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3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
+1 412-683-4066
07:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 16:00
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Hubbard, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When visiting the Strip District in Pittsburgh, we always go to Pamela's for breakfast. If you go early, you MIGHT not have to wait in line. Menu has some unusual selections, but AWESOME flavor. The portions are big, so be sure to go hungry. ENJOY your visit to the Strip!

Thank redball11
Slatington, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch/breakfast with large group including toddlers. Staff is super accommodating and food is inexpensive and freshly made. Great diner type venue with good, basic food. I has a strawberry waffle, delicious. Others had omelettes and home fires, all good. Kids had grilled chicken fingers, really delicious and fries. Everything came hot and freshly made. Highly recommend, one... More 

Thank Suet910
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I had breakfast for lunch at Pamela's -- mushroom and cheese omelets with hash browns or fries (had both) and toast. A little too much American cheese for my taste but very good. Very reasonable -- under $20. Remember -- cash only! Would go again!

Thank golftravel_11
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy on Sunday morning but well worth the wait for a table. Lots of choice, great food, friendly and helpful staff-thanks Maura and all.

Thank romavisitor
The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I used to come here weekly for brunch on Sunday. I revisited it last week after 20 years and it is still amazing. Butter pancakes are light and delicious. Bacon is crunchy and fresh. Fresh fruit is yummy. Only this place needs is a Nespresso coffee instead of the regular drip coffee. Just for a change.

Thank Christian P
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Every year for our anniversary, we spend the night in Pittsburgh. Pamela's is a must for breakfast. The service is friendly and fast. The food is amazing! I had the croissant French toast with bananas and walnuts. My husband had an egg sandwich with a side of corned beef hash. I could eat the hash as a meal. It is... More 

Thank Eleanor K
Shaker Heights, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

8 of us dined at Pamela's Sunday morning. The service was a bit slow, but ultimately, the meals were so delicious, it was worth the wait. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. I had the chocolate chip hotcakes and was amazed at how tasty they were.

Thank gr8ful44
Buffalo, New York
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Good food, but very crowded. We waited 90 minutes. They send a text message so you can travel around while you wait. Note CASH ONLY.

Thank Alex C
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is the second time I've eaten at a Pamela's dinner, but a different location. This is a great, clean, efficient location. The food was great, and the service was also great. I would definitely return.

Thank srrmsu
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Eat here and you'll never want to go anywhere else for breakfast! Check out the variety of crepe wraps filled with fruit, brown sugar and covered in whipped cream. Egg plates superb!

Thank gcf5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-683-4066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?