38 Pittsburgh Restaurants That Are Open on Mondays
No matter what you are in the mood for, chances are that you will find it at one of these eateries.
After a long weekend of service, many restaurants close on Mondays to take a well-deserved break.
But if you’re in desperate need for a restaurant-cooked meal on a Monday, you’re in luck — some of Pittsburgh’s best spots are open for Monday dining, with options that include everything from Southern fried chicken sandwiches at Coop De Ville to pork belly Hung Lay at Pusadee’s Garden.
Here’s a sampling of what’s open. And, as things are constantly changing with all restaurants right now, be sure to call ahead to make sure that their listed hours are current.
Enjoy island cuisine at Kaya in the Strip District every Monday from 4 to 9 p.m., with the restaurant’s last seating at 8:45 p.m. Happy Hour at Kaya is from 4 to 6 p.m., with half off mojitos, grapefruit basil margaritas and beer on tap.
2000 Smallman St.
The Commoner, located in the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, is open on Mondays from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. for breakfast (with French Toast, prosciutto omelets and breakfast sandwiches), and for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. The restaurant is open for indoor dining; to-go and delivery orders can be placed online.
620 William Penn Place
After a long stretch as a takeout-only restaurant, Butterjoint is back with in-person dining on Monday nights from 4:30 to 10 p.m., with the bar open until 11 p.m. Takeout is available on Mondays from 4:30 to 9 p.m., and orders can be placed online.
208 N. Craig St.
Pusadee’s Garden is open on Mondays with a first seating at 5 p.m., and a last seating at 9:30 p.m. Reservations are available for indoor dining, and their (lovely) garden and patio space is open when the weather is nice, with priority for seats given to those who have reservations.
5319 Butler St.
Coop De Ville
Not only can you get coffee from Coop De Ville’s walk-up coffee bar starting at 7 a.m. on Mondays, but its main dining room is open on Mondays for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., with a menu featuring Southern-style dishes such as biscuits with apricot jam, Nashville-style fried chicken sandwiches and pimento mac & cheese. Coop De Ville’s arcade room, with duckpin bowling and pinball machines, is also open Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
2305 Smallman St.
Bae Bae’s Kitchen
You can enjoy the Korean-inspired menu at Bae Bae’s Kitchen (featuring build-your-own bowls, Korean fried chicken, kimchi and more) every Monday from 3 to 8 p.m. It’s open for dine-in and pickup for takeout.
951 Liberty Ave.
Both the Sewickley and Mt. Lebanon locations are open on Mondays, serving breakfast and lunch (and fresh-baked baked goods) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
430 Beaver St., Sewickley
292 Beverly Road, Mt. Lebanon
Every Monday, Mola is open from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving small plates, sushi, bao and rice bowls. Lunch specials are available daily until 3:30 p.m. The restaurant is open for dine-in service, plus takeout and delivery.
6018 Penn Ave.
Spirits & Tales
The restaurant on the top floor of the Oaklander Hotel — with a great view of the Cathedral of Learning and surrounding neighborhood — serves breakfast on Mondays from 7 to 11 a.m., lunch on Mondays from noon to 3 p.m., and dinner on Mondays from 5 to 10 p.m.
5130 Bigelow Blvd.
On Mondays, Spork in Garfield is open for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. The restaurant’s ever-changing menu features dishes made with vegetables from their own garden, plus house-made pasta and house-cured meats. Spork has recently relaxed its vaccination policy and does not require proof of vaccines on Mondays.
5340 Penn Ave.
Enjoy one of the best views of Pittsburgh with your meal at Altius on Mount Washington. The restaurant is open on Mondays from 5 to 9 p.m. for dine-in service.
1230 Grandview Ave.
House-brined fried chicken and Southern-style side dishes (hush puppies, five-cheese mac & cheese, and white cheddar grits are standouts) are on the menu at The Eagle. It’s open every Monday for dinner from 4 to 11 p.m., for dine-in service, takeout and delivery.
737 Penn Ave.
Italian restaurant Osteria 2350 is open every Monday for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., with a Monday happy hour that runs from 4 to 6 p.m. The restaurant is open for dine-in service and takeout.
2350 Railroad St.
Located in the TRYP Hotel near the 40th Street Bridge in Lawrenceville, Brick Shop is open for dine-in service on Mondays from 5 to 10 p.m., serving bar snacks and dinner.
177 40th St.
You can get your burger-and-milkshake fix seven days a week at every Burgatory location — including Mondays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Shorty’s Pints x Pins
The newly opened Shorty’s Pints x Pins on the North Shore is open from 4 p.m. to midnight on Mondays, with duckpin bowling, arcade games and a full food and bar menu available. It will be extending its hours in the coming weeks to include lunch on Mondays, too.
353 North Shore Drive
Casbah’s dining room and year-round patio is open every Monday for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m., serving menu favorites such as saffron pappardelle, English pea & fava bean ravioli and Long Island duck with gnocchi. You can also order online during opening hours for pickup.
229 S. Highland Ave.
Bridges & Bourbon
Looking for a super-fancy cocktail on a Monday night? You’re in luck — Bridges & Bourbon Downtown is open every Monday from 4 to 11 p.m. (It also serves small plates and dinner, too).
930 Penn Ave.
Korean soul food is on the menu at Nanban, a hybrid restaurant featuring Ki Ramen’s ramen, Ki Pollo’s Korean fried chicken, plus bao and empanadas. The Lawrenceville spot is open Mondays from noon to 8 p.m.
4407 Butler St.
All of the Pittsburgh proper Primanti Bros. locations are open on Mondays for piled-high stuffed sandwiches. Market Square is open from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., the South Side from 11 a.m. to midnight, Oakland from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the original Strip District spot is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Gussy’s Bagels & Deli
Finding a stellar breakfast or lunch on a Monday is no problem at Gussy’s Bagels & Deli in Oakland. The takeout spot serves up its house-made bagels and bagel sandwiches on Mondays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
3605 Fifth Ave.
Alta Via Pizzeria
Newly opened Alta Via Pizzeria is serving takeout pizza (round and square), salads and gelato from its Bakery Square location every Monday from 4 to 9 p.m.
6425 Penn Ave.
Bakery Square in Larimer
No matter where you are, you’ll find a Condado Tacos open on a Monday near you. The restaurant’s Downtown and Lawrenceville locations are open on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and the South Hills Village location is open on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Long-standing Italian restaurant Alla Famiglia is open every Monday from 4:30 to 10 p.m. for dine-in service and private events.
804 E. Warrington Ave.
Walter’s Southern Kitchen
Walter’s Southern Kitchen serves BBQ favorites and Southern-style sides for dine-in service (and outdoor patio dining when the weather is nice) every Monday from 4 to 9 p.m. Takeout is also available.
4501 Butler St.
The Warren Bar & Burrow
Enjoy a drink (or two) on a Monday night from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Warren Bar & Burrow Downtown. The spot also offers a dinner menu, from its next-door neighbor, Penn Avenue Fish Company.
245 Seventh St.
BYOB Legends Eatery is open for lunch (from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and dinner (from 4 to 8 p.m.) every Monday, for dine-in service and takeout.
500 E. North Ave.
Tacos, tequila and whiskey are on the menu at Bakersfield Downtown. The restaurant is open every Monday from 4 to 11 p.m.
940 Penn Ave.
Enjoy Thai-style noodle dishes (plus snacks and soups) at Noodlehead in East Liberty every Monday from noon to 10 p.m. for dine-in or takeout. The restaurant is a BYOB and cash only.
242 S. Highland Ave.
Both locations of Burgh’ers Brewing are open on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., for dine-in (and takeout) burgers, fried chicken sandwiches and salads.
3601 Butler St., Lawrenceville
215 W. New Castle St., Zelienople
Baby Loves Tacos
Make your Monday a little more bearable with a super-stuffed burrito from Bloomfield’s Baby Loves Tacos, or its sister restaurant Baby Loves Tacos: The Thunderdome in Oakland. The Bloomfield shop is open every Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for takeout, and Baby Loves Tacos in Oakland is open every Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for dine-in service and takeout.
4508 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield
116 Meyran Ave., Oakland
Salem’s Market and Grill
This destination for halal foods and Middle Eastern fare is open for dine-in Mondays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2923 Penn Ave.
Known for a modern interpretation of classic Chinese dishes, Chengdu Gourmet is open every day 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for dine-in or takeout. Orders can be placed online.
5840 Forward Ave.
Taiwanese Bistro Cafe 33
Sample a menu of distinctively Taiwanese dishes Mondays from 11 a.m to 9:30 p.m. Dine-in and takeout is available. Pickup and takeout orders can be placed online.
1711 Shady Ave.
You can dine on spicy vegetarian South Indian fare for lunch and dinner on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
4141 Old William Penn Highway
Kabab Curry Restaurant & Grill
Promising home-style dishes in the tradition of small families in India and Pakistan, Kabab Curry serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Mondays. The dining room reopens for dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. Takeout and delivery is available online.
2890 Banksville Road
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