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Isabela on Grandview

1318 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1202
412-431-5882
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Ranked #125 of 1,899 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, French, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Transit: Two hundred feet from Pittsburgh's Duquense Incline.
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Youngstown
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My wife, daughter, her boyfriend and I traveled from Youngstown to Isabella a week ago Saturday night. We had reservations and despite the the crowd we were seated immediately upstairs with a wonderful view of Pittsburgh. Some of the group started off with champagne or wine, and I had coffee. I picked the semolina gnocchi while my wife had the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Some coworkers & I visited this location on a Thursday night after work. I was in awe of this pulchritudinous view! We sat upstairs & all 8 of us opted in on the $75 chef tasting. Although our company footed the bill, I would definitely return on a personal level and opt for this meal again! You get SO much... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My husband and I dined here on a recent visit from Cleveland. We were very skeptical when we pulled up to the restaurant, as it looks very dumpy, but it was the only place on Mt. Washington that had any reservations available, so we figured what the heck. The inside was much better once we got past the entrance. We... More 

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Chapel Hill, NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My wife had a speaking engagement in Pittsburgh and I tagged along. I had lived in Pittsburgh 30 yrs ago and still consider myself a 'Burgher. I took my wife up to Mt Washington (via the incline) for the view. We randomly chose Isabela as a place to eat. What good fortune!! We were a little early for a dinner... More 

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Williamstown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The view at this restaurant is the best in Pittsburgh! I can't believe I was proposed to just outside of the restaurant. The owner of the restaurant heard the news and made our say here wonderful. He made sure we had the best seat in the house right beside the window with the FABULOUS view of Pittsburgh. Drinking champagne, looking... More 

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Shaftsbury, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We recently took a group of 12 journalists to Isabela for a group meal in one of the smaller private rooms. This was done sight-unseen and so we were a bit concerned that the restaurant and service would live up to our expectations. However, we and our guests were delighted by not only the meal, but the great service and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you skip the $75 pp option, you have a nice selection of a la carte items. Portions are small [they tell you this in advance] but the pricing is low as well. We enjoyed everything, the waiter was attentive. I'd like to see a better wine selection by the glass. Wine prices a bit high but I guess that... More 

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Camby, Indiana
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This place has a great view of the city from Mt Washington. The food is wonderful. Portions are small. I would suggest getting the tasting menu. It is $75 but then you don't miss out on some fabulous choices. I had the chocolate dessert. Not to be missed!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This one word, sublime, sums up this destination eatery. The owner went out of his way to return us to our vehicles after we used the wrong incline and parked or whole group at Station Square. The next year we visited, with our large group, we made sure to use the correct incline! Isabella has the view and the tastiest... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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193 reviews 193 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The view from this restaurant is very nice, the Pittsburgh skyline especially lovely at night. The food, however, was not worth the high price. I'd give this one a miss.

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Additional Information about Isabela on Grandview

Address: 1318 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1202
Phone Number: 412-431-5882
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: Southwestern, French, Eclectic, International

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