Pittsburgh November 19, 2017
8 Famous Restaurants Around Pittsburgh That Are So Worth Waiting In Line For
It doesn’t get any better than dining out in the Burgh. There’s always a new restaurant to try and an old favorite to revisit. Waiting in line when hunger strikes is even worth it when you sit down to a memorable, scrumptious meal. Here are eight famous restaurants in Pittsburgh that are so worth waiting in life for.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Original Oyster House – 20 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
The Original Oyster House, the oldest restaurant in the Burgh, has been a favorite of Pittsburghers since 1870. The over-sized fish sandwiches that spill over the fresh buns are well worth waiting for a table. The famous eatery's menu also features salmon burgers, seafood platters, oysters, and chicken wings. Dine at the Original Oyster House Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
2. Eleven – 1150 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eleven, a restored warehouse, promises a unique ambiance
and a delicious meal for Sunday brunch, lunch, and dinner. Peruse the menu that features such dishes as black bass, pork chop, and swordfish. Stop by Eleven Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
3. Church Brew Works – 3525 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Soak up the unique ambiance of Church Brew Works, a former church, when you visit for lunch, Sunday brunch, or dinner. The eclectic menu features such favorites as traditional pierogies, crab cakes, and veggie spaghetti.
Church Brew Works welcomes guests Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight, and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
4. Deluca’s Diner – 2015 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Enjoy a hearty breakfast or lunch at DeLuca's Diner, an old-fashioned diner in the Strip District. Boasting the "best breakfast in town since 1950," the charming diner features eggs, omelets, and pancakes. Lunch dishes include the classic cheeseburger, the BLT, and the chicken basket. DeLuca's Diner is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
5. Fat Heads Saloon – 1805 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Chow down on the biggest sandwiches in the Burgh at Fat Heads Saloon. The popular South Side restaurant boasts such popular "headwiches" as the Southside Slopes and the Big Beefy Barbecue. The menu also features appetizers, salads, soups, sandwiches, burgers, and wings. Fat Heads Saloon welcomes guests Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
6. Monterey Bay Fish Grotto – 1411 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15211
Spectacular views and a delectable meal await at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto. The enchanting restaurant features such entrees as lobster risotto, big eye tuna, halibut, and salmon. Dine at Monterey Bay Fish Grotto Monday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
7. Nadine’s Restaurant – 19 Street 27th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Indulge in some of the city's best comfort foods at Nadine's Diner on the South Side. The menu features such dishes as grilled cheese, fried bologna sandwiches, and BLTs. Nadine's Diner is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 9 a.m. to midnight, and Sunday from 10 a.m. to midnight.
8. Pamela’s Upstreet Diner – 1711 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Dig in to a hearty serving of pancakes at Pamela's Upstreet Diner. The charming, old-fashioned diner offers such scrumptious options as omelets, crepes, burgers, egg salad, and wraps. Pamela's Upstreet Diner in Squirrel Hill welcomes guests Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Which of these restaurants in Pittsburgh is your favorite?
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