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Patti H.

12/17/17

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I tried Mineo's for the first time in July 2017. It was quite good that time, and better than Pizza Hut from Greenfield. It was inconvenient for me because I'm handicapped and had to park almost two blocks away and walk, plus they don't take credit cards. But the staff seemed nice; that's always a plus. I went again a month later, and my husband drove and dropped me off and picked me up. When we got home, the pizza tasted different. There was a slight undercurrent of a sour taste and it was a bit greasy. We went again the next month, and this time I asked to have the pepperoni on top instead of buried under a top layer of cheese. They said to come in 30 minutes. When I got there on time they checked on my pizza and said it would be a few more minutes. I stood at the counter for at least 20 minutes, leaning on it for support with my legs aching. It came out a few minutes later, and my husband had been circling the block all that time. When I got in the car he asked me what the heck happened. I told him that I think they forgot my order, maybe because I asked for the pepperoni on top instead of the usual way they do it, and I really believe that they hurried up and made a pizza for me when I got there. When we got home, the pepperoni was NOT on top-it was still buried under a huge amount of cheese, it was burned on the bottom (I think they cooked it hot and fast to get it done), and it was very greasy. We tried one more time, and that time I had to drive myself. I parked close to the hydrant because there were no spots open for two blocks in every direction. When I picked it up, I placed it on the passenger seat on top of a City Paper like I usually do. When I got home, the pizza box had shifted, moved off the paper, and left a five-inch grease spot on the beige seats of my new 2017 car. The grease had run out of a tiny hole in the corner of box. The pizza was so greasy we could not eat it. I will not try again because it got worse every time.

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dlbittner

07/12/13

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worth every penny

a little more expensive than most pizza places but definitely worth it. Best pizza in the burgh.

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Miroslav R.

06/17/13

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Great pizza, great atmosphere, great prices.

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california cucamonga

05/10/12

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great pizza

I heard Troy Polamalu got engaged here, so I decided to check it out. I was not disappointed -- both the pizza and atmosphere were excellent. I would definitely recommend it.

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HailPitt

04/20/11

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Great pie, nice people

Mineos pizza is exceptional and the staff is friendly. Its not as clean or as organized as Aiello's, but their staff is more respectful and gracious.

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Edward D.

11/15/10

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Wonderful

I loved this pizza. Great friendly service. Very clean.

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Gunrockets

05/06/10

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GREAT!!

WHEN I LIVED IN THE BURGH, MINEO'S WAS THE PLACE TO BE FOR PIZZA. SOME MAY NOT LIKE THE WAY IT'S PREPARED, BUT I DO. IT'S A MATTER OF TASTE. TO ME, IT'S THE BEST.

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christianwos

05/04/10

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Italian pizza? Not at all.

Being an Italian who just moved to Pittsburgh 4 months ago I was suggested by some friends of mine to go to Mineo's pizza in order to get a real pizza, italian style.
Unfortunately I have to admit that Mineo's pizza has nothing to do with Italian pizza. The dough was way too greasy and too thick, as usual in the American style. The mozzarella was tasteless and the amount of it was absurd. The tomato sauce had no salt or spices.
I don't want to sound too judgmental, but Mineo's pizza is just like any other pizza in the States. At least they should not say they make Italian pizza.
By the way, I prefer Aiello's pizza.

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Avazofia

04/16/10

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Insanely Good!

The pizza from Mineo's in Mt. Lebanon is the best I've ever had in Pittsburgh. I've been living here for two years and have enjoyed some from across the city, but this classic place takes the cake!

The white pizza is phenomenal and their cheese is such high quality. The pizzas were so thick and the crusts were perfection.

It was hot and incredibly fresh, and they were courteous even though they were incredibly busy on a Friday night.

Five stars!

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hebayer

01/19/10

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A great neighborhood pizza

Good pizza places seem to provoke ratings that are either excellent or terrible. I happen to think that, in this neighborhood, Mineo's makes a truly great pizza .
Of course, you have to enjoy lots of cheese and a nice yeasty crust, plus fresh vegetables. Not everyone does. This is not a New York pizza nor is it an Italian one, or even a gourmet creation. And thank god it's not a British one. But hey, you know where to find those...
For the record, Mineo's has the best pizza on the street though Aiello's comes very close. Napoli is meh and Lucci's is inedible.
Also, if I have to read one more review that extols New Haven I will not be responsible for my actions. Just move there, already, and leave us alone. Jeez.

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deniseb412

05/09/09

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Mineos pizza

I used to go to Mineos a lot, I thought the pizza was the best ever. Lately it has really gone down hill. I paid $28.00 for a burnt pizza!!! Never again. Recently I found a pizza shop in Sewickly,family owned,they make their own sausage, yum-yum. Their pizza is greatttt, a must try. Tony R's pizza, you will never be disappointed. Personally I will never go to Mineos again.

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franlefko1

03/30/09

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pizza mia

Country's best pizza. We even carry it frozen to Los Angeles because our boys miss it so!

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anonymous

03/21/09

Great pizza!

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anonymous

03/21/09

Excellent pizza, great crust!

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jme200

03/02/09

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Overrated and Overpriced

I checked this place out at the recommendation of numerous people on a quest to find a delicious pie in the burgh. Having grown up outside of New Haven, CT I was privileged to have a lot of excellent pizza options. Mineo's just does not live up to the billing. The fact that it has won so many awards is troubling. I am now worried about the quality of pizza I will most likely not be able to find in the area. The pizza itself is decent, and I did like the very unique flavor of the crust, but the volume of the cheese is too overwhelming. Overall, its not bad, just not fantastic. Plus $18 for a large before toppings... no thanks.

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beavercounty

01/25/09

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Great Pizza

Great pizza! Excellant crust and the sauce will make you cream in your jeans. The only thing is I can't figure out the protocol for cleaning off your table. Do you do it yourself or do you leave the scrappings on the table..I don't know, but what I do know is this.. At least you do not have to rehash your order like most Pittsburgh eaterys.

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Lillybeth43713

04/13/08

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We love this place!

We visited Pittsburgh with friends last night, and after spending the afternoon ""pubbing"" in South Side, we returned to our hotel only to find the restaurant we really wanted to go to closed. Not wanting to venture out this late, we thought...PIZZA! The front desk staff recommended this place and another. We chose due to the 16"" XL pizza for around $11.00. This pizza was excellent. I think you could probably do better in New York or Chicago, but we come from a small town in Ohio that has about 20 pizza joints, and this beats all of them. The cheese is ooey-gooey, but just enough of it so it doesn't overwhelm the flavor. This place goes light on the sauce so you don't burn your mouth. The crust was thin with just enough EVOO to give it good texture. It was delivered within 30 min. on a Saturday night, and was piping hot! I do agree that I wish the whole ""slide factor"" on the toppings was minimized, but you get that with thin crust pizza. All in all I give it 5 stars!!

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coberly7

03/18/08

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Terrible Service - Very Rude - Food Is SO/SO

I had a terrible experience at this restaurant. I had never eating pizza from this place and i wanted to try something new. I found their number online and called to place an order. I was very clear on my order and when i went to pick up the pizza, it was wrong and they charged me 21.00 for six pieces of pizza. Honest mistake i thought to myself. When i explained this to the clerk he became very angry with me and started yelling. When i was walking out of the restaurant, i heard the man say to another worker ""F*$%n' Kid."" I proceed to call the owner and he handled the issue in a professional manor, however he did nothing to make me feel like i didn't wasted $21.00 on six mediocre slices of pizza. I recommend you stay far away from this business and go elsewhere for some some pizza.

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CVCCC

03/11/08

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Tastes like pizza in a Jewish neighborhood...

For years I was told to buy my pizza at Mineo's. It's the best, you can't beat it, nothing better, top rates for years by the hometown mag...Enough already! So I went. We ordered 3 different pies, one plain, one with pepperoni, and one with pep/mush/sausage. All three were very dry, yet greasy. In other words, the grease, cheese and toppings slid off the pizza and all over my hands. I tasted a hint of provolone in the cheese, a nice touch but a bit too sharp. The toppings were not great, classic, but mushrooms seem toi come from a can. I guess if you don't want anything special, just good average pizza, go to Mineo's. Sorry guys, this place is not even in my top 10 for Pittsburgh Pizza. I can tell you at least 15 better places to get pizza in Pittsburgh that have higher quality, character and originality. Don't get me started on service. Does anyone who works there even know how to smile or say thank you? I guess nobody wants to venture out for quality, fresh, authentic pie anymore. Let's all go to Mineo's...you can have it. Oh, by the way, bring cash. No plastic taken here!

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Nozamaya

02/11/08

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Best thing to eat at 1am after a night out on town

The pizza is wonderfully greasy and cheesy like a pizza should be. Crust could have more flavor, but at 1 am on a Friday or Saturday, it is the best hands down.

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General Info
Mineo's Pizza has served quality pizza since it was started by Giovanni "John" Mineo in 1958. Mineo's has become a Pittsburgh staple and has won several awards for their Pizza. There are two locations that include Squirrel Hill and Mt. Lebanon. Come on in for the award winning Pizza and join in on the Pittsburgh Family Tradition.
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Phone: 412-344-9467

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Categories
Pizza, Italian Restaurants, Restaurants
Services/Products
  • Can
  • Restaurants & Banquet Facilities
  • Take Out
  • Try Our Gourmet Desserts and Ice Cream
  • Hot Sausage (9)
  • Off All Beer Wine & Liquor!
  • White Pizza
  • Specials
  • Hot Peppers of Mushrooms OR Green Peppers
  • Extras: Pepperoni Mushrooms Onions Green Peppers
  • Meat OR Cheese Ravioli
  • Extras
  • Above Dinner Includes Rigation Garlic Bread
  • Above Dinners Include Meatballs Garlic Brad
  • Double Cheese Hot Peppers Jalapeon Tomato Spinach.
  • Chicken. Steak Are Double Items.)
  • Broccoli Ham Pineapple Meatballs FERA Chees.
  • Chees Steak (9)
  • Includes Mam. Pepperoni Mushrooms. Ricotta & Provolone Che-
  • Calzoni
  • Ziti & Mushroom Tomato Basil Sauce
  • Tomato
  • Greens N' Beans
  • Subs
  • Afancim - Sicilian Ricecalls With Marinara Sauce
  • Pizza Served by the Cut
  • Stuffed Banan Pepper
  • Meatball Parmesan (3 Meatballs With Sance & Cheese)
  • Manicotti
  • Flavors: Lemon Rosemary Mild Buffalo
  • Chicken Parmesan (9)
  • Lasagna
  • Large
  • Dinners
  • Now Delivering
  • Desserts
  • French Fries - Plain OR Rosemary
  • Sicilian
  • With Sauce & Cheese
  • Meatballs With Sauce & Cheese
  • Pop
  • Stuffed Banauna Peppers (9)
  • Ricotta Cheese (Artichokes Roasted Red Peppers Shrimp.
  • Bausage BLCK Olives Green Olives Anchovie Bacon
  • With Sauce
  • Fresh Italian Garden Salad
  • 1 Pint Meat Sauce
  • Plain
  • Pizza
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Price Range
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Neighborhoods
East End, Squirrel Hill South
Other Information

Parking: Street

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Good For Family: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Italian, European, Continental, Pizza

Alcohol: Beer, Wine

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: No

Price Range : Below Average

Good for Kids: Yes

Good For Groups: Yes

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