20 Best Pittsburgh Resturants

These are the Best Places to Eat in the Pittsburgh Area. No matter if you are looking for the hippest coffee barista around, or if you are in the mood for the most romantic spot in Pittsburgh, we have you covered.

Top Pittsburgh Romantic Restaurants:

LeMont. Although is is also probably the most expensive, it is well worth it for the view of Pittsburgh from atop Mt. Washington and the food is exquisite.

Louis Tambellini. Louis Tambellini is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is a full-service fine dining restaurant specializing in seafood, a variety of veal dinners and the finest Italian around.

Top Pittsburgh Authentic Italian Restaurants:

Louis Tambellini. Louis Tambellini is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is a full-service fine dining restaurant specializing in seafood, a variety of veal dinners and the finest Italian around.

Bravo!. This national chain of Best Italian restaurants feature 5 chains throughout the Pittsburgh area. The Italian is fantastic and the atmosphere is even better.

Top Pittsburgh Authentic Mexican Restaurants:

Mad Mex. Mad Mex is Pittsburgh’s best Mexican restaurant and best of all it has 4 locations throughout the Pittsburgh area: North Hills, South Hills, Robinson & Oakland.

Cozumel Restaurante Mexicano. This great Mexican restaurant calls itself the “Entertainment Capital of Pittsburgh” due to is nightly entertainment and dancing. Oh and the food is great too!

Top Pittsburgh Baristas:

Enrico’s Tazza d’Oro. The best coffee in Pittsburgh is not Starbucks. This european barista conquers all coffee houses in Pittsburgh with their true “cup of gold” beverages.

Cafe Kolache. Our second pick is from up north in Beaver PA. This Czech gourmet coffee house features Prestogeorge coffees and scrumptious kolaches. Find out for your self what a kolache is.

Top Pittsburgh Bars:

Saddleridge Rock-n-Country Saloon. A little bit of everything for everyone. It has it’s club side of things, but then again, also you can hear yourself talk and it has a Bull that you can ride! perfect for those Friday’s after work.

Sports Rock Cafe. Bar, Restaurant or Sports TV Multiplex? We don’t know, and if you were going for one of those aspects, you would even notice the others. This place has it all.

Top Pittsburgh Steak Restaurants:

Pittsburgh Rare. Continually voted as the City’s Best Steakhouse. This Sheraton Station Square steakhouse delivers fantastic steaks in an elegant, stunning setting.

Morton’s Steakhouse of Chicago. This steakhouse only loses to Pittsburgh Rare because it is a national chain. Both steakhouses are equally fine, and deliver some of the best steaks this side of the Ohio.

Top Pittsburgh Best-Kept-Secret Restaurants:

Willow. If you are looking for a less expensive romantic restaurant, visit Willow in the north Pittsburgh suburbs. It is a fairly new to Pittsburgh’s dining scene, but it is truly a beautiful restaurant with great food. Both spots are perfect for that romantic getaway meal.

Casbah. This sophisticated Mediterranean restaurant in Shadyside features a wine bar, and a exquisite kitchen that’s specialties include fresh seafood, lamb and delectable pastas.

Top Pittsburgh Off-the-Wall Restaurants:

Six Penn Kitchen. Ok, not exactly off-the-wall, but it is definately such a great restaurant and bar that we had to include it somewhere. Located in the heart of the Culutral District.

Abay Ethiopian Cuisine. Enjoy Pittsburgh’s only Ethiopian restaurant in an authentic atmosphere which captures the warmth and zest of Ethiopian culture while adding diversity to Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape.

Finest Pittsburgh Least Expensive Restaurants:

The Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is dedicated to providing excellent authentic Indian food. While practicing authentic Indian cuisine, they also use their own imagination and creativity to introduce new and innovative dishes.

Mineo’s Pizza. A Pittsburgh tradition in pizza. 2 locations that offer the best pizza in ‘da ‘burgh.

Top Pittsburgh American Restaurants:

Atrias. Atria’s Restaurant & Tavern offers a unique combination of traditional entrees and quality features. It is our tradition to ensure that you experience quality food at an affordable price, exceptional service and a friendly atmosphere.

Gullifty’s. Inside you’ll find an eclectic array of sandwiches, entrees, gourmet pizza, pasta, Mexican, and burgers, enough to satisfy anyone’s appetite.


The following are 21 top pittsburgh restaurants on foursquare (Order by Rate)

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1. Gaucho Parilla Argentina (Name) – 9.3 (Rate)
Address: 1607 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Argentinian Restaurant – Strip District

2. Big Dog Coffee – 9.2
Address: 2717 Sarah St (28th St), Pittsburgh, PA
Coffee Shop – Southside Flats

3. Thai Me Up – 9.2
Address: 118 S 23rd St (Sarah St), Pittsburgh, PA
Thai Restaurant – Southside Flats

4. Tazza D’Oro Cafe & Espresso Bar – 9.2
Address: 1125 N Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Coffee Shop – Highland Park – 20 tips and reviews

5. Point Brugge Café  – 9.1
Address: 401 Hastings St, Pittsburgh, PA
New American Restaurant – Point Breeze

6. The Church Brew Works – 9.1
Address: 3525 Liberty Ave (at 36th St), Pittsburgh, PA
Brewery – Lower Lawrenceville

7. Il Pizzaiolo – 9.1
Address: 703 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
Pizza Place – Mount Lebanon

8. Pamela’s P&G Diner – 9.1
Address: 60 21st St (at Smallman St), Pittsburgh, PA
Diner – Strip District

9. Eleven – 9.0
Address: 1150 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA
American Restaurant – Strip District

10. Waffles, INCaffeinated SouthSide – 9.0
Address: 2517 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA
Breakfast Spot – Southside Flats

11. Square Cafe – 9.0
Address: 1137 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Breakfast Spot

12. Soba – 8.9
Address: 5847 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Asian Restaurant – Shadyside

13. The Cheesecake Factory – 8.9
Address: 415 S 27th St (at SouthSide Works Town Sq), Pittsburgh, PA
American Restaurant – Southside Flats

14. Casbah – 8.9
Address: 229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Mediterranean Restaurant – Shadyside

15. Dish Osteria and Bar – 8.9
Address: 128 S 17th St (at Sarah St), Pittsburgh, PA
Italian Restaurant – Southside Flats

16. Smiling Banana Leaf – 8.8
Address: 5901 Bryant St (at N. Euclid Ave.), Pittsburgh, PA
Thai Restaurant – Highland Park

17. Everyday Noodles – 8.7
Address: 5875 Forbes Ave (Shady Ave), Pittsburgh, PA
Noodle House – Squirrel Hill

18. Coca Cafe – 8.7
Address: 3811 Butler St (at 38th St.), Pittsburgh, PA
Breakfast Spot – Lower Lawrenceville

19. BRGR Bar – 8.7
Address: 5997 Penn Cir S (at S Highland Ave), Pittsburgh, PA
Burger Joint – Shadyside

20. Harris Grill – 8.6
Address: 5747 Ellsworth Ave (btw Maryland Ave & Summerlea St), Pittsburgh, PA
Bar – Shadyside

21. Round Corner Cantina – 8.5
Address: 3720 Butler St (Ater Way), Pittsburgh, PA
Bar – Lower Lawrenceville