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Type: Bar, Eatery

5997 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206-3773
United States

(412) 362-2333 | map

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Added by hollybrgr on 11-18-2010

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by WVbeergeek:
Photo of WVbeergeek
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Look awesome beer selection Raftman from Unibroue, Stone Belgo Impy Stout, Fuller's ESB, and Sixpoint the Crisp now that's an awesome mix. Solid bottles downstairs with a really nice draft selection that I couldn't get over. Located in the East End within a stones throw from Kelly's Bar when of the original good beer destinations in this revitalized neighborhood. Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Sharp Edge, East End, Spoon (their other restaurant) and a nice pan Asian joint across the street. Alot of good food and beer in the area nowadays. Let's get into this place awesome atmosphere especially sitting upstairs on a warm August afternoon, limited beer selection upstairs is the downfall so far but downstairs seating and bar area offer everything else. Pretty rock solid selection some pricier than others but for the most part the drafts were within the typical price range that other bars in the city charge. I opted for the Fire in the Hole with a fried egg added with a side of chili cheese fries split with my sister. BTW, there's not a location on South Highland Ave the other entry for BRGR has the wrong address and phone number but the correct website while this entry has the right address/phone with the wrong website they need combined. The other location is in Cranberry newly opened and I'm sure just as awesome. Service was super attentive friendly and a great lunch had with 2 dollar cans of Tecate on their upper deck. Gourmet Burgers and beer, there was a kobe beef burger that could have fois gras added for some outrageous price.

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Photo of brother_rebus
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

I was skeptical due to only hearing good things. But was surprised and blown away. Known to be a few dollar signs price wise, it wasn't disproportionate given the size and quality of meals. The beers were mostly local or regional. Good diversity. Good staff, knowledgable. The food was fucking unbelievable. Beet salad and bison burger with a tasty stout. Will be back next paycheck.

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Photo of AndrewTobias
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Dogleg
3.68/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

The wife and I had a fancy dinner at Spoon and I was surprised at the expansive draft-beer menu. "Where do you keep all these taps"?, I asked the bartender. Turns out there is a burger bar next door by the same chef and owners.

So after our Spoon dinner and a beer at nearby Sharp Edge, we came back and stopped at Brgr. And I had a burger. I guess I was hungry! Or drunk. Or both.

Brgr is modern-industrial-slightly-hipster-very-cool, but it feels at home here in Pittsburgh. I love the square-shaped bar and the attentive service by young twenty-somethings. Sure, she could have refilled our waters more often, but her dog ate her glasses and she was lost. It happens.

14 taps: Great Lakes Christmas, Yards, Victory, Dark Horse, Heavy Seas Winter Storm, Terrapin Tree Hugger, Victory Hop Devil nitro... plus some bottles (nothing exciting) and two beer cocktails.

The meat is the attraction here, and it is good. Not crazy good but solid good. It is funny-weird because they cook their brgrs perfect here, but they kind of lack flavor, seasoning or "something". Their rare is a true rare, though. A bloody mess. I admire that.

I would hang out here all day if I lived in PIttsburgh. It is comfortable, it is cool and I like it. I wish they had more and better beer, but I'll happily settle for a mezcal instead...

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Photo of RblWthACoz
4.05/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

This is in a prime location that's right in the hub of the east end-ness. Kelly's is basically right across the street. East End is not too far a drive away.

Beer selection is solid. I actually opted for an alcoholic shake when I visited; hey, variety is the spice of life. Food was really good. I've had enough burgers that I have developed standards by this point. I liked our server. She was fun, which seems to be an exception in Pittsburgh. If the weather is good, go eat on the upstairs patio.

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Photo of IronCitySteve
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Located on Penn Circle. Walking in, there are a few tables and a small bar area. There is also an upstairs that has outdoor seating. Although outdoor, it is undercover.

Did not sit downstairs, but noticed about 12-15 of craft beer taps. Lagunitas Undercover, Bells Oberon, Yuengling, Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye, Full Pint Chinookie...

Upstairs there are a bunch of tables outside and a very small bar with no seating around it. They only serve bottles of beer upstairs, no draft beers. Bottles/Cans available were Full Pint Chinookie, Bells Oberon, Oskar Blues G'Knight, Miller Lite, Yuengling. Happy Hour special was Bells Oberon, Miller Lite and Yuengling.

As for food, they have a variety of different burgers, salads and some beer type food. The burgers are really good.

The service upstairs was spot on. The bartenders were a tad slow downstairs as we could not get any beers as we waited to be seated.

Overall this is a reasonable place to visit. Not an overwhelming variety of beer, but great food. THey also have valet service out front, which I recommend as parking is not the easiest to come by on the streets.

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BRGR in Pittsburgh, PA
4.05 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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