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5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
+1 412-362-6198
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“sushi” (24 reviews)
“omikase” (3 reviews)
“miso cod” (2 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1707
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

if you love sushi and don't think of Pittsburgh as a destination- think again. Mr. shu does it right and the staff is so welcoming, friendly and helpful- in true Pittsburgh fashion. a must for a special occassion or just for a great sushi bite.

Thank wannabetravelingsoon
Reviewed June 22, 2015

My husband and I wanted to experience "the best" sushi/sashimi in Pittsburgh so we heard rave reviews of UMI.. We went last week for our anniversary.. 1. When we arrived 15 minutes early..we were sat right away..in the back.. which was great but noone came...More

2  Thank brookeh68
Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Best meal/experience I've had in a while. Awesome staff and food. Everyone working there seems to love it as much as the customers. Drinks were great as well.

Thank haroldPittsburgh
Reviewed March 18, 2015

The fish is so fresh you'll have to slap it. (Sorry.) The presentation is exquisite. The conceit of sitting at a table with your feet in a well so it looks like you are sitting on the floor is silly, but there are other options...More

Thank BakerNomi
Reviewed February 8, 2015

Mr Shu is an artist. Small portions as should be unless you like your art like Andy Warhol! Each piece is a creation of texture, smell, flavor and vision! For a tour of the creative abilities of Mr .Shu try either the 7 or 11...More

Thank DND7676
Reviewed October 21, 2014

We wanted something special to celebrate a birthday so we decided on the 11 course Omakase for $130 each. Every course was good, but they were so incredibly small we were forced to leave hungry. 5 or 6 of the 11 courses were made up...More

1  Thank Foodie1017
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Umi is one of the big Burrito Group of restaurants in Pittsburgh, which I have dines at all of them. And they are all very good. Umi is one of my favorites though. Excellent food and staff. Its worth the trip to try them out....More

Thank CYoung411
Reviewed May 7, 2014

First off, let me say that the service was amazing. I think our server was named Larry. Seriously , if I had a restaurant I would hire that guy in a heartbeat. Great personality. Second the food is very good. There is no denying that....More

1  Thank michaelmoda
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Overall review (Bad, OK, Good): Food = Good; Service = OK; Ambience = Good Food: Salmon hand roll, tuna maki roll, eel roll, and salmon roll. Compared to other restaurants in the area, I can taste the difference in fish freshness. This place had fresher...More

Thank SJT611
Reviewed February 18, 2014

After having tried several Sushi places in Pittsburgh, I thought this is a great sushi place. I would say it as someone with a Japanese background. Fresh fish, friendly service and good selections of sake, beer, and wine. I had a regular Sushi dinner from...More

1  Thank Ken_1762013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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