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About Pistachio Grille
Welcome to The Pistachio Grille, where nuevo world cuisine meets the relaxed environment of this intimate BYOB. Enjoy our attractive ambiance as Ray Moscardelli, chef and owner, serves up the freshest of fish, seafood, and gourmet cuts of meat that he hand-picks himself daily. All of our delicious meals are made to order.
Chef Moscardelli, a graduate of the prestigious Johnson and Wales Culinary Institute, designs his menus to cater to the distinguished palate. Reservations are highly recommended, especially on weekends. A full catering menu is also available upon request. All major credit cards are accepted. BYOB.
Ambler, PA 19002
Fusion / Eclectic, American, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Saturday: 8:00am - 12:00pm,
Sunday: 8:00am - 1:00pm;
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering options are available. Please contact the restaurant directly for more details.
Ample parking available.
Chef Raymond Mosscardelli
Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
Pistachio Grille Ratings and Reviews
Meet two old friends for lunch. Typically go elsewhere but I recommended the place. Nice selection of sandwiches and wraps. I enjoyed the salmon wrap although the left the skin on the fish. Pleasant place for food and conversation at lunch. For this type of place, I was disappointed in bag of chips with lunch . Preferred side of vegetables, salad or something more classy than bad of chips.
Second visit to Pistachio Grill. Sorry to say, it is still very uneven. Black Bean soup was delicious. The spinach salad was superb. My dish Chioppino was fair. Although abundant with seafood, the seafood was all overcooked. The red pasta sauce was tasteless. Although I did not finish my dish I chose not to take the leftovers home.....not good enough. My husband had another pasta dish with sausage and chicken. His dish was better. We shared a berry crumble with vanilla ice cream. Tasty but not the right texture. We won't be back.
The place is clean, the food is consistently good. The price is getting very high. A group of 3 got together for lunch there, 2 pasta with chicken and one salad with grilled chicken. We all just had water to drink. We did each one got a dessert. We each paid $27 for lunch (pasta+dessert). We felt it was high for lunch.
I've been there before and have enjoyed my meal but on this night, my daughter and I both got the scallops and they were flavorless, even though they looked very nice on the plate. Not sure if it was from lack of seasoning or just a bad batch, but we were both very disappointed. Other two entrees were pretty good
We thought the food was great, although some of the same ingredients were featured in the appetizers, salads and entrees. The flavors got repetitive! Also our biggest gripe was the service was SUPER rushed!! They came to our table 3 times in a span of 5 minutes to see if we were ready to order. They also did not clear plates before serving the next course. Lastly, it was very pricey for a little, local spot.
hostess and servers made you feel a little unwelcome or just slightly like we were inconveniencing them somehow by being there. we eat out alot so believe me when I tell you that there was something amiss regarding the service s for whatever reason (we could hear them whispering about us but I have no idea why...)
must say the food was excellent although we were looking forward to wife's seafood leftovers which they neglected to pack with my pasta leftovers so we didn't get them which was a waste. probably would not go back.
We had a very enjoyable dinner at The Pistachio Grille. Each person appreciated the presentation and the taste of the meal. The service was personable and efficient. The dining room environment was lovely. The oyster appetizer got a gold star from everyone. We would go back again.
I do not understand why there isn't a line to get into this place. When we first arrived we were the only people but then two other tables came in. The food was so delicious. I ordered one of the specials: scallops over risotto with asparagus and my friend ordered the shrimp ravioli. Both dishes were outstanding. The service was good too. I think they need to advertise more because all the dishes that came out of the kitchen looked inviting. The prices were good and the portion size was great. (I had leftovers) I will be back!
Food was excellent, well prepared good value
Only down side was I felt we were being rushed to clean up the table
Was asked several times if I was finished
Individual plates were cleared from the table as soon as that person finished their final bite of food
Slower eaters at the table felt rushed to finish their food
The food was excellent. Everyone at my table (6) enjoyed the food they ordered. Scallops were sweat and creamy, oysters and mussels were tender. It is a small space however and on a Saturday evening, it was very crowded. I felt a tad crammed into my space and conscious of not hitting the person seated behind me with my chair. I would definitely eat there again.
This was our second time here. The first it was a late rainy night and we practically had the whole place to ourselves and had great food, great service and quiet atmosphere to talk. We were looking forward to going back. However,our last visit was not near as good. First of all, not sure if because we made reservation through open table or not but we were put at a table with a hole in the wall to the kitchen covered by a curtain - it was loud! Service this night was very slow as they were busy. We would be waving our hands in the air to try and get someones attention without success. We were crammed in like sardines too. The food is fabulous but costly and small portions. We left and realized we did not get a receipt. I called the next day and since they are a small operation I got a long story that the owner just took the receipts etc and he would get back to me - never did! Sorry to say, we won't be going back!
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