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Max's Allegheny Tavern

537 Suismon St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4924
+1 412-231-1899
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (64 reviews)
“schnitzel” (29 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
$$ - $$$
537 Suismon St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4924
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying just a few blocks away from Max's so we walked and found a great atmosphere, good service, GREAT food in a neighborhood setting. If you like German food and are in Pittsburgh, PA you must stope here for a good treat. Bruce

Thank bruce R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here to yrs ago as a suggestion from the owners of the Inn we stayed at. Ate- drank- loved it. This yr we had our military reunion here. 18 of us ate here on a ˇhursday- 28 on a Saturday. The wait staff was...More

Thank RossChampion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waitress was friendly and attentive, gave us tips on what to do in the city.The sauerkraft was delicious and the sausages are the right amount of spicy.

Thank chocobanano75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for dinner in the bar area and were not disappointed. We had the beer sampler, and a beer each to go along with our meals. We started with the Bavarian pretzels which were fantastic. Then I had the sampler of schnitzel, bratwurst, Knackwurst. Came...More

Thank Dean V
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The restaurant is historic which is cool...food (i.e. schnitzel) was tough and not seasoned, got the bavarian nachos had barely any toppings on it, potato pancakes were unflavored and rubbery...food seemed made quickly and rushed. Nice German beer selection.

Thank 4goneconclusion
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the casual relaxed atmosphere. Our server was friendly and helpful. My wife had a generous portion of Kassler Ripchen (pork loin) with sauerkraut and German potato salad. She said she enjoyed it. I had a schnitzel which was good. Prices...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My grandmother was first generation American of German immigrants and married a german immigrant. I cannot recommend the potato pancakes but I liked the Spatzle and bratwurst. The atmosphere was very appealing and old world.

Thank lisafrick
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This was authentic german food very plentiful and tasty, price was very reasonable. but too full for desert

Thank beachy792
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Always wonderful food. Quaint atmosphere. Homey feeling like an old restaurant in Pittsburgh. Deserts are yummy.

Thank robertgZ751TN
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I love going to Max's Allegheny Tavern. Allegheny used to be an independent town next to the City of Pittsburgh. It was folded into Pittsburgh more than a century ago. But when you go there it's like being in a German tavern circa 1917.. A...More

Thank KarlOPittsburgh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537 Suismon St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4924
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-231-1899
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