Hopefully your dog didn't consume your Christmas dinner and you are not living "A Christmas Story" as your own. Let's hope your reason to be Googling for a place to dine in Pittsburgh on Christmas Day has nothing to do with power outage or a failed cooking experiment.
Let's say you just want to escape the Christmas cooking duties at home and enjoy a dinner out.
Here is a list of eight places for your consideration:
1. Mitchell's Fish Market,1500 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, (412) 571-3474
The kitchen is open until 10 but the restaurant is overbooked until 8:30, call the restaurant to make your reservation.
McCormick & Schmick's in the Southside Works, 2667 Sidney St., will be seating until 9 p.m., reservations are recommended 412-432-3260
McCormick & Schmick's Downtown, 301 Fifth Ave, 412-201-6992
4. Terrace Room at the Omni William Penn Hotel
William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Downtown; 412-553-5235.
5. American Brasserie at the Pittsburgh Hotel
107 6th St, Pittsburgh, 412-992-2005
6. Bigelow Grille at the Doubletree Hotel
Bigelow Grille, Doubletree Hotel, 1 Bigelow Square (corner of Sixth Avenue and Ross Street), Downtown; 412-281-5013
7. The Sheraton at Station Square
Star of India, open for dinner from 5-10 p.m., call for reservations, 412-681-5700