Restaurants and Entertainment

Local Dining 

Ali Baba Restaurant 
404 S Craig St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.682.2829
Long-standing eatery serving fresh and authentic Middle Eastern dishes in a relaxed setting. The restaurant specializes in traditional Middle Eastern fare with a menu that offers hummus and baba ghanooj along with shish kebabs, moussaka, and many other dishes made of beef, chicken, and lamb, as well as vegetarian.

All India 
  315 N. Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.681.6600
Pittsburgh’s finest natural ingredients, choicest meats, seafood and fresh vegetables. - The Indian Food with the variety of meats and vegetables combined with rich curry sauce made up of herbs and spices are mouthwatering.- Every dish is cooked home style.

Bridges Restaurant 
  Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
100 Lytton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.682.6200
Offering daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails, Bridges Restaurant and Lounge features the perfect blend of casual, upscale atmosphere serving eclectic American dishes. Kick off your day with our hot breakfast buffet, enjoy a delicious dinner with family, and unwind with a glass of wine, signature cocktail, or ice cold beer at the lounge.

Casbah Mediterranean Restaurant and Wine Bar
229 S. Highland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412.661.5656
Casbah offers a broad menu focused on Mediterranean-inspired cuisine made from local ingredients. The restaurant prides itself on offering a variety of Old World wines by the glass, along with a craft cocktail liStreet

Girasole Restaurant
733 Copeland Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412. 682.2130
Girasole traverses time, blending the old with the new. The peasant-inspired dishes and stone walls are reminiscent of the old world, and are in direct contrast to the innovative menu, chic patrons and upbeat atmosphere.

La Feria - Peruvian Cuisine |
5527 Walnut Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412. 682.4501
La Feria offers healthy comfort food prepared with fresh, local ingredients as well as spices, herbs and aji peppers imported from Peru. All dishes are either traditional or fusion.

Lucca Ristorante & Wine Bar 
317 S Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412. 682.3310
Trattoria turning out Tuscan classics in a space decorated with Italian-style artwork.

Mad Mex Oakland 
  370 Atwood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.681.5656
The restaurant spins an American food mashup of Mexican, Southeast Asian, and Spanish. The chef is not scared to put fun things together if they taste good.

Pamela's 
3703 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412. 683.4066
Charming, retro breakfast & lunch spot for specialty crepe-hotcakes, omelets & burgers.    Cash only. A favorite place for students.

The Porch at Schenley
221 Schenley Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412.987.6724
Creating simple, delicious, scratch-made food using fresh ingredients from the local partners and farms, The Porch is an authentic everyday experience for a casual meal, a special occasion destination, and a great place to enjoy the sights and sounds of Oakland while unwinding with a cold drink with new friends or old.

SOBA
5847 Ellsworth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412.362.5656
Soba is a Pan-Asian restaurant and lounge located in an old brick Shadyside row house. With its cascading water wall, glass staircase and hand-painted murals, this beautiful space makes an immediate impression on customers. The spacious lounge and multiple dining nooks allow soba to serve as both a hangout for cocktails and a dining destination.

Steel Cactus Restaurant and Cantina
5505 Walnut Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412.709.6444
A perfect place for a lunch, dinner, margaritas or a favorite beer, the Steel Cactus provides an open kitchen complete with Chef's Table and warm décor using 100 year old wood and riveted steel for its finishes.

Tana Ethiopian Cuisine
5929 Baum Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412.665.2770
Tana Ethiopian cuisine offers a great variety of entrées featuring dishes made of beef, chicken, and lamb, as well as the vegetarian’s delights such as vegetables, split peas, lentils and salad. The restaurant uses herbs and spices imported directly from Ethiopia in all of the dishes to provide the guests with a unique taste.

The Square Cafe
1137 South Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
412.244.8002
The Café has designed a seasonal menu that provides guests with delectable dishes to please every palate. The menu features a variety of options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free guests. Square’s friendly and knowledgeable staff is there to accommodate different tastes and dietary needs.

 Umi Japanese Restaurant
5849 Ellsworth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412.362.6198
Umi is proud to feature many items previously unavailable in the area, our commitment to quality ingredients assures freshness. Our fish is flown in from across the world allowing us an uncompromised selection — at times leading to slightly higher pricing to ensure freshness and quality. The restaurant continues to introduce the area to new ideas and new concepts in dining.

Union Grill
413 S Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412. 681.8620
Bustling spot popular with the college crowd & known for piled-high burgers & waffle-cut fries.

Yuva India Kitchen + Bar
412 S Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412. 681.5700
Large scenic photos of India accent the walls of this stylish eatery prepping traditional dishes. Indian wine, beer, and remarkable food!