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Max's Allegheny Tavern

€€ - €€€German, , European
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” (10 reviews)
“schnitzel” (29 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
€€ - €€€
537 Suismon St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4924
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 6 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 4 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 28 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
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We went here with family for brunch. There is both a fixed menu to order off of and a buffet. The buffet had a lot on it including some good German food and breakfast items. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Coaster C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Music and activities everywhere Very nice time Bands of every variety at many location and on every street Good of mostly German fare since it is the deustchtowm festival Would go again

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot believe this is the first time we have visited this little gem of a restaurant. If you like German food this is the place for you. There are other menu options besides food with a German flare. We started with the German nachos...More

Thank Mary050287
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A Sunday night dinner at Max's and you know you are in for authentic German specialties, just by looking at your fellow diners; German Grandma's with the whole brood in tow. What could be better than schnitzel and beer, go for it.

Thank DeniseMaryM
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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