Jeet jet? Pittsburgh has plenty of diners to choose from when you want a classic home-cooked meal but don’t have the energy to cook it yourself. Whether you’re looking for a hefty breakfast or have the late-night munchies, these favorite diners in Pittsburgh, PA, have just the comfort food you’re looking for.
Central Diner & Grille
The family-owned and operated Central Diner & Grille offers a range of American and Mediterranean cuisines, with a specialty in Greek food. If you visit this Robinson Township diner, be sure to try its chicken parmesan or chicken noodle soup. Central Diner is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from Sunday through Thursday, with additional late-night hours on Friday and Saturday.
Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer savory foods, DeLuca’s Diner has something for you. This old-fashioned diner has been serving up breakfast and lunch in the Strip District since 1950 and supports its neighboring merchants by using locally bought fresh foods. You can order its unique omelets and other diner classics seven days a week at both its cash-only Strip District location and its new Robinson Township location.
Mount Washington’s Micro Diner is a small place that serves up big portions. For breakfast, try the French toast or bacon potato pancakes. Or, visit for lunch, dinner, and even late-night bites: The Micro Diner is open every day of the week, with late night hours until 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. You can order in, grab take-out, or even get your favorite diner dish delivered to you.
Everyone in Pittsburgh knows Pamela’s Diner, which has been serving Pittsburgh since 1980 and now offers pancakes, omelets, and other diner food at six locations throughout the city. You can grab a comforting breakfast or classic lunch seven days a week at almost every Pamela’s location—check its website for location-specific hours. Just be sure to hit the ATM before going to this diner, as all locations are cash only.
Find Your New Favorite Diner in Pittsburgh
If you’ve been going to the same diner since the Steelers and Bucs still played at Three Rivers Stadium, it might be time to try one of these local favorites—you might find a new go-to. Or, if you recently moved to the area, be sure to try these favorite diners in Pittsburgh, PA, and let us know which one you like best.