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Sesame Inn Chinese Restaurant

711 Browns Ln Ste 1, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-2699
+1 412-366-1838
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“wonton soup” (6 reviews)
“egg rolls” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
711 Browns Ln Ste 1, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-2699
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I enjoyed Sesame Inn, the food was tasty, not skimpy and reasonably priced. What made the visit better was that I asked for a variation of a dish on the menu and they accommodated without question. The staff was friendly and decor nicely decorated. I...More

Thank Arthur Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always great. Some of the best Chinese food in Pittsburgh. North Hills location is the best out of the three. Must try.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Went here for dinner. Pretty crowded. We had lettuce wrap appetizer which were very good. Entres were 4 different dishes which we all shared. My wife ordered duck which was so-so. 2 chicken dishes, Amazing Chicken & Volcano Chicken. BTW the Volcano Chicken wasn't all...More

Thank steve-winslow333
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My husband and I have eaten here often, but I have never written a review. Just got back from there and feel compelled to write now. The hot and sour soup is the BEST I have ever tasted. I order it every time I go....More

Thank pdbarry1946
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A car trouble brought us to the shop next door and while waiting for the repairs to be done we decided to have supper at Sesame. The supper and the service made us forget about the car trouble. We had Flaming (?) Chicken and another...More

Thank jaunty5
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Lunch entrees come with soup or eggroll... no vegan option. Also, none of their Thai options could be made vegan either. Weakest chili spice ever... I asked for 15 out of a spicyness scale of 10 and it didn't even burn my tongue a bit....More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I have been a patron of Sesame Inn for 25 years. I ordered a lunch special today. When I took my first bite there appeared to be a small bone. Oh well, these things happen. On further review it turned out to be a staple....More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This restaurant is located a couple of blocks from the top of Monongahela Incline. Excellent food and service. There is so much food in the servings, you can plan to share with family or friends.

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We've have been going to the Sesame Inn for years. Their food is always exceptional. Their lunch special Monday through Saturday is a great value. Excellent food; better than the "drive thru" 🍜🍲

Thank JeanneParker1963
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I think this is my first review of Sesame Inn although have been there many times. Food is always consistently good and there is always plenty of it. Wonton soup is wonderful. I had the garlic shrimp and friends had cashew chicken, chicken with broccoli...More

Thank Linda B
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13 April 2015|
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Response from Billijoart | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the rudeness...This was our FIRST time in the restaurant..Food and waiters were extremely nice. We weren't in a hurry, so we did not mind the time it took to get food, although not extremely long. We were at a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Browns Ln Ste 1, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-2699
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-366-1838
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