Pittsburgh’s been making headlines recently as an up -and-coming city that integrates both the old and new. Local chefs have captured this vibe with creative and inspiring menus filled with fresh takes on traditional dishes. We list the top dining experiences Pittsburgh has to offer.
In the heart of Pittsburgh’s cultural district, Sienna Mercato brings together three unique dining options under one roof. Emporio features gourmet meatballs, including a vegetarian option, and 32 craft beers. At Mezzo, enjoy gourmet Italian food, such as imaginative pastas and wood-fired pizzas. Enjoy light food and an expansive draft beer list at Il Tetto, the rooftop beer garden that offers sprawling views of Pittsburgh’s most famous skyscrapers.
Address & Phone: Sienna Mercato, 942 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, +1 412 281 2810
A carnivore’s paradise, Gaucho Parrilla Argentina serves up wood-fired Latin American food. Gaucho offers an unpretentious atmosphere where guests enjoy a standout meal. While there are a couple vegetarian options, Gaucho is hailed for their grilled meats.
Address & Phone: Gaucho Parrilla Argentina, 1607 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, +1 412 709 6622
Though it lands on many best brunch lists, E2’s reach expands beyond its brunch, offering innovative European dishes. The bustling, yet homey BYOB spot is known for its communal, family style atmosphere, where friends and strangers dine together at ten large tables. Dedicated to maintaining a strong relationship with the community, E2 uses only local ingredients.
Address & Phone: E2, 5904 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, +1 412 441 1200