About Cioppino Restaurant and Cigar Bar
Seasonal dinner menu featuring fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks and chops house fare. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free friendly.
Happy Hour, Monday-Friday, from 5pm – 7pm, within the Bar Lounge Area offering $2 Off Draft Beers · $3 Off Specialty Cocktails · $4 Off Bar Food Selections and $5 House Wines By The Glass. Live Music - Thursday - Saturday, 7-11pm Daily. No Cover. Our extensive wine list features over (250) domestic and international labels and was awarded the 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator magazine. Visit our separate onsite Cigar Bar. Wind down after a long day by enjoying a selection from our collection of over (300) whiskeys. Onsite humidor houses our premium cigar collection. Personal selections welcome at no additional fee.
Complimentary Valet Parking is offered after 5pm daily.
Private Dining Available for Groups of Up to (60) Seated Guests As Well As Large Standing Cocktail Receptions.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–12:00 am
23rd Street and Railroad Street Off Smallman Street
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Join Us For the best in Live Music offered within Our Bar Lounge Area Every Thursday - Saturday!
Visit our separate onsite Cigar Bar featuring our premium cigar collection, as well as our collection of over (300) whiskeys. The rich mahogany surroundings and indulgent leather seating allows one to relax and unwind while enjoying their favorite cigar, after-dinner drink or specialty cocktail. Two large plasma televisions embrace the walls for the sports enthusiast. Full Seasonal Menu available daily.
Cioppino offers FREE validated parking within the 24th Street parking garage situated above our location, as well as COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING after 5pm Daily at Our Entrance Located On The Corners of 23rd and Smallman Streets.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Half Priced Wine Night
-Over (30) Bottled Favorites Priced At 1/2 Off
-$2 Off All Manhattan Cocktails Within The Cigar Bar All Evening
Dollar Oyster Night
-$1 Oysters/$4 Prosecco By The Glass Within The Bar Lounge And Cigar Bar All Evening
-Corkage Fee Waived When Dining In Our Dining Room
Live Music In Our Bar Lounge Area Every Thursday Through Saturday Evening From 7pm - 11pm Nightly! No Cover.
Private Dining Available For Presentations, Corporate Gatherings Or Personal Celebrations! Private Dining Room Accommodates (30) Seated Guests And Offers Complimentary Onsite A/V Capabilities. Accommodating Groups As Large As (60) Seated Guests Within Our Neighboring Sister Location, Osteria 2350. Adjacent Kitchens Permit Cioppino Fare For These Events If Preferred. Private Dining Menus Are Diverse Offering Vegetarian, Vegan And Gluten-Free Options Upon Request.
Cioppino Restaurant and Cigar Bar Ratings and Reviews
Our server was great, food was delicious, but the window walls around the perimeter made the place feel like a meat locker when the heat wasn't blowing. Also, the ambiance in general was a bit questionable. The concrete floors would've make so much more sense if there were at least some nice linens draped over the tables. Without them, this place feels cavernous - and lacks the comfortable, romantic warmth you're expecting from a high end dining establishment. Bar was nice, though - the jazz band they had playing the night we were there was incredible.
The restaurant itself was really nice. Neat looking bar area with live music, dining area was gorgeous and had some interesting decor on the walls.
The food itself was a little underwhelming. The cheeseboard was good and offered three different types of cheese, a nice creamy cheese, some manchego cheese, and bleu cheese. For entrees, we both got the Chilean sea bass which was cooked well. The accompaniments were a little off though. The saffron potatoes were tasty, however the eggplant puree was bland and not seasoned.
We had a superb experience at what might be the best restaurant in Pittsburgh. We start at the bar where we were introduced to some very interesting house created adaptations of different alcohols. The bartender was very interactive and is a bit of a mad scientist as a mixologist. The offering is creative and brilliant.
Dinner was beautifully prepared and our waitress Carrie was very professional, formal, and friendly. Steak tartare and salads were very fresh and followed by sea scallops and crab cakes that were outstanding. Save room for dessert because they are beautifully plated and quite creative.
We concluded our evening at Cioppino by going to the cigar bar. They have an outstanding selection of scotches and ports as well as a very robust cigar selection. Room never got overly smoky and provided a nice mix of sports on television’s in music.
All told we had a wonderful evening and look forward to returning to Pittsburgh so we may dine Cioppino again.
I had the NY Strip and it melted in my mouth, it is definitely worth the $40. My girlfriend came here for our 2 year anniversary and it was such a good dining experience and environment. We also got the cheese platter which was a perfect combinations of flavors.
I recently relocated back from Florida and couldn't wait to get back to Cioppino. I have treated both friends and clients to dinner and everytime it's been a great experience. Easy free valet parking and outstanding service. All at a great price. You will not be dissapointed. Try them today!
It had been several years since I had dinner at Cioppino’s, but the food was even better than I had remembered. Excellent presentation, fine flavors, and locally sourced ingredients. Our server, Robert, was congenial and well-informed. The service was nicely timed, so that all of our entrées arrived simultaneously. The only odd element of our evening was the lack of other patrons in the dining room. On a Tuesday evening, our party of six had the place to ourselves, which made for easy conversation — no shouting over the music or other patrons in order to be heard.
Staff was top notch. Food however, was sub par.
We started off with the calimari for an appetizer, which unfortunately was extremely over salted. I had the Cioppino and my wife had the halibut for our entrees.
The mussels in my Cioppino were not well cleaned. The first one I ate had a decent amount of sand that left an unpleasant feeling in my mouth. Had to drink an entire glass of water and swish around to get the sand out. My wife's Halibut came with a very rich cream sauce that overpowered and fish flavor.
What was odd, was that the people sitting next to us had the exact same entrees, and raved about each of them.
For the sake of the restaurant, I hope we were the only people that had a less than favorable food experience.
I must say again, the staff was top notch.
Arrived 15 minutes early for an 8pm reservation and were promptly seated. Waited several minutes for a server and another several minutes for her to bring a cocktail list and wine menu but after that the service was excellent. Our server was Imani and she was genuinely interested in our experience at Cioppiono. VERY knowledgeable, great personality and very friendly. Food was very well prepared and quick to arrive at the table...2 salads (feature salad and Caesar), Filet and New York Strip. Steaks were cooked to perfection and incredibly tender. We finished off the night in the cigar lounge with a bourbon. The service in the lounge, while prompt, was not nearly as engaging as the service we received in the dining room. However, we will definitely return the next time we are in Pittsburgh.
The scallops with lobster risotto was excellent. The scallops were perfectly prepared, as well as the lobster treatment in the risotto. We also had Alaskan halibut ,which was presented with a delicious potato - kind of a hash brown with an extremely crispy finish.
Our server was helpful and very efficient . It's pricey, but worth it .
We ate before a theater date, but would have stayed for the jazz, which was just beginning as we left, had we not already purchased tickets. Great musicians!
The Peking Duck was not crispy, but the flavor was smooth, not strong. The rice Melange that it was served with was very tasty. The Gumbo was rich and filling, but not too spicy, just a little tang. Dessert was the perfect ending to a great meal. My husband had the ceviche, which was a real winner, the duck, and dessert. We were both pleased with the food and more than happy with the service provided by Carrie.
When Cioppino first opened, we were there often, but sort of "fell out of the habit." This experience reminded us of how great the place is. We will be back.
Service was very good. Meals were good. Chop salads were very good. Filet Mignon was over-cooked beyond medium, although still tasty. Disappointed the filet was over-cooked. Scallops with lobster risotto was good but there seemed to be very little lobster. The cioppino was good but I found the broth to be a bit lacking...a little too bland.
Went here really to have a cigar after dinner but was disappointed when we were told after dinner that cigar lounge was closing due to no hot water. Dinner was okay, nothing truly distinguishable...scallops were nicely done. Service was fine, decor was minimal. Located in a somewhat industrial area.
The food was fantastic but the service was completely awful. They forgot our appetizers. No one came by to refil our drinks or wine. We ordered multiple things only to find out over ten minutes later that they were out. Our server was unresponsive and had no knowledge of the menu. Good thing the entrees were all delicious because the service was awful.
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