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About Six Penn Kitchen
Six Penn Kitchen features fresh, carefully crafted, all-American cuisine. The menu highlights seasonal ingredients and takes an updated approach to regional classics. From stocks, sauces & charcuterie techniques in the kitchen, to the vermouth soaked olives & marinated maraschino cherries at the bar, everything is expertly prepared and crafted in-house. Both the food & cocktail menu change frequently taking advantage of seasonal products delivered by outstanding local farms & growers' cooperatives. By paying attention to the basics- true hospitality, great food, and a casually sophisticated environment - Six Penn Kitchen is a place where guests can kick back, slow down & enjoy the pleasure of great food, drink and conversation. Six Penn Kitchen looks forward to welcoming you!
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Hours of Operation:
Lunch is served Monday-Friday 11:00am-2:30pm
Dinner is served Monday-Saturday 4:30pm-close
Brunch is served Sunday 10:30am-2:30pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Located in the heart of the Pittsburgh Cultural district, there are several public garages within walking distance. Validation is offered at the garage located on Penn Avenue, directly across from the restaurant.
Many bus routes available, as well as a train running within one block of the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
Six Penn Kitchen has several unique areas available for special events. The private dining room seats up to 40 guests & features large picturesque windows & a fireplace. The rooftop terrace is a perfect location for an afternoon get-together or a summer's evening bash.
Private Party Contact:
Daniel Haas: (888) 306-0598
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Six Penn Kitchen Ratings and Reviews
We had brunch on a Sunday morning and the menu was very small compared to what it actually is. It was a "brunch" menu but was all breakfast items (except for a few salads) . The service was very quick though. Our waitress was friendly and attentive.
Calamari appetizer was so tasty. It came with 2 different sauces. Each sauce took me to a different place. The steak melted in your mouth. It came with an amazing sauce over top of asparagus that was the perfect mix of soft yet crisp. The mashed potatoes were light and fluffy with the perfect amount of seasoning. Excellent choice!
We had great service and delicious food and drinks. I was very happy with everything. A manager who called to confirm our reservation even asked if we were celebrating anything special or needed any special accommodations, which I thought was really nice.
Everything was fine except the noise level. It would be a great place to take my girl friend for a good meal and some intimate talk but most talk has to be on the loud side and short--flowery I-love- you's are out of the question.
We were running late due to traffic from a parade and worried about finishing dinner in time to get to the concert across the street, but the hostess recommended certain menu items to ensure speedy service and our waiter was excellent in this regard. So, timely and friendly service was the most valuable aspect of our dinner that evening.
This was my daughter and wife's first visit to Six Penn, and they enthusiastically loved it, from appetizers (especially the fried artichoke hearts), the seasonal drink (watermelon-mint infused marguerita) and entrees. They accommodated our late arrival (2 hour drive into Pittsburgh for the Symphony) and were careful to check on our showtime. We will return!
Service was brutally slow. It took 2 hours to get through 1 round of drinks, 1 appetizer, dinner and desert. We waited 15 minutes for ice cream because someone supposedly pulled the plug on the freezer. And the coffee was lukewarm, even the refill.
After quite a few people recommended that we eat here, we made reservations to have dinner here prior to a show at the Benedum. We had a party of 5, but we were unable to make reservations for all 5 of us at one table on OpenTable- so we settled for a table for 2 and 3. Upon arriving, we were greeted promptly. When we told the hostess we had 2 reservations, she kindly offered to seat us at a table that would accommodate all 5. Once seated, we were met by a very friendly and professional server. Our server was wonderful! Even though it was out of her control, she still tried to ensure we got our food in a timely manner so we would make it to our show on time- and we did. The food was excellent!!! I opted for the New York strip, and it was the best steak I've ever had! It was full of flavor and juicy. Everyone else in the party enjoyed their food as well. I highly recommend this restaurant!!!
Everything was just mediocre except the disgusting orange sherbet which looked like it had been forgotten in the bottom of great-grandma's freezer for a few years, in odd shaped clumps. How a server could bring that to our table is beyond understanding! Will not be returning.
We had a very good meal - the trout special was outstanding! A real drawback to our evening, however, was a crying baby in the sitting area besides the second floor bar. Apparently the baby's parents didn't want to bother their friends who were hovering around the bar, so they took a two year old and what looked like a relatively new-born baby to the sitting area. Unfortunately this area was immediately next to the upstairs tables so patrons were treated to about 45 minutes of very loud screaming. When you're out to the theater on a Saturday night, you don't really expect to have a Romper Room atmosphere next to a bar. While this might be expected and acceptable at an Eat 'N Park, we thought this was the chain's attempt at upscale dining.
We might come back, but there are many other options in the Theater District that don't double as child care centers.
Our server, Tim was excellent. I brought my husband here for an early birthday dinner and (without Tim knowing) he made it a memorable experience. He made some lovely recommendations for our drinks, apps and entrees. Tim's detailed description of the pork shank and lamb bolognese matched our expectations of the quality of the food. Tim's attention to detail was spot on. He made us feel like special and well-attended to patrons. Plus, I was impressed how well they made nojitos for my husband who doesn't drink. We were stuffed! The manager (or perhaps owner?) came by to introduce himself and check on us, which I thought was a nice touch. We're definitely coming back!
Popular pre-theater spot has a creative menu and a lively atmosphere. Went with some out of town friends and we had a great time both eating and catching up. Everyone had a different dish (steak, chicken, duck and lamb) and all were prepared perfectly. Combined with a good wine list, this was a great place for our friend reunion. Make reservations because when they get busy, its crazy trying to get a seat.
We often choose Six Penn for a pre-theatre meal because it's kid friendly, casual and comfortable, yet it offers some delicious dining options for both parents and kids. They are used to getting diners in and out for shows, so the service is efficient and the staff is friendly. We always have a nice experience at Six Penn, and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a good meal before a show.
We absoultely loved the fried artichoke appetizer and the Six Penn Kitchen location is great for show goers like us but everything else was just okay. We ordered a half bottle of Rex pinot noir that was a bit over priced as well as the main entrees. My husband had the lamb bolognese and although it tasted good and the portion was sufficient there wasn't really any lamb to be found. Feeling adventerous I had the wild boar sausage spaghetti. It was good and the portion sufficient but nothing special. We ordered some kind of chocolate desert with coffee. The waitress said it was shareable but after we got it and ate it we decided to order a lemon tart with berries too. Both were good but nothing special. We didn't complain to the waitress because everything was satisfactory, it just wasn't as good as we anticipated. We'd go back for the artichokes and maybe try something else next time now that we have the lay of the land.
I have been to Six Penn for NYE which was very fun and once for dinner. The food is good but I wouldn't say it is anything special. Our waitress was very good this time. We went for brunch to experience it. Everyone liked their food but no one was raving about it. I like the ambiance and the roof top. Overall I think it is a solid choice.
Make sure you are dressed up to dine here; we went in casual dress (jeans, nice shirt), and the waitstaff looked down at us for it (service was poor bordering on rude). Other diners dressed up for the occasion received proportionally better service.
Dinner before a show at Heinz Hall. Service was very, very slow. One hour placing orders we were still waiting for our dinners. We were forced to wolf down dinner to make the show. 90 minutes should have been enough, but it wasn't. It was not a pleasant experience. We need to find another restaurant better suited for the theater crowd.
From the verifying phone call to telling my guest I was running late to assuring me on the phone that my table would be held, the service was wonderful. Todd set the tone that would continue through the meal.
We ordered an appetizer that we felt was too salty. A manager came over, thanked us for the information, and adjuste the check. We split an entree and I really appreciate it when the kitchen actually splits the serving. The meat was cooked perfectly, which I told the kitchen people on the way out.
Food was great. Love how the menu changes according the seasons. Cheryl was our server & recommended the fish feature (local caught trout) which was amazing. My friend had the shank which is always a taste bud sensation. Six Penn is my 'go to' favorite dining place when attending a theater event in the city.
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