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Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh

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££ - £££
Southside Flats
As featured in Most Liveable City
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2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
+1 412-224-2328
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Kingwood, West Virginia, United States
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped by for a bite before heading to the museum. I think everyone in our group ordered a different meal and there was not a complaint from anyone. The service was good, the food was good and the entertainment was good. While we ate we were serenaded with according music. The atmosphere was good.

Thank Jeff M
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food at Hofbrauhaus is to real German food what General Tso Chicken is to real Chinese food. That is, not. And that would be General Tso Chicken from Appleby's (apology to Appleby's). The beer is OK for American beer, but German? Again, not.

Thank John S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice experience to enjoy a little bit of what Germany might offer in the way of beer. Pretty authentic. Good food. GREAT beer. Nice deck next to the river to enjoy the skyline while u eat and drink. Afordable.

Thank CooperBee
Houston, TX
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a business dinner, and the company was great, the beer was great, but the food was just...okay. Maybe I'm not a fan of German food? We had a private area on the side, as there was a huge group, and the dinner was buffet. The place was dimly lighted, like most restaurants, but this comes into... More 

Thank kimcatus
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with my team from work, as we were having a farewell party for our intern. The food was quite tasty, and a number of us enjoyed far too many trips to the lunch buffet. (And the beers were also quite nice, though we were a little more careful on that side. :-)

Thank stmayhem
Norman, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and well maintained restaurant. We were seated quickly and we were allowed to choose our own table. It's seemingly took forever before a server came to our table. This is high end German dining and the prices are high. The food is very delicious and well presented. They offer great beer with a great atmosphere. If you go, you... More 

Thank Leonard Y
Cleveland, Ohio
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to go with your family during the day and is kid-friendly. The live music is always entertaining. After dinner hours, it is often filled with students from the nearby colleges, but is still entertaining and a great place to grab a beer whether you are 21, 31, 41, or older.

Thank Joe S
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good! Loved the menu it was full of German choices. The four of us all ordered different German entrees and enjoyed them all. Beers were very good. I believe the were made in house. The waiter was very knowledgeable and good. We just missed the entertainment which I was disappointed about. We will definitely will come back again to... More 

Thank takemetodisney
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not the biggest fan of German cuisine, however, my friends are and I knew I would enjoy the atmosphere, so I joined in. I was completely right, I loved the atmosphere! The big wooden benches, decor, outfits, lively vibe and friendly service was awesome. However, I was wrong when it came to the cuisine. Apparently I have only tried... More 

Thank Jeanavive
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for lunch on a weekday and was just about the only person in the place. I haven't been to the one in Munich but it seemed pretty authentic from photos they had dispayed. It is huge inside with the communal picnic table type setup you might expect. There are also dining tables so you don't have to sit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
German, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Southside Flats
  • Neighbourhood: Southside Flats
  • Phone Number: +1 412-224-2328

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