Fl.2 is the spot to impress someone, whether that’s a client or the person you want to be able to introduce as your boy/girlfriend instead of trailing off after “This is Sam, my…” We may say, “Oh, this old thing?” but inside we’re secretly super impressed that Pittsburgh managed to snag a restaurant like this. You drink might come surrounded by smoke and the upscale-American food includes twists on classics like beef carpaccio with lobster and kewpie mayo and tuna tartare with cured egg yolk.
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Smallman Galley is home to four restaurants that change every 18 months, so head here with a group and bounce around.
Spork in Garfield is one of the most creative restaurants in Pittsburgh - you’ll spend some money but it’s a great special occasion spot.
A Pittsburgh institution for over 25 years, Tessaro’s in Bloomfield is where you go to drink beer, watch the Steelers and Pens, and eat a cheeseburger
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Chaya Japanese Cuisine
If you’re eating sushi while you’re in Pittsburgh, make sure it’s at Chaya in Squirrel Hill.
When you want a interesting cocktail and to play some board games, there’s nowhere better than Mixtape in Garfield.
The Allegheny Wine Mixer
The Allegheny Wine Mixer is one of the best places to drink wine in the whole city.
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