Restaurants in Pittsburgh

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The whiskey wall with over 600 varietals of whiskey should be reason enough to try out this downtown restaurant by owner chef Richard DeShantz. But... Read More

Those with a sweet tooth or a hankering for seasonal pies should swing by this little Lawrenceville bakery. The cakes are elaborate confections of... Read More

This Pittsburgh coffeehouse and roastery has six unique locations around the city, each with its own cool vibe that is a far cry from Starbucks. Their... Read More

Since chef Justin Severino opened Cure in 2011, Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood has become a sort of foodie enclave. Along with his wife,... Read More

From your seat at Dinette’s bar, it’s surprisingly entertaining to watch the chefs fan out pizza dough before it hits the oven. Owner and chef Sonja... Read More

Enjoy a classic clam shack experience (the clam cakes or whole bellies are the way to go) Read More

Down where the restaurants taper off in Pittsburgh’s Strip District is the new Argentinian eatery, Gaucho Parilla. You can smell the wood-fired grills... Read More

Ask a local from the Strip District where to get a fancy cup of coffee and chances are they’ll tell you to go to La Prima. The owners are Italian, and... Read More

What’s great about the family-run Legume is that everything—from the menu to the dining room—is the result of an active dialogue and thoughtful... Read More

This gastropub in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District serves simple, tasty lunches, brunches, and dinners that are as straightforward as the establishment’s... Read More

Half the delight of going to Morcilla is sitting in the cozy, floor-to-ceiling honey wood–paneled dining room and watching the waitstaff, chefs, and... Read More

This oyster bar has a Russian owner with good taste in champagne and a Cajun chef who adds southern comfort foods like po’ boys and gumbo to the menu.... Read More

Vintage and art bikes hang from bicycle-themed murals on the ceiling. Try a locally brewed Pedal Pale Ale with a hamburger—Pittsburghers call them... Read More

Pamela's is an iconic Pittsburgh breakfast staple. The original Squirrel Hill location opened in 1980 and they've since added five more in Oakland,... Read More

This rustic Tuscan-style trattoria serves wood-fired pizzas and house-made pastas in an intimate space. Read More

Primanti's is home to the Pittsburgh-born sandwich you've probably heard of—yes, the one with the french fries and crunchy cole slaw piled right on top... Read More

Smallman Galley doesn't call itself a "unique dining experience" just for kicks. It's a 6,000-square-foot food hall in Pittsburgh's Strip District that... Read More

Just browsing the menus at Tako will tell you that its chefs take Mexican food to another level. There is a build-your-own-guacamole menu, from which... Read More

For the last 25 years, Tessaro's has been slinging beef patties on their hardwood grills, which you can smell wafting from the restaurant when you walk... Read More

What makes the Cafe at the Frick so great is not its leafy green surroundings on the Frick Museum estate. It’s really all about the gingerbread-house... Read More

Not many Pittsburgh establishments have a Bloody Mary bar like the Commoner’s. This English pub–inspired restaurant below the Kimpton Hotel Monaco... Read More

Since 1927, this Pittsburgh institution has been turning out chewy, warm, salty pretzels on the city’s South Side. They are hand-twisted, as they’ve... Read More

Many Pittsburghers like the Vandal because it’s really like no other restaurant. The weekend brunch menu offers rich dishes like scrapple with chicken... Read More

This self-described neighborhood tavern at the Ace Hotel, led by Pittsburgh native Brent Young, roots its menu in local and regional ingredients and... Read More

Pittsburghers swear by this beloved family-owned small-batch roastery on Penn Avenue, which also has a drive-through down the block. Read More

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