Best of the 'Burgh 2016: Readers' Poll

Bakeries, barbecue, museums and more. Here's the most popular stuff in town.

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Food & Restaurants

Al Fresco
Pusadee’s Garden,

Oakmont Bakery,

Union Pig & Chicken,

Pamela’s Diner,

Grand Concourse,


Piccolo Forno,

Cheap Eats

Sesame Inn,

Contemporary American
Eleven Contemporary Kitchen,

The Cheesecake Factory,

Ritter’s Diner

Point Brugge Café,

Eat’n Park,

Food Truck
PGH Taco Truck,

Paris 66,

Frozen Treat
Rita’s Italian Ice,

Gluten-Free Fare

Hot Dog

Taj Mahal,

Italian Non-Chain
Piccolo Forno,

Nakama Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar,

Gaucho Parrilla Argentina,

Aladdin’s Eatery,

Mad Mex,

Middle Eastern
Aladdin’s Eatery,

La Gourmandine,

Pierogies Plus,

Pizza Non-Chain
Fiori’s Pizzaria,

Monterey Bay Fish Grotto,

Small Plates

Special Occasion

The Capital Grille,


Nicky’s Thai Kitchen,

B52 Cafe,

Wing Night
Bigham Tavern,

Worth the Drive
North Country Brewing Co.,

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Best of the 'Burgh

Best of the 'Burgh: 2017 Readers' Poll

Diners, food trucks, hair salons and more. Here's the most popular stuff in town.

Best of the 'Burgh: Personalities

From a burlesque bridge-builder to a philosopher-fermento –– our favorite Pittsburgh originals.

Best of the 'Burgh: Food & Drink

From the bar snacks to egg sandwiches to nightcaps, our recommendations for when you are hungry, thirsty or both.

Best of the 'Burgh: Style & Shopping

From a boutique where it's actually fun to shop with your kids to finding champagne-taste eyewear on a beer budget –– our favorites to get the perfect 'Burgh style.

Best of the 'Burgh: Activities & Experiences

From banjo night to moonlit horseback rides to taking a 10-meter plunge –– our favorite things to do in the 'Burgh.

Best of the 'Burgh: Kids & Family

From a children's book about a Monongahela Mermaid to a place where women can give birth in a home-like environment –– our favorite things for kids and family.

Best of the 'Burgh: Business & Education

From a 'Burgh-based board game to a revitalized airport –– our favorites in business and education in Pittsburgh.

Best of the 'Burgh: Arts & Culture

From a dark cabaret to time travel without ever leaving home –– our favorites of Pittsburgh's Arts & Culture.

Best of the 'Burgh Party

On July 20, we celebrate the 50+ winners of our annual Best of the ‘Burgh awards, featured in the July issue of Pittsburgh Magazine. The event featured entertainment, food and fun provided by Best of the 'Burgh winners. Check out the video and pictures from the party here.
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