$$ 412.421.2717 Taiwanese cuisine joins the mix of regional Chinese in the city. Look for scallion pancakes and soup dumplings alongside adventurous traditional dishes like dried intestine with hot pepper sauté.
5840 Forward Ave
$$ 412.521.2088 Never judge a book by its cover. This unsuspecting Sichuan spot is on fire, from its beyond-spicy dishes to its 20 17 James Beard nod.
520 Third Avenue
$$ 412.261.1292 They have honed the classic Chinese takeout dishes over their 70+ year run and are only getting better with time.
5875 Forbes Avenue
$ 412.421.6668 Watch your noodles get hand pulled before they end up on your plate at this spot on authentic Chinese eatery.
4401 Butler Street
$$ Soul in a bowl from Italian & Chinese chef collaboration highlighting their unique take with handmade noodles and deep broths.
NICKY’S THAI KITCHEN
856 Western Ave + 903 Penn Ave
$$ 412.321.8424 + 412.471.8424 Pittsburgh’s standard for Thai food, the North Side location has a charming patio and is BYOB. Downtown expect a crowd at lunch.
242 S. Highland Ave
$ Bowls of noodles swimming in spicy broth your thing? Then you’ve hit the jackpot! BYOB and get the pork buns too.
5847 Ellsworth Ave
$$$ 412.362.5656 Shadyside’s sexy Zen den. Enjoy this landmark Pan-Asian lounge/restaurant with friends and order plenty of small plates for sampling and sharing
5808 Bryant Street
$$ 412.441.1610 Don’t expect sushi or hibachi at this Japanese spot. The star is their incredible okonomiyaki (savory filled pancakes).
202 38th St
$$ 412.224.2354 Look to this Japanese izakaya to bring snacky bites, late-night sushi, curated sake & steamy noodles to eager Lawrenceville crowds.
5849 Ellsworth Avenue
$$$ 412.362.6198 Asian chic atmosphere complements consistent sushi perfection. Order the omakase and put your trust in Mr. Shu.