RESTAURANTS AROUND THE REGION Dine
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Mediterra Bakehouse $
801 Parkway View Drive, Robinson Township; 412/490-9130, mediter-rabakehouse.com
European artisan bread baked in a brick oven. Uses
all-natural, unbleached, unbromated flour. Available at
Giant Eagle Market Districts and other area stores.
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).
40 E. Crafton Ave., Crafton; 412/922-8911, sarafinos.com
Homestyle Italian fare includes antipasto, pizzas and
The Sewickley Café
409 Beaver St., Sewickley; 412/749-0300, sewickley-cafe.com
Outdoor garden. Menu includes honey soy salmon.
Dining with a companion or two? Order a dinner
17 Ohio River Blvd., Sewickley; 412/741-1918, sewickleyspeakeasy.com
Turn-of-the-century restaurant featuring many classic
dishes including rack of lamb, veal Oscar, steak Diane
and duck a l’orange.
1300 Brodhead Road, Moon Township; 724/784-0190
Specialties include Cajun chicken and shrimp, grilled
salmon, vegetable fettuccine and a wide variety of
432 Beaver St., Sewickley; 412/259-8945, vivokitchen.com
American food with Italian influences showcasing
ALL AROUND TOWN
Aladdin’s Eatery $
aladdinspittsburgh.com; five locations
Specialties include exotic vegetarian dishes, but caters
to meat lovers as well, with a variety of beef, chicken
and lamb meals.
brgrpgh.com; East Liberty, Cranberry Township, PNC Park and food truck
Burgers plus spiked and nonalcoholic milkshakes.
Don’t forget a side of chips and “crack dip.”
burgatorybar.com; Fox Chapel, Robinson Township, Homestead and
Consol Energy Center stand
Offers classic and hard shakes, 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.
Double Wide Grill $
doublewidegrill.com; South Side and Mars
Known for barbecue and vegetarian fare. You’ll find a
bit of everything for everyone 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,
don’t forget your takeout. Vegan options.
franktuary.com; Lawrenceville and food truck
Frankfurters with topping options such as Memphis
and Bangkok. Legendary poutine choices.
hellobistro.com; Oakland and South Side
Custom salads, burgers, “sam’iches,” breakfast, soups,
sides and desserts. Get a Boylan vintage soda.
experiencejacksons.com; Cecil Township and Moon Township
American cuisine from brick oven and wood-fired
Mad Mex $
bigburrito.com; seven locations
Burritos, quesadillas, fajitas, wings, tacos, enchiladas
and fresh tortilla chips. Up to 24 beers on tap, as well as
tequilas and margaritas.
mariospgh.com; South Side and Shadyside
Appetizers, entrée salads, sandwiches and burgers.
Mineo’s Pizza House
mineospizza.com; Mt. Lebanon and Squirrel Hill
Family-run business open since 1958. Serves white,
Sicilian and traditional pies.
Mitchell’s Fish Market
mitchellsfishmarket.com; Mt. Lebanon and Waterfront
Fresh seafood from a daily-changing menu and additional bar menu. Offers catering.
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; South Side eatery, food truck and four Express stands
Hibachi-style cooking, plus a sushi bar, in South Side.
Also operates a food truck and Nakama Express stand
at the three major sports stadiums and CMU.
Nicky’s Thai Kitchen $$
nickysthaikitchen.com; downtown and North Side
Traditional Thai cuisine. Offers lunch and dinner;
reservations are accepted for Fri, Sat and Sun dinner.
Corkage fee on Fri and Sat evenings.
OTB Bicycle Café $
otbbicyclecafe.com; North Park and South Side
“Bikes, beer and burgers” is a fair summary for a bike-focused atmosphere.
Pamela’s P&G Diner $
pamelasdiner.com; six locations
Huge, crepe-style pancakes. 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.
BRGR Galleria opening in November
meet our newest sister!