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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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American, Mediterranean, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
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Reviews (276)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife & I wanted to go someplace different and my son recommend the Casbah and we were glad he did. Fantastic menu with gluten free choices. I liked the relaxed atmosphere. The food was fresh and presented very well, friendly people.

Thank logelincj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a delicious survey of Mediterranean food. The flatbread that comes along with the spreads is delicious enough to eat on its own. We are vegetarian and enjoyed the muhamarah and ajvar spreads (the ajvar is a bit spicy) with the flatbread. Then we had...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find ! Visited my daughter and husband who have lived in the area for a year but had not tried Casbah yet. We sat in the front section ( closest to the street ) which resembles a well built tent. The tent...More

Thank mloboda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner on the patio and the service was superb. The lamb shank was tender and falling off the bone and the sangria was delicious

Thank lak1232015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here to celebrate the graduation of my daughter from CMU. We had a great time, great food and service. Reasonable prices given the quality of the food and presentation. Highly recommended.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 8 business colleagues inMay. You can sit outside in large area but it was quite hot and humid so we were glad to sit inside. Forgot to take any pictures. Food was delicious. We started with a mezze of flat breads humous and...More

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a lovely restaurant. Everything works well here. The food is excellent, the service is wonderful, and the overall ambience is delightful. We went on a very busy Saturday night (graduations from several area colleges) and the place was packed. We were lucky to...More

Thank teacher050
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere of Casbah is cool, it has an ethnic vibe with a modern edge. The muhammara dip and the cheese tasting plate were delicious. The pappardelle with trumpet mushrooms was amazing, as well as the gnocchi with duck confit and burrata cheese. Desserts were...More

Thank Tanya b
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Met a friend here on a Monday night. It filled up before 8pm. Besides good company, the best part was the waiter, Seth. I messed up, should have got the pork chop he swears by. I went with short rib ravioli. A little dry, probably...More

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We never leave disappointed. Each appetizer, meal and dessert I have ever tried here is delicious. The staff is always extremely pleasant and willing to assist with any needs or questions you may have. We have brought many friends as well and they always share...More

Thank erla415
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you have gluten free options?
24 July 2016|
Response from Clare M | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer and cannot answer that question sorry.
Was this the place that was originally on shady ave
30 May 2016|
Response from johnlinberg | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Nancy G
What is the noise level in this restaurant? I am dining with elderly people who do not enjoy a meal when you can not have conversation that you can hear.
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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