Sugar Cafe

1517 Potomac Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-341-1090


Located in the charming suburb of Dormont, Sugar Cafe is a cozy, yet cheerful, twenty-five seat cafe and coffeeshop painted in vibrant turquoise hues.

Owned by local pastry chef Kelly James, the cafe specializes in house-made pastries baked in small batches on the cafe's open balcony studio. Daily offerings include scones, muffins, cookies, fruit tarts, cheesecake and specialty cupcakes. Breakfast and lunch options feature waffles, granola, yogurt parfaits, hand-carved turkey and ham sandwiches, vegetarian wraps, salads and soups.

Sugar also serves its own aromatic blend of coffee crafted by local roaster, LaPrima. Free wi-fi is also available for patrons.

Hours of operation

Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


On-street metered parking and municipal parking lots are available.

Bus routes that serve this area

  • 41G - Dormont
  • 42S - South Hills Village via Beechview
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