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Chinatown Inn

520 3rd Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2107
+1 412-261-1292
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (9 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
520 3rd Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2107
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

probably the best food around. great egg rolls, soup and main courses. a place to go back to many times.

Thank tomuchtravel
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 8.55pm after checking closing time was 9.30pm. Was about to be seated when old lady came from nowhere and said closed. Take out only. Ummm suggest go to PFChangs who were happy to seat us at 9.15pm. This place does not deserve the...More

Thank DRPearson4
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I was in town for a conference, and my hotel's room service menu was pretty pitiful. I ordered the Chicken Lo Mein, an egg roll, and crab ragoons. Delivery was quick with friendly service. Lo Mein was very good and was a large portion (Dinner...More

Thank Westley M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Chinatown Inn is the BEST CHINESE RESTURANT I have found in North America! HUGE FAN! and have been supporting Chinatown for over 25+ years. I can't say enough about this restaurant. I have had lunch in , dinner in and have had take out numerous...More

1  Thank SherryM5106
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I'm a Pgh Native. I've been coming here for over a decade. You cannot, I repeat, CANNOT, find a restaurant in this city to rival Chinatown Inn. Authentic. Prompt. Clean. Delicious. And worth every penny. A value, an experience, and a memorable meal every time....More

Thank Aly C
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We go here for lunch sometimes once a week. This place is wonderful. The food is always great. Never a disappointment. They are quick.

Thank SouthhillsCritic
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We had a waitress from Taiwan who was exceptionally sweet. Service was incredible, we did not need to ask for anything. She kept our tea flowing, ice waters filled, and made sure we had everything we needed. Food was excellent, we had egg rolls, beef...More

Thank akeefe23
Reviewed 2 April 2017

we were here for dinner on new year's eve. it was just what we were looking for. complimentary tea before dinner, and low lighting. perfect. the food was delicious, we loved everything. service was excellent, as well. beautiful building and free parking!

Thank mandieburns
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had a reason to be in downtown Pittsburgh at lunchtime so stopped for takeout. First time at Chinatown Inn in 31 years! They were busy, but able to seat everybody at the Noon hour. The Chicken Fried Rice was good and came with white...More

Thank restaurantreview243
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

It had been years since I had food from Chinatown Inn. I became a fan when I discovered their chicken egg rolls (a rarity at most Chinese restaurants). They are JUMBO and not expensive at all. Delicious! I also got an order of chicken fried...More

Thank Anniebelle38
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
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  • Address: 520 3rd Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-261-1292
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