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🍴 Your July Pittsburgh restaurant roundup

We’re rounding up all the food coming your way (or exiting stage right) in Pittsburgh this July. It’s mostly good news, with numerous restaurants and pop-ups opening this July (and just one closing). In particular, there’s lots of exciting news for fans of craft beer and local coffee. Read on for all the pints, pourovers and pup-friendly food options coming to the ’Burgh this summer and fall.

👋 Welcome to the party!

🍸 Bitter End, a speakeasy-style cocktail bar, is now open in Etna.

🍺 Brew Gentlemen are pouring pints downtown in a new beer garden at U.S. Steel Tower Plaza. The beer garden will also include outdoor workspaces.

☕ Deutschtown record store The Government Center has opened a coffee bar next to its vinyl offerings. If the orange sign in the window is any indicator, a *bar* bar is next.

🍺 Levity Brewing Co. will open a kiosk this month in Southside’s Highline development as part of the complex’s new Dog Park section.

🍺 North Country Brewing Company is opening a new Corn Crib Taproom south of Butler in collaboration with Freedom Farms. The new taproom will take a farm-to-table approach with its menu and open on July 8.

🍻 The Pittsburgh Brewers Guild will host a beer garden every Friday and Saturday in Market Square. Check out their Instagram for each weekend’s brewery lineup.

🥪 Primo Hoagies in the Terminal is now open for dine-in, takeout and catering. 

🍕 Slice on Broadway is also opening a pop-up as part of the Highline’s Dog Park.

👻 Smoking Ghosts BBQ will be the third pop-up tenant in the Highline Dog Park.

🍺 The William Penn Tavern has opened at its new Butler Street location.

😃 See you in the next few months

🎤 The former owner of Howler’s have set an August opening date for The Bridge, an Art Deco-styled music venue and bar serving sandwiches and apps in East Liberty.

🍽 Blue Sky Kitchen & Bar is hiring for staff so it can open at its Whitfield Street location in East Liberty. 

🥩 Coast & Main, a surf-and-turf joint drawing inspiration from the Pacific Northwest, is taking over the former Plum Pan Asian Kitchen space in the heart of East Liberty. Their first location is in the Monroeville Mall.

Lemon Tree PGH, a cold brew vendor and indie record label, is fundraising with the goal of opening a brick-and-mortar café in Millvale.

🍕 Deutschtown staple the Park House is aiming to reopen soon under new ownership and has teased a menu on their Facebook page featuring appetizers and pizza. Word is they’ll continue to serve free peanuts and popcorn as in days gone by.

🍺 Tortured Souls Brewing Co. appropriately plans to take over the First English Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg. They’re aiming for a January 2023 debut.

A one-story white building with Acrospire Brewing Company's logo photoshopped onto it.
If that’s movin’ up, @acrospirebrewing is movin’ out.

😲 Ch-ch-changes

🍺 Acrospire Brewing is moving to the former Shaler Lounge building on Mt. Royal Boulevard. The brewers hope to be operational by September 24 and plan to add a limited food menu to their offerings. Their Butler Plank Road location will remain open in the meantime.

☕ The owner of the Weeping Glass has stepped in to save Black Forge’s Allentown location. The shop will undergo a facelift but will continue to serve coffee with a heavy metal twist.

🥬 Con Alma’s Shadyside location now has a fully plant-based menu much like its downtown digs. 

😭 Goodbye

🍖 Justin Severino’s Salty Pork Bits storefront in Lawrenceville is closing after Severino announced his intention to move to D.C. The charcuterie service will continue to operate from an inspected facility beneath Morcilla, which will also continue operating after its founder’s departure.

See something we missed? Let us know—send an email to [email protected] and we can update this post. We’ll have more food news coming atcha next month!