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Robert Wholey's

1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
+1 412-391-3737
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish sandwich” (72 reviews)
“sushi” (28 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
Neighbourhood: Strip District
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

What can you say about this place that hasn't already been said? They have ultra-fresh everything, a great line of their own sauces/marinades, and good prices (their sales are particularly excellent!). Whenever you see the son, he faithfully says "Thank you for your business", every...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

If you want an education in seafood this far from the coast, this is the place :) just how a seafood outlet should be!!!!

Thank ukfisher202
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I have never had a beer batter fish sandwich ever taste so good! My husband, daughter and I were looking for a casual local lunch spot in the Strip District. This place was a fun fish market with tons of character. It was perfect for...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Basically a fish market with hot food and sushi. Huge portions of good food at decent prices. Offers grocery items also. There is seating on the second floor to enjoy your meal. The smell of the place has improved over the years. It seems to...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Along with a vast array of fresh and frozen seafood Wholey's has an in-house sushi chef and a grill line where you can order freshly made sushi or a variety of fried seafood and superb chowders. They also have a great selection of meats, groceries...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Robert Wholey's is an institution of the Strip District of Pittsburgh, as is their seafood. Served as a little stand within the first section of the huge fishmonger/grocer, it is well known for it's fish sandwiches, particularly "The Whaler", which is a pound of fried...More

Thank Louis B
Reviewed 26 January 2017

good fish sandwich get the soup and the fried smelts are a good treat also you can eat upstairs or take it to go they have a sushi place also

Thank db04mc
Reviewed 22 January 2017

When I say great fish sandwich, I mean it. This is one of the best fish sandwiches I've ever had and I've eaten a lot of them. The bread on the sandwich was nice and soft. The fish was flaky with a great batter on...More

Thank ZexSwain
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This place is a combination of food store, restaurant, and tourist trap in one building. There are numerous choices of seafood available for purchase. The restaurant serves up fresh dishes to order. The train runs constantly. Beware the 1 pound fish sandwich - it's huge.

Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a supermarket that specializes in fish. They have a takeout counter and upstairs tables for you to eat at. Cheap eats. I had a seafood gumbo that was incredible. The fish sandwiches were made from fresh fish and battered. Interesting place to walk...More

Thank Terry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: 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.