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Cioppino Restaurant, Pittsburgh, PA

Cioppino Restaurant

4.5
4.5
1584 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse
Cioppino is a local gem, tucked away in the Strip District that has been serving steak and seafood classics for more a decade. We offer a refreshing take on fine dining staples, a rotating selection of one-of-a-kind features, and a Saturday Brunch that you can enjoy with your entire group of friends.
Some of our favorites include our Dollar Oyster Nights on Tuesday, Live Music on Fridays and Saturdays, and our $3 Mimosas during Saturday Brunch.
Open Tuesday - Thursday from 4-9 PM (Bar open until 10PM), Friday and Saturday from 4-10 PM (Bar open until 11PM). Stop in and try what Thrillist calls the Best Steak in Pittsburgh. Located at 2350 Railroad St.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 15 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (412) 281-6593
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Robert Carter
  • Private party facilities
    Private Dining Room Accommodates (30) Seated Guests And Offers Complimentary Onsite A/V Capabilities. Accommodating Groups As Large As (80) Seated Guests And Large Standing Receptions. Menus Are Diverse And Vegetarian, Vegan And Gluten-Free Friendly.
  • Private party contact
    Dana Zinsser: (412) 281-6593
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown
  • Cross street
    23rd Street and Railroad Street Off Smallman Street
  • Parking details
    Cioppino offers 2-hour validated parking within the 24th Street parking garage situated above our location.
  • Entertainment
    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.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,584 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

1,584 Reviews
  1. KathleenL

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another great experience. Thank you. We will continue coming for special occasions.

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  2. JPat

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We appreciated our service. The food was acceptable, but was not outstanding and one member of our party had their meal served cold. The staff did a great job making up for it, but we had higher expectations based on the price and reputation.

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  3. Jimmil

    Pittsburgh

    10 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food is way overpriced and quality is just average.

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  4. JoanL

    Pittsburgh

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a great meal. Mela was a very attentive server. We had fish steak and pasta. Everything was delicious. There was music in the lounge which we could hear in the dining room. It was a nice touch. Will definitely be back.

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  5. WestOcDiner

    New York City

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The cioppino entree was very good, the halibut was a small portion, but not a small price. Service was excellent.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our meal was absolutely fabulous!! Our waitress, Olga was helpful, attentive and went above and beyond to make our first experience enjoyable. We will definitely be back!

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  7. AntoniaW

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    An incredible experience! Very classy and the food is delicious! Alex provided an outstanding experience!

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  8. MAWertz

    Pittsburgh

    32 reviews

    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had an excellent evening catching up with friends over great wine, food, and service!

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  9. Jason

    Pittsburgh

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cioppino’s was an excellent restaurant. The service was fantastic. The crab cakes were amazing. The drinks were tasty. My wife and I will definitely be going back again.

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  10. GregR

    Houston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    This used to be our favorite place but not any more. Too loud!! food was ok but for the money I expect better.

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  11. JeannineN

    Pittsburgh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our first time and a fantastic experience. Looking for live jazz, I made a reservation here. I inquired on a local page about seating with a view of the band and an employee saw it and took care of us! The food was incredible, great ambiance, fabulous drink selections, amazing service, and an unexpected bonus was the view of downtown. The noise level was just right. Always a buzz, music was perfect and we could still hear each other talk. We are already planning our next visit.

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  12. LaurenS

    Pittsburgh

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent meal. Really enjoyed! Great place. We celebrated a birthday and they added nice touches to the menu

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  13. BrocP

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice dinner with good service and excellent food.

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  14. JimC

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Chef is too particular and doesn’t allow any changes/substitutions. Salt was used to hide lack of flavor. Atmosphere and staff were fantastic but will never go back unless the chef changes.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was good but nothing special that I would justify a return visit anytime soon the atmosphere did not seem that formal compared to how the restaurant looks from the outside

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  16. MAWertz

    Pittsburgh

    32 reviews

    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had another great experience at Cioppino celebrating a Birthday! The dinner was great - lamb and the pappardelle, beets and greens salad and the endive and arugula salad. Our server Alex was awesome!

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  17. JamirA

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very nice establishment, me and my lady had a great experience for valentines day. Thanks for the great service , we will be back

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  18. KeithF

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was very solid, smaller portion as can be expected. Got the dessert sampler, which was terrible. Staff was amazing with great service.

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  19. Rah1

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Thought the food was relatively disappointing. Soup appetizer was good. But was relatively disappointed in the price and type of steak. Service was decent but the price was a bit too high for what we got. Not sure I'd go back again.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    don't waste your money. food is mediocre at best. i got the chilean sea bass and it was flavorless and it's presentation was straight out of 1990s despite it being one of their most popular dishes. it was boring and lacking seasoning. service was okay. nothing noteworthy. although the host staff was very friendly and inviting. crab dip was mediocre. lacking crab and flavor. we also go the yellowtail crudo app per our servers recommendation. again lacking flavor and was room temperature fish with nothing to it. scallops were just okay. i was so excited to try but was quickly disappointed and won't be back. 200 dollars down the drain.

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  21. AshleyM

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Overpriced for the quality of the food. Their “specialty” dish was nothing special. Bland and mediocre.

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  22. MichaelB

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cioppino was excellent! Service was outstanding as well

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  23. TaylorN

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and presentation was impeccable. We thoroughly enjoyed the live jazz band in the lounge area, and they even went out of their way to print a special menu for my birthday! Would definitely recommend for a nice evening out in Pittsburgh.

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  24. AllysonJ

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    I was surprised at the food menu ….. not extensive at all. Crab cakes underwhelmed me. Great views.

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  25. TonyG

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We absolutely loved the food, drinks, and service! This was our first visit, and will be back to visit again soon.

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  26. LindaH

    Pittsburgh

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best places in Pittsburgh for a celebration. Sit in the bar area for beautiful views of the city.

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was bland. The calamari appetizer was subpar and the papardelle was hard to eat. I added shrimp and seared scallops to it and was charged $16 for 1 soggy scallop. The shrimp was probably the best part of the meal. The dessert sampler was also bland. I expected more for a $200 meal. My husband got the Chilean sea bass and he said it was okay. Jeff, the waiter, was great though. Very attentive and funny.

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  28. Avrey

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was delicious! I Highly recommend stopping by :)

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was amazing! The food, the service, helping making the birthday celebration a night to remember. Thank you so much!
    Cioppino RestaurantResponded on January 31, 2024
    We are delighted to hear you had such a fantastic experience at our restaurant! We’re thrilled to have been a part of making your birthday celebration memorable. Thank you for your kind words, and we hope to welcome you back soon!

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The staff went above and beyond to make us feel special. Thank you so much.

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  31. AimeeY

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Spent my 30th birthday dinner with my best friends in the lounge room. We had a great time. The food was incredible. The service terrific. Even got to enjoy some live jazz.

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  32. MeredithD

    Pittsburgh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful restaurant with generous portions, good service and a wonderful weekend brunch .

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  33. MichaelL

    Pittsburgh

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Thanks to Haley for excellent service to commemorate our Anniversary. She's also an impromptu sommelier! Scallops were excellent, shrimp in cioppiono were enormous, crab cake was great! We'll be back! Cheers!

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  34. KelseyK

    Pittsburgh

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love Cioppino and go here often. We came for NYE dinner. Everyone’s meals were delicious except my mom and sister who got the Chilean sea bass and the pasta dish. it seemed like it was done before everyone else’s and sat under the warmer for a while until our other meals were finished cooking which resulted in the fish being a little overcooked and the pasta came out cold. However, the apps we ordered (shrimp, calamari, burrata) and the other meals (short rib, NY strips, and crab cakes) were excellent. Our server was good but it was a little hard to hear her.

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was fantastic. Chilean Sea Bass was star. Our waiter Jeff was awesome, made great suggestions was attentive as we wanted for nothing.

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  36. JanetS

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and drinks We had a wonderful time and Jeff our waiter was very friendly and helpful

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  37. KathleenL

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always have a pleasant experience at Cioppino's.

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  38. LarryE

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food. Great service. Had a high chair and kids menu.

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  39. HeatherS

    Chile

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    From valet to coat check and everything in between, we had an amazing time. My extra dirty martini was spot on, and the hazelnut crème brûlée was the perfect ending.

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing as always! Mila our waitress was an absolute pleasure and Kim who seated us was lovely to speak with. The food was delicious and the atmosphere is always welcoming and warm.

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You can order delivery directly from Cioppino Restaurant using the Order Online button. Cioppino Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (412) 281-6593.

Cioppino Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 1584 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 15 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Cioppino Restaurant

2350 Railroad St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    23rd Street and Railroad Street Off Smallman Street
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Cioppino offers 2-hour validated parking within the 24th Street parking garage situated above our location.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Robert Carter
  • Entertainment
    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.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (412) 281-6593
  • Private party facilities
    Private Dining Room Accommodates (30) Seated Guests And Offers Complimentary Onsite A/V Capabilities. Accommodating Groups As Large As (80) Seated Guests And Large Standing Receptions. Menus Are Diverse And Vegetarian, Vegan And Gluten-Free Friendly.
  • Private party contact
    Dana Zinsser: (412) 281-6593
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