Joe Mama's: "Joe Mama's - Oakland/University of Pittsburgh" Top 5 Page for this destination Joe Mama's Tip by Ewingjr98

Joe Mama's, Pittsburgh: 2 reviews and 1 photos


Joe Mama's is kind of a throwback to the 1950's place with a diner feel and old black and white photos of actors and singers lining the walls. Their specialty is Italian food, but their bar was busy serving lots of American beer on the afternoon we arrived to get out of the cold. We just had some coffee and their french fries with rosemary... which were perfectly crispy and excellent. The waitress did an excellent job, and our coffee cups were always full.

Joe Mama's is frequented by Pitt students, local workers, and out-of-towners, so expect a little of everything. The restaurant occupies three floors, with the first floor being the main dining room and bar, the downstairs the restrooms and more dining space, and the upstairs seems like a party/banquet room.

Overall it is a fun little place with good food and service.

Address: 3716 Forbes Ave
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: In Oakland
Phone: (412) 621-7282
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 4
Theme: Italian

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 1, 2008
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