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Off The Hook

Off The Hook Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.offthehookfish.com
  • Phone: (724) 719-2877
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday; 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: Closed
    Oyster Bar: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:30pm

    Friday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

    Saturday: 5:00 - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: John Dober
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Rain Glass enclosed room holds 24 guests. Room has ceiling drop down screen and Internet access.
  • Private Party Contact: Lisa Hawley (724) 719-2877

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 19 and Warrendale Bayne Rd
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Self Park
A word from Off The Hook
OFF The HOOK, Pittsburgh's seafood authority features the bounty of American fishermen. Fresh Fish offerings flown in daily makes this the premier location for your dining experience. Choose a seat at the custom raw bar where guests can enjoy watching the culinary staff at work. The extensive by the glass wine list is enhanced by the glass enclosed. temperature controlled wine room. I addition to the best seafood available, we offer USDA Prime steaks, vegetarian and gluten free options.

Whether your are celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business function, we are dedicated to making your private event flawless. Join us to experience the best ingredients, finest chefs and outstanding service.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "The food was definately the highlight of this restaurant - as it should be - however, the ambience left you feeling like you were in a strip mall. For the relatively high prices - they should at least have blinds on the full wall of windows overlooking the parking lot. We went for our anniversary, and were placed at a table on the main walkway - instead of a private table in the back that remained empty during our entire meal. We were slightly disappointed by that. Food highlights - oyster selection (& sauces) was great! We had sea bass, calamari, and scallops for our main courses. Everything was wonderful and the portions were satisfying."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "The most amazing dessert EVER- peach Chardonnay cheesecake...."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "From beginning to end, the experience is completely top shelf quality. Lisa, one of the owners, is very attentive and makes certain that wait staff is exceeding expectations. The fresh oyster choices made the night get started on a high note. 1/2 dozen Dabob Bay, California oysters were first. For those who like a nice and briny West Coast oyster, this is a good one. The next 1/2 dozen were Kumamoto Oysters from the North Pacific Coast. With a sweet, fruity flavor and smooth buttery texture, Kumamoto's are considered by many to be the world's most perfect oyster. Entrees selected were perfectly cooked tuna and Chilean Sea Bass with lobster mash and Cajun cauliflower. The meal was so good, we were still talking about Monday morning!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "will come back with friends soon. I would recommend the chilian sea bass as well as the crab cakes as both were excellent."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Menu had numerous great choices. Food was great! New waiter was receiving guidance from seasoned waiter. Couple of things disappointing - dining experience while very good became a marathon (2 3/4 hours) and despite having reservations, initially seated next entrance to kitchen and upon request moved us to a back room area that had little to no ambiance."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I don't mind paying for good food and good service, but OTH is overpriced and offers ok food and bad service. Had to constantly wait for water, food arriving at different times, and just slow. I will not be back."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Have been there at least 6 times ans have never had a bad or even mediocre experience. The wait staff is superb, the food as ggod as it gets in the 'Burgh. Highly recommend it."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "They hype up their seafood, and also deliver. The Tuna steak is amazing. The wine list is also very extensive."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "We went here for my wife's birthday and it was fantastic. The meals were delicious, apps great, and service outstanding."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "The food was fabulous! The selections were fresh and inviting. Service was perfect. The bar seemed hopping on a Friday night. Restaurant is thoughtful about good allergies too! Definitely stop by the coffee shop next door to take home some cookies!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The first time I visited Off The Hook I was very impressed. I have been there 3 times since and I will not go back."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Based on what my wife and I had been hearing about Off The Hook we came expecting to be impressed and we were. Excellent high-end dining experience from start to finish. Highly recommended!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "So, not being native to Pittsburgh, I was in search of a good place to have an important business dinner, and boy did Off the Hook not disappoint. We had the specials (there were 5!) - mine was a beautiful salmon with extra-crispy skin and fantastic lobster mashed potatoes on the side. Yum! But the best was desert: the "world's best carrot cake" sure was - completely deconstructed sticks of carrot cake with an amazing frosting topped of a great wine choice from their awesome list. No wonder it's hard to get a table here on the weekends - a real gem!"
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "They bring out these amazing garlic rolls with butter. The waitress, Ashley was very efficient, friendly, and super sweet. The seafood was amazing!! Sea scallops were melt in your mouth. Highly recommend the salad with figs--perfection. We will definitely eat here again for a special occasion."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "This is a great place for a special occasion. Off The Hook has a great selection of fresh fish and wine. This had to be the best fish dinner that I've had around Pittsburgh. The wait staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable. It's a little pricey, but nothing to prevent me from going out for my anniversary. The lobster mashed potatoes are a great side to add to your dinner, and the carrot cake is an awesome way to finish your meal."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "EVERYTHING was outstanding. This is one of our favorite places to dine."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "this is the 3rd time my wife and I have dined at off the hook, each time it get's better! Awesome food and service!!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Nice to have them in the area. The menu is extensive. Rather pricy."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Being from NYC area... We must rave and say this restraunt was one of the BEST we have ever been too!! BRAVO!!!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "The startup restaurant has all the makings to be a fantastic venue. We were refered to Hook by a restaurant owner and agree with his analysis. Nice place BUT prices were high."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "We went to Off the Hook for my birthday and it was a very special experience. The service was wonderful and I trusted their recommendations. I even got a free dessert for my special day and although I was stuffed, I ate every last bite! My husband rates a good restaurant on the bread. And the fresh baked, light as air, warm tasty rolls were to die for! The lobster mashed potatoes were so yummy and rich, I could have eaten them for dinner, but they were plenty for the 4 of us to share. Our entrees were terrific and if you love fresh seafood this is a place for you to experience!"
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Excellent service from Madeline, her oyster recommendations were spot on. The food, from the appetizers to entrée was absolutely the best! Highly recommend the scallops hoelzel! Can't wait to get back!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "My only complaint is the lighting in the dining area is too bright."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "I was excited to go for our birthday celebration. It's very corporate feeling in the dinning room area and the food was okay. I love Chilean Sea bass and I didn't like the cut or preparation in this instance. The server Matt and our desert was amazing. Overall we will not be back unless we are craving desert. Bar side seems a little less stiff."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "My husband and I decided to try Off the Hook for our anniversary, and we were so glad we did! The service was outstanding. Our waiter was very attentive and made excellent recommendations. The appetizers were mouthwatering, and my strawberry salmon entree was "to die for" delicious. It was by far the best seafood I've ever had. To top it off, we ordered dessert, and my husband, who usually always passes on dessert, split the carrot cake with me and we didn't leave a crumb on the plate. Overall, outstanding food and superb service. The only recommendation I would make is to place some sort of shade on the window that allows light, but "hides" the parking lot."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "This is our thirst visit to this amazing place. The atmosphere is perfect for an upscale business meeting or a romantic date night with your wife or significant other. The wine list is extensive with many gems and rare to find wines on a standard menu. The bar looks like it is always jumping."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "My husband and I really enjoyed our dinner at Off the Hook. The food and service were fantastic!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "My husband and I had a fantastic dinner here on Saturday night. I had Strawberry Salmon and he had the Mahi Mahi. Both were excellent. We also shared the lobster mashed potatoes. They were awesome! Service was great and we were able to wait in the lounge until our table was ready. If you want to eat here for dinner on the weekend, make sure you get a reservation in advance because it fills up. Great experience. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Excellent dinner restaurant! Great food, wonderful management and worth the drive! Wish I lived closer!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This was the second time we have eaten at "Off the HooK" once for lunch, once for dinner, both times have been outstanding. The fish is always fresh and flavorful. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Out service was great. The food was made with quality ingredients. I was surprised that the cost I dinner did not include a side. We heard great things, but we were not wow'ed. The prices are too high for what is delivered."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "One of the best meals we have had in Pittsburgh. The service provided by Steve was outstanding. If you have not tried it, DO. Feast on the appetizers to experience the savory flavors available."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Not impress that you pay3600 for a plate of fish and don't get any side dishes! Really, no potato no veggie, is this how they eat their meals at home?"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "My wife and I had a recommendation to visit Off the Hook for our anniversary dinner. We do not go out often, due to issues with food allergies, however, the staff assured us that they could easily accommodate our concerns, and we were delighted with the evening, quality of the food and overall experience. I cannot think of a better dining experience, because the only other restaurant we were considering is now closed. Off the Hook is certainly in a class of it's own, and we are now confident that our entire family can be accommodated with the exceptional quality of the food, selection, and service."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We enjoyed a good meal with 2 other couples, one also celebrating their anniversary. Our food & service were good. We will be back in the future."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The lobster in the whipped potatoes was over-done and the miso-style walu was quite salty. Everything else was great."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "The dining experience was exceptional. The service provided was excellent. The waiter described each feature perfectly. When our dinner was served the presentation was excellent and the taste was far beyond our expectations. When I made the reservations I stated that this was a special occasion as it was my wife's birthday. One of the first things by the waiter did was to wish her a happy birthday which I thought was their way to acknowledge that this was indeed a special occasion. I would recommend, and have already recommended Off the Hook to friends and relatives."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "My husband chose Off the Hook for our 24th anniversary dinner. We had been one other time and knew the food would be delicious. I wanted dessert, so we skipped appetizers and salads and went straight to the entree. I had the crab cakes, which are much more crab than cake. Perfect! I picked the parmesan fries for a side and they were crisp and flavorful. My husband had the stuffed shrimp, and since I was not offered a bite, I would say he was pleased with his choice. His side was the lobster mashed potatoes, which are sinful and definitely worth the calories. I barely had room for the triple chocolate latte for dessert, but it was too good to pass up. A visit from the owner, Lisa, made the night special."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "We went there for my husband's birthday. The service and food were both great. They also do not rush you."
    Dined on 7/11/2014