Check out Pittsburgh's top places for a fun time and a killer deal!
Whether you've had a long day, you're on vacation or you just plain feel like it, there's always a good reason for Happy Hour, and Pittsburgh has no shortage of them. Check out our top 10 happiest hotspots around the 'Burgh for a sip and a bite towards pure bliss!
This Mount Washington favorite is the perfect place to stop before or after admiring the view on the Grandview Overlook. Check out their happy hour Monday – Friday from 5-7 pm for $1 off drafts, $2 domestic beers, $3 well drinks, $4 house wine and $5 'snacky things'. That's five reasons not to miss out on Bigham Tavern!
Union Standard is new to downtown and already a favorite spot for a drink or a bite. Their happy hour, which runs Monday – Friday 4-6 pm and Saturday 2-6 pm is certainly worth adding to your list. Who else has happy hour on a Saturday? Stop in for half off oysters (a specialty here) and burgers, $4 bottled beer and $6 select wines.
Check out Harris Grill in Shadyside for their signature Frozen Cosmo, half off during happy hour, weekdays from 4:30-6 pm. They also offer deals on select appetizers and half off draft beer. Stop in on a Wednesday for $6 glass wines all night! You're bound to feel right at home in this house-turned-restaurant right on bustling Ellsworth Avenue.
While strolling down East Carson Street in the South Side, a stop at Carmella's Plates and Pints is definitely worth adding to the schedule. This cozy spot offers 'social hour' from 4-6 pm on weekdays and Sundays for 25% off shared plates, brews, cocktails and wine on tap. You'll also find daily food specials throughout the week.
This "restaurant incubator" in the Strip District is known for helping young restaurateurs get their start, but they also boast a full bar. Signature cocktails and all Pennsylvanian beers on tap make this a must-visit spot. With half off beer, wine and cocktails 5pm-7pm Tuesday through Friday, there is no excuse not to stop by Smallman Galley.
Who doesn't love a good taco? Condado is new to downtown and serving up some delicious creations, not to mention their signature margaritas. Check out their happy hour from 5-7pm on weekdays for half off all margs and $1 off tacos in the bar and bar area!
This is an old-school favorite that has something for everyone and a beautiful Biergarten for those warmer months. Stop in their location in the South Side Works for happy hour weekdays from 5-7 pm for $3 half liters of select drafts, $3 house wines and half off most appetizers. Their pretzels and bier cheese cannot be beat!
Lawrenceville's Butler Street is full of places to shop and dine, making it easy to spend a whole day exploring. When happy hour hits, Industry Public House is the perfect place to settle in. Stop in on a weekday from 4:30-6:30 pm for $2 off draft beers, $7 featured cocktails and a variety of food specials. This warm space has lots of seating and several TVs!
SOBA in Shadyside is a modern and upscale space with thoughtfully crafted cocktails and Asian-inspired cuisine. Stop in Monday – Friday in the lounge or bar area from 5-7pm for $6 specialty cocktails like the Sichuan Sour, $6 select wines and $1 off all draft beers.
Pittsburgh's oldest brewery! Penn Brewery is a classic spot to stop in and get some Pittsburgh culture. Oh, and a beer. Head over on a weekday from 4-6 pm for $3 beers (the Penn Pilsner is a must-try) and half off select appetizers from their German-inspired kitchen.
Julia Millman is a Pittsburgh transplant who is happy to call the 412 home. Her favorite activity is exploring and she loves all things food, drink and quirky culture.