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Legends North Shore Restaurant

500 E .North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412- 321-8000
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Ranked #133 of 1,880 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Price range: $15 - $25
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Top 25 Restaurant Best Italian B.Y.O.B.- GOT MAMA'S GRAVY - NEIGHBORHOOD JOINT FEEL
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Top 25 Restaurant Best Italian B.Y.O.B.- GOT MAMA'S GRAVY - NEIGHBORHOOD JOINT FEEL
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Legends had the best menu of all the restaurants near our inn. It's a BYOB place (we bought wine several blocks away in a really sketchy part of town). We were lucky to reserve; this is a popular restaurant. Our table overlooked several larger tables and we could see many of the dishes. I could also see the two cooks... More

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Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Thank you, TripAdvisor! Our family - a group of 10 people ages 3 through 60 - just had an amazing dinner in Pittsburgh. Even though Legends is a small restaurant, the staff was kind enough to accommodate our large group, and respond to all of our special needs, with fast, friendly, service and fresh, homemade, tasty Italian food. From the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This small unassuming place is large on food and patrons . Because of its size it is very loud, always crowded and has wonderful food and plenty of it. They do not skimp on portions and the desserts are homemade and simply huge. Sharing is best. The service is excellent with drinks promptly refilled and the wait staff is attentive... More

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Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We ate early on Monday before going to see Steely Dan. The restaurant was not crowded, but I have heard it usually is. This is not the place to come if ambiance is high on your needs list. However if you are all about the food this is the place. Our group shared 2 appetizers. Polenta with marinara and fried... More

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Georgia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

The food was great. The restaurant takes great care in preparing its meals. My sister-in-law, who is very discerning, was very impressed with her dinner, and the four of us enjoyed the atmosphere and our dinners. We will be back.

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Pittsburgh
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

When we first pulled up, we were leery because the outside of the building has a little to be desired. We went in because we had a reservation. The place is very small, so it is a good thing we had called ahead. My gnocchi meal was one of the best I've had and the desserts are homemade, delicious, and... More

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Egg Harbor Twp
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

My salmon was undercooked & the mashed potatoes were like a cheese paste. The sauce on the gnocchi tasted like sauce you buy in a jar, expected fresher given the raves about this restaurant

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I had heard great things about this place from a coworker so decided to check it out. When we first arrived, a woman behind the counter ignored us for the first five minutes we were there. After waiting a considerable while longer, we were FINALLY seated. The service was ok. The food was also just ok. However,... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I went here with friends; I was skeptical about restaurants in this area -- across the street from Allegheny General Hospital, near the Warhol and Mattress Factory museums and not much else. But we have gone back quite a bit! Excellent pasta, sauces, and Maryland spots fish. Salads are very tasty; garlic bread is a bit too... More

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East Greenville, PA
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Legends is a small but noteworthy Italian restaurant in the Deutchland area of Pittsburgh. Reservations are accepted though we were walk-ins. It is within walking distance of The Priory hotel and the Warhol museum. Food is made fresh with fresh ingredients and is savory in every respect. Fixed price specials are available on Mondays and are a real bargain, though... More

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