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For 2
Date
Wed, 2/21
Time
9:30 PM
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Willow

4.4
1591 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Proud member of the S+P Restaurant Group with sister restaurants Spoon and BRGR

Voted by Pittsburgh Magazine's 2005 Readers' Poll as one of the Best
New Restaurants and by Pittsburgh Post Gazette as one of 2004's Best Dining Hot New Spots, Willow is recognized for its superb ambiance, simply prepared Contemporary American cuisine and professional tableside service. Willow's name and ambiance reflect the inspiration of its wooded setting, located minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. The unique use of sensual lighting, natural design elements and three fireplaces provide guests with a sophisticated and cozy atmosphere. For business or pleasure, visit their comfortable lounge - the perfect place to entertain.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:00pm
Sunday Dinner: 4:00pm-9:00pm

If you or anyone in your party cannot navigate stairs, please let us know. We will do our very best to seat you on the first floor.
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Phone number
(412) 847-1007
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jacob S. Kuhn
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Private party facilities
There’s always a reason to celebrate! Our newly renovated spaces offer the perfect solution for groups as small as 10 to as large as 150.
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Private party contact
Chelsea Muntz: (412) 847-1007
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Catering
Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions, Holiday Parties, Business Dinners, Baby & Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, Wake Luncheons, Baptisms, Communions/Confirmations. Call our Sales & Special Events Manager, Amanda Kefal to personalize your special event at Willow!
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1591 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.4
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Amore (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great food, the shrimp and grits in particular, crummy service this time.

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EDB44 (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Party of 4 -- All very much enjoyed the food and atmosphere at our table.
After dinner drinks at bar were minorly marred by a bartender who was noticeably unpleasant and little chilliness (sitting by the door). The chilliness was rectified by a small space heater.
No big worries... We will be back!

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vipBurghFoodie (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

First time visit - for business dinner left us very pleased. I had high expectations ( since the place is run by the same group who owns "Spoon" in East End), and Willow totally met them. We arrived earlier and were able to take advantage of the Happy Hour menu. Everything was very reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. For dinner - we opted for variety of small plates instead of entrees: flat bread, mussels, mac and cheese, and crabcakes were outstanding.
If you have not yet tried this place, plan your visit soon!

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The Willow is a very nice restaurant that excelled in customer service. We went on Valentine's Day which they had a special limited menu that we were unaware of and was not given the opportunity to order from the regular menu. So, my fiance and I are dieting and did not eat the dessert that was included in the $65 price of the meal. The food was really tasty and the presentation was appealing.

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My fiance and I went on Valentine's Day. The food was excellent, however, I wasn't please with Willow jacking up their prices in excess of $15 per person because it's Valentine's Day, all with a limited menu. I was never told there was a limited menu, nor was I told that limited menu was $65/person. If I'd have known that, I'd have stayed home and made my fiance dinner instead. A crab cake, a pork chop and a panna cotta dessert should NEVER cost anyone $65. $50, sure. They did have the nerve to tell me that they were offering free Valet Parking, though. It'd have rather parked myself and ordered off of the dinner menu. Just insane.

I will say, the food was excellent, but I would never go back here for any special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Meetup for widowed men and women. Great for conversation.

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Victoria is an amazing personable server. We've had her multiple times and she is great, very attentive but not overbearing.

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Dinners (Pittsburgh)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

We typically go to Willow about once a year. Since the last time we were there, the menu has been quite restricted. I felt like I didn’t have as many options. It could just be my perception but I didn’t enjoy it as much as I have in the past. It was not bad; in fact it was quite good. But it wasn’t exceptional as I previously thought it to be.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Crab cakes we're just like you would get in Maryland.

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Every thing was excellent

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Focused menu with each having some gourmet flair. Each dish selected by our party was rated delicious. Great wine. Pricey, but worth it for that important meeting or special occasion. Attentive service.

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Fantastic service, food and cocktails! Victoria, our waitress, was a delight!

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vipJennifer (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Had not been for brunch before and it turned out to be just as good as dinner. Toward the end of the meal, it got louder as it became more crowded but that is to be expected. Food was amazing, especially as a southern transplant always looking for good grits around here—awesome. Definitely will return!

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johnm (Pittsburgh)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We have been to Willow many times. We are never disappointed. Love the small plates and interesting drinks.

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Good food great service and our server Victoria really knows her stuff.

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