The Yard Market Square

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese, Burgers, & 36 Craft Beers on tap!
ALWAYS ACCEPTING WALK-IN GUESTS!
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JG
St. Louis
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service. Nice selection on menu. Quality food and drink.

CA
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. Will definitely be going back before I leave Pitt

TJ
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The Yard is a typical pub with a flare for grilled cheese and unique burgers. The restaurant was busy and energetic, but had a good vibe. The waitstaff was very attentive and thorough. Food "flew" from the kitchen so the wait for your meal was not long at all. I definitely recommend a reservation because the place was packed and tables were turned quickly!

OT
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Multiple young, untrained servers kept trying to clear our "plates" while we were eating. (There aren't plates, only food sitting directly on trays.) Food quality poor. Soup that comes standard is a tiny "tasting" size serving and poor quality. Kitchen refused to cut our grilled cheese sandwiches in half because "if we do it for you, we have to do it for everyone". Drinks and water not refilled, but refill offered after we paid the bill. This is a bar that caters to drinkers who don't notice the poor food quality and marginal service.

GJ
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great! And their awesome and expansive gluten free menu helped my friend out so much!

PC
Washington DC
72 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Superbowl Sunday 2020. Surprised at how NOT packed it was, but overall very good service and food was decent, albeit not very big portions. Of course first draft beer choice had just run out, but the swap out was just as good.

T
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food prep time was extremely considering it was a busy night in downtown PIttsburgh

E
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Was ok. Nothing exciting. Honestly didn’t seem like anything we couldn’t have made at home.

J
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The food here is always amazing, and compared to other places nearby, not overly priced.

PB
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The lettuce in my salad smelled like preservatives/lettuce at a fast food place. Service was average. The noise level is high and a baby was seated right behind me. This spot is ok with friends, but I do not recommend it for a business lunch.

DM
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We eat here all the time. Food very consistently good, servers always polite. A little on the higher end of price spectrum but a small price to pay for consistency

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had NYE dinner. The staff was very nice. The food exceeded my expectations. Very nice draft selection.

DM
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall2food1service5ambience5

I absolutely , positively, do not enjoy writing bad reviews. The Yard in Market Square is a very cool place to go. I think they just had an off night in the kitchen the night we went. Two college buddies and myself went to the Steeler game on 12/15/2019 and this was a rare occasion where all three of us, who are dads, got to go out and enjoy ourselves. Let me just say everything was awesome, except the food. We started off with some apps, wings and loaded waffle fries and man, the wings were literally burnt so bad we felt like Clark Griswald eating the burnt turkey in Christmas Vacation. The waffle fries were such a mess too. We are three very mild manners guys who never complain abut we politely asked the waitress to look at the wings and get her opinion on them and she could not believe how bad they looked and took them back and got us a new order of wings which were much better. The manager came up to us and was so nice and handled everything the right way. Our entrees were under cooked as well but we didn't raise a stink about it cause we were loving the drinks!! So, great atmosphere, Great service but food is below average..... Sorry The Yard

w
Pittsburgh
10 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Excellent service on a very busy night downtown. Everyone that worked there treated their customers well. Had a few issues with food, but our server and her manager quickly resolved the issue. We will go back.

OT
Pittsburgh
12 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

It was my first time there, I thought the menu had an extensive selection and prices were reasonable. I’m not a Tomato Soup fan but I did enjoy that accompaniment to my sandwich. I also liked that I could substitute a salad for chips. Will dine there again.

AP
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our group had a great first experience at The Yard. The server was very attentive, the food was delicious, and the portions were huge! We will definitely be going back.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was attentive and efficient. The food was delicious

BH
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The beer selection was well above average and the food was even better.

O
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Casual with some non-Traditional grill cheese sandwiches that were delicious.

AB
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server was excellent, food was good. Really enjoyed our meal.

AK
Cleveland
51 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cool spot to eat. Convenient to theater district.
Grilled cheeses were amazing along with the speciality drinks. Worth upgrading for the sweet potato fries with the dipping sauce.

Would go back again.

BC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

so many options! great menu! great service! clean bathrooms!

TN
Pittsburgh
18 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

They were able to accommodate a reservation for 8. Waiter was nice and knowledgeable. Food was hot and satisfying on a cold day.

l
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Grilled cheese bread was not toasted enough. Expensive for a sandwich soup and a drink

AK
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had excellent service even in a full restaurant. Our server Maddie was friendly and took great care of us . Highly recommend The Yard

L
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was super impressed with how fast they brought out my kids food!

OT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great set up with huge televisions for the game. The wings are amazing.

OT
Indiana
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Nice atmosphere, great beer list, great food and in Market Square.

ME
Indiana
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Travelling from Canada to Pittsburgh on a football trip. 2nd time here, grilled cheese are to die for. You name it they have it. Prices are great, food fabulous, good service. All around good casual dining out. Highly recommend and will go back again!

KK
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Good food. Fast service. Just really loud. I think our server was Becka. She did a nice job.

S
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The atmosphere was a little loud, but what you would expect for a bar on a Friday night. Food was delicious and came out quickly, the table service was a little slow comparatively. Drink specials were good as well as the beer selection - something for everyone. I would definitely go back again.

MR
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vey laid back -great place to meet up with friends... could be a bit cleaner on stairway

SL
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for a burger and a brew. Well made food, great selection of local beer. Service was fast, a great all around experience.

JD
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was courteous and prompt, the food was delicious, the price was reasonable, the location was appealing, and the company branding (logo, atmosphere, etc.) was phenomenal. If I find myself in Pittsburgh again, I will definitely make The Yard a stop!

r
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was perfectly accommodating for party with a high chair. She smartly directed me to the back corner during a busy business lunch time. My 2yo grandson had a grand experience with that ooey-gooey dessert. Food was fast, hot and tasty as well. So pleased!

OT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The grilled cheese sandwiches were awesome! We also enjoyed the sweet potato fries with cinnamon butter and the Mac n cheese balls.

PG
Pittsburgh
19 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

It’s really loud in the restaurant, even when it isn’t crowded. Also, it’s not clear where the elevator is for ADA access.

JG
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place for lunch. Was very noisy. They have gluten free bread!

KC
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, friendly staff, great atmosphere, and just overall a perfect place for a casual bite after seeing a matinee at the Benedum Center! P.S. Ask for John at the Market Square location!

CP
New Orleans
7 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went for Brunch. I am glad I made a reservation. It was a Steelers game weekend. Filled up fast. Excellent food. Large Quantities and good food. Too much to finish. Ordered an extra side of bacon; a lot of strips of bacon! Very good prices. I do wish they had a traditional Brunch/breakfast offering that wasn’t al a carte. Meaning, eggs, bacon, toaste...

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