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
Fantastic food! Fresh, generous portions ...
Fantastic food! Fresh, generous portions. Delicious desserts. Vegetarian options but somewhat limited. Menu based on large portions of meat including beef, chicken, and local lamb. Service was good: fast and efficient. For us, this was a special occasion, date-night meal. Total cost with tip was $118. This included two salads, entrees, desserts, one glass of one, one beer, and one cup of coffee. Look forward to going back again.
Following an absence protracted by way o ...
Following an absence protracted by way of the Symphony strike, I was pleased to return to find this stalwart restaurant catercorner from Heinz Hall squarely on point.
Wow! Six Penn Kitchen continues to surprise and delight with their fresh take on comfort food - all carefully composed with locally sourced ingredients. Moreover, their greatly expanded wine list evidences a like commitment to quality and creativity and well complements their menu.
What comes out so well crafted from their kitchen and thoughtfully tended from their wine cellar, is served with a comfortable aplomb that renders the whole dining experience that of what you might expect from a wonderful neighborhood corner restaurant.
We hadn't been to Six Penn Kitchen in qu ...
We hadn't been to Six Penn Kitchen in quite number of years. The menu has changed very little but the quality of the signature dish that I ordered - the Crackling Pork Shank - certainly did. This used to be a favorite, but I doubt that I'd order it again. It was dry, as were the sauerkraut potatoes. My order and the same order from another in my party tasted as if it had sat under a heat lamp and had been forgotten. The steak dishes ordered by two others in our party were deemed "good." We had a 5:30 reservation before an 8:00 theater call and were seated upstairs in the separate dining room. We thought this was going to be great, especially once he turned on the fireplace, but shortly the room filled as did the large dining room in front of us. The noise level was extremely loud, and all the waitstaff looked harried as they tried to fit through the tables. If your looking for that type of ambience this is a good place. If you want to have conversation, look elsewhere.
Six Penn is grossly over priced for din ...
Six Penn is grossly over priced for dinner before a show. We have eaten there several times.ir menu is unique (perhaps a bit too unique) the food is just ok. $100.00 with tip for 1 glass of wine I burger, and some gnocchi is more than a bit high.
We had not been to Six Penn in some time ...
We had not been to Six Penn in some time, and we were not excited by the menu. It seemed repetitive and uninteresting . The mussels were the best thing in the mussels and shrimp dish, the Thai spaghetti was odd and there were too many sundried tomatoes and mushrooms which were not tasty. We enjoyed the salad, and we loved the complimentary peppermint patties at the end of the meal. It is unlikely that we will choose this restaurant again.
The food, while unique, was underwhelmin ...
The food, while unique, was underwhelming. I am a vegetarian so my options were limited, however, I had a number of appetizers all of which had a not-so-good taste especially for the price. I think I will skip next time.
two dishes had to be returned because of ...
two dishes had to be returned because of extremely poor prep. Restaurant needs to hire a pasta chef who can cook pasta that isn't served as a giant blob of congealed carb matter. table next to us also returned food to the kitchen. clearly not enough wait staff; our waiter needed hearing aid. waiter and server(s) were completely out of sync. weird how bad it was.
The overall atmosphere was very pleasant ...
The overall atmosphere was very pleasant. We were seated promptly and the service was fantastic. The reason we would not return is for our dinners. I had the duck and my date had crab cakes. The duck itself was ok but the stew type of beans was not very tasteful and did not complement the duck. The crab cakes was mainly filler with a limited amount of crab, additionally it came with enough asparagus the overwhelmed the plate and way to much for non-family style side.
There is always some trepidation on New ...
There is always some trepidation on New Year's Eve but there were no problems with dining on that nite. We did have a reservation, greeted immediately & were seated promptly. Our party of four had a nice large table in a quiet corner that had a fireplace. Our server was pleasant & made us feel welcome but not rushed. We had: gnocchi, prime rib, steak & lobster, salmon,
as entrees. My only complaint would be that some of the starch portions, such as the purple mashed potatoes with the prime rib, were too big of portions. Left us no room for dessert.
Very nice dinner experience. The berry ...
Very nice dinner experience. The berry ravioli with butternut squash sauce, mussels and shrimp, and roasted chicken were all excellent. Eggnog creme brulee and chocolate cheesecake were scrumptious also. Even better that local sources are used.
We went for lunch and it wasn't impressi ...
We went for lunch and it wasn't impressive. Would want to try dinner before making a final review. Could have been the day. Appeared to only have one server and he was really rushed. Food was pretty ordinary, I had higher expectations.
Had the confit crackling pork shank befo ...
Had the confit crackling pork shank before and was blown away. This time both servings at our table were barely warm with large fatty pieces. Sent mine back and 15 minutes later received the same piece just barely much warmer on the outside. Would not get it again. Service was decent and the atmosphere is very nice too
My friend and I both had the lamb and it ...
My friend and I both had the lamb and it was wonderfully prepared. Additionally, we had th mussels and they were excellent. This my 3rd time visiting six penn and I haven't had anything that hasn't been spectacular.
We have really enjoyed Six Penn in the p ...
We have really enjoyed Six Penn in the past. It has a great atmosphere and we had good service. As vegans, they have had lesser and lesser options for us. This past time, we couldn't even get the pasta (it's so easy to use eggless noodles!!)! The vegan population in the city is exploding, so I'm not sure why they keep cutting down options. We won't be back until there are some more vegan food choices.
Overall the food was very good. The spe ...
Overall the food was very good. The special on this particular evening wasn't worth the cost. Great service. Good wine. We even had two children with us that were amused by the open kitchen. We were even offered coloring books which helped. Overall good place to go before seeing a show/
There wasn't much of an experience to be ...
There wasn't much of an experience to be had here. We ordered our drinks and food, less than 10 minutes later we were eating.
It felt rushed, not favorable to a relaxed Sunday where we just wanted to hang out and drink mimosas and bloody Mary's. This place didn't give us that vibe.
Also, no valet parking is available, and parking is very limited, or $8 to park your car in the garage across the street
6 Penn Kitchen, one of Eat 'n Park's for ...
6 Penn Kitchen, one of Eat 'n Park's forays into "upscale" is the perfect choice for "before theater" dining. Situated "katty Korner" from Heinz Hall and walking distance to anything in the Cultural District, it is an under-rated and reasonably priced gem! They know, kitchen and wait staff that you want...need... to be out before the curtain rises, and they get you out, without skimping on the quality of the food. The Charcuterie platter is big and varied enough to satisfy everyone at the table (not true in other fancy schmancy big presentation/skimpy portion places) and some of the signature dishes will have you returning again and again. I especially love, and almost always order, the crackling pork shank, with sauerkraut mashed potatoes. I've even tried to duplicate it at home (pork shanks are hard enough to find as it is) but I admit 6 Penn does it better. Perfect choice before a concert, symphony, play or show!
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