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Church Brew Works


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Beer Steamed Mussels
Fresh Mussels sauteed with shallots, garlic and tomatoes.  Steamed in our Pipe Organ Pale Ale and finished with fresh herbs and butter.  Served with grilled bread.
Zesty Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Diced southwest rubbed chicken breast tossed in a soy ginger reduction. Served with julienne carrots and zucchini noodles in an Asian sweet and sour sauce, crushed peanuts, and bibb lettuce.
Pulled Pork Tostada
Berkshire pulled pork simmered in our homemade Dunkel BBQ sauce served atop a toasted corn tortilla. Topped with smoked gouda, oven roasted corn and poblano salsa, and lime avocado yogurt.
Buffalo Cauliflower (v)
Oven roasted and tossed in our beer buffalo sauce.  Topped with crumbled bleu cheese.
Hummus (v)
Seasonal flavor served with oven baked flatbread. Ask your server for today’s presentation.
Traditional Pierogies (v)
Potato and cheese pierogies served with sautéed onions, melted butter, and sour cream.
Untraditional Pierogies
A unique twist to a traditional Pittsburgh favorite! Ask your server for today’s presentation.
Bruschetta (v)
Marinated tomato salad served with handmade ricotta cheese, pesto, and toasted ciabatta bread.
Lamb Meatballs
Made with Serenity Hill Farms Lamb.  Served with vodka sauce and handmade ricotta.
Spinach, Feta & Smoked Gouda Dip (v)
Served warm with tri-colored tortilla chips.
Cup $4.95
Bowl $5.95
Seven Onion Soup
Laced with our Pious Monk Dunkel and topped with homemade croutons and provolone
Cup $3.75
Bowl $4.75
Featured Soup
Mon-Tue: Roasted Tomato and Zucchini/Wed-Thur: Curried Cauliflower/ Fri-Sun: Italian Chicken Vegetable
House Salad (v)
Mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, and red onions served with your choice of dressing.
Strawberry Salad (v)
Spinach, strawberries, red onions, feta cheese and lemon-walnut vinaigrette.
Strawberry Salad (v)
Spinach, strawberries,‏ red onions, feta cheese and lemon-walnut vinaigrette.
Traditional Pittsburgh-Style Salad
Grilled chicken breast, mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, fresh cut fries, and jack cheese served with your choice of dressing
Quinoa Salad (v)
Mixed greens, quinoa, oven roasted corn, black beans, poblano peppers, tomatoes, red onion, and lime-mango vinaigrette.
Double Kobe Beef $17.25
Shinkasa Cheesesteak
Morgan Ranch Kobe beef tossed with sautéed red peppers, onions and provolone cheese on a fresh baked roll.
BBQ Pulled Pork
Slow roasted pulled pork smothered in our Pious Monk Dunkel BBQ sauce and topped with creamy coleslaw and crispy shallots.  Served on a fresh brioche roll.
*Buffalo Burger
100% ground bison chargrilled to your liking and served with lettuce and tomato on a fresh brioche roll.
Baja Chicken
Grilled chicken topped with Applewood smoked bacon, pepperjack cheese, red onion, and lime avocado spread.  Served on a brioche roll.
½ Sandwich and Soup or Salad
Choice of veggie wrap, southwest chicken wrap, or chickpea salad sandwich served with a cup of soup du jour or a side house salad.
Chickpea Salad Sandwich (v)
Chickpeas, raisins,‏ scallions, carrots, chopped pistachios, and fresh herbs blended with vegan curried tahini mayo and served on wheatberry bread with mesclun mix and sliced cucumber.
with chicken $10.00
Veggie Wrap (v)
A blend of house-pickled vegetables, mesclun mix, tomatoes and chickpeas with a harissa sauce.  Served in a red pepper flour tortilla.
Double Kobe Beef $17.25
Mushroom Cheesesteak
Morgan Ranch Kobe beef, sautéed mushrooms and onions, swiss cheese, and horseradish aioli served on a fresh baked roll.
Buffalo Meatloaf
Made with‏ ground bison.  Grilled and served over ciabatta toast with roasted tomato demi-glace.
Southwest Chicken Wrap
Chilled chicken breast, mixed greens, oven charred corn, black beans, cherry tomatoes, and jack cheese served in a red pepper flour tortilla with roasted poblano and cilantro mayo.
Pommes Frites
served with Siracha mayo
Basket of Homemade Chips
Sweet Potato Fries
served with chipotle ketchup
Buffalo Chicken Pierogie Sauté
Potato and‏ cheese pierogies tossed with braised chicken and celery in a zesty buffalo cream sauce.
Grilled sustainable salmon topped with chimichurri butter and served with Mexican quinoa salad and charred orange.
add chicken $17.50
add shrimp $19.50
Campanelle with Vodka Sauce (v)
Fede Artisanal campanelle pasta tossed with broccoli florets, red bell peppers, mushrooms, and tomatoes.  Finished with vodka sauce and fresh herbs.
Handmade Pancetta $12.00
Grilled chicken breast $14.00
Pierogie Sauté (v)
Sautéed potato and cheese pierogies tossed with broccoli and tomatoes. Finished with fresh garden herbs and garlic cream sauce.
Baby Back Ribs
Slow roasted pork ribs smothered in our Pious Monk Dunkel BBQ sauce.  Finished on the grill and served with creamy smoked gouda grits and kale slaw.
Grilled chicken breast $15.50
Veggie Cakes (v)
A mix of quinoa, spent grain and vegetables accented by Southwestern flavors.  Served with  roasted corn salsa and lime avocado yogurt.
Shrimp and Grits
Pan sautéed shrimp served over creamy smoked gouda grits with cajun cream sauce and micro greens salad.
Nestled in historic Lawrenceville, The Church Brew Works offers a warm and inviting atmosphere. Enjoy our award winning handcrafted brews and "American Eclectic" cuisine! Come discover Pittsburgh's finest Brewpub and Restaurant!
USD 10 - USD 34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

At first the thought of being in a church brewery is kind of neat. In the winter I can see the large space being friendly and warm. On a hot summer day with high humidity, this place isn't the best venue for drinking a pint....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CrazyCraigUpton
Reviewed 4 days ago

It will be worth visiting this place just to see the magnificent interior, a bar and dining hall inside a converted church. This is one of the last places that the church did not demand the removal of the religious materials, so enjoy the beautiful...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank HenryNYC
Reviewed 5 days ago

The environment and food is wonderful, but it is very overpriced. For 2 of us it was well over $100 and we didn't have desserts.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant/brew pub took my breath away! The first thing you see when you walk into this old church building is the breathtaking stained glass windows. They are absolutely gorgeous and original from when the church was built many years ago. The alter area is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KayleeAnn1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our visit to Church Brew Works. It was a beautiful space that had been cleverly redeveloped. Really good beer, good service, and good food. Would go again.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sarjmur
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my visit. Sampled a few different beers and had the traditional perogies. Both were delicious. It was not particularly busy on my visit and I enjoyed being able to sit at the bar and read. The bartender was super friendly, helpful and responsive. I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves. Neat atmosphere. We sat at the bar, which is huge. Would definitely recommend a visit here.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place. Had to get over the fact it was a church at one time. They've restored it/renovated it very nicely. Even have some of the original pews. Tastefully done. GREAT food. Excellent service. Good pricing for the quality. Parking lot available...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suitcasehandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a number of times and no matter what I have ordered, it has always been very good. I can't recall anything that "blew me away" and stuck in my mind, but it was all very good. The wait staff can be a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Grace619
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Positives: beautiful church converted into a brewery, good food, neat story, very pretty inside and out Negatives: distinct brewery odor immediately upon entry (nothing that would be bad by brewery standards but it does hit you) One of these days I will return after work...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jpjr08
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11 August 2018|
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Response from Valerie S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is behind the building. Go along what looks like an alley next to the chainlink fence to the right of the front entrance.
31 October 2017|
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Response from IrishVixen | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can tell, they do not mention that they have gift cards on their website. I would suggest calling them.
24 February 2017|
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Response from ChurchBrewWorks | Property representative |
We do! Please just call or email me @ 412-688-8200. Cheers! Patti Goyke Church Brew Works
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