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The 11 Best American Restaurants In Pittsburgh

Updated: October 10, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Pittsburgh restaurants for American cuisine. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Pittsburgh eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Eleven

American, $$$$, Strip DistrictAmerican, $$$$Pittsburgh, Strip District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Frances

American, ShadysideAmericanPittsburgh, Shadyside
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Fig & Ash Wood Fire Kitchen

American, $$$, East AlleghenyAmerican, $$$Pittsburgh, East Allegheny
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Acorn Pittsburgh

American, $$$, ShadysideAmerican, $$$Pittsburgh, Shadyside
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Scratch & Co.

American, $$, Troy HillAmerican, $$Pittsburgh, Troy Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar

American, $$, PittsburghAmerican, $$Pittsburgh
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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40 North Restaurant & Bar

American, Central NorthsideAmericanPittsburgh, Central Northside
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Commoner

American, $$$, Central Business DistrictAmerican, $$$Pittsburgh, Central Business District
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
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Franks Bar and Grill

American, ShadysideAmericanPittsburgh, Shadyside
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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The Vault Taproom

New American, $$, Southside FlatsNew American, $$Pittsburgh, Southside Flats
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Muddy Waters Oyster Bar

Creole, $$, East LibertyCreole, $$Pittsburgh, East Liberty
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Why these restaurants?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 409 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, 6837 Pittsburgh restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - Pittsburgh's 4 best spots to indulge in New American fare, Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood and Hoodline - Hungry for traditional American eats? These 3 new Pittsburgh spots have you covered. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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