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Carl's Tavern

3386 William Penn Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5241
+1 412-823-4050
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Has it all!”
31 Aug 2017
“Excellent fish sandwich”
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Bar, American, Pub
3386 William Penn Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5241
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. Large selection of beers on tap and changes frequently. Nice selection of handmade cocktails. The food is great! Large menu with typical and not so typical bar food. Something for everyone, but the fish and burgers are a must. Fun to sit...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

I came to Carl's after reading the great reviews. I was in Monroeville for business and stopped to get a fish sandwich to go. The sandwich was delicious. Fries were a little soggy. Service was quick and friendly. Recommended.

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The fish sandwich is the best!! The burgers are great!! Love the patio space better then the inside dining room! Great appetizers!!

Thank ilovenycAnnapolis_Md
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Carl's has the best fish sandwich anywhere, bar none. A great sandwich and appetizer menu, along with great service from the staff makes this an excellent place to meet friends for great food and good times.

Thank gdp9pitt
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I’ve been going to Carl’s Tavern for 30 years and the one thing that has never changed is the grate service and the the great food. The Carl burger is the best burger in the area. So if your coming into town and looking for...More

Thank anthonydB6457IB
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Friendly service. Food was fresh! You have to try their homemade chips. Perfectly fried. Not smokey, extra plus.

Thank traci1986
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Carl's is one of my favorite local bars. Definitely kid friendly for meals. Don't let the small building fool you- it has a ton of history and is one of the most friendly places to go! Hot pepper cheese balls for an appetizer. Get the...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I have driven past Carl's for the last 25 years. Never stopped in! I didn't know what I was missing. This is an example of real food done right. The owners are 4th Generation, it says so on the Menu. The food you might say...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Traveling through Pittsburgh and hungering for a local flavor.. We happened across Carl's.. What a great find.. Wonderful burgers, great sandwiches and a huge selection of local beers. This is the kind of place that you would frequent regularly if you lived nearby!! Give it...More

Thank B G
Reviewed 27 August 2015

There isnt a wing flavor there I that I dont love...but hands-down, Eerie is my favorite! And it's a whole wing (not those wimpy little wing dings)! It's a great place to meet friends or stop in to watch a Pens game and have a...More

Thank erica a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3386 William Penn Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5241
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-823-4050
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