Yes, we live in a landlocked region, but so what? Pittsburgh’s chefs are more than a match for geography. TABLE staff shares some must-try seafood dishes.
1516 Coraopolis Heights Road, Coraopolis
Find this classically prepared dish as a menu special. It’s worth the wait.
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto: Crab Cakes
1411 Grandview Avenue
Try the signature Monterey Bay Crab Cakes with house rémoulade, or add on shrimp and lobster.
Point Brugge: Mussels
401 Hastings Street
Fresh from Canada’s Prince Edward Island and prepared with bread and your choice of sauce.
Carmi Soul Food: Shrimp & Grits
1825 E. Carson Street
One of the local soul food spot’s specialty dishes, a hefty serving features a nice blend of Cajun spices. Add bacon or double the shrimp, and don’t forget a side of cornbread for dipping.
The Rib Room: Lobster Thermidor
649 Penn Avenue
An elevated hors d’oeuvres featuring a whole lobster roasted in brandy sauce.
Taiwanese Bistro Cafe 33: Squid Stone Hot Pot
1711 Shady Avenue
Served with basil and garlic, this dish is a symphony of flavors all year long.
The Original Oyster House: Our Famous Jumbo Fish
20 Market Square
This house sandwich is almost as famous as the historic restaurant, the oldest in the Steel City.
Story by Lisa Cunningham / Photography by Dave Bryce
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