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Casbah

229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3912 (Shadyside)
412-661-5656
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Ranked #31 of 1,883 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Eclectic
Neighborhood: Shadyside
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Alder Street
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Friday night, reservations at 7, served entrees at 8:30. Too crowded, but food good. I hear there aren't a lot of good restaurants in the area..

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Contrary to my expectations and to its reputation, I found a very noisy place and an arrogant waiter. We were 4 people and 3 of us were very happy with their food. For me I had ordered a pork cotelette: I could not cut it, could not chew it and nearly chocked while trying to swallow it It was a... More

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Gibsonia, Pa, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We took one of my husband's international colleagues (from the Middle East by the way) to this restaurant. We asked for a quiet table due to hearing issues and were seated in the lovely, intimate downstairs. If you have trouble with stairs do not request this area. Our waiter was attentive and delightful. All meals were done to perfection and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Usa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Casbah is innovative and uses lot of fresh, local ingredients, without being outrageous. It is always a treat to go there.

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Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We ate outside in the restaurant and it was great. Soft lighting and perfect tempature for outdoor dining. The food was great and served nicely .

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Went for a late lunch and had great service. Enclosed patio dining was nice. Our meals consisted of salads, BLT(so-so), (very good)Risotto, (very good)crab cake sandwich and a shared "delicious" s'mores cake with salted caramel ice cream. Would go back there again.

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went there with two others. One of the best restaurants I have ever visited. The food was unbelievably good and the wait staff was excellent. extensive wine and spirits list. Don't pass on the desserts!

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I were given a Big Burrito gift card to dine at any of that group of restaurants, and chose Casbah based on the web site menus and photos. The food was excellent, the staff appropriately attentive, and the atmosphere lively. I realize now, however, that to avoid being seated so close to other diners, I need to... More

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Montecito, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Perfectly cooked fresh grilled octopus salad. Fresh Alaskan halibut done right with a quick pan sear and finish in oven. Bread pudding had good taste but was dry because pan wasn't deep enough. Liked the wine list. Would definitely go back.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I went to Casbah for the first time a few days ago. We liked it a lot not only for the great food but also the attention to detail. I made a reservation through Open Table asking for a table away from the center of the room and a corner table was ready for us when we... More

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