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Squirrel Hill Cafe

5802 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
+1 412-521-3327
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible0%
5 weeks ago
“Worth all of the good reviews it has been getting”
27 Jun 2016
“Old time bar with good bar food”
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5802 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 24 November 2007

a.k.a. the Squirrel Cage. I have never seen anyone actually order coffee here, but I've been to a bunch of happy hours.

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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 02:00
Monday
16:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
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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