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5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
+1 412-683-1003
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“hotcakes” (60 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
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Reviewed yesterday

This place does breakfast right! My 3 teenagers and I met up with old friends at Pamela's in Shady Side for a very satisfying breakfast! I am not a breakfast lover, but when I saw the food coming out of the kitchen I got very...More

Thank Pam-FromPhilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for the experience, not the food. For the most part, diner food, except for those potatoes! Service is awesome, but you'll need to stand in line if you come at the typical breakfast times.

Thank truckin109
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pamela's is most famous in Pittsburgh for brunch and breakfast, so expect a crowd at those time during the weekend. The portions are very generous and the prices reasonable. Worth visiting!

Thank Calypso007
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Strip District location is known for the several trips President and Michelle Obama made for their pancakes. Regardless of your political disposition you'll be LEFT making the RIGHT decision to go there. Also like their corn beef hash/poached eggs.

Thank Thomas J R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious breakfast here. You have to put your name on their list and then wait for your table. We were there at about 11 a.m. Our wait was very short. The eggs were cooked perfectly and the pancakes were fabulous and are...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast and had a terrific food experience. I had the chorizo hash which is one of the best all time breakfasts I have ever had! My husband had the crepe pancakes which were light and crisp and very tasty! The Small dining area...More

Thank Denise V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quick, inexpensive, with a Pittsburgh flair! The hot cakes are crepe style, incredible corned beef hash! Only had breakfast food. Only accepts cash

Thank kencufc
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for brunch. We had the chorizo hash and banana chocolate chip hot cakes. They were both delicious and the service was great! Check out Pamela's the next time you're in town.

Thank Abbie M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Funky local diner with excellent food and service. In spite of being packed- we were seated and ordered quickly and the food arrived surprisingly fast. Everything was great but the home fries are amazing

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Horrible food. Everything seems cooked in a bucket of fat. Pancakes only tasted fat and super greasy plus they add butter on top!!!??!!!? sausages, you can only taste the salt and eggs are running with grease. No fruits !!!!! Horrible coffee and food. I really...More

Thank Nadia B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighbourhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-683-1003
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