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229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
+1 412-661-5656
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Mediterranean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
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Reviewed yesterday

We had an early dinner as a family of three on a hot Friday night. At first, we were seated downstairs in a small, cozy windowless dining area. It just seemed so dark and winterlike that we asked to be moved upstairs. The maitre d'...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a dear friend to brunch for a good day out. We loved it. The food was delicious, the service excellent, and the atmosphere so friendly. I am planning to take a larger group of friends out in June and this is where we...More

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

went for a celebratory lunch and was so disappointed. always liked this place, but the food was mediocre at best. steak sandwich had shaved beef, not rare, thick slices. awful. even the tuna sandwich wasn't that good. the worst meal I have had there.

Thank artmatterspgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our 40th at Casbah and were delighted. Megan was a standout server and every interaction with the staff was great. The food, from the babaganoush appetizer both of our salads, and our entree's (Pork chop and pasta with sea food) were delicious. We...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a wonderful dining experience at Casbah. Valet parking is a big plus. But the service and the food here are the winners. We tried the cheeses appetizer, octopus, meatballs and calamari; all delicious. Amongst the entrees we had were the scallops, lamb shank, and...More

Thank dimitri7777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The calamari/shrimp starter is really, really good. The deconstructed sea scallop fry didn't make much sense, none of it went well together, it was like two meals on one plate. The good thing is that the food had a great taste, individually.

Thank SophisticatedPalate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here with a group of friends last week. We were able to make reservations and were seated right away. It was very crowded so I suggest making reservations if you intend to dine here. Our server was excellent but not at all intrusive.We...More

Thank jasgld
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On family visit decided to try restaurant based on previous reviews, the reviews did not do them justice. We were greeted by our waiter Brent who did a fantastic job providing us insight to the menu and his personal favorite items. All the the food...More

Thank 123Jason123
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great food, very unique! When they started walking us downstairs to our table, I was worried but when we got down to our table it was warm, cozy with great atmosphere. Definitely worth it!

Thank J A B
Reviewed 1 April 2018

way over rated. very pricey for average size portions and average tasting entrees, except the swordfish which was very good (according to a guest in the party). we were placed right next to the entry of the kitchen, which one of the guest could actually...More

Thank chrisgnc50
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23 July 2016|
Response from Clare M | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer and cannot answer that question sorry.
30 May 2016|
Response from johnlinberg | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Nancy G
26 May 2016|
Response from Liz B | Reviewed this property |
We sat outside in a tent. I would ask for inside seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912
    (Alder Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Shadyside
  • Neighbourhood: Shadyside
  • Phone Number: +1 412-661-5656
  • E-mail
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