We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Jim's Restaurant & Bar

201 Saline St, Pittsburgh, PA 15207-1029
+1 412-421-0532
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (12 reviews)
“hoagies” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Italian, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
201 Saline St, Pittsburgh, PA 15207-1029
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (148)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from a big Italian family this did not impress me at ALL..could do the same thing at home..its just one night I didnt have to do dishes ..will not be back..

Thank ncmr5555
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Haven't been here in probably 35 years. My wife and I went today. I had the whole steak hoagie and she had the baked ziti. Both were very good. Her meal came with a large serving of cole slaw, which we shared. It was the...More

Thank ssttuusshh
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped at Big Jim's not much had changed a little out of the way in what's known as The Run a street that used to go from Oakland to Hazelwood area but is now closed. Lets talk about food. We split a delicious Corned Beef...More

1  Thank William F
Reviewed 26 November 2017

On our visit to Pittsburgh, we were told to visit Big Jim's for good drinks and food. It is a neighborhood bar that has hometown charm. My son was wearing a Packer hat which may have caused a little of a cold reception. Once the...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Very nice hostess upon entrance! Definitely locals... very friendly place ... FOOD ? Zucchini appetizers were delicious, fried shrimp was tasty. Side salad consisted of lettuce with 3 grape tomatoes and 4 olives , boring however the dressings made up for the bland salad. French...More

Thank Tinabuzzy
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We traveled to Pittsburgh for the sole purpose of eating here after seeing it reviewed on an episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives". We were not disappointed. It is an easy Lyft trip from downtown. Susan, our waitress, was fantastic. She listened to our travel...More

Thank mljohnston
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Found this place from Diners DriveIns and Dives. Pulled up in a Uber at 8pm on Friday night and felt a little nervous based on the outside. Went in and immediately felt at home. A great pub and restaurant with couples families etc! Watched So...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Off the beaten track but well worth seeking out. Food is great, portions huge, menu extensive, service friendly and attentive, and prices VERY reasonable. Local folks seem to love it for good reason. More beers on the list than I've ever seen. Half pound Rueben...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Waaaaay back in 1980-something I went to this place and loved it. What a great surprise to find it again and take my son after living away from Pittsburgh for 15 years. It's one of those places that has stayed the course and won't disappoint!...More

Thank Cotrav5
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Drove five hours across the state to find this Triple D restaurant. I was a little skeptical when we turned onto the street it was on. It didn't seem like a restaurant would be in this small neighborhood. However, we did find it; it appears...More

Thank PR41799
Nearby HotelsSee all 74 hotels in Pittsburgh
SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Southside Works
300 reviews
1.04 km away
HYATT house Pittsburgh-South Side
673 reviews
1.23 km away
Quality Inn University Center
345 reviews
1.24 km away
Hampton Inn Pittsburgh University/Medical Center
1,039 reviews
1.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh
1,019 reviews
1.27 km away
Hough's Taproom & Brewpub
45 reviews
.81 km away
Claddagh Irish Pub
150 reviews
1.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
2,646 reviews
1.37 km away
Schenley Park
139 reviews
.91 km away
The Strip District
2,437 reviews
.96 km away
Escape Room Pittsburgh
239 reviews
.83 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Janice C
16 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Stick with the recommendations on the "Food Network's On the Road App"! And try the veal sandwich showcased on Drive-in, Dinners, and Dives. You won't regret it. The giant veal sandwich I had serves two people. Start with... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Saline St, Pittsburgh, PA 15207-1029
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-421-0532
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing