Perrone's Pub in Overbrook offers neighborhood tavern feel
By Margie Stanislaw
Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
Perrone's Pub, at 1400 Harrison Ave., is gaining a local reputation for its steak sandwiches and pizza.
Owner Dominic Perrone said it is because everything they serve is homemade, including the pizza dough.
The pub was opened seven years ago by Dominic and Trina Perrone. It is a small pub located in the Overbrook neighborhood of Jeannette and heavily patronized by people from that area.
“We have lots of regular customers,” said Trina Perrone. “It is a neighborhood bar — everybody knows everybody so it is a nice atmosphere.”
Both the Perrones are from Westmoreland County. Dominic Perrone attended Greensburg Central Catholic High School and then graduated as a chef from the Culinary Institute of Pittsburgh, which is now known as the Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts at the William Penn.
Trina Perrone attended Norwin High School and then the Bradford School of Business, where she trained as a paralegal. She still works two days per week in that field. The couple has one daughter, Marley, 5.
Over the years, Dominic Perrone worked as a chef at various venues including the Sheraton and Bobby Dales.
“I always bartended on weekends for extra money and he always wanted to have this kind of business because he went to school for it,” said Trina Perrone
While Dominic Perrone takes care of the kitchen, Trina Perrone manages the bar. The couple also employs two bartenders and a dishwasher. Prior to opening the business in Jeannette, the Perrones had a restaurant in North Huntingdon, but were then able to purchase their current location.
The couple would like to add an additional room to the pub in the future to make more dining space and Dominic Perrone said he would also like to be able to have outdoor dining space.
In addition to the specialty steak sandwich — made with a hand-cut rib eye steak — Perrone's Pub specializes in hand-tossed pizza and jumbo whole wings. Hours are 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Mondays through Saturdays, and 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Sundays. Patrons can either eat in or order take-out.
Margie Stanislaw is a freelance writer.
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