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Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh

₹₹ - ₹₹₹German, , European
2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2391
+1 412-224-2328
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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German, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2391
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG! The service here was unacceptable. When we arrived, we noticed a bunch of open tables in the window, however we were hoping to sit outside. Unfortunately there was not only a wedding but also a birthday so there was no outdoor seating. Yet somehow,...More

Thank Dina D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place. The beer and food are excellent and the live music gets the crowd going. Lots of fun.

Thank mark r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My German mom asked to have a German meal while visiting Pittsburgh so I searched and found the Hofbräuhaus in Pittsburgh. We dined there after a long day of sightseeing. The outdoor seating was great. It was on the water rather than on a dusty...More

Thank FeedMe_2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place to go with a group of friends and family. Very spacious, great authentic German food and atmosphere. The beer is also pretty tasty. Great area outside for dining and socializing. Highly recommend if you want to have fun!

Thank jholl913
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great time at the HOF . So cute to see the outside with the beer vats. We had a wonderful family dinner, beer and dessert. Our waitress Sarah H. was the BEST! Best fried pickles appetizer anywhere! The food was enjoyed by...More

Thank NewJerseySharon123
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place! Tons of stupendous food, took me right back to my home of Germany. 🇩🇪The Beer too! The atmosphere was excellent and to top of off, it had a great view of the water.

Thank swingcomp25
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Been to the original a couple of times but enjoyed this outing because of the gluten free menu. We got there at 6:00 and enjoyed the lively dinner crowd and accordion player. Food was good and, I thought, authentic. Around 8:30 a younger single crowd...More

Thank Psittamom
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Wife and I ate here during a three day visit to the city for baseball. We are always looking for a great German restaurant when traveling so after reviewing this site, we scheduled this in. The place is huge with a large staff. We ordered...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing and we didn't have to wait to be seated at the time we arrived. You may want to consider making reservations if you are planning on visiting during the weekend. There are two sections to be seated inside the restaurant, so...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Good german food. Good atmosphere. Music a bit loud inside. Good place to party with friends. Beer was good as well as selection.

Thank John M
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Jennie M
30 June 2017|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
We went with our three grand kids. They had a kid's menu and they were treated just fine.
15 April 2017|
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Response from Leonard Y | Reviewed this property |
11 May 2016|
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Response from Sandy L | Reviewed this property |
when a menu says you can divide (or share) your food between two people they are saying you can divide your food with you and someone else. Most restaurants charge $3.00 The Haufbraus House let's you divide (share) your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2391
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Southside Flats
  • Neighbourhood: Southside Flats
  • Phone Number: +1 412-224-2328
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