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American, Diner
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3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
+1 412-683-4066
07:30 - 16:00
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Vientiane, Laos
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here because it was nesr our hotel and was a local place...glad we did. Everything we ordered was delicious, especially the "world famous" crepe style pancakes...will definitely stop back next time I'm in Pittsburgh

Thank jenjen293
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pamela's is a casual delicious place to eat! Family friendly good quality and a feast for the eyes too! This is a photo of our amazing chicken salad... with fries!! Yum!

Thank K P
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58 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in the afternoon so we didn't have to wait. The crepes stuffed with strawberries were really wonderful. Worth going for breakfast.

Thank mstarzOhio
Clarksville, Maryland
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160 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Really cute, kitschy diner mostly good for breakfast with limited lunch menu. Cash only and you might have a wait for a table, especially on a weekend. The eggs are pretty good but the potatoes are the stars of the breakfast

Thank Bruce P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I usually like to visit a restaurant a few time before making a judgment. I was in the Burgh to visit family and went here because it was in the top places to eat here on Trip Advisor and it is a Mom and Pop Breakfast place. Party of 2 and told 15min and waited 35. Place is very small... More 

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Hubbard, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

When visiting the Strip District in Pittsburgh, we always go to Pamela's for breakfast. If you go early, you MIGHT not have to wait in line. Menu has some unusual selections, but AWESOME flavor. The portions are big, so be sure to go hungry. ENJOY your visit to the Strip!

Thank redball11
Slatington, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch/breakfast with large group including toddlers. Staff is super accommodating and food is inexpensive and freshly made. Great diner type venue with good, basic food. I has a strawberry waffle, delicious. Others had omelettes and home fires, all good. Kids had grilled chicken fingers, really delicious and fries. Everything came hot and freshly made. Highly recommend, one... More 

Thank Suet910
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

My son and I had breakfast for lunch at Pamela's -- mushroom and cheese omelets with hash browns or fries (had both) and toast. A little too much American cheese for my taste but very good. Very reasonable -- under $20. Remember -- cash only! Would go again!

Thank golftravel_11
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Busy on Sunday morning but well worth the wait for a table. Lots of choice, great food, friendly and helpful staff-thanks Maura and all.

Thank romavisitor
The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I used to come here weekly for brunch on Sunday. I revisited it last week after 20 years and it is still amazing. Butter pancakes are light and delicious. Bacon is crunchy and fresh. Fresh fruit is yummy. Only this place needs is a Nespresso coffee instead of the regular drip coffee. Just for a change.

Thank Christian P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-683-4066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?