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Eat Local: Pittsburgh Dining Guide

Last Updated August 03, 2015
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Eat with us at one of these local restaurants!*

*Restaurants are chosen for this dining guide because of their commitments to using local, seasonal ingredients, and because of their partnerships with local farms and food artisans. Their dedication makes dining out enjoyable and sustainable.

Allegro Hearth Bakery

Allegro Hearth Bakery mixes only enough dough for the next day. The loaves are baked on a stone hearth, imparting a distinct flavor. Also...
|2034 Murray Ave., Squirrel Hill., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Altius Restaurant

Executive chef and partner Jessica Bauer offers guests an elevated dining experience, featuring American cuisine that’s refined and modern...
|1230 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Andrew’s Steakhouse

A contemporary steak and fresh seafood restaurant that offers an exclusive wine list.
|777 Casino Drive, North Shore, Pittsburgh, PA, us


Andys, Fairmont Pittsburgh’s “art- and industry-inspired” bar, is one of the most captivating spots in the city, serving classic cocktails...
|510 Market St., Downtown, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Angelo’s Restaurant

For 75 years, this family-run business, owned by Michael Passalacqua, has put its heart into serving traditional, delicious Italian food....
|2109 N. Franklin Drive, Washington., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Asiatique Thai Bistro

Asiatique is owned and operated by Chef Ling Robinson, a native of Thailand, who came to the U.S. in 1991. Serving delicious and simple...
|120 Bakery Square Blvd. (Bakery Square), Pittsburgh, PA, us

Bar Marco

The Bar Marco staff cultivates perfect flavors with all things local, organic, and natural. With ingredients from Clarion River Organics,...
|2216 Penn Ave., Strip District, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Bee’z Bistro & Pub

A family-owned restaurant that’s been in business for more than 20 years, Bee’z Bistro & Pub started out as a small pizza shop and has...
|3249 Washington Pike, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Bella Sera Catering, Venue, Bistro, and BBQ

Bella Sera Catering, Venue, Bistro, and BBQ strives to source locally grown products and patronize regional purveyors whenever...
|414 Morganza Road, Canonsburg, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Bellfarm Kitchen | Bar

Seasonal farm-to-table cuisine makes up the unique menu at Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport’s restaurant. Located in the main...
|1111 Airport Blvd., Moon Township., Coraopolis, PA, us

Benjamin's Western Avenue Burger Bar

For American bar food that’s finger-licking-good, go to Benjamin’s. Its standout burger menu combines unique ingredients and hearty meats...
|900 Western Ave., North Side. , Pittsburgh, PA, us

Bistro 19

The eclectic and sophisticated menu at Bistro 19 is filled with local and seasonal ingredients. Executive Chef Jessica Bauer creates fresh...
|711 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Bocktown Beer & Grill

Bocktown prides itself on the use of local vendors for their fresh, unique ingredients. Partners include East End Brewing, Cherry Valley...
|609 Chauvet Dr., Robinson , Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 412.788.2333
|Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca, us

Braddock’s Pittsburgh Brasserie

Braddock’s Pittsburgh Brasserie’s Executive Chef Jason Shaffer’s diverse experience has made him the master of many types of cuisine, from...
|107 Sixth St., Downtown., Pittsburgh, PA, us


A Pittsburgh staple, Breadworks delivers bread daily to local restaurants, grocery stores, and specialty markets. The artisan bread...
|2110 Brighton Road, North Side., Pittsburgh, PA, us

BRGR Handcrafted Burgers

BRGR offers a variety of handcrafted burgers, made with a specialty blend of Angus chuck, sirloin, New York strip, and ribeye. Pair your...
|5997 Penn Circle South, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 20111 Route 19 & Freedom Road, Cranberry, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Café Io

Chef Jeff Iovino attempts to utilize local food vendors as much as possible. He relies on Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance for food items and...
|300A Beverly Road, Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Café Zinho

Café Zinho Chef Toni Pais has been one of Pittsburgh’s premier restaurateurs since he opened the restaurant in 1997. Though Café Zinho is...
|238 Spahr St., Shadyside., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Casbah Restaurant

Specializing in Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, many of the ingredients used in Casbah’s menu items are from local vendors, including...
|229 S. Highland Ave., Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Cenacolo Restaurant

Opened in October 2013 as a response to the overwhelming popularity of the company’s flagship fresh pasta wholesale store, Fede Pasta,...
|1061 Main St., Irwin., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Church Brew Works

Voted a top-10 venue in America to drink a draft beer by USA Today in 2011.
|3525 Liberty Ave., Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA, us


Treat yourself to an array of options on the fresh seafood and chophouse menu, comprised of local ingredients, then venture over to the...
| 2350 Railroad St., Strip District, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Coca Café

Coca Café is now serving small plates for weekend dinner, in addition to its always-impressive breakfast, lunch, and signature Sunday...
|3811 Butler St., Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA, us


Cocothé began as a shop specializing in chocolates, confections, and pastries, but has evolved into a delicious brunch, lunch, and dinner...
|541 Beaver St., Sewickley, Sewickley, PA, us

Cure Mediterranean Restaurant

This extra local, urban, Mediterranean restaurant is run by Chef Justin Severino, who is dedicated to ethical farming practices,...
|5336 Butler St., Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Daphne Café

A family-run restaurant serving Turkish, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisine, including homemade paninis, gyros, shish kabob, and...
|5811 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, us

E2 Restaurant

Chef Kate Romane keeps local ingredients at the heart of her small but ever-changing menu of rustic Mediterranean dishes. She sources from...
|5904 Bryant St., Highland Park., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar

Fresh and local, the dinner, lunch, and Sunday brunch offerings at Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar are packed with seasonal flavors. Veteran...
|1910 New Texas Rd., Monroeville., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Eleven Contemporary Kitchen

Located in an elegant, renovated warehouse, Eleven Contemporary Kitchen reflects the city’s history with an industrial backbone and...
|1150 Smallman St. (Strip District), Pittsburgh, PA, us

Gaucho Parrilla Argentina

Located in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District, Gaucho Parrilla Argentina offers high-quality cuts of meats, poultry, seafood, and...
|1607 Penn Ave., Strip District. , Pittsburgh, PA, us

Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh

All the beer, food, and fun of the famous Munich Bier Hall, located in the SouthSide Works. Enjoy the traditions of Germany that made the...
|2705 S. Water St., South Side., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Ibiza Tapas & Wine Bar

Named after the famous Balearic Island off the southeastern coast of Spain, this inspired South Side eatery offers a selection of small,...
|2224 E. Carson St., South Side, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Il Pizzaiolo

Opened in 1996 by Pittsburgh native Ron Molinaro, Il Pizzaiolo operates under this creed: create Neapolitan-style pizza using old-world...
|8 Market Square, Downtown, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Industry Public House Restaurant and Bar

Named for its vintage, industrial-style setting, Industry Public House offers American comfort cuisine and lively libations. The...
|4305 Butler St., Lawrenceville., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Kaya Restaurant

To make the most of the island-inspired cuisine offered at Kaya, the freshest ingredients available are used to mirror authentic island...
|2000 Smallman St., Strip District, Pittsburgh, PA, us

La Gourmandine Bakery

This husband-and-wife-owned bakery offers a true taste of France in the heart of Pittsburgh. Fabien and Lisanne Moreau bring their French...
|4605 Butler St., Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 412.682.2210

La Prima Espresso

This Pennsylvania Certified Organic coffee roaster and café strives to be a valuable member of the local and global communities through its...
|205 21st St., Strip District., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Legume Bistro

Legume sources from a community of growers, presenting a new menu daily based on what’s available from farms and artisans, such as Grow...
|214 N. Craig St., Oakland. , Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 412.621.2700.

Lidia’s Italy Pittsburgh

Lidia’s Italy Pittsburgh offers classical and regional Italian cuisine that embraces the use of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Executive Chef...
|1400 Smallman St., Strip District. , Pittsburgh, PA, us

The Livermore Bar

From the owners of Bar Marco, this cocktail-café spot offers a variety of traditional cocktails, beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and...
|124 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Lucca Restaurant

Executive Chef Eric Von Hansen loves using local ingredients. His fresh and delicious salad greens come from Spring Valley Farms, and he...
|317 S. Craig St., Oakland, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Luke Wholey’s Wild Alaskan Grille

For the freshest seafood selections, dive in to Luke Wholey’s Wild Alaskan Grille. The popular Strip District spot serves up delicious...
|2106 Penn Ave. (Strip District), Pittsburgh, PA, us

Mad Mex

Experience the funky, fresh tastes of Mad Mex that blend West Coast foods with a mashup of Mexican, Southeast Asian, and Spanish flavors....
|7905 McKnight Road (North Hills), Pittsburgh, PA, us
|370 Atwood Street (Oakland), Pittsburgh, PA, us
|2 Robinson Plaza, Robinson Twp, PA, us
|220 South Highland Avenue (Shadyside), Pittsburgh, PA, us
|Scott Towne Center, Scott Township, PA, us

Mallorca Restaurant

Mallorca brings the cuisine and spirit of the Mediterranean to those in search of something out of the ordinary — award-winning wines,...
|2228 E. Carson St., South Side, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Marty’s Market

A community-minded specialty food market and café that celebrates Pittsburgh’s rich cultural and agricultural diversity through food.
|2301 Smallman St., Strip District., Pittsburgh, PA, us

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant

The nation’s premier family of seafood restaurants designed to create an inviting, original, and relaxed atmosphere, where guests can enjoy...
|301 Fifth Ave., Downtown., Pittsburgh, PA, us
|2667 Sidney St., SouthSide Works., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Mediterra Bakehouse & Cakehouse

Dedicated to using a stone-hearth, steam-injected oven and a time-honored process, Mediterra Bakehouse rises to the occasion with delicious...
|801 Parkway View Drive, Building 8, Robinson, Pittsburgh, PA, us

The Modern Cafe

Serving shots and beer on the North Shore since 1933, The Modern Cafe provides an exciting atmosphere for grabbing a bite to eat before,...
|862 Western Ave. (North Side), Pittsburgh, PA, us

Osteria 2350 Restaurant

Cioppino’s sister restaurant, Osteria 2350, offers a casual dining concept with full bar options. All of the house-made, seasonal Italian...
|2350 Railroad St., Strip District, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Out of the Fire Café

Perched overlooking the Laurel Highlands mountain ridge, Out of the Fire Café offers New American cuisine in a rustic and casual atmosphere...
|State Route 31, Suite 200, Donegal, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Paris 66 Bistro

Travel to Paris through the tastes, aromas, and atmosphere of this lovely French bistro. Simple in its authenticity, Paris 66 offers the...
|6018 Centre Ave., East Liberty., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Pastitsio Greek Restaurant

Owner Matt Bournias is a proud member of Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance from which he sources lots of local produce for this Greek take-out...
|3716 Butler St., Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Piccolo Forno Tuscan Restaurant

Chefs Domenic and Carla Branduzzi recreate traditional Tuscan recipes with their wood-fired pizzas and handmade pastas, as well as an...
|3801 Butler St., Lawrenceville., Pittsburgh, PA, us

The Pines Tavern

This historic restaurant has been growing its own produce for the last 15 years in an effort to achieve 70 percent sustainability. Chef...
|5018 Bakerstown Road, Gibsonia, PA, us


Pitaland has been owned and operated by the Chahine family since 1969. The grocery specializes in a wide variety of Mediterranean and...
|620 Brookline Blvd., Brookline., Pittsburgh, PA, us

The Porch at Schenley

Situated within beautiful Schenley Plaza, The Porch is a come-as-you-are, no-reservations bistro, serving the University community,...
|221 Schenley Drive, Oakland, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Prestogeorge Coffee & Tea

This roasting company is seriously devoted to creating the perfect cup of coffee. The combination shop-and-café offers more than 200...
|1719 Penn Ave., Strip District., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Root 174 Restaurant

Chef Kevin Fuller left a much-loved position as Executive Chef of Six Penn Kitchen to open Root 174 and develop an unconventional menu of...
|1113 South Braddock Ave., Regent Square., Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 412.243.4348

Round Corner Cantina Restaurant and Bar

Round Corner Cantina is a 21-and-over hot spot for great drinks and great Mexican food. Try one of its 11 different tacos, which include...
|3720 Butler St., Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Salúd Juicery

Reconnect with Mother Earth and a healthy lifestyle at Salúd Juicery. The cold-pressed juice and smoothie bar focuses on serving what...
|348 Beaver St., Sewickley., Pittsburgh, PA, us

SAVOY Restaurant

Chef Kevin Watson of SAVOY believes in using the best of what our local community and farms can offer. He sources lamb from Elysian Fields...
|2623 Penn Ave., Strip District., Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 412.281.0660.

Sienna Mercato

Offering an exploration of delicious fare, Sienna Mercato stacks three styles of cuisine in the Downtown space. Start on the first floor,...
|942 Penn Ave. (Downtown), Pittsburgh, PA, us

Six Penn Kitchen

Simple, yet sophisticated, Six Penn Kitchen is an American bistro that attracts both busy Downtown commuters and neighborhood regulars. It’...
|146 Sixth St., Downtown., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Soba Restaurant

Forming a relationship with local farmers is an important aspect in obtaining the highest quality ingredients for Soba’s Chef Danielle...
|5847 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Social Restaurant

Social at Bakery Square sets itself apart from other bars and eateries with its cool atmosphere and focus on fresh, vibrant food. Start...
|6425 Penn Ave., East Liberty., Pittsburgh, PA, us

The Sonoma Grille

In an attempt to create the most delectable meals for customers, Sonoma utilizes local vendors for the freshest in-season ingredients to...
|947 Penn Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh, PA, us

The Speakeasy

Reminiscent of the days of the 1920s, The Speakeasy is tucked below the Omni William Penn Hotel lobby. The lavish, sophisticated lounge...
|530 William Penn Place (Downtown), Pittsburgh, PA, us

The SpringHouse

The SpringHouse has happy cows, which they feed and milk themselves for use in all of their dairy products. Owner Marcia Opp says her...
|1531 Route 136, Washington, Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 724.228.3339.

Spoon Restaurant

Spoon features a Modern American, farm-to-table menu that is driven by local and sustainable products from the Pittsburgh region. Spoon...
|134 South Highland Ave., East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Square Café

Square Café is a proud supporter of Grow Pittsburgh, sourcing herbs, heirloom tomatoes, and potatoes from the nonprofit. The café also...
|1137 S. Braddock Ave., Regent Square., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Stagioni Restaurant

Chef and co-owner Stephen Felder uses seasonal, local ingredients to freshen up his Italian-inspired cooking, while co-owner Cara...
|2104 E. Carson St., South Side, Pittsburgh, PA, us

Sushi Fuku

Sushi Fuku, which translates to “lucky sushi,” presents diners with an abundance of fresh veggies and fish, right at their fingertips. The...
|120 Oakland Ave., Oakland, Pittsburgh, PA, us

The Supper Club

As Westmoreland County’s only true farm-to-table restaurant, The Supper Club is dedicated to providing patrons with the freshest food and...
|101 Ehalt St., Greensburg., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Tender Bar

A menu inspired by comfort food complements Tender’s seasonal rotation of incredible craft cocktails, featuring quality spirits and...
|4300 Butler St., Lawrenceville., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Tessaro’s American Bar and Hardwood Grill

Nearly 25 years ago, Kelly Harrington opened Tessaro’s. The restaurant serves one of Pittsburgh’s most succulent and juicy burgers,...
|4601 Liberty Ave. (Bloomfield), Pittsburgh, PA, us


Committed to serving ingredients that ensure freshness and quality, Umi provides Japanese delicacies unlike any other. A large selection of...
|5849 Ellsworth Ave. (Shadyside), Pittsburgh, PA, us

Vallozzi’s Italian Restaurant

Serving traditional family recipes, ranging from homemade gnocchi to fresh meat and seafood, Vallozzi’s stands at the cutting edge of...
|220 5th Ave., Downtown., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Walnut Grill

Enjoy fresh, upscale casual dining, fit for the entire family at four locations. Order from the diverse, chef-driven menu.
|1595 Washington Pike, Bridgeville., Pittsburgh, PA, us
|12599 Perry Hwy., Wexford., Pittsburgh, PA, us
| 911 Freeport Road, Fox Chapel., Pittsburgh, AP, us
|660 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon., Pittsburgh, PA, us

Willow Restaurant

Executive Chef John Mottinger is committed to local, seasonal ingredients and designs his modern American menu in the North Hills around...
|634 Camp Horne Road, North Hills, Pittsburgh, PA, us
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