3801 Butler St., Lawrenceville
412-622-0111 or www.piccolo-forno.com
Located in the heart of happening Lawrenceville, this cozy, casual family-run restaurant is always a lively spot. The menu offers wood-fired pizzas (including margherita and quattro formaggio), small plates and antipasti, panini and fresh-made pastas. It's also BYOB, so you can bring your own favorite Italian bottle selection.
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