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Guide to Happy Hour in Downtown Pittsburgh

Monday, April 4, 2022

Looking for the best spot to get drinks during Happy Hour? Whether you’re meeting coworkers at the end of the day or catching up with friends, we have the details for the best places to get delicious food and drinks that you need to try.

Scroll down for the list, then grab your friends and make your way to one (or all!) of Downtown’s best happy hour spots 🍻

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Happy hour specials are subject to change! Be sure to call the restaurant directly to confirm current deals and offers.

City Works – 2 PPG Place

Located in Market Square, this restaurant and bar features modern American classics with a twist and 90 craft beers on tap. Their upbeat vibes and amazing service will leave you wanting to stay for a while!

Monday through Friday, 4 – 6 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $2 off all local drafts, the backyard flight, hard seltzers, well drinks, and wine glasses

Food Specials

  • Half-priced Bar Bites — Pretzel Bites, Cheese Curds, Popcorn Chicken and Fried Pickles, plus Kung Pao Cauliflower, Buffalo Chicken Dip and Queso Dip

📸 by @cityworksus via Instagram

Revel – 242 Forbes Ave

This refined American restaurant is located just steps from Market Square. With something for everyone, they offer diverse hand-crafted cocktails, as well as various beer and wine selections.

Monday through Friday, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $8 drinks — Barrel Aged Manhattan, Cranberry Thyme Rossini, House Chardonnay or Cabernet
  • Half off Drafts

Food Specials

  • $8 Appetizers — Bavarian Pretzel, Spreads, Brussel Sprouts, Chef’s Flatbread

📸 by @revelpgh via Instagram

Bridges & Bourbon – 930 Penn Ave

Providing an experience that is both interactive and social, their modernistic cocktails are visually stunning with food that engages all of your senses.

Monday through Friday, 4 – 6:30 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $8 B&B Signature Old Fashioned
  • $6 Tito’s Cocktails
  • $10 Classic Cocktails
  • $9 Selected Wines by the Glass

Food Specials

  • $5 House Cut Fries
  • $9 Mac & Cheese
  • $6 Brussel Sprouts
  • $17 Charcuterie Platter

📸 by @bridgesandbourbonpgh via Instagram

The Yard – 100 Fifth Ave

Gourmet grilled cheese, burgers, and craft beer – what more could you ask for?

Monday through Thursday, 4 – 6 p.m. & Friday, 5 – 7 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $1 off all Draft Beers
  • $4 glass of House Wine
  • $5 Drink of the Day

Food Specials

  • $2 off Appetizers (Dine-in Only)

*Reverse Happy Hour — Friday & Saturday, 10 p.m. – Midnight

Drink Specials

  • $1 off all Drafts
  • $2 off all Yard Cocktails, Beertails, Mules
  • $5 Tito’s Mixed Drinks

📸 by @theyard.pgh via Instagram

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks – 301 Fifth Ave

Located in the heart of Downtown, you can enjoy a delicious meal featuring anything from fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads. Grab yourself one of their signature cocktails to top the night off.

Monday through Friday, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • Well Spirits from $5
  • Wines by the Glass from $6.50
  • Hand-crafted Cocktails from $7.50

Food Specials

  • Bites starting at $4

📸 by @mcandschmicks via Instagram

Primanti Bros. Restaurant & Bar – 2 Market Square

Pull up a barstool and order a drink and sandwich at this historic restaurant.

Monday through Friday, 4 – 6 p.m. & Saturday, 9 – 11 p.m.

📸 by @primantibros via Instagram

Bill’s Bar & Burger – 1001 Liberty Ave

From handmade griddle burgers to sweet milkshakes, this place is your one-stop shop for classic American fare.

Monday through Thursday, 5 – 7 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $2 off Drafts
  • $5 House Wines

Food Specials

  • 1/2 off select Appetizers
  • $8 Mini B’s

📸 by @billsbarandburger via Instagram

Fl. 2 – 510 Market St

This destination restaurant and bar features the perfect balance of vibrant and inviting elements designed to create the perfect dining experience with delicious food and drink.

Wednesday through Friday, 4 – 6 p.m.

📸 by @fl2pgh via Instagram

Condado Tacos – 971 Liberty Ave

Here, they’re all about tacos, tequila, and margaritas. From food and drinks to the environment and experience, you can create your own unique combinations of exactly what you crave.

Weekdays, 4 – 6 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $5 Signature Margs
  • $7 Gran Clasico
  • $20 House & Sparkling Pitchers
  • $1 off Cervezas & Budlight

📸 by @condadotacos via Instagram

Slider Vibes – 22 Market Square

Sliders, shots, and shakes all located in the heart of Downtown! With all the fun vibes you could be looking for, Slider Vibes is the place you need to be.

Monday through Friday, 4 – 6 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $1 off all Drafts
  • $1 off all Shots
  • 1 Shot and 1 Beer for $8, ANY SHOT, ANY BEER
📸 by @slidervibespgh via Instagram

Market Exchange – 24 Market Square

This is the perfect combination of great food and the Stock Market. With 20 beers on draft, focusing on local breweries, handcrafted cocktails with a twist, and a Happy Hour that is hard to beat, you’ll want to spend your evening in this new and interactive environment!

Monday through Friday, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • Floor prices on rotating Drafts and House Cocktails

Food Specials

  • $10 Pizza I & II
  • $10 “R8” Whiskey Onion Cheese Dip
  • $10 Parmesan Aranchini

📸 by @marketexchange via Instagram

Emerson Market – 435 Market Street

Located in the heart of Downtown, Emerson’s focuses on carefully curated wines, high quality ingredients, and well-made cocktails.

Wednesday through Saturday, 4 – 6 p.m.

📸 by @emersonmarket via Instagram

The Speckled Egg – 501 Grant Street

Enjoy a friendly atmosphere as you enjoy sandwiches, cocktails and espresso.

Wednesday through Friday, 4 – 7 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • Half Priced Afterwork Cocktails & Drafts
  • $2 off Canned Beer & Well High Balls
  • $6 Select Wines

Food Specials

  • $4 Duck Fat Popcorn
  • $5 Speckled Nuts
  • $5 Marinated Olives
  • $6 T.S.E Deviled Eggs
  • $9 Chicky Nuggets
  • $13 Don’t Miss a Beet
  • $12 The Sunny Side
  • $14 Burger of the Day
  • $15 Cheese & Pickles
📸 by @thespeckledeggpgh via Instagram

Redbeard’s Sports Bar & Grill – 144 Sixth Street

As the leader in the Pittsburgh Sports Bar industry, you can enjoy their delicious selection of food and drink!

Monday through Friday, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $3 Domestic Draft Pints
  • $3.50 Well Drinks
  • $4 House Wines
  • $1 off Seasonal Cocktails
📸 by @redbeards_downtown via Instagram

The Original Mitchell’s – 304 Ross Street

For more than 100 year, this has been on of the Burgh’s favorite restaurant and bar. Stop in and find out why they’re the oldest family-owned bar in around Downtown Pittsburgh.

Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 a.m & Saturday 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Daily Specials

  • Monday – $3 Bud Light Draft
  • Tuesday – $3.75 Bottle of Sol; $3.50 Cuervo; $3.50 Well Margaritas
  • Wednesday – $3 Yuengling Drafts; $3.50 Jameson
  • Thursday – $2 Craft Drafts; $3.50 Craft Bottles; $3.50 Captain Morgan
  • Friday – $3 Bud Light Drafts; $4.50 Cherry Bombs, Berry Bombs, Jager Bombs; $3.50 Fireball, Rumpleminze, Goldschlager, and Jager
  • Saturday – $3 Coors Light Bottles
📸 by @theoriginalmitchells via Instagram

Gaucho – 146 Sixth Street

This cheery Argentinian haunt with patio seating prepares you for wood-fire-grilled meats plus salads & sides. Stop in for their Happy Hour to get some fiery specials.

Tuesday through Thursday, 4 – 6 p.m.

Drink Specials

  • $2 off Drafts
  • $2 Glasses of Wine

Food Specials

  • Half-off Apps
  • 1/2 Pequenos including Empanadas & Chorizos
📸 by @eat_gaucho via Instagram

Looking for more? View the full Downtown restaurant directory for good eats all around the neighborhood.

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