Foodie Adventure in Pittsburgh
Collected by Karyn Locke
Pittsburgh offers an amazing foodie scene and these are top-notch restaurants, diners, and all-over cool spots to enjoy some delicious dishes.
901 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
A dive bar with a sandwich counter at the back, Sammy's is a Pittsburgh institution. Don't come here expecting an extensive menu or try to order off-menu, but if you're looking for an outstanding corned-beef sandwich garnished with sauerkraut and...
930 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Seviche serves mostly Latin-inspired food and cocktails with a twist—they bill themselves as a "Nuevo Latin Bistro"—so the menu is an interesting mix of tacos and carne asada, mahi-mahi and sushi, and jerk dishes. Gluten-free options are...
438 Market St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Native Pittsburghers know that no dessert can top a Prantl's Burnt Almond Torte. Deliciously light cake, crispy with toasted almonds, with a cool filling—this is the stuff dreams are made of. For a little less indulgent version, the Burnt Almond...
60 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Pamela's is a Pittsburgh establishment through and through, and has been serving up classic breakfast fare done well since the 1980s. If you're a hotcake lover, you owe it to yourself to check this place out—and make sure you order yourself a side...
1150 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Eleven has a hip, upscale vibe, and has a series of menus that place an emphasis on fresh ingredients, with a number of seafood dishes taking center stage. If you're ordering from the tavern menu, give the Blue Bay mussels a try. It's also open...
1734 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Parma is a Pittsburgh institution that has a strong cultural connection to its origins. Founded by Alessio Spinabelli of Parma, Italy, who arrived in the Strip District in 1949 and set up shop shortly thereafter, this place is a go-to for...
1601 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Gaucho is a BYOB gem in the Strip District, serving up steak, pulled chicken, and chorizo sandwiches from a wood fire grill in a friendly atmosphere. It's a hole in the wall of a restaurant, without much seating—there's a wrap-around counter that...
2401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
At the heart of the Strip District's local and fresh food movement is the Pittsburgh Public Market, which is home to a number of cafes, eateries & gourmet food shops. A great place to browse, shop, grab a cup of coffee, or pick out a bottle of...
3525 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, USA
If you find yourself in the Steel City, do pay your homage to some terrific beer and far-better-than-pub-grub food at this church turned brewery. The beer gets brewed right there at the altar and the original pews are used as dining seating....
932 Freeport Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238, USA
Know before you walk in here that this is not your run-of-the-mill burger joint. This is where culinary creativity and iconic American cuisine fuse to make all your hamburger and milkshake dreams come true. Pick one of the burger creations...
649 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Established in 2011, this gastropub goes well beyond the staples that the name suggests. The menu is based on classics done right, with a number of modern twists, like their Wagyu flat iron steak, served with wasabi mashed potatoes, miso butter...
2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
I generally only visit Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh for special occasions, but it's really the perfect place for a celebration. They have the most fun German bands that play live music, complete with lederhosen and polka sing-alongs. Each month they tap...
1900 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
Sichuan Gourmet is one of my favorite Chinese restaurants in Pittsburgh. It's always full of Chinese people which is a good sign that the food is very authentic. They have a huge menu that ranges from typical American Chinese food but also have...
2120 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
I feel a cold coming on, so my remedy is some delicious steaming pho! Pho Van is a cute little restaurant in Pittsburgh's strip district with reasonable prices and super nice servers. It's the perfect place on a chilly winter day!
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