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About The Terrace Room
The Terrace Room offers fine cuisine in an atmosphere of classic elegance and historical ambiance. Conveniently located in the renowned Omni William Penn Hotel in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, the Terrace Room is close to all that Pittsburgh offers. Regarded for decades as one of Pittsburgh's most historic dining rooms, this traditional restaurant is perfect for a casual luncheon with friends or business associates, a family celebration, or an intimate dinner. The menu is diverse, and offers plentiful selections prepared with fresh local ingredients that speak to our Chef's personality and creativity. Enjoy a variety of fine sustainable seafood, steaks, and other daily features served with an extra helping of warm hospitality.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
American, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast 6:30AM to 11:00AM Monday through Friday
7:00AM to 12:00 Noon on Saturday
Lunch 11:00Am to 2:00PM Monday through Saturday
Dinner 5:00PM to 10:00PM Monday through Saturday
Sunday Brunch 11:00AM-2:00PM
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Live entertainment every Friday evening from 5:00PM - 8:00PM in the Palm Court Lounge located on the Terrace Room Loggia.
Professional Catering Staff to coordinate events of any size.
Dinner and Sunday Brunch customers receive complimentary valet parking. Public Parking available adjacent to the Terrace Room in the Mellon Square Garage, Monday-Friday before 4:00 PM, rates are hourly. Weekend rates are $5.00.
The "T" Light Rail system located on Grant Street across from the Restaurant @ Steel Plaza Station. Port Authority Transit Bus Stop located on Oliver Avenue and 6th Avenue next to hotel.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Various promotional and Holiday events throughout the year include Holiday brunches during Easter and Mother's day, Thanksgiving & Christmas dinner, and a NewYear's Eve special dinner celebration.
From the moment you step foot inside, you are captivated by the beauty of the Terrace Room, with its original molded plaster ceiling, mahogany arches and the striking wall mural titled “The Taking of Fort Pitt.” Let the culinary team create the perfect menu and become part of our history.
The Terrace Room Ratings and Reviews
Food was excellent for all 5 in our party, and the wait staff and other employees were gracious and courteous. The ambiance and beauty of the room really added to the atmosphere, and we never felt rushed despite a full dining room. Also a great place to have an after dinner drink adjacent to the restaurant.
What the terrace room offers in space, ambiance, and service, does not translate to the menu. Our waiter was good at his role, speaking to the food and coming to check on us. Management did a good job, collecting items when he was occupied and things ran well. That is where the good ends. It was Valentine’s Day, and they elected to go with a pre-defined menu, with limited options, and food that was prepared earlier in the day. I would understand if the place was a zoo, but it was Valentine’s Day and they did not bring the dining area to capacity as my wife and I left around 8:00PM. They served a puff pastry of sorts to start. It ended up being a dry piece of dough, drizzled with lemon, and topped with 2 slices of red pepper. After, we proceeded with an order of the mushroom ravioli and blue crab soup. The soup was the tastiest thing we would eat all night. Had we known, we would of asked for double soup, and less sadness. The raviolis were dry on the edges and not flavorful or appetizing. They resembled a dish that had spent most of its time underneath McDonalds fry heat lamps. After that was a shot of berries and champagne. The berries became stuck and it tasted like a muddled champagne, it cleansed nothing. We then moved on to the entree which for her was linguini, scallops, and shrimp covered with a cream sauce. The sauce was bland and flavorless, but since you order everything to start we did not know this so we ran the gauntlet of 2 pasta dishes and got ran over. I had the lamb with vegetables and a potato cake. The potato cake was not bad. The lamb was ordered med-rare and came out like it had been left over the fire all night long. Grey the entire way through. It was a sad. Dessert was then served and I don’t remember much of that. We were already disappointed with everything. We didn’t finish the wine. Paid our 200+ dollar bill and went home. I would not recommend this place unless you are a guest at the hotel and prefer not to leave your room.
Very bad experience.. It took forever to get the food ready .. The food was not good at all .. they had some kind of event which was so noisy .. Snd at the end the credit card system was broke so we had to wait about 20 minuets to use the old paying system .. Overall I won’t recommend it for anybody
We went here for brunch to celebrate our anniversary but decided to get the breakfast buffet instead. They had scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, bacon, shrimp and grits, biscuits and gravy and an omelette station. They also had fruit, cheese, cereal, yogurt, deviled eggs, different breads with an array of butters and jams. The omelette was good but small. They ran out of shrimp and grits, cheese, bagels, and pastries and did not replenish which was disappointing. The server was very nice and attentive. The mimosa was good, the mojito was too sweet. The ambiance is great! They gave us our first two drinks on the house for our anniversary which was so nice!!
The restaurant is very elegant, the hotel is incredible but the ambiance was not a “young” environment. The meal courses were good and bad. We ordered two main entrees that we had to returned because pasta was not well prepared that day. After we received the new entree we noticed a difference, we preferred the tenderloin with smashed potatoes, the meat was amazing and incredible tender as it should be but the potatoes were instant and not real.
Overall we enjoy the experience but it isn’t a place I will return, besides the food there is some other factors in our decision.
My daughter and I have dined here before, and it's always enjoyable. It's convenient to the theater and other downtown attractions, which makes it a great place to eat when we are out for the evening. This time, though, I felt as if the menu was a little less impressive than it has been in the past, a little more standard "hotel restaurant" food with nothing that really stood out. Our meals were good, but I was looking for something a little less "meh." I had the prime rib, since I rarely have that when dining out, and it was very good (huge portion!). Our waiter provided us with impeccable service.
This was our first time dining in the Terrace Room. We were very pleased with our experience. The salmon, sides, and salad were all delicious. They have a great selection of wines. Our server helped us make our choices. I'm sorry I can't remember our server's name but he did a wonderful job. Dinner was served at a nice pace. The room itself is beautiful and there is plenty of room between the tables. I would highly recommend the Terrace Room and look forward to eating there again.
We enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at The Terrace Room and the menu was quite nice, including the autumn inspired cocktails. The food was good and we enjoyed the traditional sides and dessert being served "family style". The atmosphere was both fancy and comfortable. Our servers were pleasant and attentive, but we did wait a little longer than expected in between courses. Overall, a nice experience.
I’ve been going to the Terrace Room for many years, especially on Thanksgiving. The Palm Court is beautifully decorated for Christmas, the food is always innovative and excellent, and the staff is a delightful mix of longstanding and experienced servers from around the world.
There is nothing about it that I don’t like.
I started going with my father, then my husband. Since they’ve both passed away, I now go with my son, who drives up from D.C. just for the occasion. We wouldn’t miss it.
Wonderful experience at the Terrace Room. Beautiful, historic hotel with wonderful architecture. The Sunday Brunch menu was wonderful, with an optional buffet. My wife and daughter ordered off the menu, I went for the buffet. The food was excellent. Our server, John, was polite and attentive. Great experience. Will certainly go back.
I was taking a coworker out to lunch and she suggested The Terrace Room. I was a little surprised she wanted to go there with all the trendy places downtown, but I was pleasantly surprised. Of course, it's gorgeous but the food was equally as lovely. Our server was down-to-earth and took good care of us. I got the chicken soup and the brussel sprouts app for my entree and both were delicious. The chicken soup was pure comfort food and the brussels were addicting. My coworker got the chicken caesar salad which she enjoyed, and we shared a molten chocolate cake for dessert. It was very cocoa-y and not too sweet. I'd go back in a heartbeat!
Was not sure what to expect since I had never stopped by the hotel or the seen the restaurant before. I was a little concerned in that it was a smaller crowd for such a spacious location. The restaurant has a casual elegance about it with comfortable seating throughout. The menu offered a short but interesting list of options and the special for the evening complimented the rest of the menu and gained support from two at our table. The service was what set this place apart from other restaurants I have visited during my Pittsburgh business trips. Our server was both knowledgeable as well as entertaining with a great sense of humor that kept us bantering throughout the meal.... without taking away from a great dining experience. If there is a negative it would be the distance to the restrooms from the dining room... in no way a deal-killer...but you've got to plan ahead.
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