Pittsburgh February 09, 2017
8 Wildly Famous Restaurants In Pittsburgh That Are Totally Worth The Hullabaloo
Pittsburgh has rightfully earned a pretty impressive reputation for its food scene, but we Pittsburghers already knew just how many amazing restaurants the city claims. Here are just eight famous restaurants in Pittsburgh that you’ll definitely want to visit, if you haven’t already.
1. The Church Brew Works – 3525 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
The Church Brew Works turns plenty of heads for its unique decor. The former church turned popular eatery has retained much of its character, including its stain glassed windows and pews, and serves such famous Pittsburgh dishes as pierogies and the Pittsburgh salad.
2. Grand Concourse – 100 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Indulge in a delicious Sunday tradition at the Grand Concourse, a seafood restaurant that's just as popular for its Sunday Brunch as it is for its seafood. Served every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., brunch features an array of dishes, including fresh made donuts, made-to-order omelets, lemon chicken breast, and hickory smoked bacon.
3. Pamela’s Diner – 60 21 Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
If you're craving an old-fashioned homecooked meal, you'll have no shortage of options in Pittsburgh where diner dining is alive and well. Pamela's Diner, perhaps the city's most famous diner, has several locations in the area, including the Strip District, Oakland, and Squirrel Hill.
4. Meat and Potatoes – 649 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Go to Meat and Potatoes hungry because you'll have plenty of entrees from which to choose from this pub restaurant. Peruse the menu that features such American fare as pot roast, Pennsylvania roasted chicken, and salmon. Or, plan to visit Meat and Potatoes for Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5. Primanti Brothers – 46 18th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Primanti Brothers has gained nationwide popularity because of its unique sandwich - your choice of meats topped with fries and coleslaw in between two pieces of fresh bread. Try one of the many popular sandwiches at Primanti Brothers, such as the Pitts-burgher, knockwurst and cheese, or hot sausage.
6. Big Jim’s Restaurant and Bar – 201 Saline Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Big Jim's Restaurant and Bar has been a Pittsburgh tradition for 40 years. Indulge in a delicious meal in a cozy atmosphere at the famous Greenfield restaurant that serves such dishes as homemade Italian wedding soup, spaghetti, New York strip steak, and homemade eggplant Parmigiana.
7. Joseph Tambellini – 5701 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
The Tambellini name has been part of the Pittsburgh culinary landscape for decades. Joseph Tambellini carries on a family tradition that dates back to 1979. Enjoy authentic, homemade Italian cuisine at Joseph Tambellini. Peruse the menu that features handmade cheese ravioli, eggplant Parmesan, and fried zucchini.
8. Altius – 1230 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15211
Drink in the spectacular Pittsburgh skyline from your seat at Altius Pittsburgh as you indulge in a meal from the seasonal menu, which features such dishes as New York strip steak, Chilean sea bass, risotto, Pennsylvania duck breast, and heirloom baby carrots.
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