Dinette n.: a small area off the kitchen for casual dining

Restaurant & Wine Bar

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dinette take reservations?
Dinette does not accept reservations, even for large parties.
Is there always a wait at Dinette?
Dinette’s busiest time is between 6:30 and 8pm on Friday and Saturday evening, but often on weekdays and other times during the weekend, there is no wait for a table.
Is Dinette open for lunch?
Dinette is open for dinner only.
How big are the pizzas?
Pizzas are approximately 12″
Is your cheese made using animal rennet?
The fresh mozzarella we use on all the pizzas is vegetarian–made without the use of animal rennet.  But some other cheeses we use from Europe do contain animal rennet.  Your server will be able to let you know which ones those are.
Can I add or substitute ingredients when ordering items on the menu?
At Dinette we are happy to leave any ingredient off, but in order to maintain the integrity of the dish, we do not make additions or substitutions.
What if I have an allergy?
At Dinette we take allergies seriously.  If you have a food allergy, please let your server know so we can use proper precautions when preparing your food.
Does Dinette have wine and beer?
Yes, Dinette has a changing selection of wine (all available by the glass or bottle) and local beers.
Can I bring my own wine?
Yes, if you have a special bottle, you are welcome to bring it, but there is a $20 corkage fee per bottle.
Do you offer takeout?
Yes, but we offer only pizzas and desserts for takeout.  You must come in to the restaurant to place your order.  We do not take orders over the phone.

A Top Pittsburgh Restaurant
Pittsburgh Magazine

Chef Sonja Finn
James Beard Award Semi-finalist
"Rising Star Chef of the Year"
2009 & 2010


  1. Tuesday–Thursday:

    5-10 pm

  2. Friday and Saturday:



5996 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206