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Monterey Bay Fish Grotto

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1411 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1165 (Sweetbriar Street)
+1 412-481-4414
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best views in the city. Be sure to get a window table overlooking the 3 rivers and downtown. I had the Halibut and it was cooked perfectly and I loved how it was garnished. A great place to take customers and have a business dinner.

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Middletown, NJ
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112 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hosted a rehearsal dinner here. The food was superb, the drinks delicious, the servers personable and helpful. The appetizers were delicious and the dinner excellent. The view of downtown Pittsburgh at night was spectacular. Tiffany was my contact person and was so helpful. Recommend this restaurant for a wonderful evening.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is one of the best in the city. The food was better than I remember. I had the ahi tuna which was prepared perfectly. The atmosphere is great. Service was good. Valet parking was only $6.

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Thank billfrompa2015
MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)481-4414 More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Might be my favorite. Easy to drive to, valet parking, take elevator with city view to top floor. Gorgeous entry and entire interior. Great views of city from any table. Excellent service and food, e.g., salmon Oscar! Perfect for romantic dinner or family.

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Thank Susies05
MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)481-4414 More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Monterey Bay to celebrate our 22nd anniversary. We had asked for a window table but it would have been up to an hour for one. We choose not to wait but the table we were given was just as nice as a window table because we were at the top level of the restaurant and had a... More 

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MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

Happy anniversary, and thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience and selected us to celebrate your special occasion. We look forward to serving you in the future. Best wishes, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)481-4414 More 

King Prussia, United States
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to celebrate several things, and this place will not disappoint. It is simply the best restaurant in Pittsburgh bar none, and it has the best view as well. Had a couple of drinks downstairs in the bar first, and came up when out table was ready. There is not a bad item on the menu to order,... More 

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MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your dining experience with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening and look forward to serving you in the future. Best regards, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)481-4414 More 

Dorado, Puerto Rico
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102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week (8/1/16), my golf buddy and I went back to the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto again for a great dinner. My combination of oysters as an appetizer and the swordfish entrée. They made me an excellent martini to start and the house chardonnay was fine by the glass. Pittsburgh view was beautiful even with rain.

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Thank John S
MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to serving you in the future. Regards, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)481-4414 More 

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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a special occasion of two birthdays engagement and also an anniversary. From when you park your car in valet to the time you leave you're treated with the utmost respect and priority! Every door will be held for you and the entire staff gives you the right of way anywhere you go! The host makes you... More 

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MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review and posting pictures of your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dinner and your server, Brian. We look forward to your next visit so that we may serve you again. Best wishes, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)481-4414 More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went for our anniversary. Everything was EXCEPTIONALLY great! We had an excellent view with a comfortable atmosphere. Our waitress was fantastic! She was tending bar while also waiting on us at our table, she made sure we had everything we needed, very attentive! Also our waitress took lots of pictures for us. The other staff was... More 

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MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

Happy anniversary and thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review about your dining experience. We are so pleased that you selected us to celebrate a special occasion, and look forward to serving you in the future. Best wishes, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)418-4414 More 

Cape May, New Jersey, USA
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant to visit while in pittsburgh. We were a group off 6 and all our dinners were fabulous. From halibut to Sushi, everything was prepared perfectly. We took advantage of the desserts as well!! The desserts didn't come out to the table in a timely manner, so our sommolier made sure we were compensated for them. Not necessary, but... More 

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MBFGManager, Manager at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to your next visit to Pittsburgh in hopes to serve you again. Best regards, Jason Baptiste Service Manager Monterey Bay Fish Grotto (412)481-4414 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $54
Cuisine
Sushi, American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1165
    (Sweetbriar Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-481-4414
Description
Thank you for considering Monterey Bay Fish Grotto for your affair. This award-winning restaurant has always taken pride in its level of standards and excellence. These exceptional standards are reflected in the mouth-watering fresh fish and impeccable service. Guests have come to expect this level of quality in every aspect of the main dining room as well as the private dining room. Monterey Bay Fish Grotto's fish is fresh and flown in from a number of locations on the East Coast, West Coast and Hawaiian Islands. For this reason we are the regions Premier Fresh Fish Restaurant offering 20 kinds of fresh fish in an array of original, delicious styles.

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