Pittsburgh May 23, 2016
These 10 Unique Restaurants In Pittsburgh Will Give You An Unforgettable Dining Experience
Mealtime doesn’t have to be predictable. After all, you live in Pittsburgh, the home of countless unique restaurants that offer plenty of good food and unforgettable ambiance. So, next time you’re struggling to answer that age old question: what’s for dinner, consider trying one of these 10 unique restaurants in Pittsburgh that are unforgettable:
1. The Porch at Schenley
Enjoy food as it was meant to be: Casual, made from scratch, and delicious.
The Porch at Schenley
in Oakland, which partners with local farms to provide the freshest ingredients, offers a casual yet fun menu, including a kids' menu, of handmade salads (salmon pastrami, for example), pizza, burgers, grilled cheese, and fettuccine primavera.
Indulge in authentic Greek cuisine at the
, a bright and lively restaurant in Shadyside. Popular with the breakfast, Sunday brunch, and dinner crowd, Casbah offers an eclectic menu which such dishes as short rib ravioli, Scottish salmon, and Casbah double cut pork chops.
3. Butcher & The Rye
Step back to a simpler time at
Butcher & The Rye
, an ode to Americana, promising traditional American fare with a modern day twist. Sit at a table lit by an oil lantern, and be surrounded by early 20th century décor, as you dine on such favorites as rustic bread, mac and cheese, roasted chicken, and hanger steak.
4. The Twisted Frenchman
Dine on authentic French cuisine, just as you would in Paris, without ever leaving the city.
The Twisted Frenchman
on South Highland Avenue features a delightfully delicious menu of popular entrees such as vegetarian cassoulet and tartare. For a truly unique experience, reserve the Chef's Table, where you'll enjoy an exclusive 14 course meal prepared by Chef Andrew Garbarino.
5. The Zenith
Okay, vegetarians, this one's for you!
, in the South Side, isn't your average vegetarian restaurant. It's a combo restaurant, antique store, and art gallery that promises vegetarians, and others who just love good food, such dishes as onion soup, the white bean burger, tofu spinach lasagna, and portobello stew.
6. The Church Brew Works
Experience the ambiance that emanates from
The Church Brew Works
in Lawrenceville. Once St. John's Parish, the former church has become a popular eatery while still maintaining much of the church's original style. The Church Brew Works features an extensive menu of starters, entrees, desserts, and beer.
7. Conflict Kitchen
Discuss the issues of today while dining on the cuisine of a country with which the United States is in conflict at
in Oakland. Countries rotate regularly with Iran's food and culture currently the focus. Patrons will enjoy scheduled performances, discussion, literature, and food, including such popular Iranian dishes as
mast-o-laboo, a salad with roasted beets, mint, and yogurt.
8. The Grand Concourse
Drink in the spectacular scenery at
The Grand Concourse
in Station Square, whether you're in a window seat overlooking the river or you're in the heart of this historic landmark. Perhaps just as spectacular as the view is the eclectic menu of seafood, steak, and chicken. The Grand Concourse also hosts a popular brunch every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
9. Smallman Galley
Explore new dishes while discovering new culinary talent at
. The popular eating spot in the Strip District features four upcoming restauranteurs for a year and a half. After those 18 months are up, four new chefs move into the space and the process continues indefinitely, providing diners with consistently delicious food from new viewpoints.
10. Kaleidoscope Cafe
Discover the secret that is the
in Lawrenceville. Boasting its own parking lot, a rarity for the Lawrenceville neighborhood, the Kaleidoscope Cafe features a colorful exterior and a lively menu of such American fare as pasta, soups and salads, small plates and entrees, perfect for both carnivores and vegetarians.
These 10 unique restaurants in Pittsburgh that are unforgettable certainly promise a culinary adventure. Are there any unique restaurants in Pittsburgh you wish would have also made the list?