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Penn Avenue Fish Company - Downtown

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308 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1857
+1 412-562-1710
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (34 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi
$$ - $$$
308 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1857
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11 - 20 of 94 reviews

Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have all had the Fish Sandwich, a big fried cod in a big bun. BUT Penn Ave Fish has the best fish sandwiches. Fresh variety of fish on a variety of breads with great fresh sides. Healthy and tasty.

Thank hedelman4
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I visit the Strip especially to purchase the smoked Salmon at this market. The fresh factor of this establishment is excellent. I have had the sushi and salads for lunch and entrees for dinner for in store dining and it is fresh and served by...More

Thank Kjarosz
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this place while looking for sushi. It has a cool vibe and the Happy Hour sushi specials were fantastic. Our party of 4 each ordered two sushi rolls. Most cost only $4 each, but the Jumbo Johnny roll was a bargain at...More

Thank CT01234
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Fresh, well-prepared fish and soups! Henry and his crew are knowledgeable and great to talk to about all that Penn Ave has to offer! Great casual atmosphere, where you can actually hear and enjoy conversation with friends. It's a destination stop every two weeks when...More

Thank LeeofPittsburgh
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent meal of seafood, sushi and steak. You couldn't go wrong in any choice. Would go agin when in town.

Thank pdhaines
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

at the time we went it was a BYOB, it was a quick last minute meal and it was a wonderful one, ambience was great the staff was friendly and the food was delicious.

Thank DanburyFoodie
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Penn Avenue Fish Company sells amazingly fresh and delicious seafood. This is my go to place for fresh salmon, scallops, shrimp, crab, and all things seafood. Henry and his fishmongers are extremely friendly and helpful, and will do any preparation you might need for your...More

Thank labeuk
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Needed some simple seafood; this was short walk from the hotel. A small, narrow restaurant. Sat at the bar as it is always good to see the food being prepared. Waiting staff very friendly and attentive. Food was high quality and as it was happy...More

Thank Facstatim
Reviewed August 18, 2016

our server was super! very knowledgeable and friendly! the food was really really really great! i had a roll and the calamari both the best ever! and the prices were very reasonable! i enjoyed everything about the dinner and the experience!

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Finally a second fish market to choose from. The main competitor across the street has the bulk of the common fish market but Penn Avenue has the hard to find varieties. Everything is fresh and the staff is very friendly and accommodating.

Thank David D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1857
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-562-1710
  • E-mail
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