Spring promises far too beautiful of a setting to be stuck indoors, especially at lunch and dinner time. Fortunately, Pittsburghers have plenty of dining options, including restaurants that open their outdoor patios as soon as the spring sunshine arrives. Here are eight restaurants with spectacular outdoor patios in Pittsburgh.
1. The Foundry Table & Tap – 381 N Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Enjoy spectacular river views from your patio table at the Foundry Table & Tap on the North Shore. Browse the menu that features such scrumptious dinner entrees as the Foundry Burger, Korean BBQ Beef, and Yukon potato pierogies.
The Foundry Table & Tap welcomes diners Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
2. Pusadee’s Garden – 5321 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Feel the sunlight dance on your skin as it trickles through the trees on the patio at Pusadee's Garden. The charming Thai restaurant offers an eclectic menu, including such garden specialties as eggplant basil, grilled salmon, and special curry pork. An enchanting dining experience awaits at Pusadee's Garden Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m.
3. Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh – 2705 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Journey to Germany without leaving the shores of the river at Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh. The German-inspired restaurant menu features such dishes as bratwurst, Bauern Schnitzel, and braised classic pork shank. Dine at Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., and Sunday from noon to 11 p.m.
4. Redfin Blues – 100 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Order traditional seafood at the picturesque Redfin Blues, which features such lunch and dinner dishes as crispy fried shrimp, fish tacos, grilled salmon, and lump crab cake. Redfin Blues is open Sunday through Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight.
5. Park Bruges – 5801 Bryant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Enjoy a scrumptious meal outdoors - lunch, weekend brunch, or dinner - at Park Bruges. Choose from such dishes as steak frites, linguine pasta, southern style crab cakes, and Applewood smoked chicken wings. Dine outdoors at Park Bruges 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.
6. Shiloh Grill – 123 Shiloh Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211
Sit under a picturesque umbrella at Shiloh Grill on Mount Washington. Peruse the menu that features such dishes as crab cakes, chicken quesadilla, Mom's hamburger helper, and mac and cheese. Shiloh Grill is open Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to midnight, Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to midnight.
7. Double Wide Grill – 2339 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
A former gas station turned delectable restaurant, the Double Wide Grill appeals to meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans. Opt for a traditional meal or create your very own "Build Your Own TV Dinner," which features a meat dish (if not vegan or vegetarian), a veggie dish, and three sides. Soak up the sights and sounds of the South Side when you dine outdoors at the Double Wide Grill, which welcomes guests Sunday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. , Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
8. Roland’s Seafood Grill – 1904 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Indulge in authentic seafood while admiring the view of the Strip District at Roland's Seafood Grill. The seafood restaurant features such dishes wood-fired pizza, pasta, salmon, ahi tuna, and seafood stew. Visit Roland's Seafood Grill Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Enjoy a relaxing meal on one of these outdoor patios in Pittsburgh. Or, if you’d like a bird’s eye view, check out these
restaurants with rooftop dining.