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5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
412-683-3663
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 41
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden Gem!

We had just left Shadyside Hospital, hungry, exhausted and emotionally spent. We spotted Avenue B about a block from the hospital, entered and asked for a table. The host asked if we had a reservation, which we didn't; but after one look at us, must have decided that we needed a respite. They found... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Mary Jean D
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had just left Shadyside Hospital, hungry, exhausted and emotionally spent. We spotted Avenue B about a block from the hospital, entered and asked for a table. The host asked if we had a reservation, which we didn't; but after one look at us, must have decided that we needed a respite. They found a table for us, and proceeded... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Four of us (two couples in our 50s and 60s) had dinner here yesterday. Finished our coffee and desert and paid our bill and were just winding up our conversation when our rather pushy waiter came over to tell us that the next party for our table is here and we are being asked to leave. In their defense, our... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I live in the UK but as my son was getting married in Pittsburgh, I needed somewhere for a rehearsal dinner. I approached over 20 restaurants in and around the city and was surprised that only a very few bothered to reply. Chris, at Avenue B, responded immediately, was extremely helpful in developing a suitable "British" themed menu for the... More 

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east lyme, ct
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I find myself in Pittsburg often and Avenue B is always a stop I look forward to. The pear and pesto flatbread is delicious as are the mussels. I love mussels in the hands of a quality chef. The lamb when it's on the menu is a homerun. Little place with lots to offer. Check it out

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Avenue B is one of my favorite Pittsburgh restaurants and I have NEVER had anything but an excellent meal there. The fact that it is a BYOB makes it all the more attractive. Just wanted to highlight that Avenue B also does private dinners. Our Gourmet/Dinner Club had a specifically designed six course meal and it was AMAZING. Chef Chris... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Went there for an anniversary dinner and it was a good choice! It is obviously very 'upscale' food, and the restaurant is small, which makes it hard to get a reservation. For being upscale, however, the food and the waitstaff are not pretentious, which is nice. The portion sizes were very good (not too big, not too small), food was... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Found this place online. Needed a place to grab a quick lunch close to the surgery center where mom was getting new boobs. It was an easy one-block walk away. Lovely bistro atmosphere (lunch menu was paper but dinner menu authentically chalked on the wall), helpful and friendly server (no attitude when we switched seats to escape the blazing sun),... More 

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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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284 reviews 284 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Recently we found a new place to eat in PIttsburgh, and don't know how we've missed it for so long since it's right across the street from where I often shop. The restaurant is small, reservations seem necessary in the evening, and the food is excellent. I started with a Bibb lettuce salad--loved the candied bacon and the salad dressing.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had a great meal last evening with some friends. The flatbread, soup, salads and of course their house specialty Fish and Chips ( I got one pc tempura fried and one grilled) were killer. Bring your own bottle and don't miss this place!!

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It is gourmet !!!! I enjoyed everything !!!!! BYOB but without the liquor it was great. From appetizer to desert it was fabulous

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: 412-683-3663

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?