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Joseph Tambellini

5701 Bryant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1601
+1 412-665-9000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5701 Bryant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1601
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Reviews (123)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted a special dinner for our last night in Pittsburgh. Tambellini's did not disapppoint. If you want a FANTASTIC italian meal with impeccable service, this is the place. Even if Pasta is not your thing, they have GREAT seafood and meat dishes as well....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our dinner here! The food and the service were excellent.Crab cakes and sauce were delectable, pork chop was enormous and our guest said the flounder was the best she's ever had. Beans and greens were quite tasty, as was the tomato/basil cream sauce...More

Thank MAM716
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it celebrates it celebrates its 10th year, I finally had a chance to go here. It was a semi celebratory occasion, and it delivered on that. From the minute we walked in with my adorable grandson the stuff was all over us all the...More

Thank 555JenniferL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard about this top-rated restaurant for a while and we finally had the opportunity to try it last night. Our waiter was Chad and he didn't steer us wrong. There were so many delicious things to try that we asked him what he would...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit Tambellini's while on business in Pittsburgh. We were greeted at the door like family. Wonderful staff and first class service. The restaurant interior is put together with a touch of class. Now for the food.....Joseph has put together an...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is my 4th business trip to Pittsburgh and I'd heard about Italian food in or near Bloomfield was the best. So I did some research and decided to try Joseph Tambellini's. It was worth the drive! The bartender makes an excellent classic cocktail. The...More

Thank gmonie15
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Pricey for Pittsburgh... $126 for two, plus tip. Food was very good. Fried zucchini, excellent. House salad had an option of Gorgonzola, which was happymaking. Shrimp scampi, excellent. (HUGE shrimp!). chicken parm just ok. Service was A+++.

Thank didi02453
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I eat here a few times a year and everytime is better than the last. The food is amazing. PHENOMINAL. The best Italian, without a doubt, in Pittsburgh. The service is eh, could be a tad better, there's a few servers there with big mouths,...More

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Chef Joseph Tambellini owns the place. So, it's, no surprise: This is THE place for authentic Italian cuisine. Ditto their wine list which is extensive, diverse, with something for every taste, and pocketbook. This beautifully restored Victorian style home comes equipped with a congenial staff,...More

Thank JohnCharlotte
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We have never been disappointed in quality of food or service. We recommend This restaurant to everyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5701 Bryant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1601
    (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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