5 Hidden Gems Just Outside of Pittsburgh

Looking to switch it up for date night or want to get out of the city for a day? Are you itching to get out of your house or wanting some adventure? Then look no further! We all know Pittsburgh has tons of food options (it was named one of the top foodie cities in 2020), but did you know that there are some great places just outside of the city that deserve credit, too? Here are 5 hidden gems just outside of Pittsburgh!

Evolution Grille – Sarver

The margherita chicken dish you can get during this season!

Looking for farm to table done right? Evolution Grille is restaurant that offers seasonal cuisine with ever-changing flavored homemade butter and they offer BYOB. Adding to the great ambiance, the restaurant also showcases regional artists on their walls!

Ianni’s Pizzeria– Vandergrift & Delmot

Curious to try a pizza with arugula and almonds on top? Or even a salad? Check into Ianni’s and be prepared to take your taste buds on a flavor adventure! You can also go with old favorites, such as the magherita pizza, in case you’re not so enthused with their other offerings. Hop next door to Allusion Brewing Company to wash it all down!

A Mano Eatery – Kittanning

You may not want to share, but you should!

With house made pastries baked fresh daily, this little restaurant can do it all. Looking to maintain sustainability and keep ingredients fresh, the restaurant features a new menu every week.

Garda’s Restaurant – Ford City

Their portions are legendary!

Looking for some old world charm with some out of this world taste? Make a reservation at Garda’s Restaurant and get ready for the pasta journey of a lifetime. The menu may be daunting, but every bite is worth it. Their portions are legendary!

K Asian Bistro – Allison Park

Tucked away just off the road in a strip mall, this restaurant is often overlooked. The star of the show is the lunch bento box special – where you can mix and match anything from teriyaki salmon with gyoza to thai curry sauces with a spring roll.

There are plenty of places inside and outside of Pittsburgh to grab a bite, but you won’t go wrong with any of the options mentioned here! So on your next road trip, if you happen to be in the area stop by one of these little hidden gems and prepare to be amazed!

Authored by Cate Foradori, PR Committee Chair