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Fat Head's South Side Saloon

1805 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707 (Southside Flats)
(412) 431-7433
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Ranked #4 of 1,878 restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Neighborhood: Southside Flats
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346 reviews from our community

89% Recommend
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We came to town for a soccer game on a Sundat night. Since we were going directly after the game, we were looking for something casual...With great reviews. The vibe was cool and we liked the large selection of beers on tap. We sat at the bar and asked the female bartender for whatever was her beer recommendation would be.... More

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northeast US
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102 reviews 102 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

so...I am a philly guy and a real foodie. Not much better than a philly cheesesteak in my opinion. I always seek out great sandwich joints in my travels. If you ask just about anyone in the Pittsburgh area where to get the best sandwich...they will probably say Primanti's. I have tried primantis and I don't understand all the fuss.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We were in Pittsburgh for one night and very glad we went here. Monday night was wing night they were awesome so were the nachos. Large beer selection and happy atmosphere and staff!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We were on a family road trip from Omaha visiting the Hall of Fame in Canton and had a half a day so we took the boys to see Heinz Field and PNC Park. I found Fat Head's to be highly rated on Trip Advisor so we went. The service was great, the atmoshere was pretty cool and the food... More

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Churchville, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The menu is quite extensive with a plethora of choices; almost too many to choose from. It is actually difficult to pick an item, as so many sound good. After deciding on an item and then having it arrive, well, you won't be disappointed with portion sizes. The food is very appetizing and prepared nicely. Service was quick and friendly.... More

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Loved the creative and varied sandwich choices, big beer selection. Giant sized platters of food that were very tasty. Had the Chicken little sand. and the chicken fingers tasted fresh and were moist and juicy and didn't taste like fried processed chicken meat. Great service, waitress even brought a sample of beer because companion couldn't decide what she wanted. Loud... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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98 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We visited Fat Head's as out-of-town tourists. It was just as we expected. Burgers and beer and lots of testosterone. A quintesential neighborhood sports bar -- although I expect that most guests were not actually from the neighborhood. We had burgers -- very, very good and reasonably priced. It was crowded on a Monday night at 7:30 - we had... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My boyfriend and I strolled in for dinner late last week. Our third time there, the place was packed as usual but we found space at the bar. They have a great beer selection, beers are listed on the wall. We both ordered the wings, there were incredible! Despite our stress finding a parking spot on Carson Street. The staff... More

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Buckhannon, West Virginia, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We wanted a drink and some supper before a show @ Stage AE. Other Trip Advisor posts led us here on Carson Street. Pay parking lot across the street made it an easy stop.W. We were early...about 5...and had no wait. The food was great, and the variety of beers was also pleasant. We will be back.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Went here while on business in the area, and immediately loved the place. My colleague and I quickly decided that if we lived in the area, this would be our favorite restaurant. The beer selection is excellent, and the sandwiches we had were fabulous. I had the steak and sausage sub, which was one of the best sandwiches I have... More

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