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Legume

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214 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1515 (Bayard)
(412) 621-2700
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One evening at Legume and you know why this restaurant receives props for fine dining. You enter attractively lit rooms that make you feel in someone's dining room. Wait service is professional, attentive, and helpful but not overly chatty. The cocktail list is a kicker, and plate after plate arrives to delight and intrigue. The corn poblano soup smooth and... More 

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Thank Linda T
Murrysville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable meal with quite an interesting menu. I had the halibut and my guest had mackerel. There were vegan, chicken and beef entrees available. The European portions allowed a diner to enjoy an appetizer as well as dessert. The service was excellent.

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Thank WhisperedInsights
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we had to try. We had good apps to share for a group of 6. Don't be shy - get the French fries with truffles. I split the steak. It was the right portion for me. And they were gracious to do it. Delicious. Nice celebration night. Quieter during the week, but still busy on a Monday.

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Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by their name - they serve great meat as well as vegetarian options. We started with three "starters" each of which was delicious and just the right amount for three of us. The main courses were wonderfully cooked and tasty - not overly fussed over. The dessert was fabulous - a peach and blueberry crumble that we... More 

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Thank Peter F
New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Truly lovely. Much larger than I'd anticipated but not in a bad way. Lots of intimate nooks to be sat at. Menu, printed daily, is absolutely seasonal, locally sourced as possible. Wonderful bread. Had the corn soup and the chicken (with a glossy caramelized square of grits, tomatoes popped into sweetness in a skillet, zucchini)--all terrific. Excellent choices for vegetarians.... More 

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Thank BlueEyedNYC
Latham, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came to Pittsburgh to visit my son and see his white coat ceremony for the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. That event was on Sunday so Saturday we had some time to see our son and explore Pittsburgh a little. My son made reservations for Legume for 8:15pm and when we arrive it was quaint and... More 

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Thank james l
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The wonderful food compensated for the indifferent service and bland atmosphere. The corn soup, goat cheese crostini and sea bass were absolutely fantastic. The upside down cake was great but the peach crisp was only so so. Still, overall, Legume is definitely worth a visit.

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Thank pazduha
Surrey Hills Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Visiting son and family who live in Pittsburgh Birthday celebration 2 in party vegetarian Yeah interesting choices! Vegetarian tasting menu And vegetarian explosion Varied menu for others All dishes were well presented The desserts delicious Chocolate cake Fruit crisp Tasteful venue staff and food excellent Win Win Susan Sims

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Thank Susan S
Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

This was our second visit to Legume. We went early so place was not that busy so we got a table by the window. Our waitress showed up promptly and took our drink order. One of us ordered the chick pea stew which was fantastic and one order a chicken dish which was very good. Legume changes the menu almost... More 

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Thank Funcruzer
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Great place! July is vegetarian month, and all of the vegetables were amazing, even the chickpea stew, which had enough spices and greens to be delicious, and the borscht and steak tartare were even better (the kitchen had run out but was able to make us a half-portion). That brings me to the service, which was excellent. Our server was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1515
    (Bayard)
  • Public Transportation: The 71C, 71A, 54 and 93 all stop at the intersection of N. Craig and Bayard. Additional buses stop at N. Craig and Fifth Ave., approximately 1 and 1/2 blocks south of Legume.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: (412) 621-2700

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