This Valentine’s Day love is in the air and sustainable meals are on the table. Treat your sweetheart to a feast that’s simply delectable, filling, and environmentally-friendly! Don’t worry – going green doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor, romance, or ambiance. In fact, we think knowing our meal has been responsibly sourced makes it even tastier.

First thing’s first, what is a ‘Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant’ anyway?

Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants commit to actions such as buying local, donating food, or recycling—among many others. Together, they are transforming the restaurant industry for a more sustainable Pittsburgh region.

Without further ado, here’s our top 5 list of the most romantic sustainable spots for Valentine’s Day dinner!


 In an elegantly rehabilitated warehouse tucked alongside old Pennsylvania rail lines, Eleven Contemporary Kitchen offers a seasonal menu and outstanding wine list. Located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, Eleven pays homage to the city’s history with its industrial backbone and polished interior. To view Eleven’s sustainability practices, click here.


Kaya’s cuisine is inspired by the sea and sun, melding fresh, high quality ingredients with bold flavor and alluring preparation. The varied and complex menu and festive tropical drinks have made Kaya an award-winning dining destination for more than a decade. To view Kaya’s sustainability practices, click here.

Casbah | Mediterranean Kitchen and Wine Bar

With sunset hues and tables gathered close together, Casbah’s interior exudes warmth and charm. Casbah offers a broad menu focused on Mediterranean-inspired cuisine made from local ingredients. The restaurant prides itself on offering a variety of Old World wines by the glass, along with a craft cocktail list. To view Casbah’s sustainability practices, click here.


Habitat is good food, pure and simple. Their menus are seasonally inspired, but that’s the closest they’re getting to a food trend. No foams, no gimmicks. Just quality ingredients prepared simply and elegantly. To view Habitat’s sustainability practices, click here.

The Porch at Schenley

The Porch is a neighborhood bistro in the heart of vibrant, bustling Oakland. Creating simple, delicious, scratch-made food using fresh ingredients from our local partners and farms, The Porch is an authentic experience for special occasions. To view The Porch’s sustainability practices, click here.