Dining Out

Shadyside (walking distance from the Inn)

Casbah
229 South Highland Avenue (off Ellsworth)
Phone: 412.661.5656

Featuring cuisines of the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Northern Africa, CASBAH is one of Pittsburgh’s premier destinations for special nights, celebrations and gatherings. The menu is innovative and eclectic. Reservations are suggested. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch served.

Soba Lounge
5847 Ellsworth Avenue
Phone: 412.362.5656

Pan-Asian influenced cuisine. The menu changes daily, offering tempting dishes that entice diners to order several dishes and share them family style. SOBA lounge is housed in a beautiful three story building decorated richly, extending a slightly different atmosphere to each room. The resulting ambiance is plush, luxurious, and cozy. Rich fabrics, beaded walls and velvet curtains accent the environment. Reservations recommended.

Girasole
733 Copeland Street (off Walnut)
Phone: 412.682.2130

Shadyside’s Favorite Italian Café features intimate, friendly dining with an emphasis on the freshest ingredients. Outdoor seating is available in season. Reservation recommended.

Plum
Centre Avenue and Highland Avenue in the East Side Mall

Fabulous Asian Fusion and sushi with a cool décor.

The Elbow Room
533 Walnut Street
Phone: 412.441.5222

A local favorite. Good casual food. Inexpensive. No need for reservations.

Avenue B
5501 Centre Avenue
Phone: 412.683.FOOD (3663)

Local hot spot for innovative lunches and dinners. BYOB. Reservations required. Closed Monday.

Spoon
134 South Highland Ave
Phone: 412.362.6001

Spoon features a modern American, “farm to table” menu that is driven by local and sustainable products from the Pittsburgh region. Also offers an extensive and unique cocktail selection, in addition to a diverse wine menu designed by their own certified sommelier.

Point Breeze (a short drive from the Inn)

Point Brugge
401 Hastings St. at Reynolds Street in Point Breeze

Another Great local hangout with a Belgian flare, good beer and pastries. Inexpensive, No need for reservations. Great Mussels!

Highland Park (a short drive from the Inn)

Joseph Tambellini’s
5701 Bryant Street, between N. Highland and N. Negley
412.665.9000

Classic Italian dinners at moderate prices. Located in a restored Highland Park house. Reservations recommended.

More suggestions available upon arrival. Inquire with the Innkeeper for reservations and more personalized recommendations.