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Robert Wholey's

1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
+1 412-391-3737
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish sandwich” (78 reviews)
“sushi” (31 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the center of the Strip District, this is a must-see! If you like Stew Leonard's in Connecticut, or the DeKalb Farmer's Market in Atlanta, or Pike's in Seattle, then this place is for you - it is simply one of the best retailing experiences...More

1  Thank ATL_JCR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing!! If you love seafood, fish, etc...etc... this the place for you! Free oyster sampling’s were offered when we went. Fresh fish is cut to order for you if you wish. But the best part is the fried cod you can order...More

Thank tina b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was shocked to find soft shell crabs in Pittsburg! They were cooked tempura style. Two soft shell crabs for $6.99 is a great deal.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Drove from Mars Pa. to The Strip District to Wholeys to buy Fresh Ahi Tuna...Got the Tuna Fine..Asked for Wasabi to go with....we dont have...asked another person...we dont have...asked the Manager...sure we have its back here...well they had it in Paste Form. I didn't want...More

1  Thank Mike W
Michael B, Marketing Manager at Robert Wholey's, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Hi Mike -- We agree, that should be an easy enough request to fulfill. And we do have wasabi (that isn't a paste) that we'll make our crew aware of and we'll relocate some of that product to the seafood department so it's easier to...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

The eatery is truly horrible!! Thick battered and deep fried fish totally lost flavor and there’s no seasoning. The broiled fish is drowning in some watery goo. The fried onion rings and potatoes come out of bag, totally unseasoned. Their soups are watery and come...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I had the misfortune to ask a person in charge of the parking lot if it was ok to go someplace else after buying at wholey’s something I wasn’t sure they sell. He went completely mad without any reason! He screamed at me that there...More

Thank gloriambt
Reviewed May 1, 2018

We always stop here to do food shopping for our sons who attend universities in Pittsburgh when we visit. I just love the place with all the meat and fresh seafood on ice scattered in a relatively small space. It's hard to believe they fit...More

Thank henry j
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We had a fresh, well prepared meal here. The ingredients are the best quality and the preparation interesting but not unusual. As the restaurant filled up, it was quite noisy.

Thank wabanhill
Reviewed April 8, 2018

I ate here on a Saturday afternoon and surprisingly the line wasn't too long. I had the oyster Po Boy and lobster mac and cheese. The Po Boy didn't have much taste and the lobster mac and cheese was just average. The price for the...More

Thank supertzar666
Reviewed April 6, 2018

This is a must for seafood or meat in Pittsburgh. Good prices and unbeatable selection. Avoid saturday mornings if you dont like crowds

Thank Apes44
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March 25, 2018|
Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
You can call them at 1-888-946-5397 .They also ship free on $200 or more orders to many surrounding states. Call for details
January 26, 2018|
Response from hounds75 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to do a search for Wholey’s in Pittsburgh. Sorry the response box will not permit me to enter a website address in its usual format. The website lists its products. This is primarily a wholesale fish and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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: +1 412-391-3737
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We are proud to say we have been selling fresh fish, seafood, meat, and poultry since 1912.
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