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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings

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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.
US$ 30-US$ 45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
American, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many people come for the view, which is remarkable, but the food is equally remarkable. Everything from the amuse, the bread, the apps, the entrees and desserts was outstanding. The service is attentive and knowledgeable. The food reflects a creativity that is often difficult to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nicholas L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Meal.Top notch! Love the various flavored popcorn at the start of every meal. Atmosphere.Can't be beat!! What a great view from every seat in the place. Service. Impeccable!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nanc7fam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’d highly recommend this fabulous place overlooking the entire Pittsburgh skyline. We all agreed the steak tartare was the best we ever had. The pork chop, veal and sea bass were all cooked to perfection. The service was excellent and the prices reasonable for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 194kayg
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the incline up and walked less than a block to the dinner. The city view was fabulous. The service and food were excellent .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank j. marcus S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from this restaurant is amazing, especially at night. This was my first time here and we really enjoyed the food. Staff was very helpful and friendly so it was a pleasure dining here. We tried starters, entrees, and dessert and all were well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Dr-Ing-Dchen
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great service, and the view, no other restaurant in Pittsburgh can rival the view there. But the food is really average at best.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The food here is really top notch and when you combine it with the killer view from atop Mt. Washington you have a potent combination. The drinks menu is pretty extensive and the "Chef's gift" at the end of the meal is a great touch.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank johnskabardonis
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We have been here 5 times in the past year. Jackie is our favorite server, we request her every time we go. She is so sweet, educated on the menu and makes the meal more enjoyable... she even made a little gift for my mom...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lizmo1
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The view is incredible, the food is to die for and their signature drinks are the best I've ever had in a while.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jake P
Reviewed 28 October 2018

My husband and I visited Altius after seeing it on a list of most scenic restaurants in the US and reading the great reviews, and it did not disappoint! The location is less than a minute's walk from the Duquesne Incline upper station and has...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank WaitForIttttt
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John M
15 October 2018|
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Response from flahojo | Reviewed this property |
No there is not an elevator
24 August 2018|
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Response from SSBN635 | Reviewed this property |
Altius does NOT serve Brunch. They open at 5:00PM 7 days a week for Dinner only.
24 August 2018|
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Response from CT-and-JJ | Reviewed this property |
We only went for dinner. I am not sure about brunch
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