216 E. Eighth Ave., Homestead
412-205-3448 or www.honestjohnspgh.com
Being an awesome place, while also helping to revitalize an historically downtrodden business district, will garner you a lot of fans. Honest John’s does both, all while offering innovative comfort fare such as candied-bacon BLTs and blackened-tilapia fish tacos.
2nd: Onion Maiden, Allentown
3rd: DiAnoia’s Eatery, Strip District