A Seafood and Chop House. Whole Fish, Fresh Seafood & Steaks cooked on a 6 foot Wood-fired Grill, dry-age butchery program, and an eclectic wine program curated by our Sommelier. Two bars with local Pittsburgh beer, craft cocktails, a broad wine selection to pair with fresh oysters.

or, The Whale

The Whale, Friendly. Inspired. Fresh. The minute you enter the evolving door of or, The Whale you will be met by friendly, well trained staff intent of making your dining experience one you will remember. The decor has been inspired by the novel Moby Dick and lends itself to a casual dining experience that encourages conversation. The ingredients are fresh, farm and fishery to table with beef aged and butchered on property. The sommelier stand ready to answer questions about the high quality wines available and which foods they pair best with.

Menu items are sourced from sustainable and humane, local farmers. Guests will find a wood-fired hearth, a menu speckled with French inspiration, a butcher room on the premise and a caviar program that will truly delight.

Travel down to the main dining area that features an open kitchen, a window into the butcher room and a wine cellar that doubles as a private dining space.

We offer a worldly wine program a sommelier on-staff for an enhanced pairing experience, a well curated list of local craft beers and hand-crafted cocktails. To view menus or for more info, please visit our website.

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Giving a nod to it’s founder, we named Evangeline to pay homage to the residence, a housing facility for professional women, an integral part of Pittsburgh history and community.

Where sophisticated meets comfortable. Sit back, play a game of jenga and enjoy a colorful and creative mixed drink or favorite beer/wine. Cozy, private corners, comfy couches and flat screen TVs at the bar inspire great conversation and creative thinking. Whether finalizing the details of a career making deal or relaxing with your traveling partner after a long day of sightseeing Evangeline has what you need.

Check-in, get settled and meet us at Evangeline. Located in the mezzanine above the Distrikt Hotel lobby, join us and experience our specialty food from Spain and France.

Happy Hour: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Tuesday – Friday
Cocktails & Oyster Bar: 4pm until late, Tuesday – Saturday

or, The Whale beer and wine list is available for Evangeline and can be found on our website

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Who says you can’t enjoy the outdoors in the city? When you are craving fresh air and open spaces the tenth floor terrace is the place to be. Take advantage of the stationary binoculars for close up views of Mt. Washington Incline and the Monongahela River or just throw your head back and enjoy the panoramic view! Comfortable outdoor furniture encourage guests to soak up the rays during the day and take in the lights of downtown at night.