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Caliente Pizza & Drafthouse

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#1 Craft Beer Bar in Pittsburgh with hard to source beers from across the country & around the world. With 24 Rotating Taps & Over 150 different bottles of beer. Winners of the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas NV in 2016, 2017 & 2018. Home of the Worlds Best Pan Pizza. Dine-In, Delivery & Take Out.
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Bar, Pizza, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pies, great beer and loaded tots. I love this place! The grandma pies are awesome and the rotating beer list keeps things interesting, the only complaint I have is that Caliente, like every other beer house, way over emphasizes IPA’s instead of drinkable beer

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pittsburgh-rob
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Are you kidding me? With delivery tip I paid over 50.00 for two salads and a xlarge gourmet pizza. Pictures will show I had GARBAGE p eelings in my salad from vegetables that aren't even IN that kind of salad. The second salad was wilted...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DisplacedYankeeLady
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

This bar/pizza joint is really good. Great beer selection. Nice staff. The salads are large and fresh. The pizzas look great. We did try their signature pizza, Quack Attack. It is a duck pizza. For pizza, it was expensive $32.99. I’m not a duck fan...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 15108JoJo
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Caliente is basically a dark little bar with a varied and interesting draft selection and really great pizza. We ordered one of the predesigned Nona selections and were very satisfied. Check out their daily specials!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I have read many of the reviews of this establishment over the past few months and have not had 1 bad experience. I’ve had salads and their burgers, no pizza, and they were great. The service is vastly improved, the beer selection is good (I’d...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pengoonfan
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Went to have pizza with family while we were in town. Food was excellent, service was good, even had the kitchen staff bring food out to our table. Atmosphere was comfortable and settings were excellent for my special needs son. Only downfall was it was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank robinbS2741FO
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We visited the new Caliente in Aspinwall, PA. They took over "Ordinary Joe". The place remains the same and for the service they kept Jason at the bar, which is great. They still have the samke great fried zucchini, which is a great appetizer. Other...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank RustyVE
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We were there on a Sunday watching the game we all ordered subs or hoagies and they were just okay but our server was terrible and our food took forever to get. We will definitely never return.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 107JohnB107
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This was our first time here as we needed a break from West Penn Hospital food. This was a short walk from the hospital. We dined on the Special Blueberry,Blackberry, Raspberry Wings and Hawaiian Pizza. Both meals were delicious and so was the beer!!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 364brendad
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I have been to this place several times now since moving to Pittsburgh -- and it may be my favorite pizza and beer place! The staff is very professional (and can make recommendations on beer). While usually crowded -- I have never had to wait...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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