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Benkovitz Seafoods

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2300 Smallman St Pittsburgh PA 15219
Phone
(412) 263-3016
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Editorial reviews from the web (1)

This Strip District fish house is known for their fresh, high-quality seafood throughout the region.

Average Rating
80

The Scene
There are no indoor tables; the lunch crowd stands elbow-to-elbow at long counters, sharing condiments and making small talk between big bites. Outdoor tables number about five...

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Goodby old friend

Average Rating
80

Very good but unfortunately clossed. this is a consistent problem with trip advisor you do not have a system to upadate and delete the dearly departed

Over rated

Average Rating
20

Went to Benkovitz today for lunch. At 11:55 the line was long, thirty minuets to order. It is a Friday in Lent, but they should be prepared for it.
They were just about out of Manhattan clam chowder. Mine had about two table spoons of solids in it. I'm serious. In a cup of shrimp bisque you could tast globs...

Fish Sandwich as it should be

Average Rating
80

Loved their fish sandwich, and their retail fresh fish selection was extensive. Knowledgeable, helpful staff.

Benkovitz Seafoods

Average Rating
80

This is really a Pittsburgh tradition. You go to buy fresh fish here, in The Strip, and stop to have a hand breaded fish sandwich. The funny part, is that you have to stand up at these handmade counters all set up in rows, and eat your sandwich shoulder to shoulder with the next patron, until you are done! You...

Christmas Eve Dinner disaster

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20

The last time I delt there, I ordered and pre-payed for fish and shell fish 3 weeks before Christmas Eve. The morning of Christmas Eve at about 11:30 AM I recieved a call, and was told that all the product they recieved for the holidays were not fresh and they rejected the shipments. It was then recommended I go to...

Business description (1)

Benkovitz Seafoods can be found at Smallman St 2300. The following is offered: Delicatessens. The entry is present with us since Sep 8, 2010 and was last updated on Nov 14, 2013. In Pittsburgh there are 67 other Delicatessens. An overview can be found here.

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One of Pittsburgh's Best

The Benkovitz family has been in the fish business for generations.

Raw Deal

There's a sushi bar and salad section, featuring cooked shrimp, salads of all types and a tomato-based fish chowder.

Smokin'

Benkovitz also offers the best array of smoked fish in the city.

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