Owned and Operated by Joseph and his wife Melissa, the entire staff is dedicated to bringing you an overall exceptional dining experience.
Expertly crafted market fresh fish and steaks, fresh pasta, traditional chicken and veal dishes.
Also featuring beautiful hand made signature desserts, and an extensive Italian and Californian wine list.
Warm romantic fine dining in the true Tambellini family tradition.
If you have a First Floor Specific request, Please contact the restaurant by phone to make your reservation. We cannot guarantee First Floor for on-line reservations.
Price (Price reflects the average cost of dinner, including one drink and tip): $31 to $50
Outstanding meal and service. Everything was great from the salad to the entree to dessert.
I have never had a bad experience at Tambellini ‘s. Consistently great!!!
The service was amazing. The food and atmosphere was great great. We where there for Valentines Day and it was one of the best meals we have had.
My wife and I go to Joseph Tambellini's for special occasions; anniversaries, Valentines Day, etc. We have never been disappointed. We love everything about Tambellini's.
We eat here often and have never been disappointed! Joe is the ultimate chef whose food just melts in your mouth! His creations are simply decadent and delicious, time after time! It is always wonderful to see Melissa when we are there, too! We will continue to celebrate milestones and and ‘just because’ meals here as long as Joe decides to keep plating impeccable food!
Tony and Sharon Ciummo
My fiancé and I went to Joseph Tambellini for Valentine’s Day and it was a great experience. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The menu for the holiday was delicious. I can’t wait to come back again on a regular evening.
My husband and I were there to celebrate his Birthday, first time there, excited to try! The ambiance and food were great! On the other hand management did not measure up to our expectations! We were seated next to the door where people were checking their coats and had someone in front of our table either taking off or putting on their coat at least 40% of our meal! When we requested another table we were told that there were none available and that our table was requested often! I understand on a Saturday night that they may not have a table, but the attitude and dismissal of our request was very unprofessional for an establishment of this caliber. I also would like to mention that there was a table for 2 next to us empty for the majority of the time we were there!
Very disappointed that we were not offered a complimentary drink or even dessert for his Birthday! The owners need to take a course in customer service!!! Will not recommend or return any time soon.
Tambellini' fried zucchini used to be long thin strips. This zucchini was pieces not the long strips. Still good but not what I was expecting. Chicken Picatta was OK. Seemed to lack flavor. Also, pecan ball was good, but the candied pecans made it too sweet.
This is our favorite restaurant in Pittsburgh. The food is fabulous, and my daughter and I love their Tam-Bellinis - simply delicious. The folks are so nice here. They treat you like family!!
Outstanding meal! Everything was delicious! Arguably the best restaurant in Pittsburgh. Certainly in top two or three.
Food came out hot and prepared as we ordered. Appetizer was crabmeat joseph and it came out marinated and was delicious. Chicken pastini soup was also very flavorful.
Our waitress was Charlotte and she was very attentive.
Cant wait to come back.
Great. Great. Great
I was greeted as soon as I walked in the door and was seated as soon as my other guest arrived. The service was exceptional and the waiter was attentive, friendly and non intrusive. The food arrived to the table in a timely manner. The appetizer, sautéed octopus with a tomato sauce was absolutely delicious. I had the king salmon special and my guest had a steak, both were fantastic. The salmon portion was large and my guest was unable to finish the steak because it was so big. He said his steak was cooked as requested, lucky for him he had steak for lunch the following day. We were extremely pleased with the food, the service and the ambiance. It's obvious the owners know what the customers want, they deliver excellence !
Best veal chop ever! Outstanding meal and service. Thank you!
One of our favorites, combines old fashion supper club with 21st century food and service. Have loved it since the day it opened.
An exceptional meal, fantastic wine selection and we even saved room to enjoy amazing desserts (the best tiramisu I've ever had!). Best restaurant in Pittsburgh... and that's saying something!
Everything was fabulous. I hadn't been here in years and it was even better than I remembered. Will definitely go back soon.
Our favorite 'go to' restaurant! Enjoyed another great meal at Joseph Tambellini- the extremely warm and welcoming atmosphere is the perfect antidote for the frigid weather.
My daughter and I celebrated my birthday here. The service was absolutely perfect- timing was great as was the overall knowledge of the food and general Interaction. We had eggplant parm and the raviolis. Two classic Italian dishes that did not disappoint. Will def be back. Great dining experience. Thx Tambellini.
Excellent birthday celebration dinner. Food and Service was superb!
Food and service were both excellent! Everything came in a timely manner, not too slow or too rushed. The only downside was the restaurant was unbearably cold.
Outstanding service and delicious food- an unbeatable combination at Joseph Tambellini
The radish-encrusted pork chop with sweet potatoes was perfectly done, delicious, and an excellent flavor/texture combination. Generous portions, fresh ingredients. The filet mignonette entree was also a hit.
Service was fantastic. I had some of the best fish that I have ever had. The pasta side dish was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.
Superb service, delicious food and a perfect spot for date night!!
I believe the prices are about 20 percent too high, but my major complaint is what appears to be the unbelievable pretentious client base which you have to tolerate when dining in close quarters with.
We have been here two times now. It has been delicious both times. We will for sure go back for a future special event.
Following Hamilton - dinner was good though weather played a role in dinner staff availability at restaurant. Service slightly slower than usual. Cost expensive for quality of food and service.
Another great meal enjoyed at Joseph Tambellini- an extremely warm and welcoming atmosphere with awesome food especially on a cold winter evening !
Best steak AND pasta I’ve ever had and I’ve tried almost every restaurant in the city.
Food was super over priced for what you got. My pasta was a strange texture and the sauce was bland. My son ordered the chicken parmesan and was also very disappointed. The ambiance is nice and the salad was good but the italian meals were not good and way too pricey
Our favorite Italian restaurant in Pittsburgh. The chef and owners are present and welcoming. The food is magnificent. I recommend a higher quality selection of wine by the glass.
We are never disappointed here.Staff is very helpful , professional and a pleasure to deal with.Food always excellent with great special menu additions.
Joe Tambellini never disappoints! We enjoyed another exceptional meal at Tambellini’s- great food, great service
Food was excellent! Only complaint is for the up charges - they were excessive.
Wonderful food with excellent service.
Another great meal enjoyed at Joseph Tambellini's- great food, great service and lovely warm and welcoming ambiance! Our favorite go-to restaurant!
This is the third time we have visited Joseph Tambellini's restaurant in the past year and each time time was exceptional. The prices are a little steep, but the quality of the food and service makes up for it. A great place to visit for a special occasion or to take out-of-town guests. They will surely be impressed!
This amazing restaurant is hidden gem. The owners Melissa and Joe treat you like you are family from the time you walk in and are greeted to every little detail in the foods. We enjoy this restaurant no matter if it a special occasion or just a simple date night.
Great food, great service! We always enjoy dinner at Tambellinis! Highly recommend!