Pittsburgh Blue - Maple Grove
Pittsburgh Blue - Maple Grove

Pittsburgh Blue - Maple Grove

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.pittsburghbluesteak.com/
  • Phone: 7634162663x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch - 11am - 4pm Daily
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4pm - 1pm, Friday & Saturday: 4pm - 11pm
    Happy Hours: Daily 3pm - 6pm, Monday - Thursday: 8pm - Close, Friday - Saturday: 9pm - Close, Sunday: 3pm-close!
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Miguel Urrutia
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Book our private Club Room, seats up to 50 people. Contact Tjersti Webb, twebb@parasole.com

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Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street & Hemlock Lane
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Pittsburgh Blue - Maple Grove
A steakhouse for people who work hard and want to enjoy the rewards, Pittsburgh Blue - Maple Grove gives them their money's worth and more, with aged steaks selected by master butchers, hand-trimmed chops, and day boat-fresh fish; deep booths and a deeper wine list; a bar that makes everything better; and the kind of service everyone deserves but hardly ever receives.

Open for lunch & dinner seven days a week, Pittsburgh Blue - Maple Grove serves a full menu in the bar. Come in a stretch limo or stretch pants - there's no dress code here. As refined as you WANT. As comfortable as you HOPE. As economical as you NEED! Tender Prices For Tough Times … $8.95 to 11.95 Sunday thru Thursday nights
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Pittsburgh Blue - Maple Grove reviews from OpenTable diners
268 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (187)romantic (85)fit for foodies (75)good for groups (70)notable wine list (57)great for outdoor dining (56)neighborhood gem (47)great for lunch (42)vibrant bar scene (35)hot spot (30)great for brunch (18)kid-friendly (13)late-night find (10)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Judy
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Five of us went to the restaurant....we were all ages: a teenager. A 11year old...me a grandmother and 2 hip 49 year olds and there was something for everyone. Wonderful wine for me...small portion for the 11 year old and all the food was excellent. Our service was perfect- A+.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Steve
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We typically visit Pittsburgh Blue on special occasions, which is several times a year. The quality of the food is outstanding. The service we receive is always friendly and welcoming but there are times where the waiter seems to be a bit hurried. Overall, an excellent dining experience each and every time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak...to salty not enough flavor
    SteakGuru
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My fiance and I decided we wanted to go on a romantic date at an upscale restaurant, so we decided on Pittsburgh Blue. Because it is a little "spendy" we decided to split a meal. We ordered the Filet Mignon with a lobster tail; $60 and loaded mashed potatoes; $8. However when we got the food, it was smaller then expected, the steak was supposed to be medium well, and it was well done, it was salty, and not really any other flavor to it. The lobster on the other hand was amazing, very flavorful just way to small. The potatoes were horrible, super dry and bland. They topped it with bacon pieces...which tasted like rubber. $86 including tip for the meal...so not worth it. Will never go here again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Experience!
    Shelbel
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Delicious food, amazing service, great place for a birthday dinner. If you can request "Big Dave" as your server... Best service we have had!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion only
    Ouch
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Good food and service but did not justify the price. Expensive!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We love Pittsburgh Blue!
    Caspy21
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We love coming to Pittsburgh Blue! Great service, awesome food, can't wait to come back!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WOW!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The filet oscar is outstanding! The server was great. The Simi Cabernet was awesome!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Wee were waiting for a special occasion to go again.. It was as good as we remembered. The steak was GREAT . The hashbrowns were not quite as I remembered but good. I am looking forward to going again soon.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent food
    duotrip
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Excellent food, outstanding service. One person in our party didn't care for the salted crust on her filet and they immediately and quickly provided her another entrée of her choice. Both the waiter and the manager were extremely attentive. Prices are high so this would be special occasion dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great, but . . .
    GopherLadiesHockey
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Wonderful place -- too bad it was spoiled by a table next to ours that was occupied by an extended family with a father who must have had at least ADHD - or worse -- and spoiled the evening for us -- and everyone else in the same room. O U C H !!!!!!!!!! If I would have been smarter I would have asked to be reseated elsewhere. D A M N !!!!!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious food...wonderful server!
    luvgr8food
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Went here for lunch. First visit with my friend. Everything we had was delicious! Some of the items were: lobster tacos, steakhouse chili and their wonderful rolls with garlic & butter. The server Brendan had a huge part to do with the ambiance. If you go here, he is wondeful!!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome
    sportclyde
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The food was outstanding. Megan was an exceptional waitress; she cared for our needs, but didn't hover. She was classy with a great sense of humor. The ambiance was great. Good lifhting, comfortable seating. All in all, a classy place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A step up but needs to be better
    romiesmith
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Our service was great and the wine was superb. Now the steaks were not as good as other high end steak houses. I had the covenanted Cowboy Ribeye and it was good but not great. My wife and I both had it medium rare and noticed no juices on the plate and how can that be possible when done medium rare . We were trying to figure out if there frozen cuts of meat or what the deal is. It was a light pink inside but not over cooked. It was pink throughout with a warm cool center. We hoping it would be closer to the kind of steaks you get at Ruths Chris but its not close. I paid $50 for my ribeye and it tasted like a $25 cut. Its a good place but its a good place that just seems overpriced for what you get.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food, excellent service!
    Scarlet
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Our waiter, Big Dave, was excellent. It was our first time at the restaurant and he was very helpful in making wonderful, much appreciated recommendations. I had the crab stuffed jumbo shrimp and have been dreaming of it ever since. The cocktails were mixed well. We had a great time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Couldn't have been any better
    MichelleVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    We are sending our son off to college and wanted to celebrate. Dinner at Pittsburgh Blue was the perfect place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • compimentary birthday dessert
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We were celebrating a birthday; the complimentary dessert was a very nice touch. Delicious as well!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • impeccable
    LKP1
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The food was perfect, service was impeccable. They knew how to make you feel as if you were the only party in there
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food, even better service
    crakitty
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I was immediately drawn to the lobster items on their lunch menu, and ordered the lobster tacos. Our server pointed out that there were only 3 small tacos - probably not enough for a meal. We got the lobster tacos for an appetizer and I ordered the scallop sliders. The waiter was right - what a great appetizer. I would have been disappointed if I'd ordered that as my entrée.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food & Service
    celebratorydinner
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    My husband and I love to go to Pittsburgh Blue. We like it more than Manny's! Unfortunately our visit Monday evening didn't live up to past experiences. It was easy to see our server was very busy. She was very nice and attentive when she had time but it was clear time was limited during the beginning portion of our visit. Our food was okay. My husband ordered a porterhouse and it was marbled like a rib eye. He was disappointed in the cut of meat he was given. I ordered fish and it was okay. Not bad but not stellar either. Overall our experience wasn't terrible but at the end of the day it didn't match past experiences. Since we love PB so much I thought I'd share the comments. This was our 1st undesirable experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Over priced small portions
    Brenda
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I had the lobster roll and it was way too much sandwich with hardly any lobster. Also the seafood sampler was pretty skimpy. Overall, highly over priced. My poor mother ordered the lobster caprese and that was a sad plate. My 6 year old wouldn't even be near full eating this. Great service just not so good dining.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • knordine
    KORD
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We enjoyed our evening at Pittsburgh Blue very much, however, we were greatly disappointed that while we had a reservation for 6:30 p.m. we were not seated until almost 7:15 p.m. If someone would have had tickets to a concert, show or other commitment they would not have made the time allowed due to this delay. We think that this fine restaurant should be able to keep to its scheduled reservations or closer that this much of a delay.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but pricey
    MNRedVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Have been to this location several times. Each time the food is good but not great…expectations are raised each time since its associated with Manny's and is promoted as top tier steak place. Prices continue to increase as well and now over $40 for a ribeye…so expect it to be fantastic. For whatever reason, guess its a combination of things, it just doesn't get into that memorable range. Server was very good, anxious to help with suggestions and let us take our time….she was very good. Thinner crowd than in the past suggests that others are seeing the same thing.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicous
    emptynestersnightout
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    My husband and I wanted surf and turf, so he ordered the rib eye and I ordered the lobster bucatini. His steak was done to perfection, nicely seared and so tender! The bucatiini came with a nice portion of lobster and delicious seasoning. Plenty for us to share. We also had the hash browns with bacon and blue cheese. Loved it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beautiful Patio
    kmac
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Food was superb! The scallops appetizers were outstanding, could have ordered two plates and made a meal out of it!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Favorite Restaurant
    twowheelcxbill
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    I have been here twice. The food is excellent and a bit expensive. but I don't mind paying for great food. I will be back for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best steak ever
    Thebluesbro
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    My wife brought me there for my birthday. I was skeptical because I wasn't thrilled with spending over a hundred dollars for a dinner for two. Service was fabulous, very friendly. Food was all to die for, but the filet mignon was so amazing it's difficult to describe. It was perfectly seasoned and chared on the outside, warm pink center. So tender I was able to cut through it with my fork. I was almost done devouring it when I realized there was steak sauce on the table, but it was good I think using steak sauce would been wrong. Dinner, drinks, salad, and a side of loaded mash came to $160 including tip. We didn't even bat an eye, it was that good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hospitality is not in their vocab
    raekb
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Went there for my b day with my familyrics and asked for a booth ahead of time and explained the reason for needing to keep my kids blocked in. I got there and the hostess said we couldn't sit in a booth. She was unpleasant and confrontational from the moment I walked into the door. Server was pleasant. One way out same hostess started talking poorly about my family and my mom overheard and said that she was the first person people see when they walk in the door and she should have a smile on her face. She shot my mom a sarcastic smile. My mom spoke with the manager. I have been to Edina and have absolutely loved it there. This location will never see me again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Partio
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Great brunch & lunch items on this visit... Dinner is always exceptional. Sit outside. Get the key lime pie!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Irishdiner
    BestHappyHourFoods
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Nice they have a late happy hour on Saturday. Service was so, so. Happy hour foods are good, but are small servings. I would suggest they bump up the numbers on the servings. We got a "table" appetizer plate to share with 4 and it only had 3 of each item?
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worth the money.
    Banjo
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Interesting approach at creating your own meal. You have to order your meat and sides separately. First time I've ever seen that. Even more interesting is that you pay for them separately, and most of them come in different sizes/portions. So your complete dish ends up costing around $60-$70. However, my girlfriend and I had the best time. We have also eaten at many of the high class resteraunts around the twin cities, and so far this was the best. We are doing "Butcher & The Boar" at the end of the month, and can only hope that the food there tastes as good, and is prepared as perfectly as our meals at Pittsburgh Blue. With app, desert, and adult beverages, total bill $210. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great date night
    MizMpls
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We has Sara take care of us out on the patio and had a great time! Food was good and the atmosphere was nice!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • medium burnt to a crisp
    disappointed
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Started off ok until the steak came! We asked for medium well and got well (no pink) and it was literally burn on the bottom. Of course they flipped the bad side down to cover it up. The dim lighting made it hard to see this and only after a few bites it was clear. We didn't complain, but should have given them the chance to make it right. Nevertheless, a place pushing steak should know how to properly cook one. They were obviously trying to hide it. Also, the hash browns were the same way. burnt side down. For the money, buy a grill and a steak and make your own. With the prices here, you probably could. I will say the scallop appetizer was really good.
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  • Daka
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    nothing we ordered could have been any better from the bread to scallops to fillet and wine we just LOVED it all, thanks for making a birthday dinner the best experience ever!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dissappointed
    RAMAA
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We have dinned at Pittsburgh Blue numerous times for both business and personal. We usually have fabulous food but on Monday, 7/28 we went there for my husbands birthday and were extremely disappointed in the food. Service was great. My husband and son ordered the king cut prime rib and both were very disappointed in the lack of flavor and both seemed extremely fatty; more than usual. I ordered the lobster roll and also was extremely disappointed. There was so much celery & avocado, with 3 small/tiny pieces of lobster. It wasn't edible. For the price of our dinner, expectations were higher. We would like twice before returning. The last business event, we had there was also a huge disappointment because of the food quality and service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • poor service all around
    service
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    for a period there I thought the waiter had forgotten about us because it took 2 hours to get our main course and at the prices you charge that should be better
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • May be our last visit
    CurlyVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The last dinner we had here was a disappointment. We tried lunch and were excited to see they were trying some lobster dishes. I ordered the lobster roll and had to send it back. The tarragon seasoning was overwhelming. It certainly wasn't worth the $18.95 price. The server offered to bring me another dish so I tried the lobster tacos. They were just OK; the people in the booth behind me had ordered the tacos as well and sent them back. The prime rib dip sandwich was a much better choice. We'll have to explore other restaurants in the area.
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  • Good, about 1 star below Mannny's
    bobo3107
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    A good solid suburban steakhouse. The steaks are good (not great). The thickness is about 1 inch. The sides are one level below a top steakhouse. The prices are SLIGHTLY below a great steakhouse. The value is fair. It is a nice place for a nice dinner out, but at a substantial cost/value received.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous as always
    Foodie
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Spendy place, but worth it for special occasions - they know how to treat you here! Oh yea, get the blue-browns - best thing on the menu!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • EveSing
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    A group of five us had a business dinner on Thursday, 07/24/14, The restaruant was busy, but we used the open table reservations on line and were sat immediately upon arrival. The waiter was extremely attentive and knowledgable on the menu and various meat selections. It was a bit noiser than I would have liked, but everyone enjoyed their meals and we had a nice evening.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Team Favorite!!
    AdminExtraodinaire
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Whenever I plan a lunch for our team, they choose Pittsburgh Blue!! The staff is friendly and accomodating and the food is always terrific!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate