Age old interior with tin ceiling! Stop in for a look-see but look elsewhere for a good fish dinner.
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I was there on a weeknight. I enjoyed reading about its history. However, it seemed like they only had one server for all of the indoor and outdoor tables, so the service was slow. She kept having to apologize. The food was good, but nothing...More
We live here in Pittsburgh and hit this place often for the oysters. No frills, great service for a quick drink and bite to eat right in Market Square.
Just stumbled on this place and relieved as someone who does not eat burgers. But it was like something out of the past: cash only, fried seafood and soups with takeaway celery and bowls. The chowder was ordinary, crab cake quite good but not amazing...More
Seeing as this is named the original Oyster House, I would have expected better. There is not that many oyster options, just one kind. The oysters are just OK, not wham bam. And, the clam chowder was gross. They said there was a sign that...More
My Grandma worked here years ago and not much has changed which makes this a historic liittle revel. I love the fried oyster, some of the food is very unique but a good sandwich (fish) is always available. Menu is usually the same btut there...More
Wanted to sit outside for a simple, unpretentious meal. This was the ticket with plenty of charm. 147-year old restaurant, history printed on the menu. Enjoyed entertainment on market square very nearby. Two meals $8 each, fish tail sandwich and fried shrimp (worth the calories...More
After being recommended we tried the Oyster House. The first thing we are told is Cash Only. What gives? Our large party almost walked out, and we should have. The menu was very ordinary for a "oyster house" with nothing special at all about it....More
I really enjoy the food and history of this place, located in Market Square, it's a must see, it's a cash only, but has the neatest menu around, and plethora of history on the wall.