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Legends of The North Shore

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500 E North Ave, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
+1 412-321-8000
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:00 - 21:30
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Bensalem, PA
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was visiting my daughter in Pittsburgh and wanted to take her to a local place for her birthday. Found this on the internet and decided to give it a try. Fantastic! Great BYOB. Friendly staff and service was great! Had the bruchetta appetizer. Was more like a pizza but was delicious. Entrees were both great and they served enough to... More 

Thank swimmom04
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167 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had dinner here on a busy and crowded Saturday night, but was able to secure a table. The service was first-rate!!! Miss Janet(?) - a real gem and the other ladies working were all so pleasant and friendly! I had a mussels/shrimp with linguine meal that was more than satisfying for this picky eater. Almost made it to the clean... More 

1 Thank ms90
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent soup and entree. I would recommend this place! I'm here with a friend who has been all over the world. She says that this place has the best mussels she has ever had with an emphasis on the SAUCE. They call it "mama's gravy". I don't think you can go wrong with anything on the menu here. This place... More 

1 Thank Benjamin B
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I took my husband here for his 29th birthday. One of our friends recommended it, and after reading all the reviews, I decided to give it a try. What a disappointment! This is seriously the worst Italian food I have ever eaten. We ordered bruschetta (my husband’s favorite) and when it came out, looked more like a pizza topped with... More 

1 Thank Brittani W
ChefDan1234, Owner at Legends of The North Shore, responded to this review

Brittani , Thank you for bringing this to may attention. First and foremost ,I would like to apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you , as well as any miscommunication from our serving staff. Our servers are highly trained and qualified .I'm discouraged to hear of your negative experience. Given the opportunity , I would like to make... More 

Freedom, Pennsylvania
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342 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

A go to spot for consistently good food, mussels, veal, and fish specials. Very friendly service, and always a discount for theater, plays, concerts, ladies, and more. Desserts big enough, and house made for 2 or more! Steeler owner, and former ambassador Art Rooney is a regular diner.

1 Thank Sweetwater
New Brighton, PA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A group of of us were in town some from out of state. We have never been to Legends before but so glad we went! Food was amazing and big portions! Our server was wonderful as well! We will return! Also reservations for Friday and Saturday are highly recommended

1 Thank Jennifer T
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our out of town relatives wanted to try Legends. None of us locals had heard of it. Glad we found it. The food was delicious. Nice alternative to the standard chain restaurant. Service was super.

1 Thank Kate S
Grand Cayman
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Everything was outstanding and rocked/great folks, great food, great place, to hang out with your girl and have a bite.

2 Thank tomdav26
Manassas, Virginia
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for a some place to eat in Deutshetown, I passed over this restaurant several times before finally deciding to give it a try. I sure am glad I did. I think it should be rated higher on TA. It is small and loud. It doesn't have a liquor license. But the food is good. We went on a Thursday,... More 

1 Thank Paul R
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We really like this restaurant and its service and might go back. The waitress was terrific. We really loved the salads. But two things about it really bothered us. First, the food is under seasoned. The veal parm was very nice and fresh but it didn't have much taste. Neither did the Bolanese pasta dish. A little more seasoning of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 E North Ave, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-321-8000
Top 25 Restaurant.. Best Italian.. B.Y.O.B... GOT MAMA'S GRAVY .. Family Operated .. Chef Owned.. Established i 2002..NEIGHBORHOOD JOINT FEEL

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?