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Avenue B

5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
+1 412-683-3663
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“meatloaf” (26 reviews)
“mussels” (10 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us were visiting a friend at the Shadyside hospital & were looking for a relatively quiet restaurant where we could enjoy a good meal at an acceptable cost. Avenue B exceeded our expectations by a vast amount. The food was very innovative, freshly...More

1  Thank CyberTravelGuide
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Avenue B is a small, neighborhood restaurant that is the favorite of several of my Pittsburgh-based co-workers. After visiting, I understand the attraction. We arrived for our reservation and were promptly seated. Our server was very helpful in explaining the menu in detail and provided...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at Avenue B to celebrate my birthday. Skipped the entree and had three starter plates instead - the Raw Deal with tuna tartare and ngiri was a beautiful start especially with BYOB chenin blanc vouvray. The tangy/sweet/herbal blue cheese, peaches, arugula toast was...More

Thank CeeDee360
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Sometimes it is difficult to find a BYOB that has food of the quality you desire when you bring a good bottle of wine. Well this little place fits my bill when it comes to that!! The corkage is $8.00 ( wine collectors usually do...More

Thank travelpatPhilaPA
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I made a reservation for dinner at OpenTable. When they called to confirm, I am glad they told me it was BYOB. We came prepared. I started with lentil soup. It was real good. The halibut was very good. I think the desserts topped it...More

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had dinner with dear old friends here in the 'Burgh. It's in Shadyside on Centre Avenue in an older building abutting the street. Fortunately, even though it is a large space, it doesn't have bad acoustics and we actually could hear ourselves talk. Avenue...More

Thank Lanxlad
Reviewed 20 May 2017

What a stunning restaurant ! We enjoyed one of the best meals we have had anywhere. Very innovative , certainly not same old same old. My grandson and I had lamb shoulder,pulled, over Boursin grits with fiddlehead ferns. So good. My husband loved his mushroom...More

1  Thank A. M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I live in CT and was looking for a restaurant to host a dinner for 18 people as we celebrated my daughter's graduation from Pitt. I had many conversations over the phone with the staff (Kate and Collin) and then Chris the chef. The dinner...More

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This bistro is a contemporary style, BYOB restaurant, with good service and food, but very little was excellent about the experience. The service was friendly and helpful, but it was slower than hoped for. The appetizers were good but not great. The best one was...More

1  Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Our dinner last night at Avenue B was amazing. The meatloaf dish was seasoned perfectly, cooked to one's taste and served on a bed of delicious mashed potatoes. The top of the dish was piled high with thin thin crispy swirls of fries ( ?)...More

Thank foodlover050
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-683-3663
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