5 to Try: Prix Fixe Menus

Experience high-end dining for cheap-eats prices at the city's top restaurants.

Updated: November 04, 2003

5 to Try


Chez Gerard Authentic French

1187 National Pike Rd, Hopwood, PA 15445

Choices abound for at this French restaurant's five-course feast. You'll be selecting from 15 appetizers and salads, over a dozen entrees and seven desserts. That doesn't even include the chef's starters and the cheese plate.


Joseph Tambellini Restaurant

5701 Bryant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Canapes and cookies bookend a five-course dinner that might feature fois gras pate, roasted duck breast or Chilean sea bass.


Isabela On Grandview

1318 Grandview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15211

The Grand Prix of the prix fixe offers a different menu daily. Hearts of palm gratin, sesame-crusted seared tuna, beef tenderloin, baby greens with walnuts, and poached pears is just one possible lineup.


Vallozzi's Restaurant

Rte 30 E, Greensburg, PA 15601

Popular among the younger crowd, the $25 per couple price tag ensures dating diners predominate. Entrees are limited, but at least you get five flavor choices for ice cream.