Bruno's Garage

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
8 reviews

518 Mellon St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, us

(412) 361-1750

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Hours
 
Specialties
Specializes in Air Conditioning work
Specializes in Brakes and Mufflers
Specializes in Radiator work
Specializes in Transmission work
Loaners
No
Notes
 
They are always honest
5.0/5
They are competent
5.0/5
Their repair price is reasonable
5.0/5
They complete the work in a timely manner
4.8/5
They respond well when they screw something up
4.8/5
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
4.6/5
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
5.0/5
They are always honest
5.0/5
I would use this mechanic again
N/A
I would recommend this mechanic to others
N/A
They fix the problem the first time
4.8/5
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
3.6/5
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
3.8/5
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
4.6/5
Nov 06, 2011
Mar 21, 1998
A honest garage and a family business. Have been dealing with them for 10 years.
Feb 27, 2001
My family has been taking our cars to Bruno's for 23 years. What a find! Bruno's Garage reminds me of my dad's garage, and he was a truly brilliant mechanic. They listen, they explain, and they go out of their way to help a regular customer. I have never been turned down in an emergency, and if I just show up for something really little, they always help me out. If it's something they can't do, they send me to other reliable, reasonable shops. I can't tell you how much I count on them. And the neighborhood is NOT bad. There's tons of public transportation and I have routinely dropped off my car, taken a bus to work, taken a bus back to Bruno's at the end of the day, and driven home. Couldn't be easier, and there is no reason to fear going in and out of the neighborhood.
Nov 06, 2011
Jul 12, 2000
Bruno's Garage has been my repair location of choice since the first time I tried them. They have always impressed me with their prompt service and very reasonable prices. Once, I had a problem with the brakes sticking on my 1990 Tercel. It turned out to only need an adjustment to the emergency brake lever, for which they charged me $2.00! It's the only time I ever paid for an auto repair in cash. Also, they are very close to the bus stop. This makes it easy to drop off the car and take the bus to work without needing a ride from someone else.
Jan 29, 2005
This place is a little out of the way for me, but I started going to it, based on co-workers' recommendations, after being overcharged at the first repair shop I tried when I moved to Pittsburgh. I always found Bruno's to be reasonably priced, pleasant, and honest. I had an old Volvo and they always checked to see if they could get me a used part instead of expensive new Volvo parts, which was great since I knew the car was old and wouldn't last forever. I've finally gotten a new car with a warranty, so I'll be going to the dealership for repairs for a while, and I'm a bit sad not to be taking my car to Bruno's anymore. The one negative of this place is that they're a small garage and their good service is not a well-kept secret, so the wait to get your car fixed can be long. If it's an emergency, though, they can usually fix it within a few days.
Dec 24, 2007
The best mechanics I've ever used. This is a family run business, 3 generations now. I started taking my used Honda Del Sol to them when I was a student at Pitt. 10 years later I'm still going to them and so is my husband, father, and anyone else with an oddball problem. Only issue is you have to schedule work 2-3 weeks in advance as they are always busy. But, when they get your car, it's in and out in a day, and done right.
Dec 09, 2008
I love Bruno's and wouldn't take my car anywhere else. They do great work, their prices can't be beat, and if something doesn't need to be done, they don't do it. They will let me know if a certain repair is looming in the next year or so but they don't ever do unnecessary work.

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