About LeMont Restaurant
LeMont Restaurant is synonymous with elegance, style and exquisite surroundings. Since 1960, we have had a glorious tradition of grandeur and fine dining. Our elegant bar is perfect for a drink with friends or a light fare.
LeMont Restaurant on Grandview Avenue on Mt. Washington is a Pittsburgh tradition. LeMont is known for its exquisite cuisine, impeccable service, romantic atmosphere and view of the city.
LeMont is known for tableside cooking
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
All of our private dining rooms feature a bar and a view of the city of Pittsburgh
Private Party Contact:
Bill Laughlin: 4124313100x211
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cigar Room, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
LeMont Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Breathtaking views, exceptional service, ...
Breathtaking views, exceptional service, great food
Great view and a wonderful restaurant fo ...
Great view and a wonderful restaurant for special occasions! One of the best spots on Mt. Washington!!!
Pittsburgh's mount of disappointnent
It was a grand disappointment to go to an iconic restaurant and see how disengaged in current practice the LeMont is. From the unfunny maitre d' to the weak menu to the slow kitchen to the lack of an experience, LeMont let us down. The owners must be absentee owners blind and deaf to the boring and mediocre offering of their restaurant. Whether on the mount or in the strip or Lawrenceville or Highland Park, we have too many good options than to pretend LeMont is anywhere near her glory of old.
The spectacular scenic view of the river ...
The spectacular scenic view of the rivers and Pittsburgh along with incredible service and food made for a wonderful evening. We would definitely go again.
Wonderful Mothers Day Dinner
A gorgeous day and the view was great as usual. We all had a wonderful dinner. The dinner were well prepared and the portions were large. Our wait staff was incredible.
Everything was excellent!
Our entire party raved about the food and the atmosphere.
We decided to celebrate a special occasion at LeMont on Saturday night. When we walked into the restaurant, we were "greeted" by a man who didn't even look up or say hello/welcome. He pointed and said to wait at the bar. While we waited at the bar for our table, we were greeted with the same level of enthusiasm by the bartender who later sprayed three members of the party with beer while opening a bottle in a hurry. A little discouraged but still excited for the meal, we were seated at a table within the bar. This was extremely disappointing since reservations were made six weeks in advance. The bar had a big screen tv playing the pens game where other patrons were loudly cheering and fist pumping... Not the mood or atmosphere we expected at a restaurant that is supposed to be for nice occasions. Our server finally came to the table, didn't introduce himself and blank stared at us without asking if we'd like a drink. He was slow, inattentive, and probably one of the worst servers I've ever experienced. I've been using Open Table for over 5 years and have never written a review. Our experience was so bad and so disappointing I felt the need to share with others so they don't make the same mistake. There are so many great restaurants in Pittsburgh don't waste a night trying LeMont unless you are looking for buffet style service.
We went to the Lemont for my daughter's graduation from the University of Pittsburgh. We were on a tight schedule and had scheduled dinner between ceremonies. We told the waitress our schedule, she was very accommodating and we were served in a manner that we didn't feel rushed, but were able to finish our meal within the time needed. We even had time for a wonderful desert.
LeMont - one of those true special occasion places
LeMont has really come into its own again after a few years where I didn't feel it was so special. I am so happy that it has regained the high quality dining experience level. We have family dinners there about 3-4 a year, and last Friday, April 29, 2016 was no exception. Love the service, the food, the entire staff who is very attentive to everything from pulling out your chair, to refreshing your coffee, and serving food elegantly and piping hot. Our guests were elderly, and the staff was very accommodating to their needs. It was a true pleasure and worth every penny. I also like the seasonal menu that's been offered twice now since I've been there. One price includes everything.
Denise was superb. She made my wife & I feel very special through a very down-to-earth approach while still maintaining an impressive professionalism. This was a return to the restaurant after 38 years and the experience was delightful due to a kind, personal touch
Great view. Good food.
The views rule this experience. Went before sunset and saw the city transition from day to night. Lovely. The food was good, well-prepared, classic, American stuff. (They still flambee at the table -- cherries jubilee and bananas foster). If you are a foodie or a frilly, you may be disappointed. The cook their meats (lamb, steak, seafood) excellently. The sashimi was perfectly cooked but the sauce was more sweet than spicy (not my preference). Some of the dishes were a bit overpriced, but you are paying for more than the food. There is a small dance floor near the bar. Souffle was tasty -- order it with your meal order. The waitstaff could work on the pacing of the meal: 4 desserts at 4 different times. I was done with my soufflé before the others had ordered. Then 2 of those came out, then the flambéed one occurred. Weird. They were friendly and helpful, but not good with timing.
LeMont is a great choice
The view is spectacular, so try to get a window seat if you can. The inside of the restaurant is quite stunning as well; I know they have a lot of weddings there. The service was superb; our server was polite, friendly, and fast. The food was quite good as well. The main dishes were prepared excellently, and the portions were large. The side dishes were nothing spectacular, but that's alright, because we were stuffed. The price was what you would expect from a high end restaurant, but all things considered, I'd probably pay more and still be satisfied.
Incredible view of the city superb servi ...
Incredible view of the city superb service and ambiance. Steaks were just adequate but sausage stuffed peppers appetizer is delish! Desserts were delectable too! A great experience....we'll be back!
Great anniversary dinner
This was our first time at the lemont and everything was perfect. We were celebrating our anniversary and between the fabulous service, great view and amazing food it was definitely a great time.
I would to thank everyone at Lemont Restaurant for the wonderful hospitality and generous staff! Everyone went above and beyond our expectations, the atmosphere, food,view, and overall dining in general was pure excellence! I highly recommend Lemont, thank you Tommy Z (our server) it was an honor and a pleasure meeting you! Sincerely Brad & Kelsey Crispen
The waterboy poured water into our glasses and walked away. I noticed it had floating things in the glasses. Right there I said "this is going to be a bad evening at a nice place. " The server quickly removed the glasses and gave us fresh and clean glasses. Drink was good. Salad was good. Sirloin steak was fatty but was able to eat it. The best part was the Grand Marinier souffle. It was the best. I bet the pastry chef is paid well. I go to many places and order souffle and was horrible. Be sure to order the souffle at the time you order your meal. It was hot!! LeMont has the best souffle. We were in a time crunch and the server kept things moving but not pushy. The server was a good man. Good job. Most definitely will be back if we are in Pittsburgh again. Thank you for a nice evening!!!
To be honest, this is not the place for ...
To be honest, this is not the place for delicious food, but they provide good service and excellent view of pittsburgh. The food is below average that I cannot understand how the chef can create such strange tastes. I strongly recommend the restaurant owner change the chef, and the restaurant will have a boost sales.
winter celebration menu
Four of us went for the Winter Celebration Menu - the salad was fresh and good, we all had the surf & turf 5 oz. filet which was cooked to perfection and delicious and shrimp, with fingerling potatoes and fresh vegetalbes - also dessert, everything was great!
Excellent service, great food !
Excellent service, great food !
Loved Le Mont
Diner was good service was very nice and the view is great! If you are into old school classic elegant places go ahead and try this one!
MK Blast in the Burgh16
I had a group of ladies coming in for the annual Mary Kay Career Conference from Syracuse, NY. I wanted to show them the Best of Pittsburgh. By having dinner at the LeMont I hoped that they would be impressed by the great food & amazing vista of our beautiful city. As always the LeMont did not disappoint. The food & beverages were delicious. The service was to say the least excellent. My friends said it took their breath away & for that reason it met & exceeded my expectations . Thank you one & all for making this experience fantastic for my friends.
Great Service from the time you arrive at the door. John greeted me upon arrival like I was an old friend and I haven't been to LeMont in some time. Great Staff... Great Service.
Older crowd and the food wasn' t that g ...
Older crowd and the food wasn' t that great. Band was too loud.
The food is amazing here! The valet gentlemen are extremely kind. The atmosphere and view are both breathtaking! LeMont's is a great restaurant for almost any occasion but I would say it's more of a romantic setting depending on the time of day. If you have never been you need to try it.
My husband and I had a wonderful evening at the Lemont....our waiter Tom was beyond excellent....the food was delicious, and the atmosphere is absolutely gorgeous...we had a window table and the view was so beautiful...we would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone for a special night out...or for that matter anytime..we will definitely be going back.
Worst Valentine's Day dinner ever
So I made this reservation MONTHS before Valentine's Day on OpenTable. In the little notes section I requested a table by the windows. I just got engaged and this was supposed to be pretty special for me. I arrived 5 minutes before my reservation and was immediately seated NOT in front of a window like 99% of the restaurant was. Actually, my fiancé and I were the ONLY ones NOT sitting in a window seat! I was upset and told the girl who was seating us I asked for a window seat. She was not nice at all and just said those seats aren't guaranteed. So I decided to ask to speak with someone else so I could get the seat I reserved. Had to wait 30 minutes at the bar to get a seat by the window. (If you have never been to the LeMont, you will totally understand that there is no point dining there other than for the view). Like I said, this was my first Valentine's Day engaged, I bought a new outfit for this and paid to get my makeup done. We are a young couple and not rich by any means and I quickly noticed we were the best dressed people in the restaurant! In were walking men wearing grey sweatpants and the table sitting next to us by the window after we finally got the seat I asked for in the first place, they were wearing jeans and Affliction t shirts. It was horrible. I never got an apology for not giving us normal seating but I quickly got over it. Our waiter was OK (interrupted my fiancé while he was ordering to talk to a couple leaving which I thought was pretty rude), but the food was the absolute WORST. I read other reviews before coming here and saw multiple people say the food tasted microwaved and frozen for them. That's exactly what I thought. I ordered the filet mignon that was supposed to be bacon wrapped. The bacon must have been burned off because there wasn't any on it. My fiancé got stuffed chicken and it was tasteless. One thing I was looking forward to after our horrible food was baked Alaska dessert. OFCOURSE they were out of it on Valentine's Day.
Not What I Expected
Ambiance, view and service was wonderful!! Food was bland, served at room temperature. "Sides" were ONE unseasoned fingerling potato and five green beans, and five julienned carrots. The food is definitely not a reason to go to this restaurant.
ONLY GOOD FOR THE VIEW & A DRINK AT THE BAR
This restaurant like the title says is only good for the view. Food, especially for the price, is sub par. I ordered the Duck which was recommended by the waitress. The duck itself was dry, hard to cut, and even harder to chew. The duck came with a side of veggies (cut strips of carrots, green beans, and fingerling potatoes) that were well over steamed and had no taste; the must have just been for decoration because they were inedible. It wasn't just this one meal that was bad, the starter soup, which was crab & lobster bisque, was bland, had no lobster, and was watered down. My partner had the crab cakes to which we each found a shell while eating - very discomforting feeling while eating; completely ruins you from eating the rest for fear of finding another. Other than the food, the rest of the experience was okay but again sub par. When you are paying for a fine dining restaurant, you expect to be treated and server as such. Save your money and time and go somewhere with better food, atmosphere, and value!
Everyone was great from the waiters and ...
Everyone was great from the waiters and waitresses to the bus boys to the coat check ladies. The food was cooked to perfection and of course the view was to die for.
The food and service were terrific however the restaurant needs to invest in updating everything; dishes, glassware, dessert cart (specifically silverware). The decor is also really outdated.
Only good for the view.
Outdated menu of assembly line wedding reception style food. Here's you're inoffensive protein with the same vegetable and potato thing that everyone gets. No seasoning, fresh herbs, or spices. Can't even specify cooking technique, however a man in a tux will give you cold butter cubes put of a bowl.
The view was very nice however I was not ...
The view was very nice however I was not too impressed with the entree. The salad that came with the entree was delicious, I loved the balsamic dressing. The rolls on the table were rock hard. Our server was very nice and brought us fresh ones.
Wonderful dinning experience. Outstanding staff
I used the resultant to get engaged. Staff was helpful in planing the date. Would highly recommend for a romantic dinner. And any special event.
Meh...honestly just ok
The food was ok. The New York strip had a great deal of fat. The chocolate soufflé was not what I was expecting and arrive almost 30 minutes after our meal ended. The decor was opulent, but a little gaudy.
I have loved this restaurant for over 20 years. I am never disappointed. We come here on special occasions , mostly our anniversary. The ambiance , service and food are all top notch. Our server Marco was a pleasure and very knowledgeable also very accommodating. the anniversary dessert was such a wonderful gesture . thank you for helping us build amazing memories . The reservation process could not have been any smoother
Traditions sometimes need to change
Le Mont can't be beat for location and view. However, in today's food scene, food quality, freshness of ingredients and creative menus are essential. My family recently dined there for Restaurant Week, which is a time when I would assume restaurants want to attract new patrons and impress with their best culinary offerings. We were sorely disappointed. Each of the four of us selected a different entree from the menu so we could try different things. I ordered the "tangerine" sword fish, which was so overcooked and underseasoned, I could not eat it. THe "tangerine" was actually what appeared to be canned mandarin oranges with cantaloupe and honeydew, which did not pair with the fish at all. THe side of vegetables was simply steamed carrots, beans and fingerling potatoes, but "simply" translated to no salt and no flavor. My daughter's Asiago tortellini was more flavorful, but topped with blackened chicken tenderloins that were also overcooked and dry. My husband's mini fillet was a bit better but we would not consider any of our meals outstanding. In fact, they reminded me of the restaurants of the 80's - no local ingredients, no creativity, and no flavorful dishes that make your taste buds celebrate. As disappointing as our meal at Le Mont was, it did make us appreciate the plethora of new establishments opening that value fresh food and simple presentations that make the diner want to come back time and again to try the latest offerings of the season. Unfortunately, Le Mont is stuck in days gone by and today's diners won't be swayed by just location.
Perfect night out
Everything about the Lemont was great! From the moment we walked through the door, we felt extremely welcomed by the entire staff. Our server had a great sense of humor which we really appreciated and he was there right before we ever needed him for anything. Everything about the food was spectacular, and our wine was great too.
We have dined there previously. Went for ...
We have dined there previously. Went for restaurant week because the pre-fixe menu looked good-it was amazing!
I would say this is a Pittsburgh experie ...
I would say this is a Pittsburgh experience that you should have. My experience was similar to what's been described to me before. The dining room is gorgeous, the city views are beautiful and the service is wonderful. The food, on the other hand, is only mediocre. I think as long as you go into it know that that you are there for the experience and not the best food you've ever had in your life, then you will enjoy your night.
New Years Eve
Being New Years Eve, most restaurants were booked, I made this reservation 5 weeks early, was notified 2 days before to make sure we still needed the table. Table was ready on time, beautiful restaurant and view, food was gteat, overall a great experience. Would definitely go back
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