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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%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (24 reviews)
“mussels” (11 reviews)
“hanger steak” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Good atmosphere, tasty food. The pork belly lettuce wraps (as an appetizer) raised expectations: it was cooked to perfection and seasoned with ginger, peanuts, and understated pickles on top, crisp lettuce rounding out the experience. Both chicken and braised pork shank entrees followed suit -...More

Thank danc60933
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I do a monthly dinner date night with another couple. One of the rules is that we must select a place none of us have ever been before. This month we chose Avenue B. The waitress talked me into ordering the meatloaf...More

Thank 767cherylc
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended by someone at our hotel and it was close by. We were alerted that it was a BYOB establishment, but since we had just driven many hours, didn't see the need to find a bottle, opting for the water. The...More

Thank Steven W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
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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