Highest-rated restaurants in Pittsburgh, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Pittsburgh, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Pittsburgh using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Pizzaiolo Primo

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (354 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8 Market Sq, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1813
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#29. Tako

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (264 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 214 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3102
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#28. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (376 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 247 N Shore Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5860
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#27. Fat Head's South Side Saloon

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (712 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1805 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
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#26. Turkish Grille

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (104 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Turkish, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 272 Melwood Ave North Oakland, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1688
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#25. Noodlehead

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (228 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Price: $
- Address: 242 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3937
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#24. Kaya

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (466 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428
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#23. Eddie Merlot's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (354 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 444 Liberty Ave Ste 100 Four Gateway Center, Corner of Liberty Avenue and Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1220
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#22. Union Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (319 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 413 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3708
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#21. Butcher and the Rye

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (431 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 212 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3102
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#20. Burgatory

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (380 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 342 N Shore Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5870
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#19. Condado Tacos

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (257 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $
- Address: 971 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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#18. DeLuca's Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (507 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 2015 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4417
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#17. Casbah

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (382 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Mediterranean
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
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#16. Tessaro's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (357 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4601 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1922
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#15. Pamela's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (525 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 5527 Walnut St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2350
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#14. Gaucho Parrilla Argentina

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (799 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 146 6th St Caddy-corner to Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4322
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#13. Everyday noodles

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (218 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5875 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1601
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#12. Central Diner & Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (630 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Greek
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6408 Steubenville Pike, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-1004
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#11. Monterey Bay Fish Grotto

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,033 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1411 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1165
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#10. Eleven

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (829 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1150 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4206
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#9. The Capital Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (752 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 301 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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#8. Proper Brick Oven and Tap Room

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (673 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 139 7th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3403
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#7. Pamela's Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (986 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 60 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4436
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#6. Pamela's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (318 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3408
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#5. Altius

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (810 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1230 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1204
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#4. Point Brugge Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (426 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Belgian, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 401 Hastings St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-4505
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#3. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (246 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 501 Grant St Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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#2. Pasha Cafe Lounge

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cafe, Turkish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 808 Ivy St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2465
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#1. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (473 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 242 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1176
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