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Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh

2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2391
+1 412-224-2328
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“schnitzel” (81 reviews)
“pretzels” (106 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2705 S Water St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-2391
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been a couple times and every time I go it does feel so much different than any other restaurant anywhere in Pittsburgh. Obviously German place and they do their best to create an atmosphere like the original in Germany. To the people who are...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No better place to be for Octoberfest. The food is great. And the beer is better. Noy to mention the party. It really is a fun place. I recommend it anytime of the year.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time dining at a Hofbrauhaus and we loved it. The kids meals were reasonably priced ($4.99). I had the braised pork shank ($23.99) and it was delicious. My husband got the Wurstplatte ($16.49) and he also liked it. The only thing I didn't...More

1  Thank MonicaMonica
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great atmosphere to have fun and let loose with a group of friends. The food is somewhat disappointing. It doesn't taste fresh and it is way overpriced for what you get. The beers are alright but nothing spectacular. I don't think that...More

Thank Missmelissa3939
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not German food. This is not even fresh food. I would guess almost everything is frozen or straight from a package. How in the world some of these places rank so high is beyond me.

Thank ttenrag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to Munich Hofbrauhaus many times; I'm German! The food and the beer do not come close...Avoid, if possible! Good views, however!

Thank Virgil1944
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a really great space, both inside and outside. That's for certain. The beer is decent, although all German styles and a small selection. The food though? Eh. They tried. It looks like a good menu but the execution just wasn't there. The pretzels &...More

Thank PaulL582
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our boss to Hofbrauhaus yesterday for lunch to celebrate her birthday at my suggestion, because we often have alumni events here and have always had a good time. We had a group of eight and were seated on the deck since it was...More

Thank Jayadancer
Kelley W, Director of Sales at Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Please let me apologize for the unpleasant dining experience that you had with us. We would like to discuss this with you, if you would please contact the restaurant at 412-224-2328 and ask for Kelley. Thank you

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My wife, older son and I stopped for their lunch buffet ($11.99). The buffet was great with 4 types of sausage, pork schnitzel, sauerkraut, cooked cabbage, mashed potatoes, German potato salad, 2 types of soup and a full salad bar. Everything was fresh and hot....More

Thank bapeljagr
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Here is an authentic German Restaurant with good food, great beer and lots of entertainment. Service was very friendly and fast

Thank Chris K
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Jennie M
30 June 2017|
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Response from Kelley W | Property representative |
Yes! We also have kids night the second Tuesday of every month where kids eat free and we provide free balloon animals and face painting.
15 April 2017|
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Response from Kelley W | Property representative |
Yes, but we do not brew our own. The brand is Bard's!
11 May 2016|
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Response from Sandy L | Reviewed this property |
when a menu says you can divide (or share) your food between two people they are saying you can divide your food with you and someone else. Most restaurants charge $3.00 The Haufbraus House let's you divide (share) your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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 15203-2391
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Southside Flats
  • Neighbourhood: Southside Flats
  • Phone Number: +1 412-224-2328
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