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5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
412-683-3663
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Monday
Closed
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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: Reservations
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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A gem for foodies

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Tony R
Good for:
  • Reservations
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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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272 reviews 272 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Indio, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Avenue B was recommended by my spouse's cousin, while we were visiting them in Pittsburgh PA. We made reservations, but thought we did not require this action, as we were among the very first diners to arrive. Very quickly, however, the place filled up as we were most cordially led to our table. We ordered many different entrees =among them,... More 

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Rhode Island
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I recently dined at Avenue B in Pittsburgh and was delighted by my experience. The neighborhood it's in isn't particularly inviting but everything about the restaurant is. First, the food was divine, especially the chalk board appetizer special-- bone marrow with chicken liver pate. It tastes so much better than it sounds! For my main course I had their signature... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

All I want to say about this place is that it is exceptional! We were staying in Shadyside for a week for a golf tournament and stumbled upon Avenue B. They were full but accommodated us at an earlier time. Staff were really good- friendly and knowledgeable. The food was so delicious- tried the chicken and seabass and my plate... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant offers delicious food, good service and good value. They have a $5 corkage fee. Parking is on the street nearby. It is so popular for a weekend reservation it is best to call 3 weeks ahead. It is rather noisy if a large group is near you. It is a small restaurant. We have eaten there several times... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I was attending a convention and staying at a hotel in Shadyside. One early evening I was strolling through the neighborhood looking for a place to eat and just because Avenue B looked interesting, I walked in. Since it was early on a week night I was seated immediately. My only transient disappointment was that it was BYOB (a real... More 

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New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

A group of five of use travel to western Pa. eateries for good food and fun. We totally enjoyed our experience at Avenue B. With a regular menu and a chalkboard menu, we had a nice variety of dishes to choose from "beginnings" to desserts. One diner chose a chilled asparagus soup that she really loved. Our entrees included praiseworthy... More 

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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?