The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Pittsburgh

The OpenTable Team

"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!

Restaurants:Revival on Lincoln, Walnut Grill - Wexford, Carmella's Plates and Pints
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Wexford

Revival on Lincoln

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
582 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
If “high-end” doesn’t come to someone’s mind while trying to find the best breakfast in Pittsburgh, they’ve never visited the Revival on Lincoln. The building is one of the most hiRead more
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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Walnut Grill - Wexford

$$$$·American·
Wexford
953 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
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 meanRead more

Carmella's Plates and Pints

$$$$·American·
Downtown
310 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • 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 hRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Paris 66

$$$$·French·
Shadyside
1,638 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Romantic
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 puRead more
87% recommended
Great for Lunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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Atria's - Mt. Lebanon

$$$$·American·
Mt. Lebanon
770 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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 visitoRead more
97% recommended
American in Pittsburgh

Juniper Grill - Murrysville

$$$$·Southwest·
Murrysville
523 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
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 JunRead more
95% recommended

The Abbey on Butler Street

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Lawrenceville
548 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fun
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 strRead more
94% recommended
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Cranberry

$$$$·American·
Cranberry
1,936 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
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 experRead more
95% recommended
American in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Breakneck Tavern

$$$$·American·
Wexford
847 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
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 tRead more
99% recommended
Great for Lunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Grandview Saloon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mt. Washington
96 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The Grandview Saloon easily lives up to its name thanks to an upper deck that looks out over the city to famous sites like PNC Park and Heinz Field. It's bn operating since 1992, aRead more
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Casbah

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Shadyside
3,542 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
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 MeRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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Lidia's Pittsburgh

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
4,867 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Occupying its own little area nearby PNC Park, Benedum Center and the Heinz History Museum, Lidia’s has brought a taste of New York to Southeastern Pennsylvania. The unique chandelRead more
85% recommended
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Ten Penny

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,510 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Happy Hour
When patrons see the wooden sign featuring the giant “P” on the corner of 10th and Penn, they know they’ve found their way to Ten Penny. The interior is just as eclectic as the eyeRead more
91% recommended
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Spirits & Tales

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Oakland
226 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
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 stoRead more
83% recommended
Great for Brunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Acorn - Pittsburgh

$$$$·American·
Shadyside
414 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
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 byRead more
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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The Foundry Table & Tap

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Downtown
309 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Casual
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 metalRead more
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

The Yard Gastropub Robinson

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Robinson Township
88 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Great Beer
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 — Read more
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Walnut Grill - Bridgeville

$$$$·American·
Downtown
770 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
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 clRead more

Union Standard

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Downtown
785 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Business Meals
Anyone wondering about the standard for brunch in Downtown Pittsburgh need only look at the name: Union Standard. It has a variety of brunch cocktails, ranging from Coffee Negroni Read more
90% recommended
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