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Altius

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Weekend in Pittsburgh!
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1230 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1204
+1 412-904-4442
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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504 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WOW, the view. DO plan your visit for the night. Last evening we arrived as the Steelers were playing and the view of the city and the stadium was simply beautiful. Our waitress was WOW as well. Very excited about the menu...offered to customize any dish with the main entree and side. She spoke of the chef, Jessica Baeur, and... More 

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Thank Rebecca C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic dinner .Our server Ellen was outstanding! You couldn't ask for a better experience.

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Thank Robert S
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Altius is the updated former Georgetown Inn situated on Mount Washington. Gone is the dark wood and dated surroundings that was the Georgetown Inn. Enter the updated, bright, sleek Altius. Large windows that surround the dining area offer breath taking views of Pittsburgh's skyline. The manager and hosts are gracious and accommodating. The servers are knowledgeable, and not apprehensive about... More 

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Bartlett, Illinois
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited last year and had the best experience...that view is amazing!! The food and servive was excellent as well.

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New Delhi, India
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Food was between good and excellent 2. Service was perfect 3. Chefs were educative 4. Trust was betrayed 5. We discovered that 2 Bisque were added to our bill, which were never ordered, never served. 6. Brought it to their notice over phone after reaching our hotel. 7. They owned up and promised to send a Gift Voucher of... More 

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Thank Simarprit
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food, view, decor, and staff make Altius one is the most spectacular places I have ever dined. I ordered the duroc pork chop which was the most delicious pork I have ever eaten. Maria's service was delightful .... the view the best on Mt Washington ... And don't miss the creativity in their restroom ❣️

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despicable service. We came in with family who were in town visiting. We were denied service, even though everyone was dressed well, because my 2-week post-partum wife (on her first outing since before the baby) was in sneakers. She couldn't wear other shoes comfortably, but the staff at Altius couldn't care less. They denied everyone service and lost out on... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at Altius is very good, but the view from mt Washington is spectacular. The staff is very attentive though some were a bit condescending. My husband was told to take off his hat ( rather rudely he thought). Other staff members, however, were gracious and friendly. The menu selection was unique and the food was well prepared. Go... More 

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Thank michelejj2016
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For only having one day to spend in Pittsburgh, this restaurant was an excellent selection. It sits on top of a hill that overlooks the whole city. On top of the amazing view, the food and service were great as well.

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Tyler, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Altius is as advertised: stunning view, speedy and courteous service, terrific food, wide beverage menu. A romantic and scenic setting like few others. If ever in Pittsburgh again, it will be on the top of my list. Take a cab to the Duquesne Incline and remember to bring cash for round-trip service to the top of Mount Washington ($5 each).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $45
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1230 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-904-4442
Description
As Executive Chef & Partner of Altius, Jessica Gibson’s approach to contemporary American cuisine is refined and modern with a respect for the integrity and quality of her ingredient driven menu. Your first visit may be for the view, but you will return again and again to enjoy one of Pittsburgh’s premiere fine dining experiences.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?