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Meat & Potatoes

649 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3204
+1 412-325-7007
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (125 reviews)
“bone marrow” (105 reviews)
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649 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3204
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hands-down, this is the bet restaurant I have been to. And I travel every week. On this trip, I came for Sunday brunch. It was absolutely amazing. The country fried pork was incredible. I saw people around me with chicken and waffles and croquet madame....More

Thank RyRyTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I made reservations for brunch here after seeing so many great reviews. We were not disappointed! When we walked in, we were immediately seated. It is slightly overwhelming because it’s such a tight space with so many people. We both ordered the...More

Thank hannahlg19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a superb dinner, you have to go for the 45oz Rib eye (for two) and the sides you pick, all of them good but Chimichurri goes along very well with the Argentinean wine!

Thank GloBalviajeromex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended we visit here so we did. We were seated at the time of our reservation and although things are a little tight (I felt very close to my neighbor) the restaurant itself is very cozy and well-decorated. I would love to come...More

Thank rlwags13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice dinner with our adult kids during the week between Christmas and New Year. Two had the pot roast, I had a burger, daughter had bolognese and son had fried chicken. All were very complimentary of their dishes. I asked for medium on...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was decent. There are many great restaurants in Pittsburgh and I can honestly say it was decent but not a stand out. Cool menu and funky atmosphere but we were squeezed in so tight, we couldn’t really relax. We probably won’t go back despite...More

Thank BettyFire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here a few times and always enjoy it. Craft cocktails varied and delicious. Beer selection good. Quirky decor and seating that’s arranged around a center bar makes this a fun place to dine. Food definitely the star here. Mussels, bone marrow and risotto...More

Thank wkdsdenn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great buzz in the place. Appetizers were excellent, including a flatbread, angels on horseback and a special that night -- potato latkes with smoked salmon. Got two 48 ounce Tomahawk Ribeyes for a table of five with three sides. Not only were the portions mammoth,...More

Thank MikeWish
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Naively showed up for Sunday brunch just after opening. No seats in the main dining room, so we waited 20 minutes to sit in the secondary dining area. We were looking for a relatively mellow experience and were actually happy in the back room. The...More

Thank Rob K
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great food....top service. I got the salmon which was very good. It was complimented by a nicecarray if vegetables. My girlfriend got a pork entree which had way too much food to eat. Very Good! The service was top notch! We got a nice bottle...More

Thank Billartrip
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Questions & Answers
7 July 2016|
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Response from Meg L | Reviewed this property |
I would say no since you have to go through the full restaurant to get there but call them to make sure.
8 May 2016|
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Response from Marv R | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the comments about time of day. Evenings tend to be loud and crowded. May not be right for all kids.
8 March 2016|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend you ask for special seating with a reservation. They should quickly make that accommodation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3204
    (Between 6th and 7th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Being a downtown Pittsburgh location, there are many options and we recommend going to the Port Authority website for schedules, rates and general information.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-325-7007
  • E-mail
Meat & Potatoes is a place with a warm, inviting pub atmosphere that serves sophisticated, yet unpretentious food. An extensive, and creative, cocktail, beer and wine list is an integral part of what we do at our wonderful establishment. Come visit a place where the locals dine!
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