5202 Butler St., Lawrenceville
412-781-5204 or www.b52pgh.com
Sleek and modern, with Middle Eastern accents, this 25-seat restaurant in Upper Lawrenceville is a favorite in the vegan and Mediterranean food scenes. Enjoy plates of fried cauliflower with tahini, baba ghanouj and falafel sandwiches. It also has a killer brunch.
2nd: Istanbul Sofra, Regent Square
3rd: Amel’s Restaurant, Baldwin Township