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229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
+1 412-661-5656
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
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American, Mediterranean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The brunch comes with a drink, a starter and a main.The pear mimosas were great as was the salty dog. We had very tasty creamy polenta, crab omelet,eggs Benedict and ample smoked salmon. The highlight was the poached lamb dish, unusual and very tasty.Highly recommend...More

Thank marco_polo2K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely night out, sitting inside the covered and heated patio. Our server was attentive, helpful in making selections. We started with salads, and both the arugula and beet options were very good. The greens are dark and spicy. The bread basket was...More

Thank MSC73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local Pittsburgher recommended this restaurant to us three out-of-towners . With a reservation we entered the warm, bustling Casbah on a chilly Saturday night. We were seated downstairs in a comfy booth. We all loved the wine suggested by our waitress as well as...More

Thank ellen r
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Not much to say beyond it was just boring. The food wasn't either good or bad. Our service was good, though. This is a "dependable" institution kind of place, I guess.

Thank PChocolat
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant! Our server Oliver made our lunch very special with great service and good suggestions. Nice list of wine by glass and good dessert list,

Thank fjmccarl
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Something was very good, something was very bad. Very bad: Cocktail "Song of ice and fire" is incredible spicy, impossible to drink, waitress should warn visitors about it. Bad: Arugula salad Bad: Sometimes little mouses run on the floor and nobody care. Bad+Good: Octopus was...More

1  Thank ariacas
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We are in the middle of dinner and I a just couldn't contain myself, I had to write something, it is that good!!! Top 5 Mediterranean restaurants I ever ate in.. Everything, from the bread, the drinks, the hummus, everything is off the charts good..

Thank travelerNYC1972
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have 11 in the party with five kids . The have been to this restaurent since it opened but first time for brunch. We sat under the tent on the nice Sunday at 11am. The brunch of 28 dollars is an excellent deal, you...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 3 August 2017

we were invited to join our friends fro Pittsburgh for dinner on a Monday night. The place was fully pack with include outdoor seating during summer months. On a hot/humid day that won't be a great choice since there's very stuffy with no direct AC....More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I visited the Casbah and it was a great experience. Our server, Brian, was very knowledgeable and helpful with our selections. He was very attentive but not overbearing. Brian certainly helped make the evening so enjoyable. Each item ordered could not have...More

Thank Jim F
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Questions & Answers
24 July 2016|
Response from Clare M | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer and cannot answer that question sorry.
30 May 2016|
Response from johnlinberg | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Nancy G
26 May 2016|
Response from Liz B | Reviewed this property |
We sat outside in a tent. I would ask for inside seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
    (Alder Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighbourhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-661-5656
  • E-mail
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