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214 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1515 (Bayard)
+1 412-621-2700
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Leonia, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a terrific meal here -- everyone in my group enjoyed their food; only complaint was that the fish was a bit over cooked and dry. Elegant ambiance without being stuffy or formal

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Thank Travelorll
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was on my husband's "to go to" list nearly two years ago when we moved into the Pittsburgh area. I actually tried to make reservations at Legume a few times; but they couldn't accommodate us when we wanted to go. I was finally successful in booking a table for last night; we were celebrating our engagement anniversary. We... More 

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Thank Zoimaniac
St. John's, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Kinda hippie, but that's how we roll. I had a steak, sorry I'm a purist, it was in my top 3 for a life time. My wife had the chicken paprikash, high ratings on her end also. We have dined from Rio to London, we live in Wexford. If we could find a sitter every Saturday evening, we would make... More 

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Thank Pat D
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a superb local American restaurant with strong, innovative veggie options a mere 5 blocks from Pitt (our son is a student there). The restaurant is cozy but has an upscale bar attached if you want a livelier scene (Butterjoint). Drinks are made at Butterjoint which is notable for a wide range of inventive cocktails as well as all... More 

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Thank BTortella
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

One evening at Legume and you know why this restaurant receives props for fine dining. You enter attractively lit rooms that make you feel in someone's dining room. Wait service is professional, attentive, and helpful but not overly chatty. The cocktail list is a kicker, and plate after plate arrives to delight and intrigue. The corn poblano soup smooth and... More 

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Thank Linda T
Murrysville, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Very enjoyable meal with quite an interesting menu. I had the halibut and my guest had mackerel. There were vegan, chicken and beef entrees available. The European portions allowed a diner to enjoy an appetizer as well as dessert. The service was excellent.

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Thank WhisperedInsights
Chicago, Illinois
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429 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

So we had to try. We had good apps to share for a group of 6. Don't be shy - get the French fries with truffles. I split the steak. It was the right portion for me. And they were gracious to do it. Delicious. Nice celebration night. Quieter during the week, but still busy on a Monday.

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Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Don't be fooled by their name - they serve great meat as well as vegetarian options. We started with three "starters" each of which was delicious and just the right amount for three of us. The main courses were wonderfully cooked and tasty - not overly fussed over. The dessert was fabulous - a peach and blueberry crumble that we... More 

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Thank Peter F
New York City
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Truly lovely. Much larger than I'd anticipated but not in a bad way. Lots of intimate nooks to be sat at. Menu, printed daily, is absolutely seasonal, locally sourced as possible. Wonderful bread. Had the corn soup and the chicken (with a glossy caramelized square of grits, tomatoes popped into sweetness in a skillet, zucchini)--all terrific. Excellent choices for vegetarians.... More 

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Latham, New York
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came to Pittsburgh to visit my son and see his white coat ceremony for the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. That event was on Sunday so Saturday we had some time to see our son and explore Pittsburgh a little. My son made reservations for Legume for 8:15pm and when we arrive it was quaint and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1515
    (Bayard)
  • Public Transportation: The 71C, 71A, 54 and 93 all stop at the intersection of N. Craig and Bayard. Additional buses stop at N. Craig and Fifth Ave., approximately 1 and 1/2 blocks south of Legume.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-621-2700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?