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The Carlton

500 Grant St, BNY Mellon Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2502
+1 412-391-4152
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
500 Grant St, BNY Mellon Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2502
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a very nice time at the Carlton for dinner on a Saturday night. They validate parking when you park under the Mellon building where the restaurant is located. We were seated right on time at one of the windows overlooking Forbes Ave. I...More

Thank BobKPgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Pittsburgh and took our Pitt granddaughter to dinner at Carlton. Had dined there quite a few times when we lived in Boardman, OH. Just like we remembered, lovely, cozy ambience. Excellent service. We all selected items from the tasting menu that had...More

Thank Judith J
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here multiple times and always have had excellent food and service. I love that it has an old world charm. This time I had the special surf and turf menu. I picked the lobster ravioli with a petite filet. My friend had the...More

Thank jettalady23
Reviewed 8 August 2017

sent the fish back and ordered steaks. 40 bucks each, sorry but others do a much better steak for the same price. heavy fish menu (and the place smells like bad fish) salad ok won't be back

Thank tomuchtravel
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It was our first visit in The Carlton. We appreciate fine dinning and wanted to try this place. The restaurant is elegant and classy. We got a nice quiet spot by the window. Unlike some other noisy places we could have a nice talk while...More

1  Thank TALI M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This place is one of our favorites to eat steaks are so great and reasonable priced for fine dining. Wine list is crazy and complimentary limo to show if requested A plus for customer service.

Thank John M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My wife and I took a long weekend to Pittsburgh to celebrate our anniversary. We ate one evening at The Carlton. It was an elegant meal. They have a great wine list. Our server was friendly and did a fine job. Well worth the trip...More

1  Thank jdwobser
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Recently went with my son prior to a hockey game and the food was great as always. If you have an event that you are attending, they always get you out in plenty of time. Both of us had the NY strip with blue cheese...More

1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We came here on the strength of previous posts at Tripadvisor prior to game 7 of the pens sens series. The food was good (both the lamb and the veal were perhaps too drizzled in butter), the atmosphere was fun, and the service excellent. As...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I just went to this restaurant over the weekend for the first time and there's something less than charming about walking through a corporate parking garage/lobby to get to your restaurant. I also thought the decor felt a little tired. Kinda of "80's old man...More

Thank Kati D
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry; we had lunch there and never asked about their transportation
Steve A
6 September 2016|
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Response from pgood2 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw... All kinds from business to casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Grant St, BNY Mellon Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2502
  • Public Transportation: T-Stop & bus stop
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-391-4152
  • E-mail
Conveniently located in downtown Pittsburgh, within walking distance of the Convention Center & four major downtown hotels. A Pittsburgh favorite for over 20 years. Recipient of the Wine Spectator of Excellence 1995-2006 and The Dirona Award 2000 - 2006 (Distinguished Restaurants of North American). The Carlton has a spectacular cuisine, complimented with an extensive wine list served by polished waiters in a beautiful atmosphere. Pittsburghers know the value of the Carlton making it the spot for business meetings to celebrations.
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