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Penn Avenue Fish Company - Downtown

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308 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1857
+1 412-562-1710
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fish was solid, but I couldn't get over the fishy smell of the place! Better ventilation needed...

Thank tennisne12016
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit the location in the strip district, nearby- high quality fish. Great for lunch and then stroll down penn avenue and shop. This is a wonderful way to spend the morning- especially on Saturday!

1 Thank Carolyn B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fish Tacos are the best, sushi bar amazing and 5 soups everyday. Take home some great fish that they will clean and filet while you watch

Thank H1963SQdavid
Pittsburgh PA
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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a fairly reasonable, yet quality fish place. They used to only be open only in the afternoons. So we have been very pleased to find that Weds-Sat( (I'm not sure about Sunday) they are open till 8 pm. The dec or is sparse, but modern. The fish is delicious.

Thank drh3177
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

we stopped in had a nice lunch great service and great food will be back had 2 teen girls with me and they were happy so good place for good times with family

Thank springjewel0269
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This place is one of the best fish Restaurants I have ever eaten. Fantastic experience! Highly recommended!

Thank Piaindc
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Penn Avenue Fish Company spun out of Wholey's Market, formerly the primary place in Pittsburgh where people bought fish. As Wholey's became stale and it became more of food market, the quality of the food declined and has remained low. Penn Avenue Fish Company took it's place as the premier place to by fish in Pittsburgh as a couple... More 

Thank Todd C
Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

After craving a fresh and healthy meal in Pittsburgh for several days, I stumbled upon this absolute gem. I had a salmon salad, and could not have been more impressed. The salmon was fresh and perfectly cooked, the salad was varied and plentiful, the dressing was tangy and nicely complemented the salad. Couldn't fault a thing about this place, and... More 

2 Thank JayKay_whereitsat
Wellsburg, West Virginia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit here. They offer a soup bar that has 4 different selections. They offer a large selection of fish sandwiches and tacos. I will definitely return to this restaurant. There is so much more on the menu that I want to try.

Thank grizz1169
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Best sushi and seafood in Pitt! Surf and turf one of my husband's best he's had. My veggy stir fry was perfect!!

Thank Terry W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1857
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-562-1710

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