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ELEVEN

4.8
4.8
5317 Reviews
$50 and over
American
ELEVEN, where Downtown meets the Strip, is the eleventh & most innovative restaurant from the big Burrito Restaurant Group. CONTEMPORARY American flavors are combined with invention to create a fresh & truly original menu. The KITCHEN, the center of Eleven’s high-energy urban atmosphere, is where indigenous & seasonal ingredients provide inspiration for Chef Eli Wahl & his team. ELEVEN CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN - Complex flavors, simply prepared.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 26 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American, Continental

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (412) 201-5656

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Eli Wahl

  • Catering

    Off-site catering is available through "Big Catering", part of the big Burrito Restaurant Group. For information please call (412) 361-3272 ex 210.

  • Private party facilities

    ELEVEN can accommodate private parties of up to 36 guests (options available for larger groups.) Additional amenities for private parties include: TV/DVD, conference phone, wireless access, and laptop/projector hook ups. Food and beverage minimums apply; deposit required.

  • Private party contact

    Jennifer Johnson: (412) 201-5656

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Cross street

    12th St.

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 5,317 people are saying

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

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Pittsburgh / Western PA

    American

  • Pittsburgh

    American

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  1. PF

    PatriciaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was wonderful. The food was spectacular. Tasty, nice presentation. A tad overpriced but no issues with anything. The ambience was warm and welcoming. Highly recommend this restaurant.
  2. DB

    DrBizzle

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    One of the best restaurants in Pittsburgh. Usually very consistent in all ways, but not at the top of their game this time: Server was a bit irritable and not engaging. My swordfish was over-cooked, had a soggy-texture and lacked a little flavor. My dining companions also thought things were a little off. Of course, we’re not giving up on Eleven.
  3. SV

    SanaView

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This has been a favorite restaurant for me and my son ever since he was about 10 years old and could begin to appreciate fine food and great service. We go to Eleven for most of our special occasions and after enjoying his 25th birthday dinner there last night, this amazing place keeps getting even better and better. Now I wish there were more vegetarian entrees but I'm sure they would have made us something custom if we had asked. We enjoyed every bite regardless and can't wait to return.
  4. LU

    LookingUpIndaBurgh

    Pittsburgh

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It has been a while since we were last at Eleven, so it is great to see post-COVID that everything is back to its previous great standards. Service was excellent. Our waitress was very well versed in all of the dishes. Because of a food allergy she had the chef exclude tofu from one of our appetizers. Scallops were perfectly cooked. Braised beef creatively served in a medley of nuts and sauces. For dessert we had the "apple" special which was replete with apple flavor and appearance but at the same time constructed of white chocolate. Cocktails and wine were excellent. Great to have such a reliable high end restaurant in da Burgh.
  5. BJ

    BJackaon

    Jacksonville

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    Clueless server that couldn’t time empty drinks, undercooked mussels, or simple check in for food needs.
  6. d

    dennis

    Pittsburgh

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is the best restaurant in PIttsburgh in our opinion. The food is spectacular but the service even exceeds the food. This is our place of choice for special occasions and when we have out of town guest.
  7. AD

    AngeloD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First trip to eleven for brunch on Sunday, the atmosphere was great, quiet and relaxing, we ordered the brunch with appetizer, entree and Bloody Mary. The service was outstanding and they made sure we had everything we needed. Will definitely be back for happy hour and dinner in the near future.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Waiters were excellent, efficient, and friendly. Food was more than ample, delicious, and unique.
  9. JA

    JAR7

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food, great service, and nice atmosphere. Highly recommend.
  10. MB

    MeganB

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Eleven has always been a favorite of mine. I took guests from out of town for dinner and they loved it. Although it was a busy evening we were attended to in the utmost timely manner.
  11. L

    Live2fish

    Chicago

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Eleven was the standout dining experience we had during a several day stay in Pittsburgh. Great food, service and ambience, and an excellent wine list
  12. EF

    ElaineF

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really enjoyed. Great food great service
  13. BB

    BruceB

    Naples

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful brunch before the matinee with generous portions, flavorful appetizers, and imaginative entrees. Included cocktails added to the fun.
  14. TH

    TylerH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Impeccable food and outstanding service, we will definitely be returning!
  15. DD

    DanD

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great meal at one of Pittsburghs best restaurants. Not an extensive menus but quality abounds as every aspect of our meal was delicious. We chose this restaurant as a birthday dinner for our sons 21st birthday. I could never say what my favorite meal or restaurant in my lifetime but this place is in the running.
  16. 1

    1111

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Another great anniversary dinner at Eleven on 11/11. Thank you for getting our favorite table. We love the restaurant. Great service. Salad was perfect and vegan diner was great (little salty though ? ) Let the vegetables speak for themselves. We did not get the drink we ordered but it was ok. Value no longer seems to be there at 2 smaller food items and 4 expensive non mixology cocktails for around $125. Plus tip. Your valet needs attention. It was raining, but you are using the traffic lanes which was dangerous.
  17. DC

    DC7223

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our first time at Eleven (and in Pittsburg) and what an amazing dining experience. All courses that the two of us ordered were incredible. We started with cheeses, breads and the tuna tartare. The bread, made in-house, had the perfect external crisp. The walnut/cranberry (with sea salt?) slices were addictive. The Ricotta Cavatelli was phenomenal, both in presentation and taste. The best dish of the evening. The pork chop was cooked a perfect medium and presented sliced and not bone-in chop form. The spaetzle and spouts accompanied the pork wonderfully. Perhaps the only ‘down’ was the dessert selection. The Candy Bar is too large, too dense and otherwise underwhelming. Would still go back a 100xs.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely dinner. Quiet upstairs very nice. Excellent food, wine and service.
  19. m

    maryjoa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    THE FOOD AND SERVICE WERE TERRIFIC !! VERY IMPRESSED ...THIS MADE FOR A VERY PLEASURABLE DINING EXPERIENCE.
  20. HL

    HayleyL

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    We went for my fiancé’s bday with two other guests. The best meal seemed to be the hamburger. Surprising for such a nice Restaurant. Our salmon wasn’t anything special and another guest got the squash cavatelli and she hardly touched it, it was soupy almost. Deserts were good, appetizers were ok. We ordered the meatball but it was like a white sauce on it. The tuna appetizer looked like ham salad, very unappetizing looking and not very tasty. The oysters were good but not very flavorful. Waiter was amazing. Drinks were ok. For the 4 of us (two who got a burger and noodle dish) it was $400.
  21. m

    michaelc

    Pittsburgh

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service. Great for couples and small groups.
  22. m

    markl

    Pittsburgh

    20 reviews

    1.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience2
    This had been our "go to" restaurant for years. It's also now in dire need of a reinvention or makeover. It's a tired spot. Ambiance like dining in a cave - super dark. Food was wildly disappointing - second experience in a row (Ravioli's swimming in cream and cheese, overdone Halibut, underdone Scallop). Zero nuance. Best part of dinner was the bread. Valet now $6 plus tip. Crazy for a distant trip to the city for a special meal. This place has lost it's spark. Will not return unless there is news of a new chef and menu. TIRED SPOT.
  23. b

    bweeznas

    Pittsburgh

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing! The desserts were fabulous and kept on giving! And waitstaff suggestions were absolutely spot on!
  24. RB

    RobertB

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience5
    Visited for Sunday brunch. Food and drinks were excellent. However, service left something to be desired. It was slow and drinks (which we had to remind/ask about) came after the appetizers. I would visit again, though, for the food and environment.
  25. KB

    KennethB

    Philadelphia

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall2food4service2ambience3
    Entire visit was ruined by very poor communication and executive decision making by server. Brunch is setup for prix fixe. Which includes a cocktail, app, and entree. However; our waitress asked for our drink order prior to giving us the brunch menu showing the qualifying cocktails (which were the exact same price as what we ordered). When she took our order, we explained we weren't aware that only certain cocktails were eligible and could we still do the prix fixe, even with a small additional fee. She said, "no, you have to order 2 more drinks" with the prix fixe. I explained we weren't interested in additional drinks as it was 12:30 pm. She shrugged and walked away. I paid $5 more for my entree and a drink, with no app, than I would have for the prix fixe. It's an $80 brunch, so $5 isn't a big deal, but the lack of communication (when we ordered) and lack of customer service (caring and making things 'right') was terrible. Ruined our experience and will not recommend or return.
  26. ML

    MarkL

    Pittsburgh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious and top notch. We arrived 20 minutes early and enjoyed cocktails in the bar area. The banana foster dessert might be one of the best desserts in all of Pittsburgh!
  27. g

    gmjj

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Enjoyed dinner very much... excellent oysters!!! Love the bread basket. Our server was personable and professional. Thank you!
  28. MM

    MMTT

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience3
    Food and service was excellent. Music in the restaurant was much too loud - unable to hear conversation at a table for 4 on the lower level. And no, I am not hearing impaired. There are other venues if I want music. However, when paying $$$ for dinner, one should be able to hear companions.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 3, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Food was incredible
  30. R

    Raymond

    Pittsburgh

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our food was excellent as usual. Had dinner at the bar and the service was great. Was disappointed that the Trefethen Merlot was removed from the wine by the glass list.
  31. L

    Luv2winedine

    Palm Springs

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friends who haven’t seen each other in years! We had a wonderful time and when food and service are this good it just makes for a great experience. Thank you!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Excellent but pricey
  33. c

    cakeangel

    Pittsburgh

    25 reviews

    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday dinner was delicious. Salmon was perfect and sherbet dessert tasty
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Food was very good, I didn’t like the chicken too much but other than that it was a good experience.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food!
  36. JE

    JanE

    Pittsburgh

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    First courses - tuna tartare, salad and calamari all great! Chicken nothing special for the price. Pasta dish sent back too salty. Service great. Good cosmos.
  37. CB

    CaraB

    Pittsburgh

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great time with our friends and our server was marvelous!
  38. MM

    MeghanM

    Pittsburgh

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic meal and service for a special occasion. Eleven is truly one of Pittsburgh’s gems. Overall, great food, great service, and amazing ambiance.
  39. AP

    APal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and good service. Was a great place to bring my guests who were from out of town.
  40. B

    Bossmare

    Greensboro

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband doesn’t often send compliments back to the chef, but he did after our excellent meal of tuna tartare and hanger steak. Freshest tasting tuna starter and the beef could not have been more tender or flavorful. Attentive service from Gus, or waiter. Really an outstanding evening out.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

ELEVEN offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (412) 201-5656.

ELEVEN is rated 4.8 stars by 5317 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 26 times today
Google Map for ELEVEN

1150 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Additional information

  • Cross street

    12th St.

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Continental

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Eli Wahl

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (412) 201-5656

  • Catering

    Off-site catering is available through "Big Catering", part of the big Burrito Restaurant Group. For information please call (412) 361-3272 ex 210.

  • Private party facilities

    ELEVEN can accommodate private parties of up to 36 guests (options available for larger groups.) Additional amenities for private parties include: TV/DVD, conference phone, wireless access, and laptop/projector hook ups. Food and beverage minimums apply; deposit required.

  • Private party contact

    Jennifer Johnson: (412) 201-5656

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