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214 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1515 (Bayard)
(412) 621-2700
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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New York City
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 

Thank BlueEyedNYC
Latham, New York
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank james l
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank pazduha
Surrey Hills Melbourne
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Susan S
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142 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Funcruzer
New York City, New York
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133 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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 

Thank matthiashess
Pittsburgh, PA
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159 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The service is decent. With it's drop ceiling, the dining area is somewhat simple, though made interesting by the large wooden tables that still resemble trees. But there's no doubt that the food and cocktails are the shining star at Legume. The menu changes constantly, making it appealing to regulars who are foodies and not in need of having the... More 

Thank William L
Toronto, Canada
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187 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

It almost hurts me to write a poor review for this place. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, good variety of items on the menu, and the underlying food was quite good (charred endive salad and cool asparagus soup for our apps, and grilled grains on a variety of greens and a collection of sausages as our mains) but all the dishes... More 

Thank KWH70
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit this restaurant recently for a family gathering to celebrate a graduation. The atmosphere is classy but not stuffy. Our server was the perfect combination of attentive yet not overbearing. He knew the menu very well, and answered our questions fully. The food was eclectic and delicious. If they have the duck fat fries when... More 

Thank Rich R
Lausanne, Switzerland
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

You can't go wrong with this place. Good service, excellent food and nice atmosphere.We had chicken and steak and both dishes were very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
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
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1515
  • 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?