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Lidia's Pittsburgh

4117 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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Lidia’s Pittsburgh opened in March of 2001, only two years after Lidia Bastianich and her son Joseph Bastianich opened the popular Lidia’s Kansas City, their first venture outside of Manhattan.

Lidia’s Pittsburgh menu concept is a combination of the New York restaurants, Felidia and Becco.

Lidia's is located downtown in the strip district near the Heinz History Center, Benedum Center, Heinz Hall, Byham Theater, PNC Park, and PPG Paints Arena so it's the perfect place to enjoy a great meal before your event.

The menu features a daily pasta tasting, with homemade pastas that incorporate the season's freshest ingredients in addition to hearty Italian favorites such as the osso bucco, a braised heritage pork shank with barley risotto, the scallopine of chicken breast with roasted lemon, capers, and olives, and grilled salmon filet with seasonal contorni.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 4:30pm-6:30pm
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Phone number
(412) 552-0150
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Daniel Walker
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Cross street
15th Street
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Parking details
We offer on valet and public parking. Street parking is also available near the restaurant.
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Special events & promotions
Please join us for our Spring Garden Dinner on June 12th hosted by Lidia Bastianich. We will be offering a delectable 4 course dinner designed by Lidia for $55/person. To see the full menu being offered please go to our website We will be taking reservations throughout the evening starting at 5pm and ending at 8:30pm. Space is limited for the event so please either call 412-552-0150 to make you reservation or mark that you would like to attend the Spring Garden Dinner in the special requests section when making it through OpenTable.
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Private Dining

The seasonal private dining menus capture the warmth of Lidia’s cuisine, evoking an authentic Italian meal in a lovely environment. Italian favorites are highlights of our three to four course dinner options along with our antipasti rustic buffet settings.

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What 4117 People Are Saying
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CincyMike (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

The wait staff was knowledgeable and attentive, but not overbearing. I had the chef's three pasta special, which changes daily. All three pastas were delicious, and it was more than reasonably priced. If you want Italian head to the Strip District for a great meal.

vipJuan (Jacksonville)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Service was inconsistent. Food quality good. They corrected mistakes; seems restaurant had eventful evening. Desserts were very good. Would consider again

Mamas2Dukes (Louisville)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food was tasty, but everything was served lukewarm. Pretty disappointing

vipYidd (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Get the pasta trio or gnocchi.

5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Our brunch waitress Laura was wonderful - attentive, knowledgeable, warm personality and genuinely wanted us to have our best possible experience.

Pasta was to die for, as was the dessert bar. Laura didn't bat an eye when we asked for tweaks to the pasta due to preferences.

We loved it, and look forward to returning the next time we're in PGH.

Pammy (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious. There are so many interesting combinations on the menu, it was hard to choose!!

5.0  Dined 5 days ago

we had an excellent dinner and the staff was attentive, but not hovering. We were seated at our reservation time, and our waiters were friendly, helpful and very efficient.

vipWhiskey22 (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Service, value and ambiance was very good. Food was good, but felt overall 3 stars. Nothing really wowed me. Seems like a nice Italian spot. Def the pasta trio sampler is the way to go. Will visit this place again. I liked the experience and good selection and good priced bottles of wine.

StuG123 (Toronto)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Was good, I'd say just OK. With a little moe effort, could be much better. Food was OK, service was average, initial seating and greeting was poor, for example, had reservation but valet wasn't even there.

ljsbru (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

interesting menu, great service. nice atmosphere