Piper's Pub

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Piper's PubPiper's Pub

Type: Bar, Eatery

1828 E Carson St
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15203-1708
United States

(412) 381-3977 | map

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Reviews by irishevans:
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4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

just down the hill from my parents place, this is a cool little pub(aside from the no smoking policy). a nice tap list, though this is an east end destination for me they do have a nice long list. I couldn't tell you about the food but i hear it's excellent. the staff is most friendily, will let you sample the whole list to find your fancy, and if your pint is 3/4 gone they are there to ask if you want another. good for more than just a carson street crawl stop, go in and stay a while, it's a cool bar.

Addition to the review. I just was back in the Burgh to visit the family and DID have some of the food. It's phenomenal. they make a little something from ALL of the countries of the British Isles, and I do mean all. had some scotch eggs, that were to die for, and some welsh "sausage" that was veggie friendly (my sister who is on the "hip" vegetarian trip was with us) and I couldn't believe how tasty they were, makes me want to look further into the culinary prowess of the other part of my heritage(welsh that is). and it all was more than reasonable price wise. if your in the Burgh, DO NOT MISS THIS PLACE!!! make sure you eat here at least once.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ArtAttackEd
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of brother_rebus
3.51/5  rDev -16.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Not really sure where all the hype comes from for this place. Maybe its due to the relative lack of irish/english pubs in pittsburgh. But this place was kinda, well... British: very bland. Their draft and bottle list wasn't extensive by any means (were certainly not 40 taps on the list, and were about 15 bottles) and had a lot of run-of-the-mill beers. And the Hop Nosh was flat. It was a lot of basic bitchs blabbing about co-workers. The older waitress we had was very nice and accomidating. But the bartender was kinda a smug prick. The place is basically a glorified Bickfords. Wont be back again. Thanks, but no thanks.

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Photo of JArt
4.1/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of DanU
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of walaguh
4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Jackofallbrews
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

At a recommendation from Chip Walton of Chop & Brew and Brewing TV fame, we headed right from the airport to get lunch at the Piper's Pub. This was a little old fashioned pub, filled with soccer fans eagerly watching "football" and putting back full British sized pints of beer. The bar area is small and somewhat loud, but gives a better view of the taps than the 1950's era restaurant seating in the back. They always have at least two cask beers (I had Duck Rabbit Milk Stout) and a very good selection of local and British ales. Lots of traditional English, Irish, Scottish fare are present in the menu and we both ended up with the tasty and incredibly mouth-scorchingly hot lamb stew. A nice way to ease into the beer culture of Pennsylvania!

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of buzzedup
5/5  rDev +19.3%

great pub with beers on cask year round. hand pumped . Good stuff!!!!

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of McMatt7
5/5  rDev +19.3%

Venison Sheppard's Pie, always something great on Cask, best on the south side

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4.28/5  rDev +2.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%

As you may have heard, this is a premier spot for futbol viewing in the city, which helps to make it a very English style pub. Lots of different beers available. 20 taps at least, from what my memory tells me. Service is attentive and mature. Huge bourbon selection here also, from what I saw.

I hate the Southside (mostly during the weekend insanity), but this is a very good reason to make the trek down, despite the neighborhood being a real hassle sometimes. Not too far away from Fathead's if you want to make the two-fer.

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Photo of SWPA_Brew
4.78/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Very friendly staff with a great whiskey/local beer selection. Had dinner last night and was blown away by the food. Amazing! A great place to sit down and have a few pints without dealing with the 21-25 year old southside hooligans. Price is a little higher but reasonable when looking at the beer selections and they come in 20oz. glasses.

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Piper's Pub in Pittsburgh, PA
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