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Umi

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5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
+1 412-362-6198
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“omakase” (9 reviews)
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“red snapper” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
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1 - 10 of 60 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had not dined at Umi for several years prior to last night. Umi is one of the Big Burrito restaurant group, and is up to their reputation for high quality food and service. We enjoyed seating at a Tatami table, which is the low...More

Thank ernieliedtke
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I have been waiting for a long time to eat at Umi-timing never worked. I jumped at the opportunity that was presented this week and it was worth the wait. My wife and I went work another couple that had been there a few times...More

Thank James B
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I am so happy to have dined here! The atmosphere was beautiful and calming. Very clean restaurant. The sushi was top-notch! I tried certain items that I was sure I wouldn't like (from previous restaurants/experiences). I fell in love with the very things I thought...More

Thank RACHEL H
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We eat octopus regularly at many wonderful Japanese establishments throughout the country.This experience was unbelievable. $17.00 EACH for tako su that was complete rubber with zero presentation . We never mind paying any price for excellence but high prices for substandard fare is unacceptable. In...More

1  Thank Bgksav
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Sushi. If you have the time and the money order the 11 course dinner. Awesome fresh and creative sushi. Excellent atmosphere. Small and cozy. Good for couples.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Have to climb 3 flights of strait to get here, but once you catch your breath be prepared to have an amazing dinner!!

Thank fjmccarl
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

The first night we stopped by, they lost power due to storm. Eagerly, we went back a night later. It was a good meal. It didn't hold a torch to other restaurants I've reviewed. It was highly priced and the food wasn't great.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I haven't been to Umi in over 12 years (I don't live in Pittsburgh anymore) and the last time I was there I remembered a much better experience to what I had last week. First off they highlighted that they carry Kobe, the legendary beef...More

1  Thank w0rldtraverller
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Whenever I go to Umi I always have the Japanese fried rice. And I am always happy with this dish. Their food taste supper fresh

Thank SoniaM704
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

One of the best sushi I have had. We had the 7 course menu, amazing tastes and the fish was very fresh The desert is heavenly Waiter was exceptionally helpful and coirteous

Thank Lina T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$50 - $50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
    (College Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighborhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-362-6198
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