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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 #8 of 1,902 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Neighborhood: Southside Flats
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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West Chester, PA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The burgers are some of the best I've ever had. Top it off with a huge selection of beers on tap including some brewed in house and you've got a great place to come with friends and potentially family (not small kids). The only downside is that you should be prepared to wait.

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Quantico, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

these monstrous burgers will fill you up for the rest of the day, regardless of which one you order. the homemade fries are delicious and come in huge quantities

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Best sandwiches in Pittsburgh. The beefed up sandwich was awesome and the grilled wings were also very good. Highly recommend

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112 reviews 112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Not a micro-brewery to me but has its own beer. Huge expensive sandwiches but not that good. I am sorry Pittsburgh locals but I have been to better in this city.

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New Hampshire
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245 reviews 245 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stopped here Friday night during a steelers home weekend and Penguins home weekend. Got there around 7pm and they were on a 60-90 min wait. It was expected. You leave them your name and cell phone and they call and text when table is ready. We drank 2$ bottles next door until the table was ready. (It's sort of our... More 

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Niagara Falls
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108 reviews 108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is our second visit here in 5 years. There are plenty of choices for beers. The menu is huge. We had a wait of 20 minutes for a table, not too bad. I went to bar to get a drink, it was full but I was able to slide up to bar. In front of me a female bartender... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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207 reviews 207 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stopped in here for lunch on a Sunday. We were seated quickly. Waitress was very friendly and quick with our drink orders. Our sandwiches were delicious!.. Burgers, turkey rueben and one sandwich with an egg on it ! Huge portions so we took some home. We have been here before and will continue to go back!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This place has the best burgers I've ever tasted. They are enormous and the varieties are endless. Their beer selection is excellent and you have the option of taking a growler home. The only negative I can find is the outdoor seating, which lacks esthetically. It was somewhat drab and dirty and the tables were pushed really close together.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We got 3 Headwiches (they are called that, because they are the size of your head) and cut them in thirds so we could try them all. They were all great. "Long Live the King": Sausage-stuffed banana peppers, salami, tomato, anchovies, onion; "The Southside Slopes": Kielbasa, fried pierogis, cheese, onions; AND the best "A Mighty Fine Bovine": Smoked brisket, pastrami,... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Worth the wait! Staff fun and knowledgeable. Good service even though they were very busy at both the bar and restaurant. Samples provided without asking. Bring an appetite -portions are large even the salads. Mostly burgers and sandwiches. Beer merchandise sold upstairs. Absolutely worth a stop.

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Additional Information about Fat Head's South Side Saloon

Address: 1805 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1707
Phone Number: (412) 431-7433
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Southside Flats
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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