Sometimes french fries just make the best meals. Plain fries. Fries smothered in cheese and bacon. Dipped in ketchup or mustard. Nothing beats a good french fry. Next time you’re hankering for a hearty helping of fries, check out one of these nine best restaurants for fries in Pittsburgh.
1. Original Hot Dog Shop – 3901 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Pittsburghers have been visiting The Original Hot Dog Shop in Oakland since 1960 for its hot dogs, burgers and, of course, famous fries. Experience the deliciousness of the fries at the Original Hot Shop Shop Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
2. Point Brugge – 401 Hastings Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Dip your fries in ranch dressing or enjoy it topped with a hearty salad at Point Brugge Cafe. Get your French fry fix at Point Brugge Cafe Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
3. Winghart's Burger & Whiskey Bar – 5 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Choose from a variety of delicious fries at Winghart's Burger & Whiskey Bar, including original fries or fries topped with beer cheese, dude ranch, or mojo seasoning. Add Winghart's Burger & Whiskey Bar to your list of restaurants with fries you must try Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight., Saturday from noon to 2 a.m., and Sunday from noon to midnight.
4. Fuel and Fuddle – 212 Oakland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
One of Pittsburgh's most popular French fries await at Fuel and Fuddle, a cozy restaurant in Oakland. Satisfy your fry craving at Fuel and Fuddle between 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.
5. Franktuary – 115 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Head straight to Market Square next time you're in the mood for a generous portion of fries. Franktuary serves five distinct types of French fries, including Texan (fries, chili, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese) and Quebecoise (fries, brown gravy, and cheese curds). Stop by Franktuary daily, except Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
6. The Potato Patch – 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin, PA 15122
An institution in Pittsburgh, Potato Patch french fries are pretty much what makes summer complete. Whether they're served topped with cheese, cheese and bacon, or dipped in ketchup, Potato Patch fries have been a favorite of Pittsburghers for generations. The Potato Patch is open during the Kennywood Season, which kicks off next spring.
7. Legume – 214 N Craig Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Add a little spring to your fries at Legume by dipping them in aioli, a scrumptious mayonnaise sprinkled with garlic. Legume welcomes guests Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
8. Meat and Potatoes – 649 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Meat and Potatoes offers diners scrumptious fried taters topped with truffle mayo, making them the ideal main course or the perfect side. Dine at Meat and Potatoes Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday from 5 p.m. to midnight, Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday from 5 p.m. to midnight, and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
9. Hemingway's Cafe – 3911 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Hemingway's Cafe promises two mouthwatering French fry options: Cloggin' fries, a generous helping of fries slathered in cheese and bacon with a side of mayo for dipping, or the pulled pork fries, drenched in shredded cheese and BBQ pulled pork. Indulge in some of the city's best fries at Hemingway's Cafe from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily, except Sundays.
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