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Avenue B

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5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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
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Pittsburgh, PA
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have loved this place since they first opened and have never been disappointed. The chef chooses locally sourced foods and prepares them with great skill. He offers some great twists with his dishes-violet mustard people! This is one of very few places where I always trust the fish. They offer outdoor seating weather permitting and just expanded their dining... More 

Thank jdecarlo
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a light dinner, frankly not expecting much from other reviews... Boy were we surprised - gazpacho was first class, taglialini equally good, wagyu meatloaf was amazing ...desserts delicious what a find!!

Thank David S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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332 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Avenue B has a fairly unique and eclectic menu every night. The food is very, very good. Interesting mixes of flavors. Always good food, and very good service.

Thank bbwex
Syracuse, Ny
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We order mussels at most restaurants when we see them on the menu & the PEI mussels @ Avenue B are the best we have ever had! The smoky tomato sauce was so delicious. The meatloaf was also wonderful. So moist & tasty, as well as a beautiful presentation. The helpings were good sized. Did not have room for dessert.... More 

Thank SWLewis
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Avenue B is the kind of place that you will want to repeat! The place is very nice and cozy. The food is really tasty and the price is reasonable. The waiters are very attentive.

Thank Bianca S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

My wife and I have been to Avenue B 3 or 4 times and thoroughly enjoyed it each time. It is a BYOB restaurant which is an obvious plus. Up until recently the dining area was quite small - not more than a few tables. However, on returning last week we found that they had taken on adjacent space which... More 

2 Thank OntheBikeTrail
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Went to this lovely restaurant as a little get away for my husband and myself. Had a wonderful evening. We love BYOB's first off. The food was original and quite good. The wait staff was attentive but not overbearing. Great overall.

Thank Pheonix1234
Pipersville, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We went for a family celebration. The food was salty but good and it is a BYOB. We brought 3 bottles of wine, one which was screw top. We opened the screw top bottle and poured our own wine. They charged $8 corkage fee for the first bottle and then an additional $5 corkage fee for each of the two... More 

Thank pat d
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113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Avenue B is one of those places you hear about, and when you get the chance - you know immediately you'll be back! The menu is varied, with some really interesting choices. I can honestly say that, wit the exception of a few diner "blue plate specials," this was the first higher end restaurant where I ordered meatloaf (one of... More 

1 Thank Sirpicky
Reading, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

The food was really good, but be prepared... Most of the creations are quite heavy. We had the routine to start which was sweet potato fries with cheddar cheese and pork belly. Sooo good. Then my husband's meatloaf came out (feta chove potatoes, juicy meatloaf, fried onions) and my pot roast pasta (had a cheese sauce).. Again, both were tasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: 412-683-3663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?