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“Casual Drinks”
Review of The Library

The Library
Ranked #633 of 2,266 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Southside Flats
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Neighborhood: Southside Flats
Reviewed February 27, 2014

First off, I have no idea what their food is like and we never spent any time on the first floor, although it was always packed when we went in. We came here every night between 4pm and 7pm for their $3 happy hour... premium local pints in a casual fun atmosphere with an eclectic clientele and excellent bar staff / service on the 2nd floor. This was our first stop before we made our way to other establishments later in the night. Loved the vibe and the value.

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Thank Tim J
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

Terrible inefficent service on special wing night. Wings are soggy and not worth waiting for anyway. Overall lousey dining experience, Overpriced have to buy alcholic drinks to get the 12.95 wing special anyway, and they bring them sooooooo slowly,. Sat for two hours and just got tired of the wait. Done waste your time here

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1  Thank Debbybcn
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Reviewed January 5, 2014

Our party of four waited a long time on a Sunday evening to get our meal, restaurant was maybe 75% full. Three of us had hamburgers, they seemed to be uniform with our topping of choice and not very tasteful. Most freshly made burgers are plump! I was more impressed by the french fries which were very crispy, so what does that say? Waitress was not very attentive especially when we tried to track her down for our bill. She also was clueless about the beer specials. Had to ask the other waiter to get her and he ended up bringing us our bill. I try to stay local when eating out but don't think I will return. Seems like a great place for drinks.

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1  Thank SkiPennsylvania
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Reviewed September 17, 2013

The Library was recommended to my wife and I by an airport hotel employee who resides in the neighborhood nearby. The area (South Side Flats) is a vibrant active area which is also a little quirky. This restaurant fits right in; the lower level has the feel of a familiar neighborhood sports bar; upstairs are smaller dining rooms, each assigned a "topic" just as a library might be organized. Books on the shelves in each room reflect the room's theme. The menu is varied, from wings to pub food to pizza to interesting complete dinner entrees entrees, The food was quite good; my pizza was the most unusual (and most delicious) I've ever had. The wait staff was busy, but sufficiently attentive, and very informed about the menu; our servers suggestions were spot on excellent. This is a popular place, especially on weekend evenings, so check with the restaurant about reservation policy (we did not have reservations and had no waiting time but as we finished our meal, the place became very busy). I would definitely dine there again

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Thank cordoc
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

The food was excellently prepared. The rooms are very small but cozy. It was something different as all the variety of restaurants in the south side

Thank Sayheyj
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