Very little rivals the beauty of the shimmering sun bouncing off of Pittsburgh’s three rivers, especially during the late summer and throughout autumn. Pittsburghers can enjoy the gorgeous scenery at these nine riverfront restaurants in Pittsburgh that serve delicious meals and delightful views.
1. The Grand Concourse – 100 W Station Square Drive
Soak up the view of the river and Pittsburgh's skyline at The Grand Concourse in Station Square. Window seats, of course, offer unobstructed views but you'll enjoy the stunning scenery no matter where you sit. The Grand Concourse serves lunch Monday through Saturday, dinner daily, and brunch on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2. Redfin Blues – 100 Waterfront Drive
Embrace the late summer sun by sitting on the wooden deck, overlooking the river, at Redfin Blues at the Waterfront. After a relaxing meal, stroll down the ramp, off the deck, that leads to a walkway along the river. Redfin Blues serves lunch and dinner daily.
3. Jerome Bettis Grille 36 – 393 North Shore Drive
Toast all the best that the Burgh has to offer – Steelers football, good food, and amazing views of the city skyline from the North Shore – at Jermone Bettis Grille 36. The popular former Steelers' restaurant welcomes guests for lunch, dinner, and late night meals daily.
4. Mitchell's Fish Market – 185 West Waterfront Drive
Watch the waning sunlight dance off of the river from your outdoor deck seat or from your air conditioned indoor seat at Mitchell's Fish Market at the Waterfront. The popular Waterfront restaurant invites diners for lunch and dinner daily and offers both a kids' menu and a gluten-free menu in addition to the lunch, dinner, and dessert menus.
5. Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh - 2705 S Water Street
Kick back, relax, and enjoy authentic German food and German-inspired dishes at Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh in the South Side where you can snag a seat outdoors. Visit the riverfront restaurant daily for lunch or dinner. Friday and Sunday hours run from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
6. Silky's Crows Nest – 19 River Road
Snap selfies with the beautiful river, hugged by towering trees on both sides, as the perfect backdrop when you dine at Silky's Crows Nest. The riverfront restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating, both with spectacular views of the Allegheny River. Silky's Crows Nest welcomes guests daily, except Monday when it is closed.
7. The Baja Bar & Grill – 1366 Old Freeport Road
Combine live entertainment, a view of the river, and good food, and what do you get? A delightful evening at the Baja Bar & Grill. The Fox Chapel restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining with all seats pretty much guaranteeing a perfect view of the water. Visit the Baja Bar & Grill daily, starting at 11:30 a.m.
8. Rivertowne North Shore – 337 North Shore Drive
Catch the latest sporting event or simply marvel at the view of the river and the Pittsburgh skyline from your seat at Rivertowne North Shore. A popular spot for sports fans to gather and watch games, Rivertowne North Shore features a lively, friendly atmosphere. The riverfront restaurant in Pittsburgh welcomes diners daily from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
9. Bar Louie – 240 West Station Square Drive
Embrace the laid back atmosphere at Bar Louie in Station Square. Grab a seat outdoors, where the river and the city skyline will sit across from you like an artist's masterpiece. Enjoy delicious food and a beautiful view during the restaurant's regular hours from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily.
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