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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” (24 reviews)
“pancakes” (79 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank AlderD
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Only way to do breakfast in Oakland. Can get very busy especially during weekends but well worth the wait!

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The food here is awesome. The pancakes are the best. Stuffed pancakes are even better. The side of cherizo is a blessing! The are always very busy, but they take your cell number and text you when a table is open. Cash only. Not the...More

Thank Kreisch2
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome breakfast choice in the University district. Just a 30 minute wait on game day was well worth the food served. Friendly staff, lots of choices, and super delicious.

Thank 69nurse
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My family of 5 ate at Pamela's for breakfast. We expected a long wait but were seated in 5 minutes. Waitress recommended a few breakfast items since this was our first time there. Food was brought out quickly and served hot. Staff continuously refilled my...More

Thank 3keikis
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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