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3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
+1 412-683-4066
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“hotcakes” (26 reviews)
“potatoes” (28 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
07:30 - 16:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Pamela's P & G Diner is a Pittsburgh institution. I doubt there is anyone in the entire city who hasn't enjoyed a meal, especially breakfast, at Pamela's. Even President Barack Obama found his way to Pamela's to sample the famous crêpe-style pancakes. Pictures and newspaper...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were pleasantly surprised to be seated on a busy Saturday afternoon with no wait. The waiter came over within 5 minutes and was helpful with the menu. Although we didn't see him again, a waitress was great at keeping our water...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Hampton Inn less than a mile away and we dined twice at Pamela's. The experience lived up to expectations. We enjoyed their very well prepared specialty crepe hotcakes, omelettes and some standard bacon and egg fare, as well....More

Thank FORTraveler
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our Hotel continental breakfast was barely edible so we decided to explore the local breakfast scene in Pittsburgh. We read about this place being the iconic Pitt breakfast joint. So happy we went there. Cute decor,casual and fun with simply DELICIOUS food. I had the...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Cash only. Small place. Service not the quickest. But good food. Wanted to go back a second time, but the wait was too long.

Thank Luv2Travel428
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 930 a.m. One more party was ahead of use. We had to wait a little longer because there were 3 of us. But in 15 minutes the line of people waiting to get in got so long that several parties were waiting...More

Thank GreggyV
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Got there when they first opened and daughter was here for Pitt Start. Good service and food. Suggest the pancakes that are like crepes. I think they used to give the new college kids coupons for a short stack since this is a local college...More

Thank John_M_1999
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Pamela's is always a great breakfast experience. They have amazing selection of breakfast items and is of great value.

Thank raoulpinto
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food is fresh and really good. Not small on portions. Love the decor and location. Only negative is the cash only policy.

Thank Sal b
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I took the family to Pamela's for breakfast yesterday morning. My kids have raved about it for a while so I thought we would give it a shout. The menu offered much variety. We used the online option to put our name in for seating...More

Thank dan o
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-683-4066
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