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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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“hotcakes” (24 reviews)
“pancakes” (79 reviews)
“potatoes” (30 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Just what I want in a breakfast place - I don't want frills, I want great food. The food here is just delicious. I almost always go for eggs and not pancakes when I go out for breakfast. At Pamela's, while the omelets and eggs...More

Thank JACM1234
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Out visiting family in Pittsburgh, and they brought us to this great little place. Omelettes were fantastic, kids had the specialty pancakes and loved them. Service was quick and friendly, and not too crowded on a weekday morning. It is cash only though, which, while...More

Thank HeightsHokie
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Good breakfast, no frills, cash only. Corned beef hash was very good. Prices reasonable, cash only though.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We have been here a few times across the years and always enjoy the food. Crepe pancakes, french toast,and well-made egg based dishes are all tasty, well-prepared and filling. Value is good, service is good.

Thank RuffleScruffle
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Thought it was the best breakfast until the next day I ate at DeLuca's Diner. However it is really good. Glad I came. French toast was excellent. Only takes cash

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 24 February 2018

They still only accept cash (why? ...), the burger is totally average, and the prize is not cheap, average too.

Thank AlderD
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Only takes cash!! Fantastic little spot for a hearty breakfast. Obvious local hangout by the crowd - so you know it is good food.

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Best breakfast I ever had. Try the crepes stuffed with strawberries, and brown sugar. Lyonaise potatoes rock.

Thank Christy M
Reviewed 29 January 2018

great food little? pricey but huge servings and wait staff was awesome..great menu have to try the banana blueberry crepes

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I went to locations in Squirrel Hill, Oakland and Strip District and loved them all. They had a genuine old school diner feel with a huge menu and friendly service. I had the Banana Hotcakes each time and they were so delicious. Cash only.

Thank Wayne M
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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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