Mediterranean Restaurant$$$$
Shadyside, Pittsburgh
  • Justin B.
    "Try the Short Rib Ravioli...."(5 Tips)
    Jake H.
    "(All of the Big Burrito restaurants are excellent)."(3 Tips)
    gina v.
    "I highly recommend the Wine Flights, cheese plates & Italian olives."(2 Tips)
    Stephen B.
    "The bread pudding was fantastic!!!"(2 Tips)
37 Tips and reviews
  • short rib ravioli
  • good for dates
  • wine
  • big burrito
  • seafood
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  • Ryan P.
    Pasta fest was amazing...Fiona and Oliver gave great service behind the bar, and every single dish was absolutely made for a perfect evening! I highly recommend it for dinner or drinks
  • Linda
    LindaFebruary 22
    The bruschetta was amazing
  • Andra Z.
    Andra ZapartanJanuary 31
    The filet mignon is out of this world! So, so good! And of you do appetizers, try the mediterranean spreads - fabulous! Lovely restaurant! 😍 (🎈 very nice looking bar area - pictured here)
  • Andra Z.
    They have this huuuge collection of spirits :) enjoy! 🍷🍸🍹
  • Andy F.
    Andy FangSeptember 23, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything is good here. Service, drinks (get the flights) and food!
  • Stuart A.
    Stuart AdlerMay 11, 2016
    Nice decor, setting and wine/ beer list. Worth the $36 priced entrées?,,, not so sure
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy McLaughlinJanuary 21, 2016
  • Dave C.
    Dave CummingsOctober 7, 2015
    The short rib ravioli was as good as it's cracked up to be
  • Adil M.
    Adil MajidSeptember 26, 2015
    Insanely great food. Great for dates!
  • Amol K.
    Amol KJune 13, 2015
    The short rib ravioli is pretty good. Not amazing but still pretty good. Try other things if they catch your eye.
  • Ash J.
    Ash JMarch 23, 2015
    Chilean sea bass, duck and pork!
  • Karat O.
    Karat OfpaFebruary 4, 2015
    Cream polenta Sunday brunch. YUMM !
  • Stephen B.
    Stephen BrieloffJanuary 17, 2015
    The bread pudding was fantastic!!!
  • Antonio O.
    Antonio OnoOctober 3, 2014
    The swordfish is pretty interesting.
  • mister ockelfarber
    mister ockelfarberSeptember 14, 2014
    Best ambiance of any restaurant on Highland. One of the best in Pitt.
  • Nathaniel E.
    Nathaniel EliasonAugust 27, 2014
    Any of the lamb dishes are amazing
  • Omer Z.
    Omer ZachMay 1, 2014
    Accommodating for gluten-free eaters.
  • E P.
    E PJanuary 11, 2014
    The tomato sauce in the cavatelli is spot on.
  • Colleen B.
    Colleen BernyOctober 9, 2013
    Everything I had was absolutely delicious! I highly recommend the cheese plate and the duck/gnocchi dish. The restaurant also had an awesome selection of wine and great service!
  • amita s.
    amita singhJune 15, 2013
    halibut w sweet pea purée and farro is excellent!
  • Seth C.
    Seth CressFebruary 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Can't beat the wine flights!
  • Ricardo C.
    Ricardo CabralFebruary 24, 2013
    The piccolo gusto menu is a great way to try several things on the menu!
  • Coy Vegas
    Coy VegasDecember 16, 2012
    The cheese platters and octopus apps at the bar are the way to go. Also the lamb is spectacular.
  • Renaissance Hotels
    Renaissance HotelsMay 31, 2012
    The short rib ravioli here is decadent and to die for. Follow it up with grilled corn ice cream. For more local tips, follow us on 4sq or check out
  • Karla G.
    Karla GravesMarch 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the Big Burrito family, Casbah is consistently above average. Recommend the Crispy Arsenal Cheese Curds (when available) and Cioppino. Excellent wine list too. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Aerie
    AerieFebruary 22, 2012
    This chic and trendy Mediterranean Restaurant offers some of the best dishes in the Burgh. And with a frequently updated menu there is always some new delicacy to try.- Mandy, Marketing Coordinator
  • gina v.
    gina venselJanuary 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    I highly recommend the Wine Flights, cheese plates & Italian olives.
  • Belle L.
    Belle LenzNovember 23, 2011
    Dessert: fried apple fritters are not to be missed.
  • Cory S.
    Cory SAugust 28, 2011
    Most overpriced brunch/breakfast ever. 24$ for what? A waffle and eggs? You've got to be kidding me.
  • Vanessa S.
    Vanessa SanchezMay 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Dark chocolate bread pudding... seriously, dont miss it!!!
  • Courtney K.
    Courtney KDecember 26, 2010
    Best brunch in Pittsburgh...
  • Dan G.
    Dan GiglerSeptember 17, 2010
    Just what Justin said above, the short rib ravioli is a revelation. Soooooo good.
  • YinzerParty ..
    YinzerParty .comAugust 10, 2010
    Birthday club for big burrito is $30 toward an entrees!
  • Jake H.
    Jake HancharMarch 8, 2010
    Outstanding food in Pittsburgh, but stick to the Middle Eastern dishes as they are the best. Definitely try the lamb. (All of the Big Burrito restaurants are excellent).
  • AzyxA
    AzyxAFebruary 18, 2010
    Try the Orecchiette pasts with cranberries & chicken in goat cheese sage cream sauce. Read more
  • Justin B.
    Justin BronowiczDecember 9, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the Short Rib Ravioli.... One of the best dishes in the Burgh...
  • Ryan H.
    Ryan HopkinsDecember 5, 2009
    Best martinis and friendliest bartenders in Pittsburgh. Try one with Plymouth gin straight up with olives.
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