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Primanti Brothers

Certificate of Excellence
Strip District
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46 18th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4407
(412) 263-2142
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I walked from downtown for a bite after drinking most the day. About a 9pm visit. There was probably no more than 10 other patrons. The service was quick and friendly. The atmosphere just a small, dive sandwich shop. Perfect for Pittsburgh. I had the Cap and Egg. Sandwich wasn't nearly as big as I'd imagined. I shoveled it down... More 

Thank Eric B
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must stop for our annual pilgrimage to see Steeler football. Love the monster corned beef with tomato slaw and fries...and for the budding cardiologist in me, a side of chili cheese fries. Wait time 20 minutes. Our bartender/ waitress from the Ukraine was very attentive and our Jack N Coke were stiff. Two entrees , a side and two... More 

Thank marc d
Hayward, California
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120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Caught an Uber over from the dahntahn DoubleTree ($7). It'd been years since my last Primanti so I headed over to refresh the memory. I ordered an HBK in homage to the Penguins namesakes; the reason I was back in the area. The sandwich was good but super filling as might be expected. The ham, bacon, and kielbasa were all... More 

Thank j3mmr71
Greensburg PA USA
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No matter the wait! No matter when! No matter why! Get there and eat! A staple of Pittsburgh and world famous. Life isn't complete until you have been here! I like weekday mornings but that's me. JUST GO! Stop reading reviews!

Thank jcin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, known for their sandwiches and it did not disappoint. We ate at the original store in the Strip district. A must do for 1st time visitors to the Pittsburgh area.

Thank MGF3125
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I heard that if you visit Pittsburgh, Primanti's is THE place to go for lunch, as it is a staple of the city. Word of mouth and tv shows all pointed me in this direction. I had a pastrami and cheese, and while I liked the sandwich...it wasn't something I desire a second time. The bread was described as thick... More 

Thank tcw722
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I worked there for 3 years @ the one @ Heinz field limited on food selection, the they one they had are good do not miss

Thank Robert R
Denver, Colorado
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225 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tremendous flavor and a fun place to eat! The service was outstanding. This was my initial stop and I live in Chicago where we get incredible selections. This is a top stop for lunch.

Thank Michael O
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Several co-workers and I went to Primanti's for lunch during a business trip. The others all had sandwiches while I had a salad (I had a large breakfast). The sandwiches were massive - large quantities of meat, veggies, cole slaw, and fries (the put the fries on the sandwiches here) - but my co-workers all ate every bit. My salad... More 

Thank SRfromAustin
New York City, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Famous??? I don't get it... coleslaw and French fries on a sandwich ( order double meat just to make it acceptable ) otherwise little seasoning little flavor... go to Rolands around the corner for a much better meal

Thank BobRSINY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 18th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4407
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighborhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: (412) 263-2142

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