Cafe Zao

332 S Linden Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
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Customer Reviews (8 reviews)


on Citysearch Mar 06, 2010
Seven of us went to dinner on a recent Saturday night and were very disappointed. For prices on this level we did not expect to get frozen carrots as part of the side vegetables. The menu said that a vegetarian meal was... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 28, 2009
Ten of us dined last evening at Cafe Zao upon the recommendation of one of the couples. What an absolutely marvelous experience! The atmosphere is intimate with a European feel. Nice for a quiet Twosome or to dine with... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 06, 2008
It would be more appropriate for this restaurant to promote itself as "Bland Continental." The combination of food, service and atmosphere provide a sure cure for insomnia. (more)


on Citysearch Nov 12, 2007
I have been to Cafe Zao several times in the last several years with family, friends and business associates, and there has never been a disappointing experience. Sometimes the service was slow, but this was OK since... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 27, 2007
My fiance and I had the daily menu of the Prix Fixe promotion this past Friday. Among the very tasty courses, we had cucumber soup (great refreshment with a ting for my tongue), fig with blue cheese (delicious and fun... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 17, 2007
Cafe Zao has a nice menu and lovely banquettes, but the actual food is pretty ordinary. I asked for the most Portuguese items on the menu, and they were unusual by American standards (fried cheese, pork w/ clams) but... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 12, 2005
We arrived on a recommendation from a friend before a theater performance. The wait times were incredibly long between courses. We waited over 10 minutes just for a coffee. The appetizer, calarmi, was 3 small pieces... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 11, 2004
Cafe Zao falls flat on its creative edge. The Late night menu is not for you, if you are hungry. The flavourful, exquisite burst I was expecting from the Portuguese sausage dish did not come. The lamb burger was so... (more)

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