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Joseph Tambellini

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5701 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 (Mellon Street)
+1 412-665-9000
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Today
16:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was FABULOUS! The service was IMPECCABLE!! It is located in a very unique area of Pittsburgh, as well. I most certainly hope I will be able to return every time I visit Pittsburg.

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Thank Cappie7
Bronx, New York
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124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinners come with soup or salad. The soup was excellent, The crab cake appetizer was also very good. I had the lamb chops and my son had the chicken. both prepared nicely, the star is the butterscotch pound cake, it's a must

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Thank bronxdoorguy
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting our son in the Pittsburgh area for the first time, we decided to go by Trip Advisor reviews and selected this restaurant. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was in an old house with two levels for dining. The lower level has a bar, seemed a bit crowded and drafty by the door for eating. Luckily we were seated... More 

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Thank traveler30899
River Edge, New Jersey
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This by far is one of the best restaurants I have ever visited outside of the NYC area. Every meal was prepared to perfection. At first glance the menu may appear a bit pricey, but every entree comes with a choice of soup or salad and a pasta. It is plenty of food for the money and worth every penny.... More 

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Thank DL P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food here is wonderful. The service always top flight. The atmosphere is upscale but not pretentious. What makes this restaurant such a fabulous experience is Joe and Melissa Tambellini. They run a fine establishment and make each person feel welcome and at home. Please, give this place a try.....you won't be disappointed!

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Thank PITtravel
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have been to Joseph Tambellini several times. Each time, since the first, my expectations have been high and yet exceeded each and every time. Bravo!! Food, service, setting - all superb.

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Thank pkeim2016
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went with a group of 8 for a special occasion. Tables can be crowded, especially upstairs -- so goes the noise level as well. My son and I had the veal parm -- and I have had much better. The breading was quite heavy, sauce was good as always, pretty skimpy on the cheese. I've had it there before and... More 

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Thank Jim W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is an old house that has been the home of many restaurants that were long lived and all had fine food and service.Tambellini, primarily italian, tho good steaks and chops can also be found here. The service and food quality are excellent--and consistent. There are several steps into the restaurant and a steep staircase to the 2nd flr. I... More 

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Thank justhanna
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Arguably the best Italian restaurant in Pittsburgh. Elegant venue and great location in Highland Park.

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Englewood, Florida
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61 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great food Excellent and friendly service Large menu selection Maybe one of the best restaurants in Pa The building is a fine example of 1900 hundreds architecture Joseph Tambellini is a great chef and a fine host You will enjoy your visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5701 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (Mellon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop directly in front, for routes: 71A Highland Park
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-665-9000

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