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Your Downtown Lunch Guide 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021

Looking for the best lunch spots Downtown? We got you covered whether you’re on the go, are enjoying a leisurely lunch break, or popping in on your off day. Find everything from sushi to soups and sandwiches, enchiladas, curries, and more! Explore the local restaurants offering tasty lunch options and turn this guide into your bucket list.

Listing updated as of August 2. Scroll down for the full lunchtime directory.

Lunch Specials

No. 1 Sushi Sushi | 436 Market St. | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
We’re calling all sushi-lovers to No. 1 Sushi Sushi! Stop in for a lunch that tastes good and looks good. It’s Number #1 for a reason! Check out their specials on their Instagram page. 

📸 @no.1sushisushi

Eadie’s Market & Catering | 500 Grant St. #1 | Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
On the go? Pop in to Eadie’s Market for a quick takeout! Explore daily and weekly specials like Wings & Rings for $9.29 or the Smoked Salmon Sandwich Combo for $13.99. Place your order online here.

Chinatown Inn | 520 Third Ave | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday
Looking for a hearty lunch on a budget? Stop in to the Chinatown Inn for lunch specials under $12! Pick your choice of Soup, Egg Roll, or Plain Egg Foo Young, with Steamed White Rice or Plain Fried Rice, and your choice of a Seafood, Poultry, Beef, Vegetarian, Combo, or Noodle dish! This is a deal you don’t want to miss.

Alihan’s Cuisine | 124 6th St. | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 12 – 2 p.m.
Have a picture-perfect lunch at Alihan’s Cuisine, where the outdoor seating is just as Instagrammable as the food! Enjoy lunch specials under $13 like the Mediterranean Sea Bass or Ora King Salmon, or the Lamb Gyro with Pita Bread, served with a salad and a side of French fries or rice, and a soda. 

📸 @alihanscuisine

The Capital Grille | 301 Fifth Ave | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Elevate your lunch experience with a two-course meal for just $22! Start with your choice of Field Greens Salad, New England Clam Chowder, or Caesar Salad. Then choose Parmesan Crusted Salmon with White Wine Garlic Butter and Baby Tomatoes, Roasted Breast of Chicken with Sam’s Mashed Potatoes and Sherry Jus, or Mini Tenderloin Sandwiches with Truffle Fries. 

Slider Vibes | 22 Market Square | Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 
Slide on over to Slider Vibes for their Lunch Box Special every Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pick your choice of any two sliders, a side of fries, and a canned Coke product for just $8.99! Want the full burger experience? Upgrade your drink to a Milkshake for just $2 more!

📸 @slidervibespgh

Apollo Café | 429 Forbes Ave | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
The Apollo Cafe specializes in Mediterranean, vegetarian, and American cuisine with almost all of their dishes made in house by the family. They are best known for their homemade soups that are hearty like a meal. Try their soup of the day featuring everything in between the classic Wedding Soup to Seafood Bisque to Vegetarian Chili to Gazpacho! Enjoy a cup of soup and a half cold sandwich for just $6.50 or a cup of soup and a small garden salad for just $0.25 more! 

📸 @theapollocafepittsburgh

Directory

Alihan’s Cuisine | 124 6th St. | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 12 – 2 p.m. 

Allegheny HYP Club | 619 William Penn Place | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
*Reservations required 

Apollo Café | 429 Forbes Ave | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Arby’s | 808 Liberty Ave | Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Saturday – Sunday : 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Arepittas | 412-428 Cherry Way | 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday 

Au Bon Pain | 600 Grant St. U.S. Steel Tower | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

August Henry’s Burger Bar | 946 Penn Ave | Wednesday – Thursday: 12 – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 12 – 10 p.m. 

Bae Bae’s Café | 945 Liberty Ave | Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Bae Bae’s Kitchen | 951 Liberty Ave | Tuesday – Thursday: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 12 – 8 p.m. | Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m. 

Bakersfield | 940 Penn Ave | Friday – Saturday: 11 – 12 a.m. 

Bar Louie | 330 N Shore Dr. Building 1B | Every Day: 11 – 2 a.m. 

Bea Taco Town | 110 Smithfield St. | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Bella Notte | 1914 Penn Ave | Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Bill’s Bar & Burger | 1001 Liberty Ave | Monday – Thursday: 12 – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 12 – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 1 – 8 p.m. 

Bob’s Sub | 215 Smithfield St. | Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Boulevard Deli | 309 Smithfield St. | Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Bridges & Bourbon | 930 Penn Ave | Saturday – Sunday: 12 – 10 p.m. 

Bruegger’s Bagels | 531 Grant St. | Every Day: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.
429 Fourth Ave | Monday – Friday: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Buca di Beppo | 3 Station Square Dr. | Sunday – Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Thursday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Buon Giorno Café II | 20 Stanwix St. | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Burgatory | 342 North Shore Dr. | Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Burger King | 647-649 Smithfield Ave | Every Day: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

Café Fifth | 818 Fifth Ave | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Café Milano | 134 Sixth St. | Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Sunday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Café Raymond | 2009 Penn Ave | Monday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuesday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Saturday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

The Capital Grille | 301 Fifth Ave | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Cherries Diner | 115 Forbes Ave | Monday – Saturday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Sunday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Chinatown Inn | 520 Third Ave | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday 

China Wok | 1202 Fifth Ave | Monday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 12 – 10 p.m. 

Chipotle Mexican Grill | 211 Forbes Ave | Every Day: 10:45 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

City Works Eatery and Pour House | 2 PPG Place | Monday – Thursday: 11 – 12 a.m. | Friday: 11 – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 10 – 2 a.m. | Sunday: 10 – 12 a.m. 

Christos Mediterranean Grille | 130 6th St. | Sunday – Monday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Tuesday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

Ciao | 777 Casino Dr. | Sunday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Condado Tacos | 971 Liberty Ave | Every Day: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

Corner Mercantile | 472 Wood St. | Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

DiBella’s Subs | 16 Market Square | Every Day: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Dunkin’ Donuts | 28 Market Square | Monday – Thursday: 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Sunday: 5 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Eadie’s Market & Catering | 500 Grant St. #1 | Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Einstein Bros. Bagels | 436 7th Ave | Wednesday – Sunday: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

3 PPG Pl. | Every Day: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Ephesus Pizza | 219 Fourth Ave | Monday – Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Thursday – Saturday: 10 – 12 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Erin’s Fine Foods | 210 6th Ave | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Five Guys | 3 Ppg Place | Every Day: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

FLIPT | 777 Casino Dr. | Every Day: 11 – 2 a.m. 

Fogo De Chao | 525 Smithfield St. | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Freshii | 501 Grant St. | Monday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Gandy Dancer Saloon | 100 West Station Square Dr. | Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

Genoa Pizza & Bar | 111 Market St. | Sunday – Thursday: 10 – 2 a.m. | Friday – Saturday: 10 – 3 a.m. 

Giovanni’s Pizza | 1504 Fifth Ave | Monday – Friday: 10 – 1 a.m. | Saturday: 1 p.m. – 1 a.m. 

Giovanni’s Pizza & Pasta | 123 6th St. | Monday – Thursday: 9 – 1 a.m. | Friday: 9 – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 9 – 2 a.m. | Sunday: 10 – 1 a.m. 

Grand Concourse | 100 West Station Square Dr. | Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Hard Rock Café | 230 W. Station Square Dr. | Monday – Thursday, Sunday: 12 – 8 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 12 – 10 p.m. 

Harris Grill | 245 Fourth Ave | Thursday – Saturday: 12 – 9 p.m. 

Hello Bistro | 292 Forbes Ave | Monday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Jimmy John’s | 502 Liberty Ave | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1027 Penn Ave | Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
501 Grant St. | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Joe & Pie Café & Pizzeria | 955 Liberty Ave | Sunday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

Joe’s Crab Shack | 226 W. Station Square Dr. | Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Kiku Japanese Restaurant | 225 W. Station Square Dr. | Tuesday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 12 – 2 p.m. | Saturday – Sunday (Lunch Hours): 12 – 3 p.m. 

La Gourmandine | 308 Forbes Ave | Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Las Velas Mexican Restaurant | 21 Market Square | Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Madonna’s Mediterranean Restaurant | 408 Smithfield St | Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Mama Lucia’s Pizza | 433 Wood St. | Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Mandarin Gourmet | 305 Wood St. | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Saturday: 11:30 a.m. –  9 p.m. 

McCormick & Schmick’s | 301 Fifth Ave | Wednesday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM 

McDonald’s | 608 Wood St. | Every Day: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. 
500 Liberty Ave | Monday – Friday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Saturday: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 6 a.m. – 9  p.m. 

McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon | 211 North Shore Dr. | Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Friday: 11 – 2 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

The Melting Pot | 242 W. Station Square Dr. | Sunday – Thursday: 12 – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 12 – 11 p.m. 

Mezbaan Indian Cuisine | 111 Smithfield St. | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Mike & Tony’s Gyros | 927 Liberty Ave | Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Mitchell’s Bar & Grill | 304 Ross St. | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Moe’s Southwest Grill | 210 Forbes Ave | Every Day: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Mullen’s Bar & Grill | 200 Federal St. | Sunday – Thursday: 11 – 1 a.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 – 2 a.m. 

Nicky’s Grant Street | 310 Grant St. | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Nicky’s Thai Kitchen | 903 Penn Ave | Monday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Noodles & Company | 476 McMaster Way | Every Day: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

No. 1 Sushi Sushi | 436 Market St. | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

The Original Oyster House | 20 Market Square | Tuesday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Saturday: 12 – 8 p.m. 

Oxford Market | 301 Grant St. | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Palm Court | 530 William Penn Pl. | Every Day (Lunch Hours): 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Penn Station East Coast Subs | 808 Liberty Ave. | Monday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Pizza Fiesta | 14 Smithfield St. | Sunday – Thursday: 10 – 12 a.m. | Friday – Saturday: 10 – 2 a.m. 

Pizza Milano | 1304 Fifth Ave | Sunday – Thursday: 10 – 12 a.m. | Friday – Saturday: 10 – 1 a.m. 

Pizza Parma | 963 Liberty Ave | Sunday – Tuesday: 10 – 2 a.m. | Wednesday – Saturday: 10 – 3 a.m. 

Pizzaiolo Primo | 8 Market Square | Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Primanti Bros. Restaurant & Bar | 2 Market Square | Sunday – Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday – Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. 

The Rebel Room | 405 Wood St. | Every Day (Lunch Hours): 12 – 3:30 p.m. 

Redbeard’s Bar & Grill | 144 6th St. | Wednesday – Saturday: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m. | Sunday: 12 – 10 p.m. 

Revel  | 242 Forbes Ave. | Tuesday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Rosewater Middle Eastern Grill | 808 Liberty Ave. | Monday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Sammy’s Famous Corned Beef | 901 Liberty Ave. | Monday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Tuesday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Siam Thai | 410 First Ave | Monday – Friday (Lunch Hours): 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

The Simple Greek | 431 Market St. | Monday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Slider Vibes | 22 Market Square | Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

SlyFox Taphouse at The Point | 300 Liberty Ave | Sunday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

SoFresh | 5 PPG Place Suite 100 | Every Day: 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

SoHo Pittsburgh | 203 Federal St. | Every Day: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

The Souper Bowl | 910 Fifth Ave | Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

The Speckled Egg | 501 Grant St. Inside the Union Trust Building | Wednesday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Saturday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Sree’s Foods | 808 Penn Ave | Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Subway® | 717 Liberty Ave | Monday – Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Saturday: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Sunday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
930 Penn Ave | Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Saturday – Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
414 Smithfield St. | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sunday: 12 a.m. –  12 a.m. 
3 Market Square | Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m.  – 9 p.m. 
411 Seventh Ave | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
225 Ross St. Suite 100 | Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Terrene | 224 West Station Square Dr. | Tuesday – Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Tootie’s Famous Italian Beef | 100 Fifth Ave | Every Day: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Vallozzi’s | 220 Fifth Ave | Tuesday – Thursday: 12 – 9 p.m. | Friday: 12 – 10 p.m. 

Villa Reale Restaurant | 628 Smithfield St. | Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Tuesday, Thursday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

Waffles, INCaffeinated | 456 Fifth Ave | Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Saturday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Wiener World | 626 Smithfield St. | Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

The Yard | 100 Fifth Ave | Wednesday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Yuzu Kitchen | 409 Wood St. | Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

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