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11 Under $10: How To Do Your Favorite Pittsburgh Restaurants For Under 10 Bucks

By apatt 04/09/2015

Pittsburgh News

In today's economy almost everyone is looking for a good deal. The best part about living in Pittsburgh is that you do not have to compromise quality for quantity when it comes to finding a good meal for under $10. Here is a list of 11 restaurants that serve meals for under $10 and a few suggestions on what you could order. If you know of any other good deals around the 'Burgh feel free to share where and how much!  

1. Primanti Brothers


For under $10 you can get a Pop $1.99 and PITTS-BURGHER CHEESE STEAK #2 best seller for $6.89.

2. The Old Village Grille

Most of the gyro meals severed here are well under $10 so just take your pick and enjoy! :) 

6277 Saltsburg Rd, Penn Hills, PA 15235 

(412) 888-9169



Everyday special 1 Authentic gyro, village fries, and a 20 oz Pop for $7.99!!!

3. Piccolo FoRNO

3801 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 

(412) 622-0111

For less than $10 you can get a few entrees and a Pop. My personal pick is the SICILIANA (Hot soppressata, banana peppers, caciocavallo cheese, and olive spread made on ciabatta bread and served with bean salad) for $7.00 and a Pop for $1.75. 


4. Archie's

Monday - Thursday you can get 35 cent wings.

Order a Dozen wings and a drink or two.

Mild Cajun BBQ Spicy Parmesan Ranch Spicy Thai Sauce Flaming Hot Hot Honey BBQ Spicy Ranch Lemon Pepper Archie Smokey BBQ Season Salt Tangy Gold

2328 East Carson St, South Side, Pittsburgh 15203 



5. Birmingham Bridge Tavern

You can get 50 cent wings from 7-10 

Mondays you can get a dozen wings and a miller lite draft

Wed. you can get a dozen wings and a Yuengling draft

or if wings aren't your thing 

Tuesday you can get a Single 1/4 lb Angus Burger 7pm-10pm $2.50 

or  Double 1/4 lb Angus Burger 7pm-10pm $4.25 

and add a drink... All Great Lakes Drafts 7pm-10pm $3.75 

2901 Sarah Street, South Side 15203 



6. The Original Oyster House

ALL but 2 of the deluxe meals are under $10.  

I personally order the Clam Strips Platter for $5.95 with Slaw and Fries, and a Pop. 


20 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 

(412) 566-7925

7. Peppi's

All subs are under $10, but my go to meal here is the Regular Italian $5.99 and a Regular Fries for $2.50. 


7619 Penn Ave

1721 Penn Ave

12 Smithfield St

927 Western Ave

8. Sammy's Famous Corned Beef

901 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 

(412) 765-2244

The Famous Special HOT CORNED BEEF $5.75 topped with Swiss cheese, cole slaw or sauerkraut, Russian dressing served on freshly baked bread of your choice

A Large Pop for $1.09

And a Small soup of the day for $1.99

A whole meal for $8.83 before tax.


9. LuLu's Noodles

You can get lunch here under $10.  You can get an appetizer, an entree, and a drink ALL for $10 and under.

I personally like the Lunch special for Chicken and broccoli. 


400 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

10. Tessaro's

For lunch you can get a Pop for $2.00, Kielbasa $6.00, and chips for a $1.50.


4601 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 

(412) 682-6809

11. The Dor-Stop Restaurant

1430 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 

(412) 561-9320


I suggest going there for breakfast and ordering their world famous Hot cakes and a drink.