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The Library

#1,175 of 1,708 Restaurants in Pittsburgh}
$$ - $$$American, ,
2302 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2110
+1 412-381-0517
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“south side” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2302 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2110
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are around college age this is a good spot on the South Side to start a bar crawl. Has a pool table and darts and good beer selection.

Thank Ross R
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I had a salad and my partner went for his favorite a burger. My god Mexico, Caribbean, Canada, USA, Europe burger burger burger. Not as good as at Happy Hour at McCormicks and Schmick last might. For me I thought the salad was missing something.

Thank altarose22
Reviewed 10 March 2017

If you are a college student, this could be a hangout for you. Students hang out here to drink, but forget the food. There are much better places at South Side to drink at & get good food too .

1  Thank 1914MimiA
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The waitresses were new and dumb. Barbi flirted with the guy (my boss) for a half hour while we all wanted drinks and food?! Good luck the place was pretty lame even during trivia

Thank jupiter032
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The hubby and I were invited for an after dinner drink. The place was VERY hip! They have amazing decor, and the vibe is live! If you are looking for the 'pulse' of the city, and a hip bar scene, this is where you should...More

1  Thank bobbiec67
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Cheap appetizers and beer on Sunday evenings. Several rooms with tvs to watch the game. Easy place to meet up with friends and wasn't too crowded.

Thank caitlyn m
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I had a hard time rating the Library. It's probably more of a 3.5-star place in my mind. Good, but could be great with some slight changes. I went to the Library this past Saturday with my wife and 3-year-old son. Granted, bars in the...More

Thank jeromeandkendra
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We enjoyed reading the menu but the food was less than flavorful and their "ranch is extra charge" policy seemed a bit out of sync with the foods we ordered, which would normally include a side of ranch in most Pittsburgh restaurants. The "rooftop" dining...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Their half priced drinks and food from 10-12 are great. The beer list changes daily, and the food is filling. It is a casual atmosphere, and there are pool tables and an outdoor patio upstairs.

Thank Julianne D
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We went here to celebrate a librarian. Fitting. The beer was very good and they had a huge range of appetizers. Our group tried wings, the pretzel, Billy Goats Gruff (peppers stuffed with goat cheese), and nachos. The menu is fun - with items named...More

Thank MLB768
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2302 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2110
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Southside Flats
  • Neighbourhood: Southside Flats
  • Phone Number: +1 412-381-0517
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