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646 Pittsburgh Rd, Butler, PA 16002-4035
724-586-5353
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

They have great shrimp, nice and spicey. My kids love the chicken fingers. Have had the salads and they are good. The burgers are good as well. It is pricey for the area but still a nice restaurant. Typically we can get in without any wait as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
KimCarlKids
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I ordered seared tuna when waitress served it to me it was cold now I understand you only put a fast grill on it where the center is like sushi but it was cold when i asked I was told they come in this way they don't even sear them just plain lazy last and only time I went there

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I always enjoy this restaurant. The service is always exceptional. The food is even better. I enjoy seeing the owner and his son lending a helping hand on busy nights. I never mind the wait because I can enjoy a nice glass of wine from a simple but refined list, while hearing the staff conversing with the regular guests. It... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

They have great shrimp, nice and spicey. My kids love the chicken fingers. Have had the salads and they are good. The burgers are good as well. It is pricey for the area but still a nice restaurant. Typically we can get in without any wait as well.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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133 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The Hungry Detective stopped by the Hardwood for a take-out order. The Cajun chicken pasta was off the hook as usual. The Cajun chicken pasta is always consistent!!! I had the veal special lightly breaded with asparagus, hollandaise sauce, red skin potatoes and mixed vegetables. My food was packaged well for transport and all the goodies attached(bread, salads and condiments)... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

After church last Sunday we stopped at Hardwood Cafe and were pleasantly pleased. There are several rooms where tables covered with linen are set up; we sat near a big fireplace. The menu is filled with decetious choices and we were very pleased with our meals. The portions very ample in taste as well as appearance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The bartender josh was very courteous and well mannered? Food was prepared to ordered and brought out in a timely manner. Atmosphere was pleasant. Would highly recommend!

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Been going to Hardwood for years. Menu does not vary much but there is a good vsriety plus they have a pretty good "specials" menu. Love their draft beer. Just recently they added Ky Bourbon Barrell beer on tap. Really a great beer.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

“Disappointing meal” Very disappointed. This used to be one of our favorite restaurants. Tonight was horrible. The food was tasteless and boring. My husband had pork that had little flavor. My son and I had two different pizzas. We could have made better tasting pizzas ourself at home. The waitress had no idea how any of the specials tasted, when... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very disappointed. This used to be one of our favorite restaurants. Tonight was horrible. The food was tasteless and boring. My husband had pork that had little flavor. My son and I had two different pizzas. We could have made better tasting pizzas ourself at home. The waitress had no idea how any of the specials tasted, when asked, and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

After using our cell phones to illuminate the menus in this dark restaurant, where none of the tabletop candles were lit, we both settled on the lamb chops. My salad came with nice Danish blue crumbles but was unremarkable -- what is the excuse for a salad in August without tomatoes? -- and boasted only a single slice of cucumber... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 646 Pittsburgh Rd, Butler, PA 16002-4035
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Butler
  • Phone Number: 724-586-5353
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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