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Peanuts and Cracker Jack aren’t the only things you’ll find at these baseball bars. Diverse drafts and plenty of delicious pub grub are just a few of the perks that you’ll find at these five bars, each located within walking distance of PNC Park. Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite before the game or celebrating with post-Pirates drinks, these watering holes offer plenty of room, booze and TVs for you to catch every swing and strike. Root, root, root for the home team with your brew crew at these best ballpark bars in Pittsburgh.

Budweiser Bowtie Bar At PNC Park
115 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 321-2827

If you’re attending a game at PNC Park, you won’t have to venture far to grab a cold one thanks to the Budweiser Bowtie Bar. Located directly within the ballpark, this bar is named fittingly after Budweiser’s “bowtie” logo and serves many of Pittsburghers’ favorite brews and bar grub, including Budweiser. Countless HD flat screen TVs and constant views of right field ensure that you’ll see every swing, miss and steal. Its spacious “U” shape is a highlight of the bar, which also includes a covered patio with glass wall. The Budweiser Bowtie Bar is open for every game.

The Beer Market
Boggs Building
110 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 322-2337

If baseball and beer go hand-in-hand for you, The Beer Market has you covered before your next Pittsburgh Pirates game. More than 500 microbrews, organic, craft, seasonal, gluten-free, specialty and flavored beers greet you along with a nice selection of wine and drinks. This traditional pub with a modern twist is ideal for an evening of entertainment, whether that means watching the game on one of the bar’s TVs or enjoying live music from its mezzanine stage. While this pub is all about the booze, it certainly doesn’t disappoint on food with a wide variety of options, ranging from American favorites like wings, burgers, pizza, BBQ and sandwiches to international menus featuring Mexican, Thai, Middle Eastern and Italian. The Beer Market is situated in the Boggs Building LP within walking distance of PNC Park.

203 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 321-7646

When you need to eat before the game, but you don’t have lots of time to spare, SoHo is your best option for a quick bite and some drinks. Locals love its selection of appetizers, like the coconut shrimp and mini buffalo pierogies, as well as draft specials. Arrive early on game day to ensure the fastest service and a spot at the bar where you can catch the pre-game reports and hype. Grab a drink at SoHo located within walking distance from PNC Park.

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BZ Bar And Grill
140 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 323-2924

From burgers and pizzas to salads and sandwiches, BZ Bar and Grill is a prime pick for Pittsburghers looking for a filling game day meal combined with a convenient location close to PNC Park. Fun daily specials, sports trivia nights, throwback evenings and drink deals will fill you up without draining your wallet. TVs well-placed throughout the bar means you’ll never miss a moment of the game while hanging with fellow fans at the spacious, well-stocked bar. BZ Bar and Grill is located directly across the street from PNC Park.

211 N. Shore Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 322-3470

Marketed as Pittsburgh’s adult playground, McFadden’s is conveniently located within walking distance of PNC Park, meaning you can continue your post-game celebration well after your favorite players have left the field. Whether your baseball bash is big or small, McFadden’s can accommodate groups of all sizes in its private party space, VIP seating area or in the heart of the bar. Don’t sweat it if you can’t make it to PNC Park for a live game; you’ll feel right in the action of every strike, steal and homerun while watching the game on its more than 30 HDTVs or hearing the roar of the crowd while enjoying a drink on McFadden’s outdoor patio with stunning skyline views. Daily drink specials and happy hour mean that you’ll always score a great deal on your favorite McFadden’s appetizers, entrees, beverages and combos. McFadden’s is located at 211 North Shore Drive, just minutes from PNC Park.

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Jessica Wasik is a graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies. She is also a contributing writer for and Her work can be found at