TAKE OUT

Online ordering for takeout is available Tuesday through Thursday from 5-8:30 pm, Friday from 5-9:30, and Saturday from 3-9:30. However, if the restaurant is especially busy we might need to suspend online ordering for a period of time. Thank you for your business!

PROPER SNACKS

(GF = Gluten Free)


FRIED BRUSSELS SPROUTS (GF)

fresh fried Brussels sprouts / Parmigiano-Reggiano / lemon  (GF)

$13

TOMATO BASIL HUMMUS

oven-roasted roma tomatoes / tahini / chickpeas / roasted garlic / fresh basil / aged balsamic / extra-virgin olive oil / served with wood-fired flatbread

$12

PANCETTA-WRAPPED SHRIMP (GF)

sautéed jumbo shrimp / crispy pancetta / garlic spinach / balsamic reduction (GF)

$17

PROPER'S FAMOUS BACON CANDY (GF)

wood-smoked pork belly / cracked black pepper crust / brown sugar glaze

$13

FRIED CALAMARI

buttermilk-soaked calamari / semolina crust / Italian herbs / Parmigiano-Reggiano / fresh lemon / San Marzano marinara sauce

$13

PEPPERONI PAGNOTTA (ONLY AVAILABLE AFTER 3PM)

jumbo fresh baked Parmesan-herb focaccia roll / pepperoni & provolone filling / San Marzano marinara

$14

STUFFED BANANA PEPPERS (ONLY AVAILABLE AFTER 3PM) (GF)

fresh banana peppers (2) / hot Italian sausage / garlic / fontina / San Marzano marinara

$14

PROPER SALADS

Add pan-seared chicken breast (6 oz) or sautéed jumbo shrimp (4) for $8 to any salad


PROPER HOUSE SALAD (GF)

bibb lettuce / red pear / candied walnuts / goat cheese / white balsamic vinaigrette

$12 full / $7 half

AMALFI SALAD (GF)

baby arugula / cherry tomatoes / Kalamata olives / shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano / lemon-shallot vinaigrette

$12 full / $7 half

BLT SALAD (GF)

baby spinach / oven-roasted roma tomato / charred red onion / bacon / honey-dijon vinaigrette

$14 full / $8 half

PROPER SANDWICHES - LUNCH ONLY FROM NOON-3PM ON WEEKENDS

Available for LUNCH ONLY on Saturdays and Sundays until 3pm. Served with garlic-herb French fries.


CHICKEN CAPRESE

balsamic-marinated chicken breast / oven-roasted roma tomatoes / fresh mozzarella / basil pesto / served on a toasted Italian hoagie roll

$15

BEEF BRISKET

tender braised beef brisket / pickled red onion & banana peppers / served on a toasted Italian hoagie roll

$16

GRIDDLED CHEESE

white cheddar / fresh mozzarella / house-made bacon jam / roma tomato / served on Texas toast

$14

PROPER PIZZAS

Proper pizza dough is made in house from scratch using a proprietary sourdough starter. The dough is allowed to rise for 3 days, which gives our crust a supremely unique flavor and texture.  Proper pizzas are baked to order in our 800-degree wood-burning oven and measure approximately 11 inches across (8 slices per pizza).

Add Proper’s wood-smoked pork belly bacon to any pizza for $3 or bacon candy for $5


CARNIVORE

sweet & hot Italian sausage / wood-smoked pork belly bacon / pepperoni / San Marzano tomato sauce / fresh mozzarella

$23

PESTO  

oven-roasted roma tomatoes / caramelized onion / basil pesto / wood-smoked pork belly

bacon / fresh mozzarella / roasted garlic oil / Parmigiano-Reggiano

$22

MARGHERITA

fresh mozzarella / San Marzano tomato sauce / fresh basil / extra-virgin olive oil

$18

BIANCA

imported Italian burrata cheese / fresh ricotta / provolone / Parmigiano-Reggiano / roasted garlic sauce / chile flakes / extra-virgin olive oil

$19

FOREST

wood-roasted cremini mushrooms / provolone / roasted shallots / balsamic reduction / fresh thyme

$19

MEDITERRANEAN

oven-roasted roma tomatoes / Kalamata olives / caramelized red onion / baby artichoke hearts / fresh arugula / feta

$18

BLACK & GOLD  

crispy Yukon Gold potato slices / cracked black pepper / red onion / roasted garlic sauce / provolone / grated Pecorino-Romano / fresh rosemary

$18

CALABRIAN

soppressata / Calabrian chile / red onion / San Marzano tomato sauce / fresh mozzarella / fresh arugula / Proper's hot honey

$24

PROPER PASTA

(available after 3pm)

Add pan-seared chicken breast (4 oz) for $6 or sautéed jumbo shrimp (4) for $8 to any pasta


SHRIMP PRIMAVERA  

sauteed jumbo shrimp / garlic / white wine / butter / shallot / cherry tomatoes / fresh spinach / chile flakes / lemon / Italian parsley / fresh fettuccini

$29

CARBONARA

diced pancetta / cage-free organic egg / Parmigiano-Reggiano / fresh pappardelle

$24

PROPER LASAGNA  

sweet Italian sausage / San Marzano tomato sauce / baby spinach / fresh mozzarella / ricotta / Parmigiano-Reggiano

$25

FUNGHI 

wood-roasted cremini mushrooms / white wine / garlic / thyme / herbed fresh ricotta / fresh pappardelle

$23

PESTO POMODORO  

basil pesto / oven-roasted Roma tomatoes / fresh basil / fresh fettuccini

$21

BRISKET MAC & CHEESE

slow-braised beef brisket / cavatappi pasta / fontina cheese / caramelized onion / house BBQ sauce

$25


PROPER SEASONAL FEATURES (available after 3pm)


SWEET CORN & CHILE CHOWDER

fresh local sweet corn / fire-roasted Hatch chiles / tequila / lime / cream / house-made chicken stock / garnished with roasted corn and fresh jalapeño slices (available for lunch & dinner)

$12

BARBECUE-GLAZED SALMON (GF)

sustainably-farmed roasted salmon fillet / house BBQ sauce / charred local sweet corn / sauteed zucchini & heirloom cherry tomatoes / feta / fresh cilantro

$33

CHICKEN MARSALA

pan-seared boneless chicken breast / creamy Marsala wine sauce / sauteed local cremini mushrooms / garlic / shallots / thyme / served over garlic mashed potatoes

$25

PAN-SEARED HANGAR STEAK (GF)

boneless hangar steak marinated with citrus and chiles / smoky carrot puree / garlic / honey & balsamic-glazed roasted Brussels sprouts

$39

OSSO BUCO

red wine-braised bone-in beef shanks / carrots / shallots / celery / rosemary / thyme / beef demi-glace / served over garlic mashed potatoes

$38

SEASONAL HOUSE-MADE DESSERTS

ALWAYS MADE FROM SCRATCH BY OUR PASTRY TEAM!


OREO CHEESECAKE

Oreo cookie cheesecake / chocolate brownie crust / Oreo whipped cream

$11

SPICED CARROT CAKE

spiced carrot cake / lemon-ginger curd / candied walnuts / cream cheese frosting / spiced whipped cream / walnut brittle / orange-carrot glaze

$11

EMILY’S CHOCOLATE CAKE (GF)

flourless dark chocolate cake / mixed berry

compote / powdered sugar / fresh whipped cream

$10

"Awesome spot run by awesome people. Wonderful selection of beer, with a STRONG focus on local stuff. Great food, great service, and they’ve done an amazing job of adapting and innovating to keep everyone safe through all of these pandemic related challenges. What more could you ask for?"

"Best pizza I’ve ever had! I’ve never had pizza cook like this before, and loved it! The drinks were also amazing and would recommend. Will definitely come back here!"

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PROPER BRICK OVEN & TAP ROOM

412-281-5700

Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room is located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, just steps away from the city's finest theatres and galleries. We're an easy walk from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, many downtown hotels, and the North Shore sports venues. We are not currently accepting reservations, and all guests are seated on a first-come, first-served basis once their entire party is present.


LOCATION

HOURS

Tuesday - Thursday: 5-10pm

Friday: 5-11pm

Saturday: 12pm - 11pm

Sunday: 12pm-7pm (last seating is at 6pm)

Full menu available until 1 hour before closing time. Wood-fired pizzas available until 30 minutes before closing time. Last call is 30 minutes before closing time.


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