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Grand Concourse
Grand Concourse

Grand Concourse Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.muer.com
  • Phone: (412) 261-1717
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Grand Concourse:

    Monday - Friday 11:00am - 4:00pm



    Lunch Gandy Dancer:

    Monday - Saturday 11:00am - 4:00pm



    Dinner Grand Concourse:

    Monday - Friday 5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm

    Sunday 4:00pm - 9:00pm



    Brunch Grand Concourse:

    Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Loren Halprin
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Grand Concourse can accommodate any catering need. 3 private catering facilities available.
  • Entertainment: Enjoy our live piano entertainment in the main dining room 7 nights a week. Please call for up to date details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: East Carson Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available for dinner. Public lot is also available.
A word from Grand Concourse
Thank you for choosing Grand Concourse, Pittsburgh's premier waterfront seafood restaurant. Our fresh seafood, impeccable service & breathtaking view will make your experience one to remember.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "I searched online for a great brunch place that had good views of the city. This was it! The brunch buffet is huge varying from lox and bagels to roast beef. Get the bananas foster on a Belgian waffle! Great place to bring visitors to Pittsburgh!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Thanks to the General Manager who helped us with this special group Graduation event our family planned. I can't say enough about the service, and excellent food all our guests enjoyed for the Sunday Brunch. Once again I will be back with friends and family, a great place to dine in Pittsburgh! Top Notch as always!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Extremely disappointed with our dining experience Made a reservation for 4. Bill was just under 300$ however only 2 people are the food Both chicken dishes were undercooked which is a disgrace in today's society with the knowledge of the dangers around undercooked chicken Will never be back"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "After making a reservation we arrived, were seated and flat out ignored for almost twenty minutes (the restaurant wasn't busy, we made reservations at the last minute). I had to go find the manager to get some attention and along with profuse apologies, our food began to appear, but we clearly remained an afterthought. The food left so much to be desired I am not sure where to start - even my steamed cauliflower had so much salt on it, it burned. I mistakenly ordered coconut shrimp which was so salty and spicy, I couldn't taste coconut at all, not to mention the shrimp weren't fresh. While we appreciated the attempted save from the management team, I wouldn't go back for all the reasons mentioned above. Loved the views!!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We went to the Grand Concourse for our wedding anniversary. I made the reservations online which was very simple, it was my first time dining there. When you walk in it's such a beautiful place, so well kept and clean, makes you feel like you stepped back into the 30's, just breathtaking. We were seated out by the big open windows with the river view and we had a little two person private table that was "reserved" since it was our anniversary! The waiter was awesome, very attentive always filling our drinks even before they were empty, making sure we had everything we needed. The food was mouthwatering, from the bread and salmon spread w/crackers, to the main dishes, everything was wonderful! I would highly recommend the Grand Concourse!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "I have moved out of Pittsburgh, but returned for a few days and brought committee members to Grand Concourse. Many had very specific dietary needs, and sometimes have difficulty finding what they need in a menu. They loved this place.. great food, wonderful choices, lovely setting etc."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The food was really good. It was not too crowded on a Thursday. We asked to sit in the "grand dinning room", but even on a Thursday it was closed for a private party. We were given a table with a view of the river. It was very nice. We checked out the grand dinning room when we left."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "When making my reservation, I stated it was my granddaughter's sixteenth birthday, and would appreciate a good table. When I arrived, the main dining room was booked for a party, and we were seated in another room by the river. I was very disappointed with the seating, and would not have booked a reservation with Grand Concourse had I known we would not be seated in the main dining area."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Out of town guests were very impressed with city view and historic, majestic building. Sunset dining menu (early bird from 4 pm - 6 pm) made it possible to entertain small wedding group for reasonable price with maximum restaurant experience!"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "The bread was so amazing and the food was to die for.. A little pricey but deffentily a place you have a go to on a special occasion. Wonderful time"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "A friend was in from out of town. We had a quiet dinner catching up, watching the sun set on the beautiful skyline. The food was delicious and the wine list extensive."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Our meal was well prepared and delicious. Their signature salad was not its usual best, some of the lettuce was a bit rusty. Otherwise it was a fine experience."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Words are not enough for this brunch. This is the only "MUST DO" on my list when family or friends come to visit us in pittsburgh."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Loved the brunch for our special occasion, large family gathering with a small child and 2 guests from out of state. Perfect venue, wonderful to have reservations.Coffee and tea are important to us, always had to have someone wait at the table to "catch" the waitress for refills. Same for cold drinks. Seemed she was always filling the water glasses though. It would be better to bring carafe to the table."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "I love this place. Great staff and great atmosphere. it is my favorite dining place"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "food was OK not one of our better experiences after dining there since 1986."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great location great view fri3ndly servers will be returning soon"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We often go here for the Sunday brunch which is fabulous. However, dinner this past weekend was very disappointing. It seems like they changed their menu. Regardless, the service was very slow, portions were small, and the food was cold when it arrived at our table. For the price you pay, it should have been better on all accounts."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Birthday dinner...food was good..service/waitress was very pleasant...noise level (very busy) was VERY high!.....view great."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The atmosphere, service and food are all great for a special occasion. The dining environment is distinctive, with an old train depot theme and some seating offering views of downtown Pittsburgh. The menu is extensive, with options to please everyone, and the seasonal options are always interesting. The food is always very well prepared."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Very disappointed that you were not serving Prime Rib that was the main reason we came there for my wife's Birthday. Plus was put up against the wall for two tables. But they were seating couples by the window when we arrived and while we were there."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Our waitress tried hard but the kitchen messed up in every way possible. We waited 1 1/2 hours for our meals & most of the meals were cold. Enough said."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I brought my girlfriend for being together for one year. This restaurant is usually too expensive for me, but i wanted to take her some place special and different. i experienced great food, excellent service, and a killer view of downtown and a few of the bridges over the river."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "The Grand Concourse never disappoints. The service is attentive, the food delicious and the River room is a great place to view the city. The main dining room is a grand and elegant space. We love dining at the Grand Concourse."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "This once prized location has fallen precipitously far. We were unaware that an à la carte selection was unavailable and were left with the rather dismal Sunday brunch buffet. Other than an excellent bananas Foster at the end, its offerings were hopelessly disappointing. Worse, even though this was a special occasion (birthday, mentioned in the reservation), the restaurant made no attempt to acknowledge it. The service was appalling, with a bottle of celebratory Veuve Clicquot to finish things off having to be ordered from another---mercifully available---server. Throughout, our original "server" was virtually invisible, utterly inattentive and finally impossible to locate. This is definitely not the Grand Concourse of decades past."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Lived up to it's reputation. Outstanding service...from parking valet to the waitress."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "How have I never been here for brunch?! It was absolutely amazing! The food was excellent and we had great service. And the donuts! oh the donuts!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "It's important to note that the grand dining room for this restaurant is NOT available on Friday's and Saturday's during the summer due to the booking of weddings and special events. This was a disappointment when we arrived as the website indicates this is the focal point of their dining experience. We were instead put out on the former platform area that has a nice view of the river and city but also has the view of the passing freight trains. The food was okay but does not justify the higher prices. One dish for our party of four arrived cold and we were disappointed to see that the scallop plate contained only four scallops, chopped asparagus stalks (only one tip in the bunch) and hardly any gnocchi's to be seen. We won't be back."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I came in all the way from New York City to take my father for dinner at the Grand Concourse for his birthday this past Saturday. I wish someone had told me that the main room of the restaurant was closed for a wedding at the time I made my reservation. We had to eat in the front dining room which was nothing special. Had I known I would be seated here and there would be a rather loud wedding in the main room, I would have found a restaurant to go to on Mount Washington with much more impressive views of the city. I was also appalled at how casual the other diners were dressed. People were dressed in jeans and one man was even wearing a baseball hat while he was eating dinner. What is wrong with people? It didn't seem appropriate."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Enjoyable evening! Happy hour with delicious appetizers was followed by a great dinner!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "With family in from CA, I wanted a good dining experience with good food and good service and we were not disappointed. We needed a 4 p.m. seating to accommodate a tour we scheduled for 6 p.m. and the wait staff was fabulous. One member of our group didn't get there until 5 p.m., but we didn't know that and ordered for her when we arrived, and had to slow down the order and they were extremely helpful and accommodating. The food was delicious and the service was impeccable. We could not have been more pleased."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "The Grand Concourse accommodated our party of 14, including four children and an infant, with ease and grace. Our waitress and the entire staff were outstanding. From appetizers to dessert, the food was delicious. We could not have asked for anything more. Plus, the beauty, ambiance and history of the Grand Concourse can not be duplicated. I have dined at the Grand Concourse many times and have never been disappointed."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Two people ordered Charlie’s Chowder and while they said it was tasty but lukewarm. The busyboy came to the table and cleared the appetizer plates and commented to me that he was not really sure what he was to clear but he would take the appetizer plates and the bread plates. This clearly shows a lack of training. He also served the salads and my cold soup. He had no idea who ordered them just place them on the table and we were to distribute them. Then he said I have this cold soup stuff it starts with a G, anybody order it? It seems to me that all wait staff should know how to pronounce the menu items. The table commented that Grand Concourse is a restaurant for out of towner’s they are not geared toward repeat business. TOO BAD!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We had a nice experience at for Sunday brunch. The wait staff was wonderful with our youngest who is 4 and has Down Syndrome. My oldest and I have celiac and Chef Mike came to the table and gave us a personal tour of what's safe. Second time dining there with no issues and I am super sensitive."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Food and service are top notch. Highly recommend for all occasions"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Good ambiance, variety of food, quality and not too expensive"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "A very good venue for groups and young people - especially the brunch. My son and his family were visiting from Austin, Texas, and the grandkids had requested doing the brunch at the Concourse. We went from here to the Pirates game and travelled aboard one of the ferry boats. The brunch got us off to a good start. I would recommend a similar itinerary for groups or families going to a game, whether it's the Steelers or the Pirates."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "My wife and I always eat at the Grand Concourse for special occasions and are usually lucky enough to get seated in The River Room. The food, service and atmosphere are always what we've come to expect from such a fine dining restaurant and saloon (Gandy Dancer)."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We dined at this restaurant with my family and everybody liked the food and the service. The downtown Pittsburgh and river view was fantastic."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Went with my wife on our 45th anniversary. Table was nice and private, but with a fine view. What was excellent, was the food quality and preparation."
    Dined on 6/29/2014