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Splurge on New American fare at these top Pittsburgh eateries

Splurge on New American fare at these top Pittsburgh eateries
Altius | Photo: Ruby A./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 08, 2020.

Looking to satisfy your appetite for New American fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end New American restaurants around Pittsburgh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

1. Fish Nor Fowl

photo: alyssa f./yelp

Topping the list is Fish Nor Fowl. Located at 5523 Penn Ave. in Garfield, the New American spot is the highest-rated high-end New American restaurant in Pittsburgh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 104 reviews on Yelp. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Fish Nor Fowl.

This spot is the sixth concept from the Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group, which also owns the French restaurant Poulet Bleu, according to Pittsburgh Magazine. On the menu, look for small plates of roasted eggplant, pasta topped with braised oxtails or pan-seared branzino. 

2. Butcher And The Rye

Photo: Sarah W./Yelp

Next up is Central Business District's Butcher and the Rye, situated at 212 Sixth St. With 4.5 stars out of 998 reviews on Yelp, the butcher, cocktail bar and New American spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Butcher and the Rye.

"Butcher and the Rye is the first Pittsburgh bar to be nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Bar Program since the category was created in 2012," according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile. On the menu, look for a plate of dry-aged tartare, blue crab risotto or a goat cheese flatbread. 

3. Altius

photo: susan h./yelp

Duquesne Heights's Altius, located at 1230 Grandview Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy venue and event space, bar and New American spot 4.5 stars out of 613 reviews. 

We turned there for an overview of Altius.

"Altius is the second restaurant concept from B DeFrancis and chef Jessica Bauer," per the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "Their first restaurant, Bistro 19 in Mt. Lebanon, opened in 2006." Look for dishes like Chilean sea bass, Australian lamb rack or spicy crab bisque. 

4. Siempre Algo

photo: ed l./yelp

Siempre Algo, a New American spot in East Allegheny, is another much-loved, pricey go-to, with five stars out of 66 Yelp reviews. Head over to 414 E. Ohio St. to see for yourself. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Siempre Algo.

This restaurant comes from chef Brian Hammond who worked at hot spots like Hyeholde, Acacia, Eleven and Stagioni. On the menu, look for roasted spicy cauliflower, pan-roasted trout and homemade Bavarian-style pretzels.  


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