203 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
www.sohopittsburgh.comHours: Daily – 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Happy Hour runs 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Soho features a laid-back, upscale atmosphere with downscale prices in the North Shore. With a large bar, modern indoor setting and an outdoor dining area, Soho offers multiple views of Pittsburgh’s nightlife. The bar is stocked with a hearty selection of domestic and imported beer and the wine selection is also well-varied. Happy hour specials vary by night, and the bar’s close location to the business and theater districts makes this a great spot to mingle with a sophisticated crowd of businessmen and women after work or arts and culture lovers after a performance.
1611 East Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
www.nakama.comHours: Mon to Wed – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thurs to Sat – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sun – 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Happy Hour runs Mon to Fri – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Located in a beautifully renovated historic building in Pittsburgh’s South Side, Nakama offers a more upbeat experience. The fully stocked bar includes hot and cold varieties of sake. Groups may reserve a hibachi dining table and enjoy the live-action artistry of a Nakama chef. Half-off appetizers and $5 martinis during happy hour in the bar make this another great spot for after work drinks with single co-workers. Or go solo for great people watching, live entertainment and mingling with other singles. The cocktail lounge is open daily until 1 a.m.
930 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15222
www.seviche.comHours: Mon to Thurs – 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., Fri to Sat – 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Happy Hour runs Mon to Thurs – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m, Sat – 10 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The casual but vivacious Latin America-themed atmosphere of Seviche includes a wide variety of drinks, food and entertainment. Diners will find an extensive and creative drink menu, including Caprinhi, the national drink of Brazil. Open floor salsa lessons begin every Monday at 9:30 p.m., providing the perfect opportunity to show your moves off in a low-pressure but highly flirtatious setting. Who knows? Your next salsa partner could end up becoming your permanent dance partner.
424 S. Main St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Hours: Mon to Sat – 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Village Tavern & Trattoria in the West End Village has a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant bar creates delightfully robust, traditional Northern Italian fare with flare. Frequent visitors to the Village Tavern & Trattoria routinely enjoy entertainment such as open-mic Wednesdays and live music on Saturday nights. Happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 7p.m., so take a seat at the 34-foot, fully stocked bar and strike up conversation with those around you. The relaxed atmosphere and enjoyable entertainment are certainly conducive to conversation.
Lot 17 Bar & Grille
4617 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pa 15224
www.lot17.netHours: Mon to Fri – 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sat – 12 p.m. to 2 a.m., seasonally on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The rustic, exposed brick sets the tone at Lot 17. An eclectic, laid-back crowd can usually be found at this Bloomfield neighborhood Bar & Grille. The full-stocked bar is complemented by daily specials and a savoy, surprisingly non-bar-like menu. Lot 17 offers a private rental space equipped with all of the bar’s amenities, but the bar’s healthy list of both draft and bottled craft, imported and domestic beers is what singles come here for. Beer aficionados are sure to meet their hop-loving matches at Lot 17.