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1230 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1204
+1 412-904-4442
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
“crab toast” (13 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1230 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1204
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I will return to this restaurant every time I visit Pittsburgh in the future. The location is brilliant with the incline car ending right beside their doors; making for the perfect start and finish to what will be an immaculate dining experience with views of...More

Thank Leines123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was our first night in Pittsburg and we took the incline to dinner. Literally right next door to the Duquesne Incline! We started off with a delicious crab bisque, raw oysters, and a charcuterie board! Then on to the entrees... we had the bone...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I recently went out to celebrate his promotion. I made a reservation via open table. Upon arrival we were bumped to seating at the bar due to my husband was wearing khaki shorts (missed the dress code). Beyond disappointed, but it was...More

Thank Alis0n401
Reviewed 5 days ago

This beautifully sited (alongside the Duquesne Incline atop Mount Washington), female chef guided restaurant overlooks Fort Pitt and its three rivers. The views from all tables are spectacular, even if you are not sitting next to the windows. What distinguishes Altius from other restaurants is...More

Thank NewYorker375
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent, and the service matched. The view is indescribable. Who knew Pittsburgh had the greatest cityscape view in the world? (Pittsburghers, obviously!)

Thank robertmV3267HC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Altius on Grandview Avenue, Mt. Washington, was the birthday dinner that my husband arranged for me on a rainy June evening. The ambiance was elegant and romantic. Our server was attentive and personable throughout the meal. Everything from the truffle-flavored popcorn served immediately after we...More

Thank Pburglady
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant sits atop Mt. Washington so the view is expected to be excellent and it is. However, the food, wine and drink list is superb. Our favorites are the duck and scallops, both prepared to perfection. Truly though we have always had a great...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing bad about Altius! The service is impeccable and the chef's work is outstanding! Everything is great on the menu and the portions are big for such an upscale restaurant. What sets Altius apart from many restaurants on Mount Washington is the complimentary popcorn...More

1  Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful ambiance and outstanding food. Pleases everyone in our crowd with differing tastes. One of my favs in Pittsburgh!

Thank sabrinager
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These people have figured out how to do a great food experience - and yes - an amazing view. Definitely a great pace for any occasion - make the reservations to snag the great table! Enjoy - you will be back.

Thank KirkPA
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March 27, 2017|
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Response from WNYbonnie | Reviewed this property |
He doesn't need a coat. Here is a link to their menu.
Sarah H
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Adam M | Reviewed this property |
Early in the evening, you can find some street parking in the general vicinity, but around dinnertime you are advised to use their valet service or a local cab/uber.
Bea M
October 30, 2016|
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Response from lovethebeach70 | Reviewed this property |
I love that the party area in this restaurant has glass windows...so a beautiful view is guaranteed!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $45
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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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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