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Robert Wholey's

1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
+1 412-391-3737
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish sandwich” (78 reviews)
“sushi” (30 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here on a Saturday afternoon and surprisingly the line wasn't too long. I had the oyster Po Boy and lobster mac and cheese. The Po Boy didn't have much taste and the lobster mac and cheese was just average. The price for the...More

Thank supertzar666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must for seafood or meat in Pittsburgh. Good prices and unbeatable selection. Avoid saturday mornings if you dont like crowds

Thank Apes44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wholey's has everything you would need from the sea. Stopped to have a fish sandwich. Each sandwich was filled with a half pound of cod. This was the regular, with the whaler being a full lb. I was able to eat the whole sandwich but...More

Thank scott16
Reviewed 18 March 2018

My wife and I have visited seafood restaurants from New England down to Florida and West to California. There's Wholey's and then there are the others. The food, including fresh cut french fries, is cooked right in front of you and where else can you...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The first time I went to the Strip district (many years ago) I saw Robert Wholey's, but dismissed it as just a grocery (which it is), but it's more than that. All kinds of great stuff inside there as well as Andy's Sushi Bar, which...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The seafood is amazingly fresh and plentiful. We ate the Icelandic Cod Fish Sandwich, fresh cut French fries, and coleslaw. All so very delicious. We met the owner of the market, Robert “Bob” Wholey, and he shared his crab cakes sandwich with us. He also...More

Thank Jacquelyn W
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Wholeys is a restaurant and a large seafood grocery store. Wholeys carries fresh live fish.clams, lobster you name it.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I periodically visit Wholey’s for the Ahi tuna. I usually opt for the frozen pieces which I then have cut into 1-inch thick steaks. At about $10 a pound they can’t be beat. On this trip I also picked up some great looking baby back...More

1  Thank hounds75
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Wow we had s blast. Got there at 930. And got a spot in free parking lot. Filled s cart with crab shrimp beef ham chicken sausage kielbasa crackers calamari smelts. Great service fun environment. Always friendly. Best place to get it all and fantastic...More

Thank Theorchidmoon
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We walked over to this place based on a local recommendation....totally worth it. Great price for even better food. We were there a little after the lunch rush so there was plenty of seating available. Had the lobster mac&cheese, homemade chips, cod and shrimp. Delicious....More

Thank CalgaryLaura
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Questions & Answers
25 March 2018|
Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
You can call them at 1-888-946-5397 .They also ship free on $200 or more orders to many surrounding states. Call for details
26 January 2018|
Response from hounds75 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to do a search for Wholey’s in Pittsburgh. Sorry the response box will not permit me to enter a website address in its usual format. The website lists its products. This is primarily a wholesale fish and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: +1 412-391-3737
  • E-mail
We are proud to say we have been selling fresh fish, seafood, meat, and poultry since 1912.
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