Mt. Lebanon Neighborhood Highlight: April Edition

April 14, 2023

Pittsburgh’s Mt. Lebanon is known for its walkability, top-rated schools and it’s friendly residents. It has a small-town suburban feel but is only 6 miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Mt. Lebanon is also known for its charming Central Business District (Washington Road, also known as Route 19), which boasts almost 200 businesses such as unique retail shops and many great restaurants. 

Mt. Lebanon’s “Uptown” is community-focused, hosting weekly Farmer’s Markets in the summer, and street festivals every season. 

Mt. Lebanon is a great community to visit. Here are some of its highlights, to help you plan your visit:



Il Pizzaiolo – An Italian pizzeria with a wood-fired oven and inviting outdoor patio.

Totopo Cocina and Cantina – Authentic Mexican cuisine. 

Sesame Inn – An upscale Chinese restaurant in a comfortable setting.

Little Toyko – A vibrant hibachi and sushi restaurant with a varied menu. 

Aladdin’s Eatery – A Lebanese-American chain with a large Vegetarian menu. 


Café & Coffee Shops

Pamela’s Diner – A vintage-inspired breakfast spot with especially crepes and hotcakes.

Orbis Cafe – A modern coffeehouse with decadent homemade pastries and a relaxed environment.

Mel’s Petit Cafe – An authentic French cafe with fresh, homemade crepes and a whimsical atmosphere.



Hitchhiker Brewing –  A trendy bar with great beer and small bites. 

The Saloon on Mt. Lebanon – A moody tavern with a large beer selection.

East End Brewing – A craft brewery with an outdoor seating area and an in-house pizza kitchen. 


Local Events 

Paws to Relax | Tuesday, April 18th at Mt. Lebanon Public Library

Spring Brunch – Women’s Club of Mt. Lebanon | Saturday, May 13th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm 

A women’s club focusing on opportunities to do good and serve their community. This brunch fundraiser benefits Outreach Teen and Family Services. 

Plant Sale | Saturday, May 13th at Mt. Lebanon Public Library

Bells of the ‘Burgh | Sunday, May 21st from 6 pm to 7:30 pm

A Pittsburgh-themed concert that tells the story of the neighborhood. The concert is located at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church.