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Elbow Room - CLOSED

5533 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2375
+1 412-441-5222
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Jan 12, 2015
“Great new addition to city's restaurants”
Nov 1, 2014
“Manager and host nightmare”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
5533 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2375
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21 - 30 of 51 reviews

Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

Since this restaurant doesn't take reservations under parties of five, our party of four went in around 8:15 on a Saturday night . The hostess said it would be about a half hour wait. We waited at the bar area which was noisy and crowded...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed January 8, 2013

It's just a great neighborhood restaurant but they draw more than the neighborhood. Consistent. Busy but not distracting. Good prompt service.

Thank 495Nick495
Reviewed November 6, 2012

A party of 6 without reservations, they accommodated us quite well. The food and drinks were a little spendy, but everything we had was well worth it. Our waiter was very patient, especially when we all hauled out our cameras and appointed him as official...More

Thank AlaskaGrace
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Very forced. You could tell that our waiter was only pretending he knew anything about wine. Not that I'm a wine connoisseur, far from it, but if I ask a waiter about a wine at a wine bar and he gives me an answer that...More

Thank sarah k
Reviewed October 10, 2012

I really enjoyed my item (grilled chicken salad) - something I order often, but it was better here than almost anywhere else I order it. The iced tea was also very good - not watery. I had no appetizer so can't vouch for those or...More

Thank fried003
Reviewed August 22, 2012

However they do have shiner bock beer we were told it was 2 blocks from the hotel but it was a mile. A visit there was part of the worst vacation of my life

Thank Jordana16
Reviewed July 27, 2012

The Elbow Room was recommended by our hotel desk clerk, and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Try the pork tenderloin--really good! Nice selection of entrees and appetizers, friendly staff, extensive wine selection and nice atmosphere.

Thank Shelli22
Reviewed July 21, 2012

An unpretentious little restaurant/bar in hoity-toity Shadyside. Food was excellent, cocktails really tasty.

Thank Kim L
Reviewed July 5, 2012

They have variety of beers on draft. Food is tasty. Staffs are professional. Nice decor.

Thank TS1984
Reviewed May 15, 2012

I had lunch at the Elbow room back in February and it was very good. It is nothing fancy, but the service and the quality of the food is very consistant. The menu has great sandwiches, burgers and salads. I had the steak salad and...More

Thank maxx1
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5533 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2375
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighborhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-441-5222
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