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Pamela's

5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
+1 412-683-1003
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“hotcakes” (44 reviews)
“pancakes” (174 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
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1 - 10 of 476 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical diner fare. We went here for breakfast & found it noisy and the food a bit greasy. Didn't sit well on our stomachs. Be prepared to pay CASH. Credit cards not accepted.

Thank ZanneHall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family members met us here for our out of town visit and we loved this place. It is a small diner, well known in PA and we can understand why. The breakfast here is really good. Do not miss the pancakes as they are the...More

Thank DMHappyTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We originally went to the Forbes Ave. location on Sunday during Pitt Family Weekend, but were told the wait was over an hour. Instead, we headed over to Walnut St., since that was closer to our hotel. The one negative to our visit there was...More

Thank AmusingMomLara
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this Pamela's before Fall Open house at Chatham University. Small line when we arrived right before opening. Got our food quickly after ordering. Pancakes are huge, thin, crepe-ish...yummy buttery crispy edges...so good. Omelet was decent size, potatoes were very flavorful. Great place...More

Thank iluvmoosies
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A great breakfast at a good price. The staff was friendly and worked quickly to attend to our menu selection. The old time games along the walls and hanging around the ceiling were fun to reminisce about childhood games. Also loved having Trivial Pursuit cards...More

Thank 921lyndai
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I'm partial - I live within walking distance to the Shadyside Pamela's - have been a customer for over 40 years. Recent renovation not my favorite - it's noisier - why fix a good thing that needed no improvement? However, I love the staff, the...More

Thank MJYPgh_PA
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Many places can serve bacon and eggs but the Chorizo Hash is worth making a special trip here. Crepe pancakes are so large my teenage son couldn't finish them!

Thank KMissyHMHP
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family ( 5 people) before heading to the airport to fly back to the UK. The food was really good and everyone enjoyed their breakfast. Bathrooms upstairs in another retail outlet abit weird! My ONLY complaint was that all the meals arrived...More

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Delicious food and fantastic service. Well worth a try.Try the crepe pancakes or the chorizo hash. It gets crowded and you may have a wait - but it's well worth it.

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Had another nice breakfast at Pamela's. Service was great, as always, and we all enjoyed our meals with one small exception: the fresh strawberries were sliced in a food processor, leaving them mushy and unappetizing. Suggestion to management: let your great staff go back to...More

Thank beachfamilyusa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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