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Squirrel Hill Cafe

5802 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
+1 412-521-3327
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible0%
18 Oct 2017
“Home cooked food on a Ethnic Block”
16 Aug 2017
“Worth all of the good reviews it has been getting”
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5802 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a lunch but not an ethnic twist in this quirky neighborhood. We came across Squirrelhill café and had a very good lunch and cocktails. Jan offers good service. Smoking is permitted. There’s even a pinball machine with Rocky and Bullwinkle.

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Though I have lived in the area for many years, this is a place I had never tried. Recent reviews of the best burgers in Pittsburgh got me to check the place out. They had no fries when we were there as they were replacing...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is your unchanged 70 year old local bar. I don't think they have changed anything since it opened. Lots of sandwiches and a good beer selection. The only down side is there is lots of smoking.

Thank David D
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Traditional Pittsburgh bar evolved. By daytime local sots and laborers stop in for cheap meals and cheap bar drinks. By night a popular spot for mostly 20 somethings. Memorialized in the book Cage Days, this joint opened in the 1920s and is still going strong....More

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Reviewed 19 January 2013 via mobile

Great beer selection! Friendly staff! Interesting and vibrant crowd! Cheap! And don't forget to try the cheese balls

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Reviewed 15 August 2008

Better known as The Cage. If you are kind of into some Johnny Cash and the Sex Pistols, this is perfect for you.

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Reviewed 2 April 2008

the unbeatable, numero ono: THE TRASHIA!!!!!

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Reviewed 4 February 2008

Smoky, greasy. It's a bar.

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Reviewed 13 January 2008

Great place to hang out and meet people. Everyone is friendly. Pitchers of microbrews are cheap. The food is basic, nothing special at all, but decent cheap bar food.

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Reviewed 9 January 2008

Dive bar at its finest. I wouldn't touch the food here.

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Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5802 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
  • Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
  • Phone Number: +1 412-521-3327
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