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Monterey Bay Fish Grotto

1411 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1165
+1 412-481-4414
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1411 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1165
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in late after a Pirates game. They seated us right up on the windows! Wow what a site! The staff was a little puzzled as we were dressed for a ballgame not fine dinning, but they made it work. The food was a...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant in Mt. Washington is absolutely beautiful with the best view of the City of Pittsburgh. The food was good (not great) and very expensive. I had Lobster Bisque which was good. Also had Halibut which was a little bland. Had an Apple Desert...More

Thank lindafromNJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was a guest recently in Pittsburgh and my host took me to this restaurant for dinner. It was incredible. Great view of the city at night and superb food. A plus all the way around.

Thank aging2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto to celebrate our anniversary. The view of the city at night was spectacular! The food was good, but not great. You're certainly paying for the view.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a tremendous dinner experience on our wedding anniversary. We chose to wait for a window table, and the 20 minute wait was well worth it - the restaurant offers a stunning view of the city. The downstairs lounge was a...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw this restaurant on a list of the 100 best restaurant views in the US. It didn't disappoint! We had a reservation, but window seats requests were on a first come/first served basis once you arrived. We got lucky and were able to get...More

Thank cljcullen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed happy hour in the bar area then moved to a table outside. We enjoyed being outside in the fresh air. Our dinner was very good with great service.

Thank sheryls10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is fantastic, a little noisy, but other than that, perfect. Overlooking Mt. Washington is the best view in Pittsburgh.

Thank angeldevil48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I promise the Gnocchi with chicken is to die for. Really. With the first bite it's OMG and I've written about restaurants with really good Gnocchi but this has to be tops. Plus, the food isn't the only special experience here. Overlooking Pittsburgh from Mount...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the incline up to the restaurant because the hotel shuttle advised us this was the fastest way. When we got there we still had to walk about a block and a half and 90° heat. Thankfully Lisa The manager of steel city parking...More

Thank jaxon27
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LuAnn C
12 September 2017|
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Response from Jennifer M | Property representative |
Hi! Our dress code is upscale casual or business casual. We ask that gentlemen don't wear ripped jeans, sleeveless shirts, and hats. Other than that, you'll be fine!
1 February 2017|
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Response from fjmccarl | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, you should ask for a booth on the main dining floor. The lower floor has a bar and is an excellent place to have a drink and a view of the 'burgh!
13 July 2016|
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Response from hummummer | Reviewed this property |
Why wouldn't you make a reservation? So long as they don't charge for a cancellation, make it! Don't leave things to chance and plan ahead is my motto, especially when it comes to good/popular places to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$54
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1165
    (Sweetbriar Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-481-4414
Thank you for considering Monterey Bay Fish Grotto for your affair. This award-winning restaurant has always taken pride in its level of standards and excellence. These exceptional standards are reflected in the mouth-watering fresh fish and impeccable service. Guests have come to expect this level of quality in every aspect of the main dining room as well as the private dining room. Monterey Bay Fish Grotto's fish is fresh and flown in from a number of locations on the East Coast, West Coast and Hawaiian Islands. For this reason we are the regions Premier Fresh Fish Restaurant offering 20 kinds of fresh fish in an array of original, delicious styles.
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