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) #122 of 1,747 Restaurants in Pittsburgh €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Greek
1211 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4229
+1 412-434-0480
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb kebab” (8 reviews)
“hummus” (12 reviews)
“pitas” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
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1211 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4229
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying at a hotel nearby and Crystal's was recommended by the hotel staff. While they have the typical beer/burger fare, it is really their Mediterranean food that is the best secret. We ordered an appetizer with all their homemade specialties/ grape leaves, hummus,...More

Thank trustytraveller623
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went here on Guy Fieri's Triple D recommendation. The bar feels really cool in that you suspect there is a local crowd of regulars. Almost, Cheers-like. The place is quite small. It serves Greek and some other bar food staples. Good beer selection, which...More

Thank Westley M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Decided to check this out as part of our "Diners Drive-ins and Dives tour, while in Pittsburgh for a medical appt, and wanted to check out Mediterranean food for our health. Got a little concerned when I saw burgers, fries and corn dogs on the...More

Thank critic119
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place has some of the best Mediterranean food I've ever had! The Gyro was so good we had to visit back-to-back days and double up on our experience. Friday during happy hour, DJ Assassin pumps out good tunes with a good vibe and makes...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were there for burger night but ended up with kabobs and a drink recipe :) its a small store front but very tasty. We didn't know it had been on Diner's, Drive-ins, and Dives until after we sat down. I highly recommend the Kabob...More

Thank DeeDee H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

we went here on a blind pick! The food, service, & Rusty are great, along with a little live music. Authentic Greek food done right. Real Good eats! Gyro's, Gyro Salad, Hummus, etc. all good. The nice lady in the kitchen, really puts her heart...More

Thank Marvin65SS
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived late to our hotel in Pittsburgh and needed some grub to satisfy our hunger. Found Crystal close by and stopped in. We were luck to get literally the last two sandwiches out of the kitchen I had a philly cheese steak and wife had...More

Thank FriarsRamsDad
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I've reviewed this before as my favorite place to eat in Pittsburgh and it's still is! The chicken is fresh and the pita is delicious! The rice and even the French fries are fantastic. The restaurant is small and quaint but accompanied a group of...More

Thank jessica e
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by the Hampton Inn, along with others. Just arrived in town and was looking for a quick meal. Took the map and wandered around trying to figure out what we wanted. As we stood in a doorway of a store, along...More

Thank ellsee74
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stopped in there several times and food was great every time. I think they have a special just about every day. It is a warm and friendly restaurant/bar with drinks and food reasonably priced. We had very good conversations with Colleen on everything from politics,...More

Thank Scranton2011
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4229
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: +1 412-434-0480
You have to list this restaurant! They were featured on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" and it is spectacular!
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