We’re traveling over from happy hour in the East End to enjoy the North Shore’s scenic river views and close proximity to the stadiums!

Bar Louie

Happy Hour: North Shore
Instagram, @barlouie, shared from @columbusfoodtroll

The Deal: 5-7PM, Monday-Friday, $3.50 for all 14 oz. drafts, $4.50 for wines by the glass, $5.50 for signature martinis, ½ priced flatbreads and apps. Not valid on event days.

What to Expect: Bar Louie has a spacious patio for people watching and socializing, with couches and fire pits in addition to tables. There’s also ample room to hang out inside and watch a game or catch up with friends. This is a laid-back spot for affordable snacks and drinks.

Mike’s Beer Bar

Happy Hour: North Shore
Photo by Tembela Bohle from Pexels

The Deal: 4-6PM (game days 3-5PM), Monday-Friday, $2 off drafts and 25% off bottles

What to Expect: Mike’s Beer Bar is a dream for beer lovers, with over 500 beers available and 80 rotating taps. It’s also conveniently located near PNC Park and has large garage-door style windows that open out onto the street so that you can experience the game day atmosphere with a cold brew in your hands. With $2 off drafts and 25% off bottles for happy hour, you can’t go wrong here!

The Foundry Table & Tap

Happy Hour: North Shore
Instagram, @thefoundrypittsburgh, shared from @rickkelly1088

The Deal: 4-6PM, Monday-Friday, ½ off draft beer and house wine, $5 signature cocktails, $6 small plates. “Rock-Paper-Scissors Happy Hour” on Thursday is from 4-8PM.

What to Expect: The Foundry is one of the only North Shore bars and restaurants with a back patio on the river side rather than the street, so be sure to take advantage of their outdoor seating this summer! They offer craft beverages and contemporary American cuisine with locally sourced ingredients; for appetizers, try their Pei Mussels or the Pork Belly Bites. You can even get a free drink on Thursdays if you win at “Rock Paper Scissors!”

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

Happy Hour: North Shore
Instagram, @hydeparkprimesteakhouse

The Deal: 4:30-6:30PM and 9PM to close, Monday-Friday, martinis, cocktails, and small plates starting at $5 in the bar

What to Expect: Hyde Park is a classic upscale steakhouse and North Shore destination. They have a more refined happy hour for when you’re in the mood to sip on a cocktail at a dimly lit bar, and they also provide impeccable service and valet parking. Their martinis are a refreshing menu item that are offered in a variety of flavors.

Southern Tier Brewery and Taproom

Happy Hour: North Shore
Instagram, @stbcbeer

The Deal: 4-6PM, Monday-Friday, $1 off drafts and wines, $2 off appetizers

What to Expect: This nationally renowned craft brewery now has a location right in the North Shore. Southern Tier’s Pittsburgh Brewery and Taproom has 30 different beers on draft, several wine options, and a selection of hearty appetizers on special at happy hour. Pull up a seat at the bar or head out to the beer garden with some fries n’ gravy and a tasty beverage to relax after work!

Tequila Cowboy

Happy Hour: North Shore
Instagram, @tequilacowboypgh

The Deal: 5-7PM, Monday-Thursday, 4-7PM Friday, $1 off draft beers, $2 off signature cocktails, $3 off wines, $7 jumbo margaritas, $5 select food items, free mechanical bull rides

What to Expect: Tequila Cowboy is a lively multi-room establishment that offers karaoke, live music, a 90s room, big screen TVs, outdoor seating, and a mechanical bull that you can ride for free. Grab a $7 jumbo margarita and a $5 tray of nachos and you’ll be one happy cowboy (or girl)!

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Paige Creo

Paige Creo is a marketing consultant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has 9 years of experience specializing in marketing, strategy, and brand management. Paige earned her MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and she has also spent time working in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to writing, she enjoys reading, traveling, playing and watching sports, and spending time outdoors.

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