2012-2013 Best of Pittsburgh Awards

Each year we choose the best of the best places in Pittsburgh for Pittsburghers and out-of-towners alike to check out and see for themselves. This year was tough narrowing down the competition as Pittsburgh offers some amazing spots for food, drinks, nightlife and recreation. Pittsburgh is unique in that many people are hesitant to cross [...]

Each year we choose the best of the best places in Pittsburgh for Pittsburghers and out-of-towners alike to check out and see for themselves. This year was tough narrowing down the competition as Pittsburgh offers some amazing spots for food, drinks, nightlife and recreation. Pittsburgh is unique in that many people are hesitant to cross the rivers into other sections of town. Northsiders rarely venture to the South Hills. Pittsburghers in the east rarely venture to the outskirts of the west of the city and vice versa. This makes Pittsburgh the perfect city for not only the “best of” awards, but for our Pittsburgh maps, showcasing all that the great city of Pittsburgh has to offer to the locals and to the world.

BEST RESTAURANTS IN PITTSBURGH

Best Restaurant: Cure
5336 Butler Street, Lawrenceville, PA 15201 | 412.252.2595 (BYOB)

Best Steak: The Capital Grille
301 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 | 412.338.9100
Click for a map of Pittsburgh Steakhouses

Best Burger: Winghart’s Burger & Whiskey Bar
Downtown – 5 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 | 412.434.5600
SouthSide – 1505 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.904.4620

Best Pizza: Mineo’s Pizza House
Squirrel Hill – 2128 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 | 412.521.2053
Mount Lebanon – 713 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228 | 412.344.9468

Best Japanese Hibachi: Nakama Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
1611 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.381.6000

Best Wings (Wing Dings): Fat Head’s Saloon
1805 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.431.7433
Wednesday Wing Night – 40 Cent Wings (Click for a map of Pittsburgh Wing Nights)

Best Wings (Whole Wings): Spencer’s Down Under
426 Lebanon Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122 | 412.462.4337
Tuesday Wing Night – 50 Cent Whole Wings (Click for a map of Pittsburgh Wing Nights)

Best Wing Night(s): Archie’s
2328 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.481.0852
Monday – Thursday – 35 Cent Wings All Day (Click for a map of Pittsburgh Wing Nights)

Best Brunch Buffet: Grand View Buffet
Rivers Casino – 777 Casino Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 | 412.231.7777
Click for map of Pittsburgh Brunch Buffets

Best Chinese Buffet: Hokkaido Seafood Buffet
4612 Browns Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 | 412.421.1422
Click for map of Pittsburgh Chinese Buffets

Best Indian Buffet: The Taj Mahal Restaurant
7795 Mcknight Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 | 412.364.1760
Click for map of Pittsburgh Indian Buffets

BEST BARS IN PITTSBURGH

Best Bar (North): Hal’s Bar & Grill
3225 Babcock Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 | 412.364.3230
Read more on Hal’s Bar & Grill

Best Bar (South): The Pittsburgh Bottleshop Cafe
1597 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017 | 412.279.8170

Best Bar (East): Hough’s Taproom & Brewpub
563 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15207 | 412.586.5944
Read more on Copper Kettle Brewing Co. (Hough’s)

Best Bar (West): Bocktown Beer & Grill
Robinson – 690 Chauvet Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275 | 412.788.2333
Monaca – 500 Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca, PA 15061 | 724.728.7200

Best Irish Pub: Mullaney’s Harp and Fiddle
2329 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 | 412.642.6622

Best Neighborhood Bar: The Park House
403 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 | 412.224.2273
Read more on The Park House

BEST NIGHTLIFE IN PITTSBURGH

Best Nightclub: Diesel Club Lounge
1601 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.431.8800

Best Place for a Steelers Game: Jerome Bettis Grille 36
393 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 | 412.224.6287

Best Place for a Pens Game: Carson City Saloon
1401 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.481.3203

Best Place for a Soccer Match: Piper’s Pub
1828 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.381.2797

Best Gentlemen’s Club: Cheerleaders
3100 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 | 412.281.3110
Click for a map of Pittsburgh Strip Clubs

BEST OF THE REST IN PITTSBURGH

Best Gun Shop: Ace Sporting Goods
462 Washington Road, Washington, PA 15301 | 724.222.5470

Best Brewery/Brewpub: Penn Brewery
800 Vinial Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 | 412.237.9400
Read more on Penn Brewery

Best Live Music Bar: Jergel’s Rythm Grille
103 Slade Lane, Warrandale, PA 15086 | 724.799.8333

Best Beer Distributor: Beer Express
4326 Steubenville Pike, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Best Golf Course: Birdsfoot Golf Club
225 Furnace Run Road, Freeport, PA 16229 | 1.877.295.3656
Click for a map of Pittsburgh Golf Courses

Best Cigar Shop/Lounge: Smoke Cigar Shop & Lounge
1597 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017 | 412.276.1118 (BYOB)
Click for a map of Pittsburgh Cigar Shops/Lounges

Best Tattoo Shop: New Era Tattoo & Piercing
1622 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 | 412.678.1499
Click for a map of Pittsburgh Tattoo Shops

Best Hidden Gem: Arsenal Cider House & Wine Cellar
300 39th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 | 412.260.6968
Read more on Arsenal Cider House

Best New Venue: Latitude 40
200 Quinn Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15275 | 412.693.5555

Best Late Night Food: Cambod-Ican Kitchen
1701 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 | 412.381.6199


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