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5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
+1 412-362-6198
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“omakase” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (23 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so happy to have dined here! The atmosphere was beautiful and calming. Very clean restaurant. The sushi was top-notch! I tried certain items that I was sure I wouldn't like (from previous restaurants/experiences). I fell in love with the very things I thought...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We eat octopus regularly at many wonderful Japanese establishments throughout the country.This experience was unbelievable. $17.00 EACH for tako su that was complete rubber with zero presentation . We never mind paying any price for excellence but high prices for substandard fare is unacceptable. In...More

1  Thank Bgksav
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent Sushi. If you have the time and the money order the 11 course dinner. Awesome fresh and creative sushi. Excellent atmosphere. Small and cozy. Good for couples.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Have to climb 3 flights of strait to get here, but once you catch your breath be prepared to have an amazing dinner!!

Thank fjmccarl
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The first night we stopped by, they lost power due to storm. Eagerly, we went back a night later. It was a good meal. It didn't hold a torch to other restaurants I've reviewed. It was highly priced and the food wasn't great.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I haven't been to Umi in over 12 years (I don't live in Pittsburgh anymore) and the last time I was there I remembered a much better experience to what I had last week. First off they highlighted that they carry Kobe, the legendary beef...More

1  Thank w0rldtraverller
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Whenever I go to Umi I always have the Japanese fried rice. And I am always happy with this dish. Their food taste supper fresh

Thank SoniaM704
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best sushi I have had. We had the 7 course menu, amazing tastes and the fish was very fresh The desert is heavenly Waiter was exceptionally helpful and coirteous

Thank Lina T
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

From the valet parking to the bartender with Tony as hostess going to Capital Grill is like visiting family. Every one is attentive to your need and make sure that you have the best possible experience. I personally recommend the pomegranate Martini with Grey Goose....More

Thank Chelje
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I dine out frequently but have had difficult time finding a restaurant with great sushi in Pittsburgh. Now I don't think I need to look any further than Umi! Tempura appetizer was crispy and fresh, and the sushi platter was delectable. I read reviews complaining...More

Thank YKL1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
    (College Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighbourhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-362-6198
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