Flatbreads, burgers and sandwiches are the name of the
game at this eponymous spot owned by football great
Mike Ditka. Available for private parties.
Hangar Sports Bar and Restaurant
500 Flaugherty Run Road, Moon Township; 724/457-9630
Inside the aeronautics-inspired lounge are pool tables
and a dining area. Pizza, sandwiches and appetizers.
Throwing a party? Ask about catering and party rooms.
Hyeholde Restaurant $$$
1516 Coraopolis Heights Road, Moon Township; 412/264-3116,
Romantic dining. Stylish cuisine mixes contemporary
American fare with traditional favorites. Valet and
vegan options. Dinner only; closed Sun.
342 Island Ave., McKees Rocks; 412/331-2224, pierogiesplus.com
Homemade pierogies the way they should be. Various
flavors, plus other treats, such as Grandma Ann’s
breads (mmm, pumpkin).
Savory Hill $$
988 Brodhead Road, Moon Township; 724/457-7109, savoryhill.com
This “eclectic bistro” offers its own twist on seasonal
American cuisine. Try dishes such as the pineapple
pork chop. Offers catering. Closed Mon.
432 Beaver St., Sewickley; 412/259-8945, vivokitchen.com
American food with Italian influences showcasing
quality ingredients, such as the butter lettuce starter
topped with walnuts and truffle vinaigrette.
ALL AROUND TOWN
Atria’s Restaurant and Tavern
atrias.com; nine locations
From classics, such as the cheddar burger and New
York strip, to more unique dishes, such as pork filet
Gorgonzola and the spicy Fra Diablo pasta.
burgatorybar.com; Fox Chapel, Robinson Township and Consol Energy
Gourmet burger bar serving classic and hard shakes
with homemade ice cream, bottled brews, appetizers
and hearty burgers.
Coffee Tree Roasters $
coffeetree.com; five locations
Wi-Fi hot spot that serves locally brewed coffee,
espresso, mochas, lattes, iced coffees and more- plus
Strip District, 412/566-2195; Robinson Township, 412/788-1007
“Man vs. Food” tested out the Strip District location.
If you haven’t yet tried the dinner plate-sized breakfast
burrito, you should.
Double Wide Grill $
doublewidegrill.com; South Side and Mars
Known for barbecue and vegetarian fare. You’ll find a
bit of everything here.
Eat’n Park $
eatnpark.com; 48 locations
Breakfasts and the breakfast buffet, burgers, sandwiches, fish, pasta and desserts. If you’re on the go, grab
your order at the takeout window. Vegan options.
franktuary.com; downtown, Lawrenceville and food truck
Frankfurters (plus veggie and fishfurters) and sausages
(local and veggie) with various styles to choose from,
including Memphis and Bangkok.
Mad Mex $
bigburrito.com; seven area locations
Burritos, quesadillas, fajitas, wings, tacos, enchiladas
and fresh tortilla chips. Up to 24 beers on tap, as well as
tequilas and margaritas.
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto
mbfg.com; Mt. Washington and Monroeville
Serving crab cakes; fresh chargrilled, sautéed, simple
or sauced fish (such as Hawaiian marlin); steak and
chicken. Valet parking.
Nakama Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
eatatnakama.com; restaurant, food truck and four Express stands
At its eatery, Nakama offers hibachi-style cooking, plus
a sushi bar and cocktail lounge. Operates a food truck
and has a Nakama Express stand at Heinz Field, PNC
Park, Consol Energy Center and Carnegie Mellon.
Nicky’s Thai Kitchen $$
nickysthaikitchen.com; downtown and North Side
Traditional Thai cuisine for the Pittsburgh area. Offers
lunch and dinner; reservations are accepted for Fri, Sat
and Sun dinner. Corkage fee on Fri and Sat evenings.
Pamela’s P&G Diner $
pamelasdiner.com; six locations
Local favorite for breakfast. Huge, crepe-style pancakes
are the signature dish. Satisfy your sweet tooth with
the chocolate-chip banana hotcakes.
Penn Avenue Fish Co.
pennavefishcompany.com; downtown and Strip District
Second site (downtown) serves dinner only. Original is
a fish retailer and sandwich spot.
peppisubs.com; North Side, Point Breeze, downtown and Strip District
Serving specialty subs and salads since 1983 (try the
Roethlisburger). Peppi’s also offers subs for fundraising
PGH Crepes Cart
facebook.com/PghCrepes; check website for rotating locations
Find sweet crepes or savory crepes at this cart.
PGH Taco Truck $
Often found at Ross Township’s Coffee Buddha.
Makes creative, hefty tacos. Readers voted it Best
Primanti Bros. $
primantibrothers.com; 17 area locations
A Pittsburgh original; sandwiches on Italian bread
stuffed with coleslaw and french fries. Anything from
colossal fish to the Pitts-Burgher.
sesameinn.com; Mt. Lebanon, downtown, North Hills and McMurray
Serving Chinese favorites, such as orange beef, crab
Rangoons, and sweet-and-sour chicken.
Sharp Edge $$
sharpedgebeer.com; five locations
Homemade dressings, dips, salsas and sauces, buffalo
meatloaf, Sharp Edge original buffalo wings, and
Smallman Street Deli
Strip District, 412/434-5800; Squirrel Hill, 412/421-3354
Full breakfast menu, grilled and cold sandwiches, soup
and salad. Pastrami, corned beef, roast beef — you
tamaripgh.com; Warrendale and Lawrenceville
Asian/Latin sushi restaurant with variety tapas and
robata grill options — plus Sun brunch. Offers catering
and vegan options. Best Restaurants panel selection
went to Warrendale only.
vallozzis.com, Greensburg; vallozzispittsburgh.com, downtown
Fine dining and wine tasting with a variety of
kid-inspired adult beverages. Don’t forget to try the
cheesecake before you leave. The downtown location
was chosen for its Delicious Design.
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