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46 18th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (Strip District)
(412) 263-2142
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Ranked #122 of 1,901 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Fast Food
Neighborhood: Strip District
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
New York City, New York
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The "Primanti Sandwich" is a Pittsburgh sandwich....a "working man's sandwich", a "blue color sandwich" and that's just as it should be! No frills, good quality ingredients, delicious bread (the key to holding it all together) and a very reasonable price make it a MUST for any visitor. Open 24hrs is the icing on the cake. Service is efficient and very... More 

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Bushnell, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Finally got a chance to check this place out, what a Great Pittsburgh Icon! I got the Famous Pastrami sandwich (with the French Fries & Coleslaw) and it was delicious! I now know what all the fuss is about! My Husband had the Hot Sausage fixed up the same way, after having a bite (or 2) of mine, he wished... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We loved the pizza! We will return very soon! Highly recommended by me. They have put a new one in at the Highlands in WV so we will vist it very soon. It is located near the Cabellas.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Nothing like a monster sandwich with slaw, fries and an egg on top. The beer is cold, the staff is dry....but it's a must-stop every time that we are in town.

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Austintown, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The crowds are insane. The seating is packed in tight. I have been to other locations that are way more comfortable. Then when I went to check out I found out they were cash only. Who carries cash anymore of course there is a convenient fee attached ATM machine.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Ate at the original.. The food was not what I normally eat but isn't that the fun of trying foods you do not usually eat. It tasted good and I enjoyed the experience!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

bsck in the days you could head down there after the bars were closed for a late night snack. Now I'll b afraid to get mugged. Overall I like this place, they have good sandwiches, good atmosphere and locations... The sandwiches are always good! Specially with a cold beer... Reasonable priced. The place is a little dirty and cold inside,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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212 reviews 212 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nostalgia rules for this place - the old timers do not like the suburb locations - claim this is the original and the best - I can't tell the difference in food. Very busy on a Holiday Friday - lines out the door - but, friendly wait staff and a cheerful mood everywhere! Great hot delish sammies piled high w/... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Wing specials are great, the salads are huge, but you have to have a sandwich with everything on it. the bread is so fresh and the cole slaw is delicious (and I'm not usually a fan of slaw).

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you want something that is about pittsburgh's people pallet, then this is the place you should eat at.This sandwich is not for everyone but worth trying.The sandwich is like their people different. I enjoyed it very much

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Additional Information about Primanti Brothers

Address: 46 18th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number: (412) 263-2142
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Fast Food

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