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Big Jim's Restaurant & Bar

201 Saline St, Pittsburgh, PA 15207-1029
+1 412-421-0532
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
201 Saline St, Pittsburgh, PA 15207-1029
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Every serving was LARGE quantities; enough for two good-size meals. However, the quality of the food was average.

Thank Doug P
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The service was fast and the food tasted great and was well priced for the large portions. I had a Reuben Sandwich and my wife had a French Dip. We both left very satisfied. Some great folks we met on the river cruise recommended this...More

Thank 1eagleeye2017
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

If you decide to go here, make sure you bring your appetite. I got the famous veal parm sandwich and it was huge. But it was also very good. The service was great and very friendly. All three of us had great meals and would...More

Thank G44646
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Enjoyed the food and service. Food came fast and was delicious. Was definitely a good deal for the money.

Thank Kellyswife2
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Stopped here while visiting Pittsburgh after noting it was on Diner's Drive ins and Dives. It's definitely one of those three! Nothing fancy but the service was particularly friendly and fun. Seems like a spot for locals more than anything. I had pancakes that were...More

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Big Jim's was featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. We try and visit a restaurant when we are in a new city. This did not disappoint. Don't let the look of the building deter you. Definitely a dive but awesome food and service. We were...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed April 24, 2018

It really doesn't get much better than this way out-of-the-way (need GPS) corner tavern and restaurant. Warm genuine staff, old-school decor, and mammoth portions of delicious food. Mostly Italian, but there are burgers and sandwiches as well. All go well with Big Jim's tasty ale....More

Thank jcs2032
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Four of us went for the first time on Saturday at a busy time. We wanted to try a bunch of things to determine if we'd ever make the trip again. We got zucchini, onion rings, wing dings, and something I've never seen - eggplant...More

Thank 06traveler22
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We heard of this restaurant from the show DDD. Needed the GPS to find Jim’s since it is kind of off the beaten path but worth finding. The fries and onion rings were a big hit as were the burgers and sandwiches. My wife ordered...More

Thank 2SJohnston
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Coming from a big Italian family this did not impress me at ALL..could do the same thing at home..its just one night I didnt have to do dishes ..will not be back..

Thank ncmr5555
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Janice C
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Stick with the recommendations on the "Food Network's On the Road App"! And try the veal sandwich showcased on Drive-in, Dinners, and Dives. You won't regret it. The giant veal sandwich I had serves two people. Start with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Saline St, Pittsburgh, PA 15207-1029
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-421-0532
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