Park Bruges is the perfect neighborhood bistro in the charming Highland Park district. This restaurant serves delicious bistro cuisine along with French dishes. Try the cheese board and make sure you add the marinated olives. The Tarte Flambée with smoked prosciutto is equally delicious. They also have a great locally inspired drink menu with a fantastic Belgian beer selection.
Salt of the Earth manages to be elegant while still casual. The restaurant serves contemporary American cuisine along with an impressive wine list. Try one of the seasonal dishes that are often created using local ingredients (the hanger steak is a local favorite). Dine on the first floor at one of the large communal tables or make a reservation for the more sophisticated mezzanine section.
Serving up New American cuisine, Savoy features fine dining at reasonable prices. They are also popular for their Sunday brunch. Indulge in dishes like Fried Green Tomato and Crab Eggs Benedict, shrimp and grits, or really go for it and visit the omelet station or the chef's table buffet. Even they are known for their brunch, all the other meals at Savoy are equally delicious, and the service is always top notch.
Beer lovers rejoice! Industry Public House offers brew seekers 40 different beers on tap, including some special local microbrews. If you're in the mood for food at lunch, they have a great selection of delectable "artisanal" menu items. Start out with some pot roast fries before moving on to one of their behemoth burgers topped with all kinds of gourmet ingredients like goat cheese and wild boar bacon. Industry Public House is also a very popular nightlife spot.
Far from your run of the mill Americanized Mexican restaurant, Las Velas offers authentic south of the border cuisine. Restaurant owner and chef, David Montanez was influenced by his native Mexico City culture and brought with him the flavors and cooking style of the region. The traditional Mexican portion of the menu features five different marinading techniques. The marinades range from sweet and tangy to spicy hot flavors for your choice of meat or seafood.
Mullen's is a bar and grill located in North Shore. This large bar with an open floor plan is a perfect place to grab a table with a big group of friends, sit back and enjoy. You'll be well fed too, with a delicious menu of pub grub, including a whole section of 'Burgh specialties like deep fried Philly cheese steaks and traditional pierogies. Mullen's also has plenty of TV's surrounding all the tables and bar so you can make sure to catch the big game.
This small and cozy restaurant in Shadyside is a neighborhood favorite. Enjoy modern Italian dishes like Sicilian eggplant, lasagna Bolognese or order mussels by the pound. The homemade bread is a perfect beginning and complement to your meal. Pino's frequently has special offers like prix fixe menus which offer excellent value. The friendly staff is happy to answer any questions or suggest one of their tasty wines to accompany your meal.
This lively and comfortable Italian restaurant is located right on Pittsburgh's Market Square. The menu is a delicious combination of classic dishes and modern twists, like the Bucatini with mozzarella stuffed veal meatballs, or any of their fantastic flatbreads. The full bar stocks a great collection of wines, and mixes up strong, tasty cocktails. Try the Agave Julep or the Rosemary Lemon Drop. They also have a great outdoor seating area right on the square.
CJ's is a popular restaurant and lounge in the Strip District. The kitchen turns out American dishes like pork chops, burgers, chicken wings, sandwiches, wraps and salads. CJ's features a variety of events throughout the week, including karaoke nights, DJ sessions and live music. For for an energetic atmosphere, generous portions, tasty drinks and great entertainment, make sure to stop by CJ's.
Having been voted Best Thai for several years, Nicky's Thai Kitchen on the North Side is a clear favorite. This nice and casual restaurant offers large portions of Thai classics like Tom Yum Soup, Panang Curry, Pad Thai and a host of specialty dishes like Grilled Duck Curry or Praram Chicken. It's also BYOB so you can bring your favorite adult beverage to accompany your meal.
Penn Brewery prides itself on offering Pittsburghers authentic German brews
and cuisine. The brewery adheres to the strict German law Reinheitsgebot, which was enacted in 1516 to ensure the purity of beer. The historic building uses huge kettles that ...