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5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
+1 412-683-1003
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“hotcakes” (60 reviews)
“potatoes” (58 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many places can serve bacon and eggs but the Chorizo Hash is worth making a special trip here. Crepe pancakes are so large my teenage son couldn't finish them!

Thank KMissyHMHP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a family ( 5 people) before heading to the airport to fly back to the UK. The food was really good and everyone enjoyed their breakfast. Bathrooms upstairs in another retail outlet abit weird! My ONLY complaint was that all the meals arrived...More

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food and fantastic service. Well worth a try.Try the crepe pancakes or the chorizo hash. It gets crowded and you may have a wait - but it's well worth it.

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had another nice breakfast at Pamela's. Service was great, as always, and we all enjoyed our meals with one small exception: the fresh strawberries were sliced in a food processor, leaving them mushy and unappetizing. Suggestion to management: let your great staff go back to...More

Thank beachfamilyusa
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place does breakfast right! My 3 teenagers and I met up with old friends at Pamela's in Shady Side for a very satisfying breakfast! I am not a breakfast lover, but when I saw the food coming out of the kitchen I got very...More

Thank Pam-FromPhilly
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Go for the experience, not the food. For the most part, diner food, except for those potatoes! Service is awesome, but you'll need to stand in line if you come at the typical breakfast times.

Thank truckin109
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Pamela's is most famous in Pittsburgh for brunch and breakfast, so expect a crowd at those time during the weekend. The portions are very generous and the prices reasonable. Worth visiting!

Thank Calypso007
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Strip District location is known for the several trips President and Michelle Obama made for their pancakes. Regardless of your political disposition you'll be LEFT making the RIGHT decision to go there. Also like their corn beef hash/poached eggs.

Thank Thomas J R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a delicious breakfast here. You have to put your name on their list and then wait for your table. We were there at about 11 a.m. Our wait was very short. The eggs were cooked perfectly and the pancakes were fabulous and are...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast and had a terrific food experience. I had the chorizo hash which is one of the best all time breakfasts I have ever had! My husband had the crepe pancakes which were light and crisp and very tasty! The Small dining area...More

Thank Denise V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighbourhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-683-1003
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