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Best New Restaurant
Fresh, refined Italian
cuisine in Downtown
5801 Bryant St.
Point Brugge Café
401 Hastings St.
Serving Lunch, Dinner & Weekend Brunch
Tues - Thurs: 11AM - 10PM
Fri - Sat: 11AM - 11PM (Kitchen Closes at 10pm)
Sunday: 11AM - 9PM
Closed Monday pointbrugge.com
your neighborhood gathering spot
Mancini’s Bakery $
mancinisbakery.com; McKees Rocks, Strip District and Market Square
Fresh Italian bread out of the oven available for purchase. Advance orders also accepted.
mariospgh.com; South Side and Shadyside
Extensive menu of appetizers, entrée salads, sandwiches and burgers.
Mitchell’s Fish Market
mitchellsfishmarket.com; Mt. Lebanon and Waterfront
Fresh seafood from a daily-changing menu and additional bar menu. O;ers catering.
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto
mbfg.com; Mt. Washington and Monroeville
Serving crab cakes; fresh chargrilled, sautéed, simple
or sauced ;sh (such as Hawaiian marlin); steak and
chicken. Valet parking.
Nicky’s Thai Kitchen $$
nickysthaikitchen.com; downtown and North Side
Traditional ;ai cuisine for the Pittsburgh area.
O;ers lunch and dinner; reservations are accepted
for Fri, Sat and Sun dinner. Corkage fee on Fri and
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 serves dinner only. Original is a ;sh 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 o;ers subs for fundraising
PGH Taco Truck $
O;en found at WQED, the Braddock Redux and
Ross Township’s Co;ee Buddha with freshly made
tacos for lunch and dinner. Readers voted it Best
Pittsburgh Barbecue Co. $
pghbbq.com; Banksville and Delmont
Slow-cooked North Carolina-style barbecue, which is
smoked for at least 16 to 18 hours. O;ers takeout and
Prantl’s Bakery $
prantlsbakery.com; Shadyside and downtown
More than 40 years of tradition make this beloved spot
what it is today. O;ers 100-plus breads and sweets,
such as the burnt-almond torte, that keep you going
back for more.
Primanti Bros. $
primantibrothers.com; 18 locations
A Pittsburgh original; sandwiches on Italian bread
stu;ed with coleslaw and french fries. Anything from
colossal ;sh to the Pitts-Burgher.
Redbeards Bar and Grill $
redbeardspgh.com; Mt. Washington and downtown
Try entrées, such as the open-faced steak, or choose
from a variety of sandwiches and wing ;avors. Catering and vegan options. Live music regularly.
myrivertowne.com; Monroeville, North Shore, North Huntingdon and
In-house brews, popular domestics and imports.
Indulge in seafood, including Cajun cat;sh, salmon
burgers and coconut shrimp.
Rose Tea Café
412/421-2238, Squirrel Hill; Oakland
O;ering treats, such as the honey green bubble tea,
and dishes, including the zesty Taiwanese-style chunk
chicken. O;ers catering.
Saga Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
sagahibachi.com; South Hills, Cranberry Township, Robinson Township
Japanese cuisine including hibachi, sushi, full-service
bar and traditional entrées for lunch, dinner and dessert. O;ers catering.
sesameinn.com; Mt. Lebanon, downtown, North Hills and McMurray
Serving Chinese favorites, such as orange beef, crab
Rangoons, and sweet-and-sour chicken. Try one of the
“Taste of ;ai” dinner entrées.
Sharp Edge $$
sharpedgebeer.com; five locations
Homemade dressings, dips, salsas and sauces, noteworthy bu;alo meatloaf, Sharp Edge original bu;alo wings
and award-winning pizza.
Smallman Street Deli
Strip District, 412/434-5800; and Squirrel Hill, 412/421-3354
Full breakfast menu, grilled and cold sandwiches, soup
and salad. Pastrami, corned beef, roast beef — you
Stone Pepper’s Grill
stonepeppers.com; Upper St. Clair and Robinson Township
Specializing in brick-oven pizzas, burgers and chopped
tamaripgh.com; Warrendale and Lawrenceville
Asian/Latin sushi restaurant with variety tapas and
robata grill options — plus Sun brunch. O;ers catering
and vegan options. Best Restaurant panel selection
went to Warrendale only.
tamarindpa.com; Oakland, Cranberry Township and Scott Township
South Indian cuisine, including biryani and dosa, as
well as Indo-Chinese plates. Ask about the location-speci;c lunch bu;et.
Tilted Kilt $
tiltedkilt.com; North Shore and Robinson Township
Items include ;atbread pizzas, various chicken dishes
and Irish fare, served by lads and lassies in festive garb.
Open daily; late hours.
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. ;e downtown location
was chosen for its Delicious Design.
Vincent’s Pizza Park $
724/733-7377, Plum; 724/864-7059, Irwin; 412/271-9181,
Grab a Vinnie Pie at these three locations. Get that
colossal pepperoni you’ve been craving.
Waffles INCaffeinated $
South Side, 412/301-1763; New Brighton, 724/359-4841
With sourdough batter wa;es in such ;avors as the
mega berry and bananas foster with walnuts —plus
wraps and sandwiches — who can lose?
Winghart’s Burger & Whiskey Bar
winghartburgers.com; South Side, Monroeville and downtown
Gourmet burgers, wood-;red pizzas and hand-cut
fries, along with a diverse whiskey collection.