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3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
+1 412-683-4066
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“hotcakes” (26 reviews)
“potatoes” (28 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fresh and really good. Not small on portions. Love the decor and location. Only negative is the cash only policy.

Thank Sal b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the family to Pamela's for breakfast yesterday morning. My kids have raved about it for a while so I thought we would give it a shout. The menu offered much variety. We used the online option to put our name in for seating...More

Thank dan o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hot cakes are really crepes. Served plain or with fresh fruit, whipped cream, walnuts, all sorts of things. Put eggs and breakfast meat on the side. If you don't like something that's just a bit sweet for breakfast, get the more traditional breakfast and...More

Thank DCMaryAlice
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Fast service, kids liked the hot cakes, my chorizo and eggs was very tasty. Coffee was above average...didn't need cream or sugar to drink it. Nice decor inside, very fun

Thank David C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stopped here as it appeared to be a must stop for tourists. The food was fine as was the service.

Thank gcinptc
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were in Pittsburgh for a graduation. Short walk from our hotel. The restaurant was packed. Not too long of a wait. We ate breakfast here all 3 days of our stay. Delicious food. Best breakfast we've had in a long time. Staff were super...More

Thank tipijo
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Obama may have been to the strip joint but this one is just as good. you can't go wrong with pamela's. if you're confused, morning after special

Thank akironman
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The server was delightful. We hope her daughter finds a nice place to live while working in DC. The food was good, décor - took me back to my childhood and the price was right on the money for our party of four. I recommend...More

Thank 611mimi
Reviewed 2 May 2017

There is usually a line at Pamela's and we were told it gets worse after 9:00am. We used the app "No Wait" and didn't have to wait too long for a table. The service was rushed but friendly. It is difficult to hear in there!...More

Thank Amy N
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I am a sucker for diner food and this place did not disappoint. The decor is funky and fun. The food is delicious and well priced. Cash only, though. Our server had no problem splitting checks, but I'm not sure if that willingness is limited...More

Thank M Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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