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new beginnings

Acorn is a modern american restaurant from celebrated Chef Scott Walton, Chicago Restaurateur Jason Akemann, and Pittsburgh developer Brian Singer. Chef Walton combines his knack for meticulous sourcing and straightforward preparation style on the regularly changing menus.

keep it simple.

Walton’s passion for food began by simply getting his hands in the dirt. Clean flavor profiles, regional sourcing, and fresh perspectives form the core values of the regularly changing menu.

At Acorn, guests can expect to find a menu of Modern American cuisine that is refined without pretense.  Simple, beautiful plates. Local ingredients cooked to season. Care and comfort with our guests in mind.

Walton combines different global preparations, techniques and ingredients in a way that is exciting and new, yet comfortable and familiar.

Welcome to Acorn.

Located on the historic Walnut Street in Shadyside.