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“The President's favorite pancakes” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pamela's

Pamela's
1711 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1601
(412) 422-9457
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Ranked #107 of 1,895 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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108 reviews 108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 72 cities Reviews in 72 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“The President's favorite pancakes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

There is only ONE thing I agree with when it comes to the President....Pamela's pancakess. Didn't i read where he flee her to the White House to make them for a delegation?

They are thin, crunchy & soft all at the same time. How does one do that ?

Had the spinach feta omelette last visit ..couldn't t quit moaning . Yes, it 's that good.

Have a few lunch items; but they close late afternoon. No credit cards. Although I am finding more restaurants not taking csrds..could it be a small profit margin on breakfast?

She has other locations also. Wasn't she . previiously across the street ?

She is not Panera., so why doesn't someone remove the incorrect photo on this website . Like a commenter said in Feb,, " I 'm just sayin .. "

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Best french toast with chocolate chips and walnuts in town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We visited the diner on Walnut as well as the on on Murray. The one on walnut has a little bit more of an old school feeling to it and you are allowed to seat yourself. Here we had lunch: sandwiches and fries. Everything was nice and we enjoyed it. The only thing we did not like was the cold AC, since it was already very cold outside, I think this was unnecessary.
We visited the diner on Murray the week after for breakfast and the place was packed. We got a seat in the front area that they can open up in the summer, like a garage. We had the strawberry hotcakes and the french toast with chocolate chips and walnuts. The size of the portions was huge and we were more than stuffed afterwards.
We love Pamela's and we'll definitely take all our visitors here!

Visited March 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

It's unhealthy but you can't beat it. Just GO! The potatos are great and I always love the chocolate chip pancakes. And moving into the old Panera was a good idea because the old location was cramped!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“wrong picture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

why does your picture show Panera Bread when you want me to rate Pamela's. I'm just saying. Pamela's is a great breakfast spot, reasonably priced, busy may wait a few minutes to sit but good.

Visited October 2012
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Presidential treatment on the run”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Who doesn't love Pamela's? It is a unique breakfast place and I'd stand in line for 2 hours if I had to. It is busy....it deserves all the attention it gets. I prefer The Strip location. It is noisy and crowded and it is great! The outside line moves fast.

Visited May 2012
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