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated our 50 th anniversary with our family there. We were in the room called Carmella's kitchen. The accomadations were wonderful.The staff very helpful and attentive. Our food was wonderful and plentiful.I would highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Sarah W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will begin by saying that I have been to this restaurant at least 6 times and even went to their Feast of the Seven Fishes last year, so I have obviously been pleased prior to my experience last night (New Years Eve). The best part of the entire evening was the service. Everyone was attentive and informative about the... More 

Thank patti056
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We arrived with a party of 6 and were, due to the fact that it was a busy evening, quickly escorted to the lower level called, Carmella's Kitchen, and were taken away with the restaurant. As mentioned by others, upon approach to the restaurant, one may have some doubts, but we were all wowed. First and foremost, our waiter, Chris,... More 

Thank Bob122223
Palm City, Florida, United States
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I don't understand the poor reviews of this restaurant. I have eaten here many times and NEVER had a bad meal. The outside isn't much but the inside is typical but low key Italian décor. The food is excellent, I feel an great bargain for the money. I LOVE Italian food especially veal parm and theirs is at the top... More 

Thank Russell S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

So the outside of this place is NOT very welcoming and you should definitely make reservations (especially on the weekends), but it turned out to be a pretty good meal. The ambiance inside is better than outside and the service was good (it's also BYOB for a small fee). It wasn't the best Italian meal I've had but I would... More 

Thank Julder
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

A dear friend and I were on a mission to sample the best Beans and Greens in Pittsburgh area. A search revealed this place. Adventuring to a corner of Mt Washington, we were told by the server that theirs were "excellent." In my opinion, they were terrible. Beans and greens with character are brothy or creamy with aromas of garlic... More 

Thank starz1343
Canton, Ohio
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162 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

The outside of the restaurant is not very welcoming, but three of us had a very nice, relaxed dinner here on a Friday evening. The interior is clean but rather plain. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful. We shared calamari and an eggplant appetizer that was a special that night. The eggplant was awesome, and the calamari were good... More 

Thank Sherry H
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Family get together for daugheter-in-laws birthday. Above average food where the specials were particularly well prepared. Very good service and what a savings with byob. I brought in a cooler filled with Italian wine and good Belgium beer. We enjoyed it and will definitely go back.

Thank Lee W
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Dined at this restaurant with a large group of friends and family. They were unable to feed every member of the party with the special menu they planned to serve (this was outrageous as the size of our party was confirmed long before when reservations were made). Portions were absolutely awful. My wife had to split a piece of fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Boggs Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-2039
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-481-6627

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?