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Best Italian Restaurants in Mt. Washington


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A photo of Alta Via - Market Square restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 28 times today
Fresh handmade pastas and grilled meats and vegetables are the heart of Alta Via. Seasonal, modern Italian cooking with passionately-sourced ingredients celebrates the way we like to live and like to eat; fresh, clean, active.Lunch is offered Monday-Saturday from 11:30am-4:00pm, and Brunch is offered on Sundays from 11:00am-3:00pm. Dinner is offered Monday-Saturday starting at 4:00pm, and on Sundays starting at 3:00pm.
A photo of Pizzaiolo Primo - Market Square restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 32 times today
Pizzaiolo Primo, located in Pittsburgh, delights guests with its authentic Italian cuisine, according to numerous glowing reviews. Patrons consistently praise the quality of dishes, highlighting favorites such as the spaghetti pomodoro, pizza, and chicken Parmesan. Many reviewers also note that the pasta and sauces are cooked to perfection, underlining the authenticity of the Italian dining experience. Overall, the superb food, excellent service, and appealing ambiance make Pizzaiolo Primo a must-visit locale for those seeking a true taste of Italy. Visitors from out of state even commented on their intention to return, labeling it as the best Italian restaurant they've visited in a long time.
A photo of Vallozzi's Pittsburgh restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 15 times today
Vallozzi's Pittsburgh comes highly recommended as a venue delivering exceptional Italian cuisine nestled in a beautiful downtown setting. With its roots firmly planted in Italian tradition, customers consistently praise the quality and authenticity of its dishes which range from classic pasta and veal entrées to innovative, delectable appetizers such as the fried Cecelia and frito calamari. Customers keenly highlight the excellent service, knowledgeable staff, serene atmosphere, and great value served at this establishment. Critics state, "Vallozzi is simply wonderful", and emphasize, "The food is fantastic!" Significantly, they also laud the "excellent Italian red wine list" as well as the "outstanding" food and service. This, along with top-notch dishes like the gnocchi, steak with Gorgonzola cream sauce, and Bolognese, makes Vallozzi's a foremost choice for Italian dining in the city.
A photo of Alla Famiglia restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • South Side
Booked 38 times today
Alla Famiglia, located in Pittsburgh, is consistently praised for its superb authentic Italian cuisine. Reviewers continually highlight its excellent and knowledgeable staff, as well as the exquisite dishes such as 'chicken lemon' and 'mussels fra diavolo'. From the 'fabulous menu with lots of choices' to the 'wonderful wine book', the restaurant is frequently referred to as one of the best worldwide. This claim is not made lightly, as many of these patrons are experienced travelers and recognizers of high-quality cuisine. With extensive praises for the servers' attention to detail, professionalism and personal touch, Alla Famiglia is a proven gem in the realm of Italian dining.
A photo of Talia Cucina Rosticceria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 14 times today
Located in the heart of Pittsburgh's theater district, Talia Cucina Rosticceria consistently delights with its exceptional Italian cuisine. The restaurant has amassed a loyal following who praise its "unique and delicious" food and "excellent service". Boasting a diverse selection of Italian fare, from pizza to homemade pasta, every dish is highly recommended by reviewers, demonstrating a broad culinary appeal. Patrons have specifically called out the arugula salad, porchetta appetizer, rigatoni, and tiramisu as must-try items. As one happy diner put it, Talia Cucina Rosticceria offers "a nice modern take on Italian cuisine". This blend of classic Italian flavors with contemporary flair sets apart in Pittsburgh's bustling food scene.
A photo of Emerson’s restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
Emerson's is a gem, delighting patrons with an exquisite take on American cuisine. It's renowned for its excellent service, with many reviews praising the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff, including bartenders and hostesses. The unique cocktail offerings, extensive wine selection, and irresistible appetizers like the critically acclaimed fried olives enhance the dining experience. Recommended dishes include burgers, salmon entrees, truffle fries and crab cakes, each prepared perfectly with a delightful presentation. The restaurant's atmosphere has been complimented as warm and cozy, with chic, stylish decor, contributing to the overall enjoyment. With a stream of glowing reviews, Emerson's is a must-try for lovers of quality American cuisine.
A photo of Martorano's Prime Pittsburgh restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 12 times today
Martorano's Prime Pittsburgh is highly praised for its superior steakhouse cuisine. Numerous customer reviews applaud the restaurant's exceptional food and service, with one guest highlighting the restaurant's commitment to providing a fun, engaging dining experience. Another commends the comprehensive menu, recommending the veal as one of the best preparations they've ever tasted. Customers routinely applaud the restaurant's quality service and ambiance, with particular mentions of a beautiful riverfront view. Its evident popularity as a destination for special occasions and the frequent eagerness of customers to return further emphasize its top-notch reputation. The exceptional culinary experience and unforgettable atmosphere make Martorano's Prime a staple in Pittsburgh's steakhouse scene.
A photo of Scarpino restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 4 times today
Scarpino is a treasure in international cuisine, highly recommended for its authentic, fresh pasta, chicken piccata, and lobster ravioli among other delights. Customers have commended it for creating an amazing experience, not just for the flavorful food, but also for the excellent service, wonderful ambiance, and attentive staff. Some have deemed their experience as “off the charts,” with others considering it one of their top five favorite restaurants in the city of Pittsburgh. Whether it's a pre-theater meal, a business dinner, or a date night, Scarpino consistently impresses. The reviews collectively assert, if you visit once, you will be sure to return.
A photo of The PA Market restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 13 times today
**NO OUTDOOR RESERVATIONS** Outdoor dining is first come first serve. For groups larger than 10, please call us directly at 412-904-1332. The PA Market is a two story European style market located in Pittsburgh's historic Strip District. Enjoy a full selection of cocktails and beers at our two cocktail bars, over 150 boutique wines from our Wine Library and five different cuisines to choose from! Whether you are on our cozy second floor, or enjoying the summer days outside in our courtyard or patio overlooking Penn Ave and Smallman, you are sure to have a great time surrounded by even better company!
A photo of Lucca Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Oakland
Booked 12 times today
Situated between the University of Pittsburgh and the vibrant neighborhood of Carnegie Mellon University, Lucca Ristorante is highly praised for its authentic and carefully-crafted Italian cuisine. It is beloved by many for its homemade pasta, tantalizing meatballs, and irresistible arancini, with one patron pointing out "Everything on the menu is worth the try." Not only does the restaurant offer an excellent wine selection and gluten-free options, but it also provides superb service with a warm and cozy atmosphere. It is described as their "favorite Italian spot" and "a charming neighborhood gem". Renowned for their food, customers also adore Lucca's convivial ambiance and their inviting outdoor dining spot on the front porch. The establishment's dedication to creating a memorable dining experience is evident in their reviews, where one patron notes, "The staff was also very friendly and welcoming... I had a really lovely time," and another suggests that "Lucca is an example of the perfect Italian restaurant."
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