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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 Tastemaker 20. 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
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Revival on Lincoln

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
411 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
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
89% recommended
Contemporary American in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Walnut Grill - Wexford

$$$$·American·
Wexford
878 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Great for Lunch
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
Outdoor Dining in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Carmella's Plates and Pints

$$$$·American·
Downtown
232 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
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
100% recommended
Best Food in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Paris 66

$$$$·French·
Shadyside
1,526 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
88% recommended

Atria's - Mt. Lebanon

$$$$·American·
Mt. Lebanon
642 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • 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
90% recommended

Juniper Grill - Murrysville

$$$$·Southwest·
Murrysville
434 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • 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 JunRead more
100% recommended

The Abbey on Butler Street

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Lawrenceville
486 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
89% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Cranberry

$$$$·American·
Cranberry
1,425 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
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
93% recommended
Most Booked in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Breakneck Tavern

$$$$·American·
Wexford
700 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
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
92% recommended

Grandview Saloon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mt. Washington
95 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
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
3,284 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
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
92% recommended
Most Booked in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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Lidia's Pittsburgh

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
4,867 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
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
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Ten Penny

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,400 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
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

Spirits & Tales

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Oakland
103 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating
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
84% recommended
Scenic View in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Acorn - Pittsburgh

$$$$·American·
Shadyside
290 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • 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 byRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

The Foundry Table & Tap

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
233 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • 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 metalRead more
Good for Groups in Pittsburgh / Western PA
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The Yard Gastropub Robinson

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Robinson Township
72 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
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
91% recommended
Kid Friendly in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Union Standard

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Downtown
640 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • 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
91% recommended
Great for Lunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Walnut Grill - Bridgeville

$$$$·American·
Downtown
710 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • 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
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Vilka bistro - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
South Hills
157 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
The owners of the Vilka Bistro say that it’s a blend of Los Angeles, NYC and South Beach. One look at the interior décor — featuring avant-garde paintings, modern lighting and vessRead more
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