Good Eats Outdoors

The outdoor dining season is coming to a slow end, but there are still some warm days left! The pandemic allowed for the outdoor dining scene to explode within Downtown Pittsburgh and has since stuck around. From streetside patios to backyards, here are an array of outdoor dining spots to try before the winter weather approaches ⬇️

Outdoor Dining Directory

Alihan’s Mediterranean Cuisine | 124 6th Street | (412) 888-0630

This family-owned restaurant brings a piece of Turkey to Downtown Pittsburgh with a beautiful patio in the Cultural District.

August Henry’s Burger Bar | 946 Penn Avenue | (412) 765-3270

Located on vibrant Penn Avenue, enjoy classic American dishes from this neighborhood staple.

Bae Bae’s Kitchen | 951 Liberty Avenue | 412 – 391 – 1890

At Bae Bae’s Kitchen, find Korean Inspired, Healthy, Organic, Local, Delicious Cuisine in a Fast Casual Setting.

Bakersfield | 940 Penn Avenue | (412) 586-5024

Bakersfield is a spot where the food is simple, the service is warm and the atmosphere is alive.

Biergarten | 620 William Penn Place | (412) 230-4800

Perched 9 stories above William Penn Place, this open-air, rooftop Biergarten is the perfect post-work and weekend place to cheers good friends and good times an exhaustive and tantalizing menu of European beer as well as German-influenced bar bites.

Bridges & Bourbon | 930 Penn Avenue | (412) 586-4287

Find modernistic cocktails that are visually stunning and engage your senses, along with a fantastic food menu at this impressive destination.

City Works | 2 PPG Place | (412) 448-2900

There’s something for everyone at City Works, featuring a sprawling craft beer list with over 90 local and global varieties, classic American food with brilliant chef-driven twists, and an upbeat, energetic atmosphere.

Chipotle | 211 Forbes Avenue | (412) 224-5586

Chipotle offers fresh, real ingredients and specializes in custom burrito bowls, burritos, tacos, and salads.

Christos Mediterranean Grille | 130 6th Street | (412) 261-6442

Enjoy an atmospheric environment with retro charm highlighting classic Mediterranean dishes like hummus & spanakopita.

The Commoner | 620 William Penn Place | (412) 230-4800

At The Commoner, seasonal menus add a modern flair to classic comforts, complemented by a robust selection of local beers and craft spirits. It’s all served in an industrial-inspired setting in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Con Alma | 613 Penn Avenue | (412) 932-2387

Con Alma is a restaurant and jazz bar inspired by the rich heritage of jazz in Pittsburgh. Con Alma, which means “with soul,” seeks to return jazz to its rightful place at the forefront of the local music scene while providing patrons with some of the best food and drinks the city has to offer.

Condado Tacos | 971 Liberty Ave | (412) 281-9111

Find chips, dips, tacos, and tequila!

The Eagle | 737 Penn Avenue | (412) 230-4800

New to Pittsburgh, The Eagle is a restaurant and bar that celebrates straightforward, American fare specializing in fried chicken, craft beers, and more.

Eddie Merlot | 444 Liberty Ave | (412) 235-7676

Eddie Merlot’s is an upscale contemporary American steakhouse

The Foundry Table & Tap | 381 N Shore Dr | (412) 930-0744

The Foundry offers a unique assortment of beer from Pittsburgh’s best local breweries along with fresh takes on pub favorites

Giovanni’s Pizza & Pasta | 123 6th Street | (412) 281-7060

A classic city pizza joint offering quality ingredients, wings, hoagies, and more.

Market Street Grocery | 435 Market Street | (724) 249-7657

It’s not just a grocery store – gourmet breakfast, lunch, and dinners to grab and go or enjoy right outside. Plus, look for frequent themed pop-ups from Creatives Drink.

McCormick and Schmick’s | 301 Fifth Avenue | (412) 201-6992

From fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, enjoy a heightened culinary experience that’s sure to impress.

Meat & Potatoes | 649 Penn Ave | (412) 325-7007

A warm and inviting space, Meat & Potatoes features satiating comfort food and cocktails that honor the classics.

Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream | 246 Forbes Avenue | (412) 709-6579

Enjoy the perfect scoop (or two) this summer with outdoor seating right outside their Market Square Scoop Shop.

Moe’s Southwest Grill | 210 Forbes Avenue | (412) 224-4422

A Mexican restaurant with a Southwest twist. And, kids eat free on Sundays.

Nicky’s Thai Kitchen | 903 Penn Avenue | (412) 471-8424

Enjoy traditional Thai fare with a beautifully designed outdoor space on Penn Avenue.

The Original Oyster House | 20 Market Square | (412) 566-7925

At 149 years old, The Original Oyster House is Pittsburgh’s oldest bar and restaurant. Enjoy some of the best tavern seafood in the city on the patio in Market Square.

Primanti Bros. | 2 Market Square | (412) 261-1599

With sandwiches that are almost famous, Primanti Bros. is your go-to for delicious handcrafted sandwiches piled high with house-made coleslaw and perfectly seasoned fresh-cut fries.

Proper Brick Oven & Taproom | 139 7th Street | (412) 281-5700

Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room offers wood-fired pizzas, fresh pastas, house-made desserts, 30 craft beers on tap, 20+ wines by the glass, and cocktails.

Redbeard’s Bar and Grill | 144 6th Street | (412) 261-2324

Find great food, drinks, and fun at this Downtown sports destination.

Revel | 242 Forbes Avenue | (412) 281-1134

A sophisticated choice for contemporary American cuisine & cocktails in chic digs.

Sally Ann’s | 136 6th Street | (412) 338-1876

A new addition to Downtown, Sally Ann’s reimagines what it means to be a cafe. Find sandwiches, salads, and small bites, plus a full coffee, cocktail, and draft beer menus

Scarpino | 960 Penn Avenue | (412) 904-2213

Scarpino is a classic Italian restaurant and bar with a modern twist, located on the corner of Penn Avenue and 10th Street.

Shorty’s Pins x Pints | 353 N Shore Dr | (412) 904-4450

Kick back at a table or near the campfire with a cocktail or roll your way to duckpin glory!

Sienna Mercato | 942 Penn Avenue | (412) 281-2810

This unique 3-story restaurant features a high-energy casual Italian eatery on the first floor, a more traditional space on the second floor that features artisanal pizzas, Italian cheeses, housemade charcuterie, and more, and a rooftop with beautiful views of Pittsburgh’s skyline.

The Simple Greek | 431 Market Street | (412) 261-4976

A counter-serve eatery dishing up Greek fare in a bright, contemporary setting with a patio.

Sly Fox Taphouse | 300 Liberty Ave | (412) 586-7474

Find award-winning Sly Fox beer, Pennsylvania-crafted wines & spirits, and delicious fare in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere.

Southern Tier Brewing Co | 316 N Shore Dr | (412) 301-2337

The Standard Market & Pint House | 947 Penn Avenue | (412) 224-2462

Enjoy fresh & flavorful menu options, like chopped crunchy salads, loaded flatbreads, smoked wings, power grain & protein bowls, and fresh seafood.

Subway | 3 Market Square & 930 Penn Avenue

Build-your-own sandwiches & salads at these locally-operated shops, known for health-conscious options.

täkō | 214 6th Street | (412) 471-8256

täkō is a lively taqueria with sidewalk seating and outdoor domes serving inventive Mexican street food in stylish digs.

Talia | 425 Sixth Ave | (412) 456-8214

Talia features rustic and original takes on Italian classics, locally sourced ingredients, and Pittsburgh’s only Amari Bar.

The Warren Bar & Burrow | 245 7th Street | (412) 201-5888

A neighborhood watering hole preparing house concoctions, creative cocktails, and more.

The Yard | 100 Fifth Avenue | (412) 291-8182

Known for their Gourmet Grilled Cheese, burgers, and craft beer, The Yard also features an inventive brunch menu in Market Square.

Wiener World | 626 Smithfield Street | (412) 471-3013

An old-school, counter-service lunch spot that’s been serving Pittsburgh for more than 52 years with hot dogs, sandwiches, milkshakes, ice cream, and more.

Outdoor Events

Keep the fun going with free events throughout the neighborhood this summer.

The Good Eats Downtown program was launched to support local businesses challenged by COVID-19 and is funded in part by the Richard King Mellon Foundation.

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