Originating in 1980 in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, owners Pam Cohen and Gail Klingensmith took both of their initials and named what would soon be the home to Pittsburgh’s best breakfast: P&G’s Pamela’s Diner.
With its decor straight from the 1950s, Pamela’s is the epitome of a classic diner-style breakfast. For 40 years, Pamela’s has dominated the breakfast scene in Pittsburgh, even earning a place on Wall Street Journals “What to Do in Pittsburgh” list. They have since opened a total of six locations in the general Pittsburgh area, and both locals and tourists know the name by heart.
The star of the menu is their crepe-style pancakes. A classic pairing with these is a side of another one of their famous items, the Lyonnaise potatoes. Passing on these, however, still leaves you with many options from the menu, ranging from omelets and other classic breakfast specials to lunch items as well. Though the line may be long (especially on the weekends), the food is worth the wait.
Whether it be before a long day of activities or after a long night, nothing beats a high-quality diner breakfast. For a menu, online order, or more information, visit https://www.pamelasdiner.com.
Pamela's Shadyside Reservations and Information:
Pamela's P&G Diner, 5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, United States