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The 10 Best Restaurants In Shadyside, Pittsburgh
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The 10 Best Restaurants In Shadyside, Pittsburgh

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Updated: 9 February 2017
A quiet residential neighborhood in the east side of Pittsburgh, Shadyside has many quiet restaurants to visit for breakfast or for a later dinner after a day of visiting museums. Here is a list of some of the best restaurants to eat at while visiting Shadyside.
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Umi Japanese Restaurant

A beautifully decorated restaurant full of Japanese decor and murals, Umi Japanese Restaurant is the perfect place to go for sushi or a multi-course Omakase. The restaurant seeks to introduce the neighborhood to new ideas and concepts through the various tastes and art of Japan, and provides free valet service to make getting to the restaurant simple.

Address & phone number: 5849 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232(412) 362-6198

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Soba Lounge

A modern restaurant with eclectic seating with plenty of room for large groups, Soba Lounge is located in a brick rowhouse with a terrace and an indoor wall of cascading water. The menu features range of sushi and seasonal cocktails, along with a mix of Asian and American inspired dishes made to be shared and sampled. This is a great spot to relax at the end of the day with a group of friends for a light meal where you can try a variety of different flavors.

Address & phone number: 5847 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232(412) 362-5656

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A family-owned restaurant specializing in contemporary and seasonal Italian dishes, Girasole is the place to be for a taste of Italy. The restaurant is warm and friendly, inviting families to gather together for a night out for a blend of old and new among its stone walls. Each dish is prepared from locally grown food, ensuring freshness and flavor with each delicious bite.

Address & phone number: 733 Copeland St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232(412) 682-2130

Pamela’s Diner

A simple, no frills establishment, Pamela’s Diner welcomes hungry customers to try their hearty breakfast menu for a satisfying start to the day. The menu includes classic items such as pancakes, french toast and corned beef hash, while also mixing it up a bit with dishes like croissant French toast or sweet crepes. This is a popular stop for locals and visitors alike, but the wait goes quickly and is completely it.

Address & phone number: 5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232(412) 683-1003

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Cafe Zinho

A small restaurant featuring a mix of Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisines, Cafe Zinho is a cozy place for a romantic night out. The place is family owned and appears to be built in an old garage, but the red walls and lighting create an inviting and spacious atmosphere to enjoy a quiet meal. Guests can pick from a selection of dishes such as prickly pear soup, yellowtail snapper and chicken livers, all of which can be enjoyed inside or at the outdoor patio.

Address & phone number: 238 Spahr St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232(412) 363-1500

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La Feria

La Feria is a cheery restaurant featuring a selection of Peruvian food, all surrounded by a colorful display of Peruvian artwork and crafts that are also available for purchase in their small store. The menu offers a range of dishes to try, like tortilla de papa or arroz tapado for a delicious and the homely taste of South America, and there is even a kids menu to make a visit perfect for small families.

Price: Mid-range

Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am-8:30pm, Sunday 10am-3pm

Watch out for: Peruvian Artwork

Address & phone number: 5527 Walnut St # 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15232(412) 682-4501

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Paris 66

A delightful French restaurant that seeks to create an authentic experience for guests in the heart of Pittsburgh, Paris 66 has a varied menu and a relaxed european atmosphere. Guests can choose from a selection of well-known French classics like escargot and moules frites, or they can try something new and exciting, like foie de veau. This is a wonderful spot to stop and enjoy a meal after touring around the city.

Address & phone number: 6018 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206(412) 404-8166

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