Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

Grocery Store, Cheese Shop, and Herbs & Spices Store · Strip District
2010 Penn Ave (btwn 21st Street & 22th Street), Pittsburgh, PA 15222, United States
Hours:
Closed until 9:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 6:30 AM–4:30 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–2:30 PM
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Yes

In 1902, the Sunseri family formed the company that is now known as the Pennsylvania Macaroni Company. Our organization is known as one of the premiere specialty Italian food operations in the country. We stock over 5,000 specialty products and sell over 200,000 pounds of cheese each week.

9.3/10

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    David R.
    "Ask for Dear Heart (Carol) at the cheese counter..."(6 Tips)
    Brian G.
    "Probably the best cheese counter in Pittsburgh."(7 Tips)
    John D.
    "Carol knows everything!"(4 Tips)
    Aaron C.
    "Great selections of cheeses, meats, spices, pasta and more."(3 Tips)
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  • delis
  • pasta
  • gluten-free food
  • fresh veggies
  • cheese
  • candy
  • pizza
  • wine
  • homemade food
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  • meats
  • salads
  • steak sauce
  • anise
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  • garlic
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  • Matthew C.

    Awesome market. Old world olive bar. Cheese deli and of course macaroni.

    Matthew Coll · 2 weeks ago
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  • Jeung Hwa D.

    Awesome and vast selection of cheeses and meats

    Jeung Hwa D · September 22, 2015
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  • Kevin B.

    There are some really good flavored coffees in here. Also the biggest selection of cheese I've ever seen.

    Kevin Burg · February 4, 2015
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  • Mikahla V.

    Endless variety of cheese, oil, bread, and you guessed it, pasta.

    Mikahla Vicino · February 1, 2015
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  • Shorty

    The antipasto salad is awesome!

    Shorty · August 31, 2014
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  • Travis S.

    Cheese of every variety and from every part of the world. Amazing place.

    Travis Stormer · August 28, 2014
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  • Greg D.

    Ohio City Pasta sold here.

    Greg D · August 7, 2014
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  • Matthew F.

    The fresh-made egg pasta, available at check-out, is the greatest pasta I've ever had. Cheese selection is amazing too.

    Matthew Forbes · June 12, 2014
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  • Eric M.

    Vlaskaas cheese will blow your mind

    Eric Murillo · May 25, 2014
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  • Tara

    I made a trip from Youngstown 2 weeks in a row to stock up my kitchen. The extra sharp provolone from this place is amazing, as is their NY pastrami.

    Tara · March 9, 2014
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  • Wyngspan

    Anything Italian can be found here at this Pittsburgh staple since 1902. http://bit.ly/1jXQbvm

    Wyngspan · January 27, 2014
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  • Chris P.

    Everyone is so incredibly nice in here. Especially in the deli. Support a Pittsburgh staple and shop here.

    Chris P. · January 16, 2014
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  • J S.

    Pick up some Le Pizzelle Cafe Pizzelles. So many great flavors. Try the anise or lemon!

    J Scar · December 22, 2013
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  • Prof  P $.

    Excellent jarred marinara and frozen meatballs for your own home GoodFellas feast.

    Prof P $ Hat · May 6, 2013
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  • J R.

    Do you have / sell Wheat Pasta products for the Diabetics on your current listings?

    J R · August 5, 2012
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  • Abby S.

    My version of heaven

    Abby S · May 26, 2012
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  • mark

    This one isfordave

    mark · May 20, 2012
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  • GlobalPittsburgh

    Connect with Pittsburgh's international communities at http://www.globalpittsburgh.org. Look for us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

    GlobalPittsburgh · May 13, 2012
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  • Alessandro O.

    If you look some Italian gourmet food, this is the place! Try home-made Mozzarella!

    Alessandro Oltramari · April 9, 2012
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  • Matt

    So much pasta! Lots of choices

    Matt · March 10, 2012
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  • Amanda G.

    A must-do in the Strip Distrcit. Locally known as Penn Mac. Fine Italian grocery with 400 cheeses. Meet "Dear Heart," a local celeb--she's the cheese monger & calls everyone she waits on dear heart.

    Amanda Gribble Wilson · January 26, 2012
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  • David R.

    Ask for Dear Heart (Carol) at the cheese counter... She knows!

    David Roth · December 30, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Most of our gourmet bread comes from Breadworks Artisan Bread, it's one of a kind.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    We get very busy during the weekends, stop by during the week for shorter lines and quicker service. This is probably the best way to avoid the crowds.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Our gift baskets make for a wonderful present like the Cheese & Meat Party Box or the Small Pasta Dinner Basket.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    We have a ton of gluten free options, come browse.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Thirsty? Pick up a six pack of Sanpellegrino Limonata.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    We stock over 5,000 specialty products and sell over 200,000 pounds of Italian cheese every week!

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Try some Pittsburgh favorites, like the Grasso Hot Italian Sausage or Old Colony Steak Sauce!

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    If you're shopping in the Strip you should stop by an sample some gourmet cheese at our cheese counter, Dear Heart would love to help you pick the perfect cheese for any dish or meal.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Have you joined our cheese of the month club? It's available in 3 month, 6 month and 1 year programs! Who doesn't love gourmet cheese?

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Have a special dinner approaching? Visit our cheese counter to make it an unforgettable occasion.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Company · December 14, 2011
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  • Aaron C.

    Great place for a Pittsburgh foodie. Great selections of cheeses, meats, spices, pasta and more.

    Aaron Cruz · November 27, 2011
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  • Lidia Bastianich

    Run by the Sunseri brothers, this is a prime retail store offering Italian specialties. On Saturdays, the line snakes around its shelves, stocked with tomatoes, pasta & all kinds of Italian products.

    Lidia Bastianich · October 31, 2011
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  • Brian K.

    Despite the sign, as long as the deli counter is fully staffed, they'll let you order less than the minimum on prosciutto.

    Brian Kavalukas · October 30, 2011
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  • John D.

    Carol knows everything!

    John Dalton · September 20, 2011
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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Visit the cheese counter and Carol will most certainly call you 'Dear Heart' as she helps you pick out your favorite cheeses.

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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Come make your own custom bag of candy, pick and choose your favorites!

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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Try our homemade Penn Mac sauces, all of which are perfect for pasta and pizza dinners. Each contains healthy ingredients like extra virgin olive oil, garlic, fresh vegetables and great herbs.

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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    Interested in delicious wine and cheese pairings suggestions? Take a look at our blog: pennmac.com/blog

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  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company

    If you're in the Strip District stop by our cheese counter and sample our huge variety of cheeses. Cheddar, Gouda and Brie, oh my!

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  • Dan M.

    They have bulk olive oil & balsamic with free bottles.

    Dan Merson · March 12, 2011
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  • Amy L.

    Get your number for the cheese counter first, then wander around and shop while you wait.

    Amy L. · March 1, 2011
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  • Brian G.

    Probably the best cheese counter in Pittsburgh. Carol (a.k.a. Dear Heart) knows cheese. If she recommends something, you would be well-served to take her advice.

    Brian Gollum · November 23, 2010
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  • Lauren M.

    Your best bet is to go early in the day so it's not swamped and you can browse leisurely.

    Lauren McKenna · September 13, 2010
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  • Ryan M.

    Come early!!!

    Ryan Mikita · April 2, 2010
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