The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Pittsburgh

"The Steel City" of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania once reigned as an industrial hub, attracting millions of workers from all corners of the world. Although its steel industry collapsed in the 70s, the influence of the immigrant populations carries through in the local cuisine. The city even has a food tour that teaches local history while enjoying the best fare in each neighborhood. In recent years, the affordability of Pittsburgh has attracted younger residents, who bring a fresh take to the city's culinary traditions. Today, the city consistently lands on "best of" foodie lists, leaving hungry diners full of options when it comes to the best breakfast in Pittsburgh. So where do the savviest and smartest diners book a table? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. We've gathered data from thousands of restaurants that OpenTable's expert diners have visited -- all to learn which establishments rank as for the best breakfast in Pittsburgh. Feast your eyes on these breakfast options. Then hurry to book a reservation!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Walnut Grill - Wexford, Carmella's Plates and Pints, Paris 66
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, French
Neighborhoods:Wexford, Downtown, Shadyside
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Walnut Grill - Wexford

$$$$·American·
Wexford
1,079 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating

Focusing on American cuisine and seafood, The Walnut Grill Wexford location speaks highly of its dinner entrees, craft beers and television-packed bar. Of course, this doesn’t mean it can’t offer some...

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Carmella's Plates and Pints

$$$$·American·
Downtown
476 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Neighborhood Gem

Anyone who wants to enjoy an eatery that screams “vintage bistro” would stop dead in their tracks upon walking by Carmella’s Plates and Pints. The outdoor seating area appears to have been teleported ...

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Paris 66

$$$$·French·
Shadyside
1,784 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

How could a restaurant named after the “City of Lights” and voted the “Best French Restaurant” in the city not offer the best breakfast in Pittsburgh? Paris 66 looks like it was pulled right out of it...

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Romantic in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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Atria's - Mt. Lebanon

$$$$·American·
Mt. Lebanon
914 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Groups

The Mt. Lebanon location of Atria’s is one of several in the Pittsburgh area, but like its counterparts, there’s still something unique about the eatery. Images of celebrity visitors and heroes from t...

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Neighborhood Gem in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Juniper Grill - Murrysville

$$$$·American·
Murrysville
635 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date

Anyone who likes their food made from scratch — along with American cuisine featuring a Southwest flair and, excitingly enough, Cowboy cuisine — should make a point of visiting Juniper Grill’s Murrysv...

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Best Overall in Pittsburgh / Western PA

The Abbey on Butler Street

$$$$·American·
Lawrenceville
624 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

It’s a coffeehouse, a pub and a bistro, but The Abbey on Butler Street is also so much more. Just take in the occasional art show and live entertainment that includes music and street performers for p...

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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Cranberry

$$$$·American·
Cranberry
2,732 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Anyone who loves steakhouses, American cuisine and scratch kitchens has hopefully visited the Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Cranberry. If not, they’re missing out on a dining experience that includes ...

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Most Booked in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Breakneck Tavern

$$$$·American·
Wexford
1,135 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

The Breakneck Tavern prides itself on being what they call a “vintage industrial restaurant.” It holds true to this with railroad décor inside and simple yet classic architecture type outside. The res...

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Casbah

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Shadyside
3,972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

Although its wine selection received an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator, Casbah has much more than just a sophisticated alcohol selection. It focuses on cuisine from the Mediterranean region, ...

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Spirits & Tales

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Oakland
339 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

When it comes to the best breakfast in Pittsburgh, Spirits & Tales is one of the few options that requires visiting a hotel. The Oaklander Hotel, to be exact. This eatery is 10 stories up — offering s...

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Great for Brunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Acorn - Pittsburgh

$$$$·American·
Shadyside
591 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

While Modern American cuisine is the selling point at Acorn, the head chef uses preparation techniques sourced from around the globe. Guests enjoy their cuisine while surrounded by contemporary décor ...

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Great for Brunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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The Foundry Table & Tap

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Downtown
507 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups

Thursday’s Rock-Paper-Scissor Happy Hour — where guests earn free drinks by emerging successfully from the grade-school game — is a huge draw for The Foundry Table & Tap. The metal-strip globes surrou...

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Outdoor Dining in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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The Yard Gastropub Robinson

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Robinson Township
105 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Sports

Citizens in Pittsburgh’s west suburbs once had to drive miles for a taste of The Yard Gastropub. That’s a sacrifice they willingly made. When the new location in Robinson opened — equipped with indust...

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Best Overall in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Walnut Grill - Bridgeville

$$$$·American·
Downtown
846 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating

Like its Wexford counterpart, the Walnut Grill in Bridgeville excels at seafood and American cuisine. The contemporary décor includes a black ceiling with white lighting islands clashing in a unique w...

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