The Coziest Restaurants in Pittsburgh

One of the major perks about life at our Pittsburgh luxury apartments is the amount of warm, inviting restaurants to check out and enjoy in the neighborhood. During the colder months, there’s no greater joy than to indulge in 5 star-quality meals, festive libations, and good company. Today we’re sharing our top picks for Pittsburgh’s coziest restaurants, just down the road from Lot 24.


This historic firehouse-turned-restaurant is small, warm, and welcoming, with only about 15 tables in the main dining area for a truly cozy feel. Their exposed brick walls are lined with high-quality bottles of wine, and twinkling candles light up each table in the evening. Warm, designer light fixtures add the perfect touch of luminescence, making this the ideal spot for date night or intimate gatherings with friends. For an extra-private dining experience, check out their wine cellar seating options. More information on Bar Marco’s menu and hours of operation can be found on their website.


At Cioppino Restaurant and Cigar Bar, you’ll experience a warm and inviting ambience with traditional chophouse fare, fresh seafood, and locally-sourced ingredients. Their wood-paneled main dining room features an old-fashioned bar with plenty of seating, making it the ideal spot for cocktail hour or game day. On the weekends, enjoy live blues and jazz for an extra-cozy feel. Cigar lovers can head to the separate cigar room to unwind in large sitting chairs and cozy booths, indulging in a cocktail and cigar pairing. Head to their website to learn more about special events, live music dates, menus, and hours.


Dining at DiAnoia’s in the Strip District feels like stepping into a friend’s living room. This family-owned-and-operated café and restaurant specializes in homemade pasta, pastries, breads, and sandwiches, and when you’re dining here, you truly feel like family. Their full-service bar offers Italian wine, Amari, spirits, and espresso, and is the perfect place to meet new friends and neighbors while you escape from the cold weather this winter. Check out their website to learn more about their special events and catering services.

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