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Luke Wholey's Wild Alaskan Grille

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Penn Aven, Pittsburgh, PA
412-904-4509
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Fresh, Delicious Seafood.

A Group of us in town, had dinner here recently... Pro's : The Ambience is decent, the Hostess was polite, Wait staff were very personable and attentive. We had "Happy Hour" appetizers (1/2 off) , the Catfish bites and the Fried Zucchini.. both were served plentiful to share at our table... I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
James M
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A Group of us in town, had dinner here recently... Pro's : The Ambience is decent, the Hostess was polite, Wait staff were very personable and attentive. We had "Happy Hour" appetizers (1/2 off) , the Catfish bites and the Fried Zucchini.. both were served plentiful to share at our table... I couldn't resist the Appeal of their Bloody Mary... More 

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pittsburgh pa
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94 reviews 94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Bloody Mary has large crisp stick of celery,slice of dill pickle,two olives and two shrimp in shell on picks in addition to lemon. I got mine spicy and friend ordered hers spiced up after tasting mine. I ordered salmon with soy sesame and double bok choy instead of bok choy and jasmine rice, Friends had their salmon on salads. Cuke... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

As the only person in a group of six that doesn't like seafood I was outvoted in a decision to come here. I don't expect seafood restaurants to have too many options for those who don't like it, but I do expect the alternatives to be halfway decent. Unfortunately, the chicken sandwich I received was the opposite of that. It... More 

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Gillett
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you love seafood...and a fun bar experience...make sure you stop here! We stopped for a couple drinks...but ended up having a selection of raw oysters as well. The oysters were the best I have ever had! Freshly shucked...and on your plate! Service was excellent and the bar selection was very good. We watched all the food that went by... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love seafood, and have tried it every where from Ithaca to Washington State. I travel extensively for my job and am always looking for a special memory to make with my kids who all have a food obsession like mine. I really wasn't expecting much from Luke Wholey's due to the fact his Grand Dad started Wholey's Seafood. I... More 

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pittsburgh pa
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We had the lobster bisque and the shrimp cocktail both excellent! We also had the lobster and shrimp pizza, the shrimp Po boy with the Cajun aioli, the salmon with the wasabi glaze. I would absolutely return extremely good bloody Mary's but the draft beer selection was weak for someone who likes dark beers and lagers.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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87 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The lobster bisque was so good. Not to rich with large chunks of lobster meat. The sushi rolls were also really tasty as well as the Fanny May oysters on the half shell. Reasonably priced in the Strip District. The only strange thing is the restaurant is smoky. Not cigarettes just smoke. No smell either. Not sure why. Would go... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

So my wife and I stopped into this place again after some shopping in the Strip District. We love the place for its raw oysters and immediately ordered a dozen. as always they were fresh meaty and delicious. As we were both very hungry we decided to order entrees and split them. I ordered the Baja Shrimp Volcano which is... More 

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121 reviews 121 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was walking around the strip, I decided to walk in, I am so glad I did. They will cut you some of the best smoked salmon you could ever get. Soooo moist. Expensive, but we'll worth it.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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67 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The server was very attentive and accomodating. The food was exceptional from the fresh oysters on the half shell, the Lobster bisque to the sushi and roll options. All were very tasty and wonderfully displayed. The ?owner even stopped by the table to check on the experience. There is a bar area with sports playing and a restaurant area with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Penn Aven, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: 412-904-4509

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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