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Robert Wholey's

1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
+1 412-391-3737
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish sandwich” (78 reviews)
“sushi” (30 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove from Mars Pa. to The Strip District to Wholeys to buy Fresh Ahi Tuna...Got the Tuna Fine..Asked for Wasabi to go with....we dont have...asked another person...we dont have...asked the Manager...sure we have its back here...well they had it in Paste Form. I didn't want...More

1  Thank Mike W
Michael B, Marketing Manager at Robert Wholey's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mike -- We agree, that should be an easy enough request to fulfill. And we do have wasabi (that isn't a paste) that we'll make our crew aware of and we'll relocate some of that product to the seafood department so it's easier to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The eatery is truly horrible!! Thick battered and deep fried fish totally lost flavor and there’s no seasoning. The broiled fish is drowning in some watery goo. The fried onion rings and potatoes come out of bag, totally unseasoned. Their soups are watery and come...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the misfortune to ask a person in charge of the parking lot if it was ok to go someplace else after buying at wholey’s something I wasn’t sure they sell. He went completely mad without any reason! He screamed at me that there...More

Thank gloriambt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always stop here to do food shopping for our sons who attend universities in Pittsburgh when we visit. I just love the place with all the meat and fresh seafood on ice scattered in a relatively small space. It's hard to believe they fit...More

Thank henry j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fresh, well prepared meal here. The ingredients are the best quality and the preparation interesting but not unusual. As the restaurant filled up, it was quite noisy.

Thank wabanhill
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I ate here on a Saturday afternoon and surprisingly the line wasn't too long. I had the oyster Po Boy and lobster mac and cheese. The Po Boy didn't have much taste and the lobster mac and cheese was just average. The price for the...More

Thank supertzar666
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a must for seafood or meat in Pittsburgh. Good prices and unbeatable selection. Avoid saturday mornings if you dont like crowds

Thank Apes44
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Wholey's has everything you would need from the sea. Stopped to have a fish sandwich. Each sandwich was filled with a half pound of cod. This was the regular, with the whaler being a full lb. I was able to eat the whole sandwich but...More

Thank scott16
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My wife and I have visited seafood restaurants from New England down to Florida and West to California. There's Wholey's and then there are the others. The food, including fresh cut french fries, is cooked right in front of you and where else can you...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The first time I went to the Strip district (many years ago) I saw Robert Wholey's, but dismissed it as just a grocery (which it is), but it's more than that. All kinds of great stuff inside there as well as Andy's Sushi Bar, which...More

Thank James A
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Questions & Answers
25 March 2018|
Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
You can call them at 1-888-946-5397 .They also ship free on $200 or more orders to many surrounding states. Call for details
26 January 2018|
Response from hounds75 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to do a search for Wholey’s in Pittsburgh. Sorry the response box will not permit me to enter a website address in its usual format. The website lists its products. This is primarily a wholesale fish and... More
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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