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Robert Wholey's

1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
+1 412-391-3737
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish sandwich” (78 reviews)
“sushi” (29 reviews)
“smelts” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood is amazingly fresh and plentiful. We ate the Icelandic Cod Fish Sandwich, fresh cut French fries, and coleslaw. All so very delicious. We met the owner of the market, Robert “Bob” Wholey, and he shared his crab cakes sandwich with us. He also...More

Thank Jacquelyn W
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Wholeys is a restaurant and a large seafood grocery store. Wholeys carries fresh live fish.clams, lobster you name it.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I periodically visit Wholey’s for the Ahi tuna. I usually opt for the frozen pieces which I then have cut into 1-inch thick steaks. At about $10 a pound they can’t be beat. On this trip I also picked up some great looking baby back...More

1  Thank hounds75
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Wow we had s blast. Got there at 930. And got a spot in free parking lot. Filled s cart with crab shrimp beef ham chicken sausage kielbasa crackers calamari smelts. Great service fun environment. Always friendly. Best place to get it all and fantastic...More

Thank Theorchidmoon
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We walked over to this place based on a local recommendation....totally worth it. Great price for even better food. We were there a little after the lunch rush so there was plenty of seating available. Had the lobster mac&cheese, homemade chips, cod and shrimp. Delicious....More

Thank CalgaryLaura
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is one crazy busy place! Hubby and I love seafood so we stop here when shopping in the Strip District. You can find so many items from produce, seafood, meats and more. Allow enough time to browse and look around; there is so much...More

Thank Joni S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This was my first trip to the Strip.our fish sandwiches were so darn good.i had no idea thete was seating upstairs.my cousin knew.

1  Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Dine at Wholey's anytime travel takes us to the "Strip District". The Whiting fish sandwich also works well. Fries and cole slaw are excellent - make any sandwich a combo for only $3 more - includes a drink. Where can you eat a fresh complete...More

Thank gulfcoastdave
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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
USD 6 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
We are proud to say we have been selling fresh fish, seafood, meat, and poultry since 1912.
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