Wintzell's Oyster House

Seafood Restaurant
530 E Bruceton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15236 530 E Bruceton Rd., Pittsburgh Directions
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85% of 738 customers recommended
This place is closed.

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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Seafood, American, Southern
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Cuisine
    Seafood, American, Southern
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
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267 Tips
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Report | 7 months ago
Order the basket rather than the dinner. Portions are about the same.
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Report | 7 months ago
get the chard grilled oyster
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Report | 7 months ago
The fried oysters were awesome. After being disappointed a few times by other places, this was a wonderful treat...they were not over fried or lost in the batter. The scallops had a nice flavor.
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Report | 9 months ago
Very good food.
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Report | 9 months ago
the raw oysters were great - same with the steamed brocolli.
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Report | 9 months ago
LOVE their Happy Hour Food and Drink Specials ! Service is always Friendly !
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Report | 9 months ago
Great place.
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Report | 9 months ago
Try it. You'll like it.
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Report | 9 months ago
Food excellent, staff enthusiastic. My new favorite place to eat
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Report | 10 months ago
Only complaint I have is that the lighting is too low and it was hard to read the menu
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From Our Editors

In 1938, J. Oliver Wintzell opened a tiny seafood joint on Dauphin Street in historic Mobile, Alabama. With room for just six customers to hop up on barstools and sample oysters prepared in three signature styles—"fried, stewed, or nude"—the eatery harbored modest ambitions and kept itself in check with walls strewn with Oliver’s homespun sayings. Oysters this great can’t remain a secret for long, though, and Wintzell’s Oyster House began to grow at such a rate that Oliver was compelled to expand to new locations throughout Alabama and beyond—by bringing the tastes and flavors of the Gulf Coast to Pittsburgh.

The menu boasts various fresh Gulf seafood including mussels, clams, shrimp, and its famous oysters. Diners can opt for non-seafood options such as USDA-certified steaks, pasta, and PoBoy sandwiches, or "hoagies" to northerners.

Customers can also visit the cigar bar to watch games on 65" TVs while munching on items from the full menu and sipping one of the many scotch, whisky, and bourbon selections. Visitors can also choose a premium cigar from the humidor or bring their own. The restaurant and cigar bar open daily at 11 a.m.

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