Pittsburgh Restaurants - South Side and Station Square
17th Street Cafe
This comfortable, unpretentious restaurant, located one block away from the clamor of Carson Street, features fresh continental cuisine. A bit crowded on City Theater nights.
Located adjacent to the Holiday Inn Express South Side, Abruzzi's is a comfortable family-style restaurant serving freshly prepared authentic Italian cuisine.
Open since 1996, Bruschetta's on Carson Street is known for its signature veal and pasta dishes, and large salads. Lunch features "Create Your Own Pasta" and, true to the restaurant's name, bruschetta is served with every meal. Closed on Sunday.
Buca di Beppo
This nationwide chain specializes in authentic immigrant southern Italian food, served family style. The dishes are all large enough to share with the table (from 2-4 people). Pittsburgh area locations include Robinson Town Centre and Station Square.
Riviera-inspired French and Italian cuisine includes seafood, with some meat and vegetarian dishes in the mix. Scrumptious desserts and an award-winning wine list round out the dining experience.
Cafe Du Jour
This french bistro-style restaurant offers an open-kitchen atmosphere. Alcohol is not served, but you can BYOB. There is a $2-per-wine-glass fee or $2 per table fee if you bring your own wine glasses. Lunch and dinner, Tuesday - Saturday.
Thirteen varieties of wings, 'headwiches,' burgers, ribs, and more at 1802 Carson Street on Pittsburgh's South Side.
The food is excellent, but the surroundings are even better! Located in the magnificently restored P&LE train station, the Grand Concourse is best known for its Sunday Brunch, voted 'Best Sunday Brunch' for many years by readers of Pittsburgh Magazine.
Fresh seafood and dressings, spicy sauces, a hint of Asian... Houlihan's offers an eclectic menu of appetizers, sandwiches, salads and entrees at five Pittsburgh area mall locations - the Mall at Robinson, Monroeville Mall, Station Square, the Galleria in Mt. Lebanon and Pittsburgh Mills.
Joe's Crab Shack
Good seafood in a fun environment is what you'll find at this Landry owned chain. The patio and the kid's sand lot make it great for families. Don't miss the crab! Two Pittsburgh locations - Station Square and Robinson Township (adjacent to the Mall at Robinson).
Kiku Japanese Restaurant
Authentic Japanese is served at this Station Square restaurant, praised for its sashimi, tempura, and sushi bar. The atmosphere is quiet and serene -- almost Zen-like -- and the servers are polite and attentive. Not a great place for kids, but the food is amazing if you like real Japanese cuisine.
Reminiscent of a French country inn, Le Pommier provides elegant French dining in a cozy, comfortable setting. Located in the oldest storefront building on Pittsburgh's historic South Side. Don't miss the sidewalk cafe, wonderful wine list and regional dinner series.
Winner of numerous awards from Pittsburgh Magazine, CityPaper, and InPittsburgh, this elegant South Side establishment offers Spanish continental cuisine including fresh seafood.
Authentic Northern Italian cuisine accompanied by jazz and blues on the weekends makes this a very popular dining spot on Carson Street in the South Side.
Sushi Two offers a variety of authentically prepared Japanese delicacies in the dining room, sushi bar or private Zashiki Room, where you and your guests will be treated to service at a low table in traditional Japanese style. You can take classes to learn how to prepare Sushi too!
Thai Me Up
This Thai restaurant on Pittsburgh South Side is primarily a takeout stop, although they do have about 30 tables. Fairly inexpensive, but good.
Bring together vegetarian and vegan food, eclectic antiques and fine art, and you have the fun, funky Zenith vegetarian restaurant on Pittsburgh's historic South Side.