Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Pittsburgh dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Pittsburgh Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Mt. Washington
Le Mont

One of Pittsburgh's best restaurants, this elegant five-star restaurant boasts wall-to-wall windows that provide a majestic view of the city. Lovely Continental dishes like lamb osso buco – marinated with seasonal herbs and served with roasted...  Read More

Grand Concourse

This historic landmark was once the P&LE Railroad Station, and now offers some of Pittsburgh's best dining with a view. The main room, with grand arched ceiling, is inspiring and usually reverberates with chit-chatty diners. There are also...  Read More

The Carlton

It's been described as a masculine affair with an interior rich with dark woods, but The Carlton is especially noted for its extensive wine selection, which has earned it the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The establishment presents a...  Read More

Airport - Pit
Hyeholde Restaurant

Painting white towers adorn this striking European-style manor, where guests dine like kings and queens. Decorated with antique furniture and fabrics, the interior features an authentic great hall. Magnificent fare, from sherry bisque to wild...  Read More

Nine on Nine

Modernized bistro chairs, white linen topped and a coordinating minimalist-style, bar counter occupy this dining room, lined with soft gray walls and gleaming hardwood floors. Behind a glass wall, the talented kitchen staff crafts exquisite...  Read More

Strip District

Diners nestle into semicircular booths in this restaurant's quirky dining room. A frequently changing menu draws on seasonal ingredients and features a raw bar. Intriguing mains might include seared tuna with bok choy, shiitake mushroom, shrimp...  Read More

Monterey Bay Fish Grotto

The Monterey Bay Fish Grotto is more than a meal, it's an experience. You'll marvel as soon as you walk in thanks to the mesmerizing view of Pittsburgh offered here. It only gets better from there, as this Pittsburgh restaurant uses only the...  Read More

Piccolo Forno

Small in seating but big in taste, this Lawrenceville gem is well known for their specialty wood-fired pizzas and home-made pastas. Everything on the menu is inexpensive - it's all under $16. With brick walls and cozy, yet close quarters, the...  Read More

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