Where to Eat around The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh
Collected by Westin AFAR
With an emerging local food scene, a coffee culture to rival the coastline, and a tremendous cultural wealth in the form of museums, historical sites, and diverse neighborhoods, Pittsburgh is a little gem that’s big on substance.
701 Warrendale Village Dr, Warrendale, PA 15086, USA
My boyfriend's greatest frustration with me is that I cannot make decisions. This happens most in two scenarios: when the decision will affect someone else and when it involves food. But never have I had such a difficult time deciding on what to...
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...
735 Copeland St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
If you're looking for a wholesome, healthy eatery in Pittsburgh, look no further. Eden is filled with raw and vegan dishes to satisfy any yogi or adventurous eater in a casual atmosphere. Everything at Eden is served raw, and because of its vegan...
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...
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...
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...
539 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Not that one ever needs an excuse to have an ice cream cone, but Dream Cream provides a reason beyond simple pleasure—the 'Dream team' (see what I did there?) has a very unusual business model, which is based on funding community projects. They do...
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....
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...
221 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Bluebird Kitchen is a great little spot for breakfast or lunch in downtown Pittsburgh, with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients and a menu that allows you be either healthy (organic steel cut oats with coconut milk and almonds) or indulgent...
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...
1211 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Known as "Crystal on Penn," this Syrian and Lebanese restaurant is the place to go for authentic Mediterranean flavors. The lamb kabob and grape leaves are favorites. They also have a daily happy hour (5-7pm) with drink specials, and entertainment...
626 Smithfield St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
You won't find a fine-dining experience at Wiener World, but if you're looking for a hot dog with a natural casing, head here (it also serves kielbasa). The service is friendly, the prices are very reasonable, and the vibe is welcoming. If you're...
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...
2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Kaya serves dishes inspired by the Caribbean, the Pacific, and South America. The menu changes daily, but you can expect standards like paella, jerk chicken, sweet-potato fries, and tacos. There are also plenty of vegetarian options, and on the...
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