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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” (22 reviews)
“hotcakes” (44 reviews)
“pancakes” (155 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here many times. It is a great place for lunch and brunch. Actually it’s perfect. The dishes are big and enough for 2 person too share 👍 Every time when I decided to go for brunch here is my first option. Highly recommended.

Thank Mitra S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

I just wish they had gluten free bread. The omelettes are hearty and flavorful, the coffee is hot and good. I just miss toast when I go there.

Thank tarao533
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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 9 November 2017

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 November 2017

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 16 October 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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