Three cheers for the warm weather! We can all probably spout off a laundry list of reasons we love the warmer weather in Pittsburgh. One certainly has to be the return of patio dining. After all, why sit indoors when we can lounge outside, watch a spellbinding sunset, and savor a delicious meal? Here are seven picture-perfect restaurants in Pittsburgh with patios.
1. Redfin Blues
Enjoy spectacular views of the river from your patio seat at Redfin Blues. The riverfront restaurant boasts a generous menu of salads, sandwiches, and entrees. Choose from such delicious seafood entrees as the crispy fried shrimp, the grilled salmon, or the Redfin spiced Ahi tuna. Or, if you're in the mood for something a little lighter, check out the flat breads, including the taco and the strawberry chicken.
Redfin Blues is located at 100 Waterfront Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
2. Harris Grill
Journey to the top of Mount Washington for picture-perfect views and a delicious meal at Harris Grill, formerly Shiloh Grill. Find a seat on the breezy outdoor patio. Explore the eclectic menu that offers such delectable dishes as Mom's Hamburger Helper, fish tacos, and burgers. Or, build your own bowl, jam-packed with your favorite meats and vegetables.
Harris Grill is located at 123 Shiloh St., Pittsburgh, PA 15211.
3. The PA Market
Embrace the good, old Pittsburgh sunshine at the Pennsylvania Market, nestled in the Strip District. The eclectic food market offers plenty of scrumptious options for lunch or for dinner. (Definitely visit for dinner if you want to watch the sunset from the outdoor patio.) Browse the five different food stations that serve such dishes as pizza, tacos, and sandwiches. And, don't forget to stop by the Courtyard Winery for a drink.
The PA Market is located at 108 19th St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
4. Nicky’s Thai Kitchen
Drink in beautiful views at Nicky's Thai Kitchen's North Side and North Hills' locations. Serving both lunch and dinner, the charming restaurant features such enticing entrees as an assortment of curries, rice dishes, and noodle dishes. Don't forget to check out the Chef's Specials, too - the fish basil, the shrimp red chili, and the South Sea Curry, for example.
Nicky's Thai Kitchen is located at 856 Western Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15233 and at 903 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Or, visit 1026 Mt. Nebo Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
5. Tipsy Cow
Soak up the sun, before it sets, on the patio at Tipsy Cow. First, peruse the menu that's bursting with an assortment of popular dishes. Build your own burger; dig into a fresh salad, or sink your teeth into an order of finger-licking good wings. If you're craving a burger, visit on Wednesdays when burgers are half off between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. (as of April 2019).
Tipsy Cow is located at 5741 Ellsworth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232.
6. The Fire Side Public House
Bring a mighty appetite with you when you dine at the Fire Side Public House. Peruse the menu that's brimming with such delicious eats as pierogies, street corn, and campfire nachos. And, those are just the appetizers. The restaurant also serves a variety of wood-grilled burgers, sandwiches, and steaks. Save room for a scoop or two of Andy's Homemade Ice Cream, too.
The Fire Side Public House is located at 6290 Broad St., Pittsburgh, PA 15206.
7. Superior Motors
Soak up the final rays of sunshine as you dig into a delicious dinner on the outdoor patio at Superior Motors, formerly a car dealership. The enchanting restaurant boasts a menu that changes. However, some of the popular dishes served at Superior Motors include pork, beef, and halibut.
Superior Motors is located at 1211 Braddock Ave., Braddock, PA 15104.
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