Nationally recognized, our DiRoNA (Distinguished Restaurant of North America)
Award-winning restaurant is conveniently located in One BNY Mellon Center, in the heart of the Pittsburgh’s bustling business, hotel and cultural district.
The Best Dining in Pittsburgh Since 1984
For 27 years, the Carlton has been known as one of the very best restaurants in western Pennsylvania, but don’t take my word for it. Stop by for lunch or dinner and you’ll discover why The Carlton Restaurant has been recognized as:
- The “Overall Favorite Restaurant” by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette readers
- A 15 time recipient of the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence
- Restaurateur of the Year by Pittsburgh Magazine, the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association
, and the International Geneva Association.
The Carlton offers the very best in prime meats, fresh seafood, exquisite veal and pasta. Executive Chef Mark Swomley is known for his creativity in our Seasonal Kitchen where our menu changes daily, so you can always depend on market fresh ingredients available for your dining pleasure.
Extensive Value Priced Wine List
If you believe good wine enhances a great meal, you’ll love our extraordinary wine list and pricing philosophy. With over 550 selections, we offer premium selections at the best prices in Pennsylvania. This allows you the wine lover an opportunity to sample great vintages without paying the usual restaurant mark up of 3X the cost. Unbelievable savings, and great value for you especially during these tough times!
Complimentary Limo Service to Special Events Downtown
The Carlton is well-known and revered as a fine dining restaurant that offers it’s guests superior values in food, wine and service too. For example, our restaurant was the first to offer complimentary limousine service (we still do) to all cultural events at Heinz Hall
, Benedum Center
, Byham Theater
and the O’Reilly Theater
. Convenient, well-lit, and well attended parking is available in One Mellon Bank Center and complimentary to all evening guests after 4:30 p.m.