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Robert Wholey's

Certificate of Excellence
Strip District
As featured in Most Liveable City and 2 other guides
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1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love the chicken wings. My daughters love the fish sandwich. Shop at the market after dining. Great selection of seafood.

Thank Craig B
sparta, new jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel to Pittsburgh quite often and had never tried Wholey's, so we decided to try it for lunch. Good lunch, hubby had fish sandwich which he said was the best he ever had, I had the butterfly shrimp, wanted broiled or grilled but grill wasn't working. Had fries and cole slaw with it, good. Would definitely go back again.... More 

Thank sherbert32
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always VERY fresh seafood and good soup and very fast and inexpensive. Even a pretty long line moves very quickly and the food is amazingly fresh and delicious.

Thank KatKealy
Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planned to go shopping at Wholey fish market and were pleasantly surprised to find that they offered meals as well. We got the fish sandwich. We did not even get the 1# fish sandwich with 2 sides and it was enough for 2 people! It was one of the best fish sandwiches we've ever had. You either have... More 

1 Thank donnafrost
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need go no further for fish and chips than Wholey's. Part of the best fish market in the strip district.

Thank Janice B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

You want it - they have it. One stop shopping for cheeses, veggies, seafood, fish, meat, chicken, sushi, or whatever food you want. It is an experience that is not duplicated anywhere else in the Strip.

1 Thank Peggy F
grand junction, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

an icredible offering of fresh and fish, crab, etc and live lobsters. Kitchen with counter offers fresh fish eats. Fun to walk thru even if you don't buy and this is the biggest fish store between the east coast and Chicago!

Thank David H
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We happened on Wholeys seafood market while strolling through the Strip District. The freshest seafood anywhere! They have fish swimming in a tank! It's that fresh! They steam lobsters and lobster tails to go. Went through the line and ordered fried cod, lobster bisque, clam chowder, seafood gumbo, and took it upstairs to eat at the tables they have set... More 

Thank Tennismum916
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Wonderfully crisp and large fish sandwiches ! Great atmosphere. All their seafood is simply delicious !!!

Thank TNtraveler1963
Boise, Idaho
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We used to live in Pittsburgh 34 years ago and always enjoyed the fish sandwiches at Wholey's. We were back in Pittsburgh for a family wedding and went to Wholey's for a fish sandwich and were not disappointed! They were as good as we remember!

Thank MaryK10443

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Sushi
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighborhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: 412-391-3737

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