Teach a man to fish and he will eat when fish are biting. Direct a man to a fish market and he will eat whatever he will eat without purchasing a fishing license. Dive into a bottomless trench of aquatic fare with today's deal: for $7, you get $15 worth of nautical cuisine at Benkovitz Seafoods in The Strip District. This Groupon is good toward any cooked fish or deli selection, and does not include fish-market selections.
Plucked from a watery upbringing and cast into market, seafood circulates throughout Benkovitz Seafood daily to uphold the fresh, homemade promise of every fishy feast. Start from the top of the high-seas menu with a signature fried-fish sandwich ($6.95). Clumped and lumped jumbo crab cakes ($8.95 each) or salmon cakes ($6.95 each) provide seaworthy portions properly composed to uphold most birthday candles. Fragile fingers can improve baiting dexterity with heartily shrimpy portions of shrimp in a basket ($4.95), coconut shrimp with mango sauce ($4.95), or shrimp off the deli ($12.95–$20 per pound).
At Benkovitz, diners start nibbling around lunchtime. The space bustles with hungry land walkers craving a seaborne fix. Standing elbow to elbow, generations of fishy feasters have filled up at the famous stand-up counters week after week, sharing tender filets and juicy nautical gossip about who's hooking what bait.
- Daily deliveries allow Benkovitz to stock more than 20 types of fish and seafood selections which guarantee the freshest products and allow for accommodating special catering and party needs. This restaurant is a fish lover's dream. – JoAnne Klimovich Harrop, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
- Great place to grab a fish sandwich. The manager there is very personable and can assist you with any dinner needs .In a rush- not time for dinner; you can have your choice of fish sauteed! A hidden gem in the strip, that has parking. – NomNomCritic, Urbanspoon