Dine RESTAURANTS AROUND THE REGION
264 | OCTOBER 2014 | pittsburghmagazine.com/restaurants
Arpino Trattoria $$
1910 Cochran Road, Mt. Lebanon; 412/207-2765, arpinotrattoria.com
Italian and Italian-American for lunch and dinner.
Catering and vegan options. Kitchen closed 3-4 p.m.
Tue-Fri; Mon lunch only; Sat dinner only; closed Sun.
3825 Washington Road, McMurray; 724/942-3904, badoscucina.com
Wood-fired pizza, such as the papa cucina, plus items
from first-, second- and third-course menus. Don’t
leave without dessert.
176 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills; 412/653-3800, thebaltimore-housepgh.com
Enjoy a variety of seafoods, pastas and other dishes.
Boasts a full lineup of events.
2100 Greentree Road, Scott Township; 412/276-2100, benihana.com
Hibachi specialties include shrimp, chicken and filet
mignon combination, lobster and steak combination
and a shrimp dinner.
Beto’s Pizza & Restaurant
1473 Banksville Road, Banksville; 412/561-0121
Baked crust and tomato sauce served with cold toppings, such as cheese and veggies. Get a side of fried
broccoli to go with your slice.
210 Racetrack Road, Suite 200, North Strabane Township;
Steakhouse favorites and a strong Italian influence. An
extensive wine list features more than 150 choices by
the bottle and more than 20 choices by the glass.
711 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon; 412/306-1919, bistro19.com
A casual, elegant spot, featuring executive chef Jessica
Gibson’s creative new American menu, using fresh,
locally grown and seasonal ingredients.
Bonefish Grill $$
1835 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair; 412/835-3239, bonefishgrill.com
It’s mostly surf, but also turf mixed with greens and
other baked dishes. This South Hills location offers
vegan options and Sun brunch.
300A Beverly Road, Mt. Lebanon; 412/440-0414, cafeio.com
Casual eatery featuring dishes such as gourmet grilled
cheese, homemade soups, “boardwalk crab cakes”
and “adult milkshakes.” Recently opened deli next
Crested Duck Charcuterie
1603 Broadway Ave., Beechview; 412/892-9983, crestedduck.com
Artisan crafted meats sourced locally. Offers dinner
Thu-Sat and is a vendor at Pittsburgh Public
Cucina Bella $
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Bridgeville; 412/257-5150, cucina-bella.com
Panini, sandwiches, calzones and desserts, plus pizza.
Offers catering and vegan options.
Franco’s Pizzeria Italiana
3805 Willow Ave., Castle Shannon; 412/668-3245
With delicious pizza styles on top of garlic butter
crusted pizza, you can’t go wrong. The meatballs are
exceptionally tasty and with friendly service, Franco’s
Pizzeria Italiana is a great joint.
3271 W. Liberty Ave., Dormont; 412/531-6900, francostrattoria.com
Regional Italian fare plus contemporary food. Variety
of pasta, poultry, beef, veal and seafood, and signatures
such as fried zucchini for two and stuffed hot-banana
1451 Potomac Ave., Dormont; 412/344-1060, fredosdeli.com
“Hearty sandwiches with a back-to-the-basics mentality.” Create your own, and choose from fine ingredients
such as prosciutto, sopressata and Bread Works bread.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, 1001 Lafayette Drive, Farmington;
Euro-style cuisine. Create your own seven-course
menu or enjoy the chef’s nine-course menu. Won
Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond awards.
2101 Greentree Road, Scott Township; 412/279-8811, osakapgh.com
Higher-end Chinese dishes. Known for seafood and
5260 Library Road, Bethel Park; 412/831-3400, pasta-too.com
This family-style restaurant prepares Italian fare to eat
on-site or to take home. Offers catering.
1580 McLaughlin Run Road, Upper St. Clair; 412/257-1880, piccolinas.com
Italian restaurant serving lunch and dinner with an
extensive wine list and cocktails. Offers catering. Try
the meatballs con pinoli antipasti.
1155 Washington Pike, Collier Township; 412/914-8013, rumfishpgh.com
Fresh fish and seafood on a locally sourced, chef-driven
menu with organic items. Serves Sun brunch.
500 Washington Pike, Bridgeville; 412/221-2300, saucepgh.com
Burgers, chicken, wraps, “saucy” drinks, skewers and
Sugar & Spice Ice Cream Parlor
5200 Clairton Blvd., Baldwin; 412/882-7326, sugar-and-spice51.
A classic ice cream parlour known for its cleanliness
and friendliness. Flavors include butter pecan.
639 E. Warrington Ave., Allentown; 412/219-3121
A sustainable catering company with an emphasis on
seasonal ingredients. The creative flavors will entice
Two Brothers Bar-B-Q
5228 Thoms Run Road, Collier Township; 412/257-2950, 2brosbbq.com
Food for the soul options include pulled pork, Po-boys, ribs, and gumbo. Offers takeout and catering.
Vincent’s of Greentree
333 Mansfield Ave., Green Tree; 412/921-8811, vincentsgreentree.com
More than just a pizzeria, this eatery also offers bountiful pasta, stuffed peppers and polenta.
Wild Rosemary $$
1469 Bower Hill Road, Upper St. Clair; 412/221-1232, wildrosemary.com
There are 28 seats available twice per night. Menu
changes regularly but normally features poultry, red
meat and seafood. Dessert always is worthwhile.