Three gringos and an 8-legged culinary muse, who goes by the street name täkō, have brought the so-cal surf vibe to the Steel City with south of the border force and fierce margaritas.

Pittsburghers are reporting getting knocked on their asses on the not-so-sandy shores of the Cultural District, consistently citing killer handmade tacos of an Asian persuasion and deliciously dizzying Yellow Jackets as the cause. An onlooker waiting for his turn to ride the wave was recently quoted as saying, “The raw fish, the raw sounds (by house DJs) and the raw bohemian vibe are worth any wait.” The arrival of täkō in Pittsburgh signals a new high point in the changing tides of the local restaurant scene.


täkō offers a unique setting in the Cultural District of downtown Pittsburgh for various types of events, including but not limited to birthday celebrations, holiday parties, cocktail gatherings, rehearsal dinners and more!

Our dedicated events team can work with you on figuring out the best format and menu for whatever occasion you are celebrating. To learn about private dining options at täkō, please contact events@richarddeshantz.com


täkō offers an experience that brings our farm to street food and so-cal surf vibe right to you! from small social gatherings and office lunches to large corporate events, and parties, we have a catering & events program that can be customized to your specific requests.


To make a reservation, call us at 412-471-8256 or book online with Yelp. We try our best to accommodate walk-ins and we offer our entire menu at the bar.
Call us at 412-471-8256 Book online with Yelp


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214 6th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222



Kitchen Hours
  • Mon-Thu5-10p
  • Fri&Sat5-11p
  • Sun3-9p