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Dor-Stop Restaurant

1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2617
+1 412-561-9320
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“french toast” (31 reviews)
“pancakes” (59 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216-2617
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went for Sunday brunch, as it seems most people do in Pittsburgh. Had about 45 min wait but so worth it. They had a special called Blueberry Crumble French Toast. I was worried the blueberry topping was going to be canned and gooey. So not...More

Thank CTeddie2
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I came to the Dor Stop on a Saturday morning with high hopes based on reviews. What we experienced was a small crowded loud diner (which was fine) with very average food. We had a variety of menu items and they all were just OK....More

Thank WVFoodFan
Reviewed 23 July 2017

German potato pancakes, everything made from scratch. It is the place for breakfast. Guy Fieri even kicked up some dishes when he visited for his show. You don't have to look hard to find the dish with jalapeno's to know which one.

Thank Riley1961
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Had to drop in here as I always try to add a tv featured restaurant when I am travelling to a city. I had breakfast here, the wait staff was as cheerful as the tye dye shirts lead to you believe. The small diner was...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The Dor-Stop is a great place for breakfast in the South Hills area of Pittsburgh. Very friendly family operated restaurant with a nice menu selection, great food, good size portions, and a reasonable price. Highly recommend people try it out !!

Thank William A
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this morning for a girls breakfast, food was great! Huge portions, delicious bacon and eggs. Our server Kelly was funny and made is feel right at home. Defiantly recommend!

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because we had seen it on "Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives" and thought we should try it out. The food was very good, lots of flavour! And the atmosphere was excellent! Friendly staff and friendly customers. Only thing I would...More

Thank Dust0004
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
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Restaurant Details

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