These Pittsburgh classics may be closed for in-restaurant dining right now, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy their delicious bites… to go.
From Pittsburgh’s favorite pizza to homemade pierogies and more, these old-school spots are still churning out house specialties for lunch and dinner.
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Big Jim’s in Greenfield (“in the run”) is open for takeout seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., serving lunch and dinner. On the takeout menu, you’ll find homemade soup, sandwiches, oven-baked hoagies, and burgers. Call ahead your order at 412-421-0532.
Big Jim’s (201 Saline Street)
Specializing in deep-dish pizza and homemade pierogies, Bubba’s Takeout locations in Greensburg and Irwin are worth the drive from Pittsburgh. Both locations are open daily starting at 10:30 a.m, and offer curbside takeout and location delivery. Their full menu is available, as well as weekly specials like Haluski (cabbage and noodles), Halupki (stuffed cabbage), and homemade soup.
Bubba’s Takeout (multiple locations)
Custard’s First Stand
Get your ice cream fix from Bellevue’s Custard’s First Stand. The ice cream shop is open for takeout, serving hard ice cream, milkshakes, and super-creamy custard, with rotating weekly flavors like lemon, blueberry, raspberry, and strawberry. They also have Glacier ice cream pies, and ice cream sandwiches with chocolate chip cookies from Good L’Oven.
Custard’s First Stand (315 Camp Horne Road)
While the original DeLuca’s Diner in the Strip District is still closed, the Robinson Township location on Park Manor Boulevard reopened earlier this month for takeout and curbside pickup. They’re open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and are offering a limited menu, including Sicilian pizza, home-style dinners, and burgers. Call 412-788-1007 to order.
DeLuca’s Diner (1110 Park Manor Boulevard)
You can still get your hands on “Pittsburgh’s BEST fish sandwich,” because Emil’s Lounge in Rankin is still open for takeout, with their full menu. They also have daily specials (check their Facebook page for updates), like Chicken Romano, stuffed peppers, and fried chicken sandwiches. Call them at 412-271-9911 to order.
Emil’s Lounge (414 Hawkins Avenue, Rankin)
Fiori’s Pizzaria is open for takeout and delivery at both their Brookline and McMurray locations. Order from their full menu, including pizzas, calzones, wings and hoagies.
Fiori’s Pizza (multiple locations)
Glen’s Custard locations in Lower Burrell and Springdale are open for takeout, serving gourmet custard, sherbet, milkshakes, banana splits and more. They also have all of their custard flavors (including vanilla, chocolate, butterscotch, raspberry, banana, Georgia peach, and strawberry) available in pints to go.
Glen’s Custard (multiple locations)
Find authentic Hungarian cuisines at Huszar on the North Side. The family-owned restaurant is featuring specialties like Hungarian Goulash, Kielbasa sandwiches, Chicken Paprikas, and daily specials like Magyar Schnitzel. They also put their super-popular Langos (Hungarian fried bread) on the menu daily, which is typically only offered on the weekends. They’re open for pickup from noon to 8:00 p.m., and you can place an order by calling 412-322-8795.
Huszar (627 East North Avenue)
Kelly O’s Diner
Both Kelly O’s locations (in the Strip District and the North Hills) are open daily for takeout and delivery, offering their full breakfast and lunch menu. Order pancakes, omelettes, biscuits & gravy, sandwiches, burgers and more to go online.
Kelly O’s Diner (multiple locations)
Mineo’s Pizza House
Mineo’s locations are still offering takeout and curbside pickup (upon request), and both the Squirrel Hill location and the Mt. Lebanon location are now offering delivery, too. The beloved pizza spot is also offering Mineo’s Pizza Kits to make at home. They’re open Sundays through Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Oh – and if you want to send a pizza out-of-state? They do FedEx shipping, too.
Mineo’s Pizza House (multiple locations)
The Original Oyster House
The Original Oyster House downtown is currently open for takeout and curbside pickup only for lunch and dinner, serving most of their menu (oysters are still pretty hard to come by!), and family-style meal options, which feature items like crab cakes, fish sandwiches, onion rings and more. Check their social media for regular updates, and call 412-566-7925 to order.
The Original Oyster House (20 Market Square)
Page Dairy Mart
After taking a few weeks off, Page Dairy Mart re-opened last month with curbside takeout. But now, they’re back open for walk-up service, too. Right now, they’re cash-only, and are requiring masks and social distancing while waiting in line.
Page Dairy Mart (4112 East Carson Street)
Call ahead with your order at Pierogies Plus, and they’ll have it ready for you to pick up at eat immediately… or take home and save for later. They’re open with dozens of varieties of pierogies available, including traditional potato and cheese, cabbage & kielbasa, potato & jalapeno peppers, apricot & cream cheese and more. Call 412-331-2224 to order.
Pierogies Plus (342 Island Avenue)
If you’re looking for some of the best fried chicken (to go) in Pittsburgh, you’ve come to the right place. Located on the North Side, this fried chicken joint is open for takeout and serving boneless strips, wings, sandwiches, chicken & waffles, and fried chicken dinners with all the fixings, like Mac & Cheese, cornbread stuffing, potato salad and red rice and beans.
Quik-It Chicken (820 Pennsylvania Avenue)
Ricci’s Italian Sausage
You can still get handmade, delicious sandwiches with house-made sweet Italian sausage, hot Italian sausage, and meatballs at Ricci’s Italian Sausage in McKees Rocks. They also have sausage rolls, and daily specials including Pasta e’ Fagoli, lasagna, and Mac & Cheese.
Ricci’s Italian Sausage (500 Pine Hollow Road)
S&D Polish Deli
S&D Polish Deli in the Strip District is open daily for takeout lunch, with all of their traditional homemade Polish specialties, including pierogi, stuffed cabbage, kielbasy, haluski and homemade soups and stews. They also have a variety of pastries and desserts available daily, too.
S&D Polish Deli (2204 Penn Avenue)
Triangle Bar & Grill
Are you hungry? Really, really hungry? Then get yourself to Triangle Bar & Grill in Swissvale. They’re open for takeout every day from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., serving up their massive ‘Battleship’ subs. Call ahead at 412-271-9885 to place your order, and find their full menu online.
Triangle Bar & Grill (2122 Monongahela Avenue)
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