Happy New Year, Pittsburgh! If you’re planning on ringing in the new year late at one of these New Year’s Eve Parties in Pittsburgh (or anywhere else for that matter), You’re going to need a New Year’s Day pick-me-up… here are seven great places for breakfast in Pittsburgh on New Year’s Day. Start the year off right with some wonderful food at any of these local Pittsburgh restaurants.
1. Union Standard
Union Standard’s brunch is the perfect classy antidote to a wild New Year’s Eve. Enjoy delicacies like oysters on the half shell, potato bread and bourbon French toast. If you’re up for it, the cocktails aren’t bad either. The Union Standard is in downtown Pittsburgh. More information can be found HERE.
Whitfield at the Ace Hotel serves up a splendid breakfast with delicious items like bruleéd grapefruit, zucchini bread, blueberry buttermilk pancakes and more. The bright, retro-inspired vibes are fun too. The Whitfield is in East Liberty. More information can be found HERE.
If you’re craving traditional diner fare, you’ll want to try Pamela’s incredible dishes. Chocolate chip banana pancakes, giant crepe hotcakes and an incredible spinach and feta omelet are just a few of the many dishes perfect for your New Year’s brunch. Pamela’s has locations in the Strip District, Shadyside, Mt. Lebanon, Squirrel Hill, Oakland and Millvale. More information can be found HERE.
4. Omni William Penn
The Omni has a spectacular New Year’s Day brunch ready for hungry diners. Get ready for a Steel City Breakfast, which includes three eggs your way, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes and toast. There’s also other good items like lemon ricotta pancakes and croque monsieurs. The Omni William Penn is also located in downtown Pittsburgh. More information can be found HERE.
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The restaurant located in the Fairmont Hotel has an amazing breakfast for New Year’s Day. Start the year off healthy with some avocado toast and fresh squeezed orange juice. If you want to stay in holiday mode, there are sweet items like pain au chocolat and stuffed French toast. The Fairmount is downtown near Market Square. More information can be found HERE.
6. First Watch
The First Watch chains are a must-try around the ‘burgh. They’re also open for New Year’s Day brunch too. Their avocado toast is a local favorite, as is their seasonal items like cinnamon roll waffles and cold brew coffee. More information can be found HERE.
Dubbed the “best breakfast in town” since 1950, you’ll want to try this amazing diner with locations in the Strip District and in Robinson. There are eight different crepes to choose from, as well as solid omelets (try the Bionic one, with sweet and hot sausage, bacon, ham, sausage and three different types of cheeses. More information can be found HERE.
Looking for great places for breakfast in Pittsburgh any time? Try our post on great Pittsburgh breakfasts or see our guide to the best Pittsburgh restaurants for any occassion.