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1211 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4229
+1 412-434-0480
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (14 reviews)
“hummus” (12 reviews)
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1211 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4229
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Pita way too dry. Lamb fairly well done. Beer was ice cold which is a plus. Combination platter is worth a try.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great pub in the center of a fantastic historic city. This is just the type of pub you want to find while on vacation, not only is it small and kitsch it offers a wonderful menu selection. Not your typical "bar food" at all. Amazing...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fortunately our group of 7 went here after the lunch hour. Our server/bartender was great. Very friendly and accommodating. Enjoyed the $2 chicken tacos.

Thank Specman728
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying at a hotel nearby and Crystal's was recommended by the hotel staff. While they have the typical beer/burger fare, it is really their Mediterranean food that is the best secret. We ordered an appetizer with all their homemade specialties/ grape leaves, hummus,...More

Thank trustytraveller623
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went here on Guy Fieri's Triple D recommendation. The bar feels really cool in that you suspect there is a local crowd of regulars. Almost, Cheers-like. The place is quite small. It serves Greek and some other bar food staples. Good beer selection, which...More

Thank Westley M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Decided to check this out as part of our "Diners Drive-ins and Dives tour, while in Pittsburgh for a medical appt, and wanted to check out Mediterranean food for our health. Got a little concerned when I saw burgers, fries and corn dogs on the...More

Thank critic119
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place has some of the best Mediterranean food I've ever had! The Gyro was so good we had to visit back-to-back days and double up on our experience. Friday during happy hour, DJ Assassin pumps out good tunes with a good vibe and makes...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were there for burger night but ended up with kabobs and a drink recipe :) its a small store front but very tasty. We didn't know it had been on Diner's, Drive-ins, and Dives until after we sat down. I highly recommend the Kabob...More

Thank DeeDee H
Reviewed 31 March 2017

we went here on a blind pick! The food, service, & Rusty are great, along with a little live music. Authentic Greek food done right. Real Good eats! Gyro's, Gyro Salad, Hummus, etc. all good. The nice lady in the kitchen, really puts her heart...More

Thank Marvin65SS
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived late to our hotel in Pittsburgh and needed some grub to satisfy our hunger. Found Crystal close by and stopped in. We were luck to get literally the last two sandwiches out of the kitchen I had a philly cheese steak and wife had...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4229
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: +1 412-434-0480
You have to list this restaurant! They were featured on Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" and it is spectacular!
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