Pittsburgh Travel Guide

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What to Eat in Pittsburgh

One of Pittsburgh's culinary staples? Pierogies. Plenty of natives have opinions on where to get the best pierogies in Pittsburgh, and when you're in town you should certainly try this popular Polish dish. Eateries that often win favor with critics and patrons alike include Pierogies Plus, Penn Brewery and The Church Brew Works. Pierogies Plus specializes in Eastern European food and offers several different takes on the traditional pierogi. Penn Brewery gets high marks not only for its tasty potato dumplings, but also for its craft beer. And The Church Brew Works is a particularly interesting venue housed in — you guessed it — a former church. The restaurant brews its own beer and serves pierogies multiple different ways.

You may not think of Pittsburgh as having a happening culinary scene, but the city features a wide range of restaurants specializing in an array of cuisines at a mix of price points. Pittsburgh's got everything from upscale eateries like the contemporary American Eleven and Mediterranean-focused Casbah to casual joints serving bangin' burgers (Burgatory) and those famous french fry- and coleslaw-topped sandwiches (Primanti Bros.). You can find tasty Italian food, wood-fired pizza and a BYOB policy at Piccolo Forno, South American-Caribbean fusion dishes at Kaya, Thai food in a fun atmosphere at Pusadee's Garden and an impressive all-American breakfast or brunch at Pamela's Diner

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  • #1
    Jean-Marc Chatellier's French Bakery
    #1 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 411 reviewsTripAdvisor (411)
    $ - $$ | French, European
    213 North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15209-2558
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  • #2
    Prantl's Bakery
    #2 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 592 reviewsTripAdvisor (592)
    $ - $$ | American
    5525 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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  • #3
    Point Brugge Cafe
    #3 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 414 reviewsTripAdvisor (414)
    $ - $$ | Belgian, European
    401 Hastings St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-4505
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  • #4
    The Melting Pot
    #4 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 419 reviewsTripAdvisor (419)
    $$ | American
    242 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1176
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  • #5
    Altius
    #5 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 781 reviewsTripAdvisor (781)
    $$ | American, Contemporary
    1230 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1204
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  • #6
    Gaucho Parrilla Argentina
    #6 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 755 reviewsTripAdvisor (755)
    $ - $$ | Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, South American
    1601 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4322
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  • #7
    Everyday noodles
    #7 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 204 reviewsTripAdvisor (204)
    $ - $$ | Chinese, Asian, Soups, Taiwanese
    5875 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1601
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  • #8
    Pamela's Diner
    #8 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 951 reviewsTripAdvisor (951)
    $ | American, Diner
    60 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4436
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  • #9
    Peace, Love and Little Donuts - Pittsburgh
    #9 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 237 reviewsTripAdvisor (237)
    $ | American
    50 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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  • #10
    The Capital Grille
    #10 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 726 reviewsTripAdvisor (726)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    301 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2420
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  • #11
    Condado Tacos
    #11 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 210 reviewsTripAdvisor (210)
    $ | Mexican, Southwestern, Bar
    971 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3701
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  • #12
    Monterey Bay Fish Grotto
    #12 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 994 reviewsTripAdvisor (994)
    $$ | American, Seafood
    1411 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1165
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  • #13
    Pamela's
    #13 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 305 reviewsTripAdvisor (305)
    $ | American, Diner
    3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
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  • #14
    Eddie V's Prime Seafood
    #14 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 192 reviewsTripAdvisor (192)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse, Seafood
    501 Grant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-4406
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  • #15
    Proper Brick Oven and Tap Room
    #15 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 647 reviewsTripAdvisor (647)
    $ - $$ | Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
    139 7th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3403
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  • #16
    Eleven
    #16 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 808 reviewsTripAdvisor (808)
    $$ | American
    1150 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4206
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  • #17
    Noodlehead
    #17 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 219 reviewsTripAdvisor (219)
    $ | Asian, Thai
    242 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3937
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  • #18
    DeLuca's Diner
    #18 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 482 reviewsTripAdvisor (482)
    $ | American, Diner
    2015 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4417
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  • #19
    Spoon
    #19 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 239 reviewsTripAdvisor (239)
    $$ | American
    134 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3968
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  • #20
    Robert Wholey's
    #20 of 2,611 Places to Eat in Pittsburgh
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 314 reviewsTripAdvisor (314)
    $ | American, Seafood
    1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
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