Mount Washington not only boasts incredible views, there are lots of Mt. Washington restaurants on what many dub “restaurant row.” There’s the traditional LeMont, Vue 412 serving American fare and splendid seafood dishes at the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto. Here are some great Mt. Washington restaurants,
Modern fine dining is at its best at Altius, who boasts scenic city views. Start off with chilled oysters, then enjoy entrees like an Australian lamb rack. Whimsical desserts are available to end your meal, like a homemade dreamsicle pop, made with citrus cotton candy, orange cream, lemon olive oil cake, meringue, white chocolate and a crispy white chocolate cookie. For more information on Altius, click HERE.
The LeMont calls itself “the place for special occasions.” This iconic Mt. Washington restaurant is a great place for weddings, rehearsal dinners, anniversaries, birthdays and more. The LeMont serves up big juicy steaks, strong cocktails and of course their signature coconut cake. For more information on the LeMont, click HERE.
The large, multi-room Vue 412 serves typical American fare like chicken romano with fettuccine in a saffron cream sauce. An amazing prime rib in a roasted garlic au jus and boursin mashed potatoes with seasonal vegetables is served Friday through Sunday only. For more information on Vue 412, click HERE.
The Grandview Saloon & Coal Hill Steakhouse
Established in 1992 as Pittsburgh’s USDA prime chophouse, The Grandview Saloon and Coal Hill steakhouse specializes in steak (of course). Other noteworthy options include a steak burger, coconut shrimp and a delicious ahi tuna steak with wasabi sauce. For more information on the Grandview Saloon and Coal Hill Steakhouse click HERE.
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto
Monterey Bay can be dubbed the “highest” Mt. Washington restaurant, as it is on the top floor of the building it’s in. This classic seafood restaurant serves unique dishes that are deliciously tasty. Items like a brandied shrimp tagliatelle with crushed tomato and cream sauce, arugula, shaved parmesan and white truffle melt in your mouth. There’s also a mean lobster mac and cheese on the menu too. Desserts like an amazing peanut butter and jelly trifle don’t disappoint either. Oh, and the views of Pittsburgh from Mt. Washington are just fabulous! For more information on the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, click HERE.
Coughlin’s Law Kitchen and Ale House
According to Coughlin’s Law’s website, it is a “Laid-back brewpub offering tacos, pub steaks & burgers alongside beers & happy hour drafts.” Located on Virginia Avenue, set back off of Shiloh Street and from the iconic views on Grandview, Coughlin’s Law Kitchen and Ale House features over 40 beers on tap and a seasonal menu. The atmosphere is lively, the food is great and the views from the patio in the warmer months of the year are pretty darn good, too.
Steel Mill Saloon
The Steel Mill Saloon is located on Grandview Avenue directly across the street from the upper station and observation deck of the Duquesne Incline. Over 30 beers and rotating taps complement the eclectic and wonderful menu, which includes buffalo brussel sprouts as an appetizer! The atmosphere is also lively, especially during the spring and summer months, when the front is open to Grandview Avenue on Mt. Washington, and, of course, during anything sports related… like Steelers, Penguins or Pirates games!
According to the Bigham Tavern website – “At Bigham’s, we offer more than just drinks and food; we’re a place of comfort for many in Mount Washington. We strive to serve up quality dishes and beverages, a tradition that’s been alive in this spot for over a hundred years. Our doors are open to all families, neighbors, and friends. We have a drink for every occasion and, with over 30 flavors, you’re sure to find the perfect one to pair with the “Best Wings” in town. Come and see why the locals say “Go Bigham or Go Home”!
Shiloh Gastro is “Scratch Made and Laid Back”, according to their website. And that’s certainly the vibe you get when dining at this Mt. Washington restaurant on Shiloh Street, just over the hill from Grandview Avenue. Shiloh Gastro prides itself on classic comfort food and craft beers. From classic Pierogies to Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding, appetizer to desert (or… the First Pitch to Sweet Treats as their menus states) you can’t go wrong. For more info on Shiloh Gastro Pub, click here.
Redbeard’s Sports Bar & Grill
The classic American sports bar and grill, Redbeard’s is an iconic Mt. Washington retaurant and bar. They actually have another location, downtown on 6th St. The Mt. Washington location is the first, and with tons of screens to watch the Penguins, Pirates or Steelers, and incredible food from MVP Nachos to their famous chicken wing selections, you can’t go wrong on Shiloh Street at Redbeard’s. You can see more about them on their website right here.
Mt. Washington Restaurants are not only great places to catch an incredible view of Pittsburgh. Aside from the restaurants and pubs on Grandview Avenue, their are quite a few off the top and back in the neighborhood that offer great food and an excellent experience, all within walking distance of the iconic views of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh inclines. When you are visiting Mt. Washington, or looking for a place to eat, be sure to check out one of these great places to eat and drink in Mt. Washington!