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Aji Picante - CLOSED

1711 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412-422-0220
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
12 Sep 2013
“Very disappointing”
15 Jun 2013
“Nice change of pace.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Peruvian, South American
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1711 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Having experienced really great Peruvian (Inca's Kitchen in Naples Florida) we were happy to see a new Peruvian Restaurant open in our neighborhood (I think the 3rd. in the Pittsburgh area). It had been open about 6 months when we first visited Aji Picante. The...More

Thank drh3177
Reviewed 15 June 2013

I was a little concerned that the food would be too spicy for me, but that was easily dealt with. The escobeche (salmon) was first rate, as was the scallop dish. We also enjoyed the "Bachelor's Salad." We liked the service and the setting, as...More

Thank lhs76
Reviewed 25 April 2013

I ate at the restaurant with a group of 6 people. Five of us wanted to eat the chef's tasting menu and the other person only wanted an appetizer. The chef would not allow it because we were a party of 6! We solved the...More

Thank BarbaraIngrid_13
Reviewed 26 April 2012

I have eaten here twice with groups of friends. Everyone loved it. The food is very good and the atmosphere is not rushed. The staff was helpful and friendly. The cuisine is Latin American with Peruvian specialties. The restaurant is BYOB.

1  Thank MHC79
Reviewed 11 April 2012

This is a great restaurant. Food was fresh and flavorful. Service was attentive. The mussels appetizer should not be missed. The Potato cheese raviloi were heavier than expected. The sauce was too rich for my tastes when combined with the heavy ravioli. However, the flavors...More

Thank cmeru51
Reviewed 3 February 2012

A group of four of us went to Aji on a Sunday evening. We were all delighted with our dinners--really interesting choices, great flavor, unlike anything else in the region, and not very expensive. Very pleasant and efficient staff--happy to explain the unfamiliar dishes. Everything...More

Thank CHPMD
Reviewed 24 January 2012

A group of friends met here for dinner on Saturday night. We were seated at the back of the restaurant and immediately taken care of - water glasses filled, wine uncorked, menus presented. Our friendly and knowledgeable waitress guided us thru our selections, making some...More

Thank carriew29
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We tried Aji Picante last weekend. We were not sure about the Peruvian menu but were happily surprised. Everyone enjoyed their appetizers and entrees. Have to try Corn Fritters and Seviche. The Suspiro de Limeña dessert was amazing. As well as the best cup of...More

Thank krjcf
Reviewed 21 November 2011

We went with friends for a casual weeknight dinner. The dining room uses the same kitchen as the new Pamela's (which is only open for breakfast and lunch). Since the entire space was just remodeled and opened, it is very clean and fresh. The waitress...More

Thank bbwex
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  • Address: 1711 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
  • Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
  • Phone Number: +1 412-422-0220
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