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Discover the Best New Restaurants in Pittsburgh

The city of Pittsburgh earned the name Golden Triangle for its position where the Alleghany and Monongahela Rivers join to form the Ohio River. Here, you can find the historic Point State Park and the lively Strip District with its markets, boutiques and eateries. Visitors can find a lot to do in the bustling downtown area, as well as the Cultural District, including a mix of theaters and performance venues. The rivers have vast stretches of green parks lining them, and many offer great views of the skyline. Carnegie museums stand out as some of the best in the country such as the Museum of Natural History and the Carnegie Science Center. After all of the exploring, you’ll need a good meal to fill you up, and Pittsburgh has countless options when it comes to finding delicious eats. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. If you want to stay in the know about recent openings in the foodie scene, check out our Tastemaker List of the Best New Restaurants in Pittsburgh. Grab a table at one to see what you think!

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6 Restaurants
Updated October 24, 2019
Restaurants:Bonfire Food and Drink, Spirits & Tales, Alta Via
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary French / American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Oakland, Fox Chapel
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Bonfire Food and Drink

$$$$
American
Downtown
4.4
355 reviews
Bonfire: The Upstairs is a fun American eatery that locals think is one of the best new restaurants in Pittsburgh! Located on the corner of 21st and East Carson St., The Upstairs offers a relaxed, yet sophisticated atmosphere above East Carson on Pittsburgh’s historic Southside. Dine upstairs on the second floor for dinner and have brunch on the first floor. They offer a variety of shareable snacks, including roasted carrots and shishito peppers, chicken meatballs and brussels sprouts, Flatbreads, Salads Sandwiches and Mains.

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Spirits & Tales

$$$$
Contemporary French / American
Oakland
4.5
491 reviews
Spirits and Tales is a bold new brasserie atop The Oaklander Hotel, overlooking one of Pittsburgh’s most iconic neighborhoods. This restaurant has much appeal for those who love to gather around the table to eat, drink, laugh and have a great time with a group of family and friends. Executive Chef Jessica Lewis reimagines classic French food with all-day plates and beloved traditional dishes. She incorporates seasonal vegetables, locally sourced meats and expertly prepared seafooed to create dazzling dishes. The restaurant is a mix of classic and contemporary and the sweeping panoramic views and modern design pair with details made of hand-forged metal. They also have a stellar cocktail menu!

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Alta Via

$$$$
Italian
Fox Chapel
4.8
1270 reviews
Alta Via, located on Fox Chapel Road, takes its name from the renowned footpath through the Dolomites. It’s inspired by the fresh cuisine and active lifestyle of both California wine country and the lively mountain towns of the Italian Alps and presents our take on modern Italian cooking. They have a super cozy dining room and bar area and boast a great cocktail list, a fantastic wine selection and a curated menu of draft and bottled beers. Standout menu items include Pappardelle pasta, Rigatoni, Pork Chops and Laurel Hill Trout.

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Over Eden | TRYP Hotel

$$$$
International
Lawrenceville
4.3
235 reviews
Over Eden, located high above Eden Way on the rooftop of a former trade school in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood, is a casual dining spot that locals adore. The restaurant features a dining area and garden bar where cultures intersect and family and friends gather to enjoy delicious food and drinks. The menu features Mediterranean and Eastern European food with bright flavors, smoky grilled meats, sauces to share, snacks to pass and platters of food piled high with house-baked bread and local vegetables. Plus it offers a killer view!

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Napa Prime Chophouse

$$$$
Steakhouse
Warrendale
4.8
1593 reviews
Located on Fowler Road in Wexford, Napa Prime Chophouse is one of the best new restaurants in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. It’s a traditional steakhouse with an innovative cuisine twist to provide something new for savvy diners. The interior is rustic chic and welcoming and they feature an award-winning wine list, private wine lockers and a Cigar and luxury spirits lounge to enjoy. The menu boasts 1855 ranch’s beef along with an in-house Himalayan Sea Salt Dry Age locker to make sure their steaks stand out above the rest.

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Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse - Pittsburgh

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
1364 reviews
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, located in downtown Pittsburgh between PNC Park and Heinz Field on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, is a great place to stop in after work or while you’re out exploring town. Hyde Park offers a chef-inspired menu with variations of legendary aged prime steaks, daily chef’s fresh fish features and great seafood. They also have an extensive wine list with the perfect bottle for every meal and taste and impeccable service to go along with it. It’s one of the best steakhouses for convention goers, business dinners, corporate gatherings, romantic dinner dates and large gatherings.

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