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Robert Wholey's

1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
+1 412-391-3737
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (29 reviews)
“sushi” (29 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:30All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dine at Wholey's anytime travel takes us to the "Strip District". The Whiting fish sandwich also works well. Fries and cole slaw are excellent - make any sandwich a combo for only $3 more - includes a drink. Where can you eat a fresh complete...More

Thank gulfcoastdave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Wholey's. We got a little of everything. Lobster mac and cheese is the best I've ever had, lobster sliders amazing and the homemade chips are great. We also had oysters on the half shell, amazing as well.

Thank TravelinGirlB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend highly recommended it and we were not disappointed. Its fried just right...only thing, its a big sandwich...may want to share. Definitely try the lobster mac and cheese!

Thank Adriana R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crab cake sandwiches, cod, smelts, excellent. Fish was fresh, the fish sandwich is the star,the lobster macaroni was also great.

1  Thank reemahglobal89
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great fish market. The kids loved this place and so did the adults. The fish sandwich were gigantic.

1  Thank michiganclear
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We stopped in at Robert Wholey's for lunch. It was amazing to watch people order fish and the worker go over to a tank of live fish, grab a large net, and snatch up the amount of fish you ordered. The fish were cleaned to...More

Thank GrumpyandtheOldLady
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Restaurants should be rated on what they purport to be. A high end white tablecloth restaurant should be compared to others like it. Wholey's is a fun, festive, chaotic fish market where one can select from a huge selection of fresh fish and seafood. Hot...More

1  Thank KarlOPittsburgh
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The supermarket is awesome!! Bring a cooler bc you will absolutely be buying something. While we were there, we tried out the restaurant. I got the crabcakes which were delicious and my husband got the cod sandwich which is huge. For sides we tried the...More

Thank Kacie555
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious fried (or broiled) seafood. Clean, fresh flavors. A lot of guilty pleasures in the menu like crab cakes, fried clam strips and generous sandwiches. The kitchen is very busy at lunch and it is right smack in the middle of a busy fish market...More

Thank ASBx
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This trip was family oriented for my birthday. It was memorable experience that for me to take time to review this it was special. So let me start off with John the seafood manager is the best. This guy knows his business. The guys behind...More

Thank Aaron R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: +1 412-391-3737
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We are proud to say we have been selling fresh fish, seafood, meat, and poultry since 1912.
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