Best Value

Trying to pin down words like frugal, value, and deal can be exasperating because different people have different ideas of cost savings. For 10Best, the range is broad - we include impossibly cheap eateries with amazing menus, and we share really nice restaurants that have perks like an impressive wine list with no corkage fee or a terrifically affordable prix fixe menu. If you're looking for Best Value restaurants in Pittsburgh, let us introduce you to a few of our favorites, starting with Tessaro's and Sonoma Grille. They're low in expenditures and high in appeal.

Squirrel Hill
Mineo's Pizza House


Locals say that Mineo's has the best pizza in "the Burgh." Choose from toppings like pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, feta, ricotta, roasted peppers, and shrimp, or for a twist, order a white or Sicilian pie. Be sure to bring cash – like many...  Read More



When Pittsburgh natives crave authentic German cuisine and genuine Bavarian beers, they head to Max's Allegheny Tavern. This festive eatery features five types of sausage, six varieties of schnitzel and a not-to-be-missed potato pancake Reuben....  Read More



Tessaro's serves complete lunch and dinner menus, but its burgers draw Pittsburgh natives to the festive eatery. These whoppers are full half-pounders, cooked to order. Every topping imaginable can be had, from traditional offerings (fresh...  Read More

Strip District
Lidia's Pittsburgh


Vibrantly decorated two-level dining room serves up innovative Italian eats. A great value, its family-style Sunday dinner features main courses that feed 2-4 people for under $35. Lidia's signature Sunday Sauce (Italian sausage, pork, meatballs...  Read More



With a menu featuring a seductive blend of Mediterranean and Northern African specialties, Casbah rocks well into the evening. The wide-open space sparkles with ornate paintings and furniture, and lattice window covers dignify the interior with...  Read More

Squirrel Hill
How Lee


"How Lee Cow!" is likely what you'll think when you see your order from this delicious Chinese joint. Be prepared to take the tasty food outside after paying. Not only is there no seating inside, but you'll want to escape with the bounty,...  Read More