38 Pittsburgh restaurants open on Mondays

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After a long weekend of service, many restaurants close on Mondays for a well-deserved break.

But if you’re in desperate need of a restaurant-cooked meal on a Monday, you’re in luck — some of Pittsburgh’s best places are open for Monday dinner, with options that include everything from sandwiches to southern fried chicken at Coop De Ville pork belly Hung Lay at Pusadee’s Garden.

Here is a sample of what is open. And, since things are constantly changing with all restaurants right now, be sure to call ahead to make sure their hours of operation are up to date.

kayak
Savor island cuisine at Kaya in the Strip District every Monday from 4-9pm, with the restaurant’s last service at 8:45pm. Happy Hour at Kaya is 4-6 p.m., featuring half-price mojitos, grapefruit basil margaritas, and draft beer.
2000 Smallman Street
Strip neighborhood

the commoner
Downtown
The Commoner, located in the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, is open Mondays from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for breakfast (with French toast, prosciutto omelettes, and breakfast sandwiches), and for dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The restaurant is open for indoor dining; take-out and delivery orders can be placed in line.
620 William Penn Square
Downtown

butterjoint
After a long run as a take-out-only restaurant, Butterjoint is back with in-person dining on Monday evenings from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., with the bar open until 11 p.m. Take-out meals are available on Mondays from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and orders can be placed online.
208 N. Craig St.
Oakland

Pusadee Garden
Pusadee’s Garden is open on Mondays with a first service at 5:00 p.m. and a last service at 9:30 p.m. Reservations are available for indoor dining, and their (pretty) garden and terrace space is open when the weather is nice, with priority seating allocated to those with reservations.
5319 Butler Street.
Lawrenceville

City Coop
Not only can you grab a coffee at the Coop De Ville café-bar from 7 a.m. on Mondays, its main dining room is open on Mondays for lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., with a menu featuring Southern-style dishes such as apricot jam cookies, Nashville-style fried chicken sandwiches, and chili mac and cheese. The Coop De Ville arcade room, with duck bowling and pinball machines, is also open on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
2305 Smallman Street.
Strip neighborhood

Bae Bae’s Kitchen
You can enjoy the Korean-inspired menu at Bae Bae’s Kitchen (including buildable bowls, Korean fried chicken, kimchi, and more) every Monday from 3-8 p.m. It is open for dinner and take out pick up.
951 Liberty Ave.
Downtown

Mediterranean Coffee
The Sewickley and Mt. Lebanon locations are open Mondays, serving breakfast and lunch (and fresh baked goods) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
430 Beaver Street, Sewickley
292 Beverly Road, Mount Lebanon

Mola
Every Monday, Mola is open from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and serves small plates, sushi, bao, and rice bowls. Lunch specials are available daily until 3:30 p.m. The restaurant is open for on-site service, as well as take-out and delivery.
6018 Penn Ave.
eastern freedom

Spirit Beet

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Spirits & Tales
The Oaklander Hotel’s top-floor restaurant — with great views of the Cathedral of Learning and surrounding neighborhood — serves breakfast Mondays from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., lunch Mondays from noon to 3 p.m., and dinner Monday from 5 p.m. to 3 p.m. 10 p.m.
5130, boul. Bigelow
Oakland

spork
On Mondays, Spork at Garfield is open for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The restaurant’s ever-changing menu features dishes made with vegetables from their own garden, as well as homemade pasta and homemade charcuterie. Spork recently relaxed its vaccination policy and does not require proof of vaccinations on Mondays.
5340 Penn Ave.
Garfield

Altius
Enjoy one of the best views in Pittsburgh with your meal at Altius on Mount Washington. The restaurant is open on Mondays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for on-site service.
1230 Grandview Avenue
Mount Washington

The Eagle
House-brined fried chicken and southern-style side dishes (hush puppies, five-cheese mac and cheese, and white cheddar grits are the standouts) are on the menu at The Eagle. It is open every Monday for dinner from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., for on-site service, take-out and delivery.
737 Penn Ave.
Downtown

Osteria 2350
The Italian restaurant Osteria 2350 is open every Monday for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a happy hour on Monday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The restaurant is open on site and to take away.
2350 Railroad Street
Strip neighborhood

brick store
Located in the TRYP Hotel near the 40th Street Bridge in Lawrenceville, The Brick Shop is open for food service Mondays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., serving snacks and dinner.
177 40th street.
Lawrenceville

Burgatory
You can get your burger and milkshake fix seven days a week at all Burgatory locations, including Mondays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Various places

Shorty’s Pints ​​x Pins
The brand new Shorty’s Pints ​​x Pins on the North Shore is open from 4 p.m. to midnight on Mondays, with duck bowling, arcade games, and a full food and bar menu available. It will extend its opening hours in the coming weeks to also include lunch on Mondays.
353 North Shore Drive
the north coast

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Kasbah
The Casbah’s dining room and patio are open year-round every Monday for dinner from 5 p.m. Long Island with gnocchi. You can also order online during business hours for pickup.
229 S. Highland Ave.
eastern freedom

Bridges & Bourbon
Fancy a super chic cocktail on a Monday night? You’re in luck — Bridges & Bourbon Downtown is open every Monday from 4-11 p.m. (it also serves small plates and dinner too).
930 Penn Ave.
Downtown

nanban
Korean soul food is on the menu at Nanban, a hybrid restaurant featuring Ki Ramen ramen, Ki Pollo Korean fried chicken, as well as bao and empanadas. The Lawrenceville spot is open Mondays from noon to 8 p.m.
4407 Butler Street.
Lawrenceville

Primati Bros.
All Primanti Bros. Locations Pittsburgh outlets are open Mondays for stacked stuffed sandwiches. Market Square is open from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., the South Side from 11 a.m. to midnight, Oakland from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the original Strip District spot is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Various locations

Gussy’s Bagels and Deli
Finding a great Monday breakfast or lunch is no problem at Gussy’s Bagels & Deli in Oakland. The take-out spot serves its homemade bagels and bagels on Mondays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
3605 Fifth Ave.
Oakland

Alta Via Pizzeria
Newly opened Alta Via Pizzeria serves take-out pizzas (round and square), salads and ice cream from its Bakery Square location every Monday from 4-9 p.m.
6425 Penn Ave.
Place de la Boulangerie in Larimer

Condado Tacos
No matter where you are, you’ll find a Condado Tacos open Monday near you. The restaurant’s Downtown and Lawrenceville locations are open Mondays from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and the South Hills Village location is open Mondays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Various places

Alla Famiglia
The longtime Italian restaurant Alla Famiglia is open every Monday from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. for catering and private events.
804 E. Warrington Ave.
Allentown

Walter’s Southern Kitchen
Walter’s Southern Kitchen serves barbecue favorites and Southern-style sides for food service (and outdoor patio dining in good weather) every Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Take-out meals are also available.
4501 Butler Street.
Lawrenceville

The Warren Bar & Burrow
Grab a drink (or two) on a Monday night from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Warren Bar & Burrow Downtown. The place also offers a dinner menu, from its neighbor, Penn Avenue Fish Company.
245 Seventh Street.
Downtown

Restaurant of Legends
BYOB Legends Eatery is open every Monday for lunch (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and dinner (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.), dine-in and take-out.
500 E. North Ave.
North Coast

Bakersfield
Tacos, tequila and whiskey are on the menu at Bakersfield Downtown. The restaurant is open every Monday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
940 Penn Ave.
Downtown

Noodlehead
Enjoy Thai-style noodle dishes (plus snacks and soups) at Noodlehead in East Liberty every Monday from noon to 10 p.m. for dine-in or take-out. The restaurant is a BYOB and cash only.
242 S. Highland Ave.
eastern freedom

Burghers Brewery
Both Burgh’ers Brewing locations are open Mondays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., for dine-in (and take-out) burgers, fried chicken sandwiches, and salads.
3601 Butler Street, Lawrenceville
215 W. New Castle St., Zelienople

Baby loves tacos
Make your Monday a little more bearable with a super-stuffed burrito from Bloomfield’s Baby Loves Tacos, or its sister restaurant Baby Loves Tacos: The Thunderdome in Oakland. The Bloomfield Shop is open every Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for takeout, and Baby Loves Tacos in Oakland is open every Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for food service and takeout.
4508 Liberty Avenue, Bloomfield
116 Meyran Ave, Oakland

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Sakura Teppanyaki and Sushi
Traditional Northwest Chinese cuisine is available every Monday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on site and to take away. Orders can be placed in line.
5882 Forbes Ave.
squirrel hill

Salem Market and Grill
This destination for halal foods and Middle Eastern dishes is open Mondays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2923 Penn Ave.
Strip neighborhood

Chengdu Gourmet
Known for its modern take on classic Chinese dishes, Chengdu Gourmet is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for dine-in or take-out. Orders can be placed in line.
5840 Forward Ave.
squirrel hill

Taiwanese bistro cafe 33
Sample a menu of typical Taiwanese dishes on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Dine-in and take-out are available. Take-out and take-out orders can be placed online.
1711 Shady Ave.
squirrel hill

Everyday noodles
Lunch on Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or dinner from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Take-out order available in line.
5875 Forbes Ave.
squirrel hill

Cafe Udipi
You can dine on spicy South Indian vegetarian dishes for lunch and dinner on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
4141 Old William Penn Hwy
Monroeville

Kabab Curry Restaurant & Grill
Promising homemade dishes in the tradition of small Indian and Pakistani families, Kabab Curry serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Mondays. The dining room reopens for dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Take-out and delivery are available in line.
2890 Banksville Road
Banksville


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