Pittsburgh's Soulful Bars & Clubs


The Strip District

Art's Tavern
Address: 2852 Penn Avenue (strip district)

If you want two for one shots then this is the place to go. Cheap, but strong drinks. This bar atmosphere stays packed with due to the amount of liquor you will receive for the price of one drink. This is mostly an all African-American crowd. However during "happy hour" you may encounter several Port Authority workers whom also frequently visit this bar on weekdays. This place is not very big, however folks don't mind being crammed in there for those double shot for the price of a single shot drinks. This bar also has a kitchen and an on-staff cook. Tight security and I.D required at the door.

CJ's in the Strip
2901-2911 Penn Avenue,412-642-2377

Jazz club for the 25 and up. Proper Dress code and I.D required every day. Dress code strictly enforced. Come enjoy the karaoke each and every Tuesday.

Full course meals served daily. Mostly an African-American crowd with some exception for Jazz lovers of all ethnic groups. They are located across the street from Art's with plenty lighting in the parking lot. Very roomy, beautiful decor and very relaxed and mature atmosphere. If you are looking to be around a older and classier crowd, this is your place.

Cookies Lounge

Club Safari (Reggae Club)
2031 Penn Ave. (Corner of 21st and Penn)
Every Thursday - Ladies Night, Drink specials $1 Coors Light. $3 admission. 10pm - 2am


Phase III Lounge
7232 Hamilton Avenue

The "New & Improved" Phase III Lounge has a nice "happy hour" environment. They have drafts specials and several choices of specialty mixed drinks including margaritas and martini specials. They also have a dartboard and just recently put in a pool table for extended entertainment. This is also a mostly African American environment with the exception of some old timers that just enjoy a classier environment.

*Stop in to book a private party located on the top level of the Phase for music, dining, dancing with a complete bar and lounge area.

Brushton's Social & 30/30 Club (Gandy's)
7906 Frankstown Avenue

This establishment is for "members only". You can purchase a membership for just $10. This establishment has several pool tables and games however you do have to be 30 or over to get in. They have a buzzer at the door to make sure they monitor the patrons. They also have a kitchen area open until 3:30am. There is another side of this bar and it is the 30/30 Social Club side which features a dance floor, large dinning area and a bar. This side is open from 12am to 4:30am Sunday to Thursday.


Security provided on both sides, must be 30 years of age or older to enter. No sneakers, hoodies or sports gear on weekends. "Cover Charges expected". Memberships for this club are $10 yearly. Stop past and get yours before they are all sold out.


Stanley's Lounge
7403 Frankstown Avenue

This establishment usually carries a crowd over 35. From Monday thru Friday they have happy hour from 5pm to 7pm. They do have a kitchen and a dinning area. They also have a private dinning area that you can reserve. Every Wednesday is ladies night in which all ladies receive a free gift and every Thursday is gentlmen's night in which all the gentlemen receive free gifts all night as well. This is a relaxed atmosphere with a jukebox that bangs all the oldies you love.

Club 7101

This establishment caters to a younger crowd after 9pm. Age group under 35. Happy hour is from 5pm - 7pm. Tuesdays is their most popular night which is "$2 Tuesdays". They also have a dart machine, kitchen, lounge area and second bar located in the rear of the establishment. They have several televisions for all you sports fans.


This establishment is for the mature and older crowd. This bar used to be a whole in the wall located just steps away from 7101. In fact the same owner of 7101 is the owner of DJ's. He wanted a more laid back environment for his mother and her associates. This bar is completely remodeled and has a huge flat screen t.v. for sports and entertainment. This bar was previously called Mason's located across the street from the old Mr. Tommy's Car Wash.

Earl the Pearl's Bar

This bar has a mixed crowd as far as age goes. However they do have a popular pool table area. Happy Hour is from 5-7pm. Wednesday's is "Over The Hump Day" with DJ Sly Jock taking you all the way back with the oldies.

Weekly Events At Earl the Pearl s:

Sunday: Oldies Night
Monday: $1.25 beer specials all night and Karaoke with DJ "X Man" from 6pm-12am. "No Cover from 6-8pm"!
Tuesday: "Miller Night" $1.50 on all Miller beverages and $2.15 for Heineken. Also .25 cent wings.
Wednesday: "Over the Hump Day" with DJ "Sly Jock" from 5pm-9pm. $2 drink specials and .25 cent wings.
Thursday:"Coors Night" $1.50 on all Coors from 6pm-10pm. Also DJ "Matt G" from 10pm til....
Friday: Happy Hour drink specials and DJ "H. Dawg" from 9pm til...
Saturday: Afternoon Pool Games and "DJ Shock" from 9pm til...

*For Parties or Events, please call "Derek"@ 412-244-9899.

Thomas's Lounge

Expression Reggae Club

Sin City Biker's Club (after hours)

Traveler's Club (after hours)
6525 Hamilton Avenue

This establishment is an after hour club. It is only open from Thursday - Sunday. Doors open at 12am and the partying last until 4:00am. There are two floors to this club, you can choose to sit in the downstairs bar with features a smaller dance floor or you can opt to party upstairs with the larger dance floor, mirrored walls and two bars. Both bars are located at either entrance of the club. They also have kitchen and dinning area. This club has a African American crowd with age limits from 21 and up. Security tightly enforced and you have to go through a metal detector to get in the club. Thursdays and Sundays is a more relaxed crowd and the upstairs dance floor is not availble on these days unless the crowd exceeds the downstairs limits.

Station Square

Crawford Grill on the Square
125 W. Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-2885

Crawford Grill on the Square is located in Station Square, Pittsburgh's spot for nightlife and entertainment. We are right on the river with gorgeous views of the city. Almost every night, we feature the best in live jazz entertainment, featuring local, as well as internationally known performers. Our state of the art sound system and the unique design of the club means that every seat in the house is a great one. No matter where you sit, you can see and hear the band, and be a part of the live experience. Join us any night of the week for great food, cool drinks, and hot jazz.

The Hill District

Ficklin's on Fifth
1507 Fifth Avenue

Ficklin's on Fifth usually carries an older crowd of 35 and older. They do have a kitchen with a great menu. They also have shower singing every Tuesday with DJ Bobby B. which is their most popular night for entertainment. This is a very mature crowd with most of the patrons over 40 everyday except Tuesdays.

Come party with DJ Sam "Master of the Oldies". Come play at the grown folks playground and listen to the sounds from the 70's, 80's and 90's. Got a request? DJ "Sam" will mix it up for you.

Mr. Fickley's

This establishment is very classy. Reminds you of the "old" Crawford Grill in a sense that it has beautiful African Art displayed through out the establishment. This bar caters to an older crowd of 40 and over and has been completely renovated. This bar was formerly known as "Bottoms Up" and have changed the whole entire image, decor and clientele. It is no longer the "whole in the wall" as most once new it to be. You will be completely amazed as you walk in the door. They do have a kitchen with a full scale menu and a dining area located in the rear of the establishment. Happy Hour is from 5pm-7pm with no weekly entertainment as of yet. You will absolutely adore this place. Pleasant atmosphere right in the heart of Uptown with a friendly bar staff. This place is perfect for couples. They are located directly next door to Ace Duece's Lounge.

Flamingo Night Club
2407 Wylie Avenue

The New & Improved Flamingo Night Club has been completely renovated through out the whole establishment. They have happy hour everyday from 5pm to 7pm with a full scale schedule of events through out the week also. This crowd is a versatile crowd depending on the day and time you arrive. They do have a kitchen and weekly wing specials. The new owners have tight security and a all new staff.

Weekly Events at Flamingo s:

Sunday: Featuring "Grown Folks Music" Oldies from 5pm-8pm. "The Gong Show" featuring Frog Bey in the back from 9pm til.....
Monday: Beer specials $1.75 from 6pm-12am.
Tuesday: Ladies Night with free gifts to all the ladies from 8pm-1am. Also: $2 Tuesdays with DJ
Wednesday: Oldies but Goodies night from 9pm-1am
Thursday: Karaoke with DJ "X Man" "prizes awarded". Kareoke from 9pm-1am
Friday: Happy Hour drink specials from 5pm-8pm. DJ for Club Flamingo (located in the back) from 9pm-2am
Saturday: DJ for Club Flamingo from 9pm til.....

"Cover Charge Expected"

Red Onion Lounge

Cornfield Lounge

Black Beauty Lounge

Ace Duece's Lounge
1400 Fifth Avenue

Larry's Bar

Kenny's VIP Club (after hours)

Mitchell's Tavern / Charlies Subs
4632 Center Avenue

Mitchell's usually has a relaxed environment for all ages from 21 and up. They have a dart board and a giant screen televions for all the sports fan out there. They have happy hour drink specials everyday and draft beer specials also. Also you can take a stroll on the other side of Mitchell's and order anything from steak subs to chicken wings. It's called Charlies and they are known for their large portions of food and their large subs. Also for the drinks in Mitchell's and the food you may order, keep in mind "the price is always right" there.

East Liberty

Bottom Shelf
Post #5 Legion
126 N. Highland Ave.

This establishment will be open on Fridays and Saturdays only for after hours. Includes "free beer"and food is served on most occasions.

Friday & Saturday: Come enjoy the sounds of DJ "Bo" from 2:30am - 4:30am. $7 cover charge includes free beer.

To find out more information or if there is a cancellation feel free to call (412) 853-0707. You can also book your next party at this location. Call for reservations.


The Shadow Lounge
5972 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone number: 412-363-8277

Horoscope Lounge


T's Lounge
7526 Washington Avenue

T's is a relaxed bar with a mixed crowd as far as age limits goes. They are known for their "wings" and have entertainment all week long. Every "other" Tuesday they have a guest DJ. This night is called "Cherry Apple" oldies.

Weekly Events at T's:

Sunday: Karaoke Night
Monday: Discount drink specials during happy hour.
Tuesday: Oldies but Goodies night.
Wednesday: Happy Hour drinks specials discount beer specials
Thursday: "Wing Night" with 50 cent wings
Friday: Hip Hop DJ after 9pm and Karaoke
Saturday: Hip Hop DJ after 9pm


Liquid Lounge (formerly Club Classic)
4343 Verona Road

The Liquid Lounge Presents Oldies With Asha - Come party with Asha as we take you back in the day with music from the 70 s, 80 s and 90 s. Each and every Friday At The Liquid Lounge - 4343 Verona Road Penn Hills, Pa 15235 - Enjoy good music, good food and Free Buffet - We will also feature drink specials - $3.00 mixed drinks $1.00 12oz domestic beer - $1.00 off of top shelf -- Free Raffle (Must be present to win) For more information call Asha 412-628-2452

Bars & Clubs in these areas coming soon!




New Ken

Beaver County

South Side

North Side

JR's400 East Ohio Street




High Rollers
519 East 8th Avenue


Phase III Lounge

7101 Lounge

Liquid Lounge

VIP Lounge (Expressions)

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