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Best Places To Go Before & After A Penguins Game


The Pittsburgh Penguins have moved into a fantastic new building at the CONSOL Energy Center. Just because the Pens moved across the street, though, doesn't mean that you have change up your own pre and post-game routines. We've compiled a list of restaurants around Pittsburgh that offer drink and food specials specifically for Penguins games!

Steelhead Brasserie & Wine Bar

112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219-3423
(412) 394-3474
Located at the Pittsburgh Marriott at City Center, Steelhead is a stone's throw from the CONSOL Energy Center. Stop by before and after every Pens game for 20-ounce Labatt Blue drafts for $4. The deal starts three hours before the game and runs until closing time and is only available for home games.

Bigelow Grille

1 Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219
(412) 281-5013

Located just off the lobby at the DoubleTree Hotel, Bigelow Grille is only a short walk to the CONSOL Energy Center. For Penguins home games, the Bigelow Grille has a bottled beer special and they offer a different menu than the one normally offered. The beer special changes with each home game and is offered at a lower price. The menu also changes, but features more of a sports-bar menu. It is recommended to make reservations in advance.

Rivertowne North Shore

Del Monte Building
337 North Shore Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 322-5000

Located on the North Shore, Rivertowne has beer specials for every Pens game. In addition to their daily food specials and a daily featured beer for $3, Rivertowne offers 20-ounce drafts of Labatt Blue for $3. The special is offered for both home and away games!

Buckhead Saloon

225 Station Square
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219
(412) 232-3101

Located in Station Square, Buckhead Saloon is a great place to stop in before a Penguins game. Buckhead Saloon has daily specials and a new menu. Included are $2 Yuengling, half-off appetizers from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and $5 burgers and pizza from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. After the game if you call ahead and bring in a party, they offer $3 U Call Its from 10 p.m. until midnight!

Jerome Bettis Grille 36

375 North Shore Drive
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
(412) 224-6287

Jerome Bettis Grille 36 is a great place to meet before home games and watch away games. During Pens games, they offer $12 buckets of domestic beer. During happy hour you can get $3 glasses of wine and $1 off well drinks from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

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