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Best bars in Pittsburgh

Casino
“In addition to gambling there are also great restaurants, bars, and live entertainment.”
23local recommendations
Brewery
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“8-minute drive. Lawrenceville. 19th century church converted into a microbrewery and restaurant, perhaps the first such venture in this area. Beer brewed on the former altar. Big place, varied menu, a fun place for a special occasion. Nice courtyard.”
30local recommendations
Sandwich Place
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“Primanti’s in the Strip District is the original location serving food to the locals 24/7. It’s my go to for a late night meal. Every sandwich at Primanti’s comes with meat, cheese, coleslaw, tomato, and fries on top. The best seller is beer but the #2 sammich is the Pittsburgher. Also their black bean sammich is my favorite for the veggie people. ”
27local recommendations
Gastropub
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“Meat & Potatoes 649 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412) 325-7007 Chic, modern gastropub making New American dinners, eclectic brunch items & inventive mixed drinks.”
26local recommendations
Bar
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“Default, most frequented bar for whatever mood or outfit your wearing. You ABSOLUTELY MUST take a #brilloselfie in the mirror of the bright pink unisex bathroom near the kitchen entrance. People pile in 10 at a time, don't think twice about it. It's tradition. ”
31local recommendations
Bar
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“Funky, fresh take on Mexican food. Big, cool space. Always a scene. Lots of beers on tap with the specialty being Big Azz margaritas which are 22 oz. (in a lot of different flavors, but never made with a cheap mix.) If you're out late, they're on sale after 10 pm. Huge burritos, good wings (try San Francisco.)”
27local recommendations
Bowling Alley
“Along with 22 bowling lanes in the heart of Lawrenceville, this venue also offers karaoke, DJs & the Upstairs Saloon, a bar & grill.”
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Bar
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“Butcher and the Rye 212 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412) 391-2752 Trendy outpost serving innovative New American cuisine & craft cocktails in a rustic-chic space.”
28local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“This is the most popular bar/restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh right now due to it's stunning 3rd floor rooftop bar.”
20local recommendations
Bar
“This is a cozy and friendly place to go for a drink, and it's in walking distance.”
28local recommendations
Taco Place
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“Tacos with a twist! Fun place to eat with great music and an energetic vibe. ”
24local recommendations
Bar
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“Although the service can be a little slow, the Mexican food, outdoor patio, and atmosphere are amazing.”
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Bar
“A Pittsburgh landmark and one of the first in the cocktail renaissance. Try the mac & cheese!”
17local recommendations
German Restaurant
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“Home-made old school German restaurant that has been around for many years. Located in the Northside by the stadiums. The potato pancakes are amazing!”
24local recommendations
Bar
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“This place is located right up on Shiloh Avenue, next to Grandview Ave (where the lookout is). The staff is great, the atmosphere is the best on Mount Washington, low-lit and cozy yet fun because they have an entire corner filled with board games, great music, and their cocktails are incredible. I highly recommend the Old-Fashioned, they use fresh muddled orange and those new fancy purple cherries, the big round ice cubes, I mean come on!”
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Bar
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“Local ingredients shine in modern American dishes served amid upscale decor with plush seating.”
11local recommendations