Jitters Cafe and Ice Cream
5541 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/621-2316
Shows why ice cream and coffee pair well.
Joseph Tambellini Restaurant
5701 Bryant St., Highland Park; 412/665-9000, josephtambellini.com
Classical Italian dishes, featuring handmade pastas,
seafood, steaks and veal. All entrées are served with a
salad and a pasta course, both of which change daily.
5527 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/682-4501, laferia.net
Peruvian sandwiches, salads, plus daily specials.
Browse Peruvian arts, crafts and jewelry. Closed Sun.
242 S. Highland Ave., Shadyside; noodleheadpgh.com
Casual spot serving quick, straightforward Thai street
fare. Dishes cost no more than $10. Cash only. BYOB.
128 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty; 412/361-1188, notionrestaurant.com
Four-course or chef’s tasting menus available. Reservations strongly suggested. Dinner Wed-Sat.
Oh Yeah! Ice Cream & Coffee Co. $
232 S. Highland Ave., Shadyside; 412/200-5574, theohyeah.com
Eccentric, yes, but look past that and get yourself some
delicious ice cream, coffee or waffles — or all three.
Paris 66 $$
6018 Penn Circle South, East Liberty; 412/404-8166, paris66bistro.com
Mussels and everyday French cuisine. Offers specials
every Thu, Fri and Sat evening. Complimentary valet
service available Fri and Sat evenings. Sun brunch.
5801 Bryant St., Highland Park; 412/661-3334, pointbrugge.com
Sister eatery of Point Brugge Cafe in Point Breeze.
Serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Bistro
cuisine with French flair. Jazz monthly on first Mon.
Plum Pan-Asian Kitchen
5996 Penn Circle South, East Liberty; 412/363-7586, plumpanasiankitchen.com
Melds Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Malaysian and Southeast Asian cuisines. Has a sushi bar.
Smiling Banana Leaf
5901 Bryant St., Highland Park; 412/362-3200, smilingbananaleaf.com
Try a variety of chicken, pork, veggie, curry and tofu
dishes with Asian inspiration and fresh ingredients,
such as the spicy green bean.
5847 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside; 412/362-5656, bigburrito.com/soba
Pan-Asian menu changes frequently, but you can
always find a variety of small and large plates.
Social at Bakery Square
6425 Penn Avenue., East Liberty; 412/362-1234, bakerysocial.com
Indulge your taste buds with pizza, appetizers, sandwiches and more. Sat and Sun brunch. Create-your-own salad option. Weekday happy hour from 5-7 p.m.
134 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty; 412/362-6001, spoonpgh.com
Modern American food with farm-fresh ingredients
and top-of-the-line liquors on one of three menus: dinner, after dinner and late-night.
Station Street $
6290 Broad St., East Liberty; 412/365-2121, stationstreetpgh.com
All-beef or veggie/vegan dogs in natural casings. Try
the fries and tacos, too.
Steel Cactus Cantina
5505 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/709-6444, steelcactuspgh.com
Serves Mexican-style cuisine. The rooftop deck adds
even more fun to an outing on Walnut Street.
Sushi Too $
5432 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/687-8744, sushitoo.net
Sushi bar and full menu of Japanese dishes, including
Tana Ethiopian Cuisine Bar & Restaurant
5929 Baum Blvd., East Liberty; 412/665-2770, tanaethiopiancuisine.com
Dishes include red beet salad, homemade lentil soup
and lamb Tana Tibs. Serves dinner daily, 5-10 p.m.;
lunch offered Fri and Sat, 11:30-2: 30 p.m.
5808 Bryant St., Highland Park; 412/441-1610
An authentic Japanese spot with three dining sections
and fresh, griddle-style fare, including the okonomiyaki
Toast! kitchen & wine bar
5102 Baum Blvd., Shadyside; 412/224-2579, toastpittsburgh.com
Chet Garland and Paul Tebbets offer contemporary
American cuisine and eclectic wine selections in a
comfortable and casual environment.
5849 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside; 412/362-6198, bigburrito.com
Above Soba, Umi serves world-class sushi, sashimi and
a full Japanese menu. Try master chef Mr. Shu’s signature omakase (chef’s choice multicourse meal).
Union Pig & Chicken
220 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty; 412/363-7675, unionpgh.com
Barbecue and fried chicken are popular options. So
is the shrimp and grits dish. Get a cocktail from the
upstairs drink spot Harvard & Highland.
> SQUIRREL HILL, GREENFIELD, OAKLAND
1939 Murray Ave., Squirrel Hill; 412/521-6161, 61ccafe.com
Priced right and brewed to perfection, the 61C has
been serving coffee since the early ’90s.
2112 Murray Ave., Squirrel Hill; 412/521-9973, aiellospizza.com
Serving a variety of pizza since 1978 — plus calzones,
stromboli, hoagies, salads, dessert. Now serves beer.
Ali Baba $$
404 S. Craig St., Oakland; 412/682-2829, alibabapittsburgh.com
Delivery, lunch and dinner menus for those who have a
hunger for the Middle East.
315 N. Craig St., Oakland; 412/681-6600, allindiapgh.com
Offering an array of lamb, goat, windaloo, kathi rolls
and chaats, as well as items from a tandori clay oven,
South India delicacies and Indo-Chinese dishes.
Allegro Hearth Bakery
2034 Murray Ave., Squirrel Hill; 412/422-5623, allegrohearth.com
Fresh bread, such as the cinnamon swirl, levain,
brioche, challah and French Boule. Desserts include
pies and cakes.
Bangkok Balcony $$
5846 Forbes Ave., second floor, Squirrel Hill; 412/521-0728,
Thai fare includes curry, noodles and stir-fry. Try
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