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) #57 of 1,748 Restaurants in Pittsburgh $$ - $$$ American,
4601 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1922
+1 412-682-6809
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (34 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“burger” (174 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
4601 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best specialty burger places in town. The new outdoor patio is especially welcoming. You must have the potato salad - - best ever.

Thank bschleic921
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Tessaro's for lunch. We were really looking forward to revisiting a memorable spot that we previously visited frequently. We asked to be seated outside and the hostess said it wasn't available in a manner of rudeness that I've not experienced before. The...More

Thank agm_tjc
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

An authentic Pittsburgh burger bar. The burger meat was of a good quality. The hamburger was tasty. It wasn't the best I've had but it wasn't bad.

Thank nimrod a
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Yes, our favorite Pittsburgh since 1984! Excellent burgers and fabulous filet! Now outside dining very comfortable and private! The food and atmosphere very great!

1  Thank MakielJM
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I had been to Tessaro's several times before and always raved about their burgers. It had been several years since I had been there and when we were in the area on a Saturday night with some friends from out of town, I was happy...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Tessaro's is an outstanding neighborhood legend known for hits house-ground beef that goes into their amazing burgers. They have very friendly and honest staff ("get the homemade potato salad because the french fries are out of a frozen bag"), good drinks, and decent parking even...More

1  Thank Neetz13
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a neat little place in Bloomfield. Has an older "tavern" feel when you walk in. I was told this is THE place for burgers in the 'burgh. The burger was HUGE! Cooked and seasoned well. So go hungry. Very reasonable prices, too. Enjoyed...More

1  Thank klar101
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Tessaro's is well known locally for the size of their burgers, I had not been there for a number of years and that did not change, you won't go away hungry. We actually split a sandwich and were full. Good quality, fresh sides, interesting that...More

Thank Mary Ellen B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The Burgers were AWESOME! The atmosphere was very family friendly and the menu had lots to choose from. The staff was great with the kids.

Thank ORD737CAPT
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Ate here while in town for the UNC vs Pitt basketball game. Location is pretty convenient to Pitt campus and we were lucky to find an on street parking spot right across from restaurant. Not so lucky for the next 30 mins thereafter. Had a...More

Thank kevin m
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Ted J
Are there happy hour snacks at the bar?
26 December 2014|
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Response from birdddurr | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any. I think no. That being said the burger is so huge and the side (hash browns/potato salad/veggies, etc) are so filling......One should not snack. You'll be lucky to finish the burger and side on an empty... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4601 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Bloomfield
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomfield
  • Phone Number: +1 412-682-6809
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