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Root 174

Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1113 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218
+1 412-243-4348
10:00 - 02:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

My husband and I go here monthly... the food and service never disappoint! I am vegan while he eats meat, and it's refreshing to visit a restaurant that offers both of us tasty choices.

Thank Cassie F
Wheaton, Illinois
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were on vacation, and had an appointment to tour Trundle Manor in the early evening, so I searched for a good restaurant close to Trundle Manor, and found Root 174. I made 5PM Tuesday reservations about a month in advance, but when we got there the place was completely empty and stayed that way throughout our meal. That was... More 

Thank John T
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We met some friends here as Regent Square was a nice half way spot between Murrysville and the North Hills. Root 174 is a small, but eclectic, restaurant with a neat vibe. We were seated at a table facing the sidewalk which was perfect for people watching. We split the appetizers among 4. They were outstanding. The crispy brussels sprouts... More 

Thank kippster1
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187 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Unless you go early, I would suggest reservations as the place is VERY small! There is street parking and the food is well paired flavor-wise. I had the smoked trout and hubby had the pork belly. The pork belly came with gnocchi, which was a bit heavy of a meal b/c it was also covered in a cheese sauce. The... More 

Thank SGcvn69
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Visited Root 174 with a group of friends recently, knowing only a little about the restaurant. Boy, was I in for a treat. We were a decent sized group of eight people. We started the meal with the Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Spanish devil on horse back, Braised Octopus, and the Mussels. Each was flavorful and the portion sizes were fine... More 

Thank Dan B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Incentive and skilfully prepared food. Like if Sousa hadn't speed caring about salt, but with way less pretention. They also serve a great a very reasonably priced lunch.

Thank mdesus
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Root 174 is a hidden gem within Pittsburgh. The food is always full of flavour and very interesting. It really is one of the better restaurants around if you are looking for something slightly different and not just style over substance. If someone was visiting Pittsburgh I would recommend a visit. The only downside is that the location is a... More 

Thank Doox_16
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Tasty vegan entrée, but the vegan pistachio gelato that came with the vegan cheesecake was AMAZING!! I really wanted to take gallons home. No dice.

Thank Penelope_Potter
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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218 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We went to celebrate two birthdays--without fanfare. Not wanting to sit inside on a lovely summer evening we took tables on Braddock Avenue at this restaurant in the Regent Square neighborhood. Outside you don't have the buzz of the restaurant and you get to enjoy the passing scenery. Dinner was well done. I enjoyed lamb neck, stewed so the marrow... More 

Thank Lanxlad
Pittsburgh, PA
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

I cannot understand the rave reviews. For one thing, the place is unattractive and doesn't look particularly sanitary. They must think place mats are old hat. But I would have appreciated not having to put my napkin-enclosed flatware directly on the table. Yech! The menu items are peculiar. I readily admit that I am a senior citizen and, although I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1113 S Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-243-4348

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