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Re: “Kelly's Bar & Lounge

I own a small business that recently moved into East Liberty, near Kelly's.

After an early dinner/business meeting we decided to walk across the street to Kelly's to wait out rush hour, as our one friend had to drive through it to get home.

The 3 of us are all educated middle aged professionals with families. We hung out at Kelly's for about 1.5 hours, during which time I had 2-3 very weak rum and cokes. The guy was pouring exactly one shot in tall glasses. I had no buzz whatsoever and was actually more hopped up on the caffeine. If it hadn't been freezing cold outside we would have gone somewhere else.

One of my colleagues, a male who is much larger than me, had about 4 very weak mixed drinks, and our other friend (the only one who was driving) had 3 beers. Remember, this was also after we had eaten an early dinner, and we were there for around an hour and a half.

This little stoner bartender with dreds down to his waist who looked to be about 24 cut us off and said "This will have to be your last round. You've had enough". Well it was going to be our last round because I had already asked for the check, but I have never in my life been cut off at a bar. It was insulting, embarrassing, and completely uncalled for.

None of us were drunk or talking loudly or misbehaving in any way. I have no idea why the stoner kid (we are all about twice his age) felt he needed to cut us off. It made absolutely no sense. There was hardly anyone in there and they clearly needed the business, so why insult your clientele unnecessarily??

I asked the kid if we had done anything to offend him or if he thought that were acting drunk and he said no, but that we had had a lot of drinks in a short time frame.We did have a few drinks, but there were 3 of us, we had just eaten dinner, and two of us were very large men.

We all have kids and get out about once a month if we're lucky, so we did have a few, but two of us were taking the bus home and were not a danger to anyone, nor were we drunk, and the other guy had 3 small beers on a full stomach over 1.5 hours.

My biz partner said the last time he took our employees there for happy hour that he received bad food and rude service from the same kid.

Kelly's lost a lot of money by alienating a person that owns a 20 person biz nearby. They are officially off of our company happy hour list - where we routinely drop a couple hundred for happy hour.

Lots of better choices in East Liberty. Better food, better drinks, better atmosphere, and nicer wait staff. As a former waitress I was apalled

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Posted by Cut Off?? on 02/24/2015 at 5:43 PM

Re: “Camp Bow Wow, Green Tree

My dog is one of the most important things to me in my life. He has helped me through so much. He is an extremely small dog and requirers certain things bigger dogs don't need. I am very hesitant to let people watch my dog because I want him to be safe and happy. Camp Bow Wow is the only place I will take him whether it's for the day or for boarding based on my numerous experiences with them caring for my precious little dog.

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Posted by B.Z. on 02/22/2015 at 12:19 PM

Re: “Hollywood Lanes

Clearly the best bowling alley in Pittsburgh! And as far as the staff, the best group of hard working, kind, caring, thoughtful, help people in the city!!!

Zero tolerance there, proper ID and dress code required... Also you probably want to make a reservation, especially on the weekends, cause it gets PACKED!!!!

It is one of pittsburgh's hottest new spots, & you'll bump into the whose who!!! Try it for yourself & don't listen to haters!

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Posted by Jeffrey Parke on 02/21/2015 at 8:16 PM

Re: “Rocky's Route 8

we live right up the hill and we love it there. can't beat the prices and the food is good. the owner is really great.

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Posted by Sandi Hackett on 02/05/2015 at 1:18 PM

Re: “Garage Door Saloon

24 beers on tap with only two of them being domestics great job. Love this place!

Posted by billy the kid on 01/13/2015 at 1:00 AM

Re: “Twelve On Carson

Extremely disrespectful & foul-mouthed security & owner! Will NEVER go back!!!

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Posted by Sunshine_412 on 01/10/2015 at 4:10 PM

Re: “Highland Bar, West View

Great friendly bar. Owners on premise. Great bar tenders. Best wings around, and burgers, fish sandwich.
Hector

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Posted by Hector Aponte on 01/08/2015 at 12:39 AM

Re: “Twelve On Carson

Rude and disrespectful security. Even ruder owner who thinks he's god. Expensive drinks and poor service. The decor is nice, but save yourself the hassle and go to one of the many bars where they will treat you fairly and respectfully.

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Posted by pghgirl1985 on 12/28/2014 at 5:32 PM

Re: “Spice Island Tea House

I love this place. There is no wine or beer but you can bring your own. The portions are enormous so you will be taking food home. Everything I have ever had here was wonderful. The staff are also great. The only problem is finding parking. But there is a small lot behind the restaurant. Bon appetit.

Posted by Mark Lussky on 12/10/2014 at 2:22 PM

Re: “Bill Buda's

Terrible place. Smokey, rude people, food made me sick and the bar manager had no clue what he was doing.

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Posted by city kid on 12/09/2014 at 8:57 AM

Re: “Soho

I've not eaten at this restaurant for some time, but WOW!!! was the food fantastic when I did! Great Risotto, fantastic steak, service was wonderful and the portions were great too. I recall it being a bit pricier than $11-$19/plate, but honestly...it was well worth it.

Posted by Reece on 11/24/2014 at 3:18 PM

Re: “Papaya

What a nice place to eat. Great customer service and friendly staff. The food was and is, always fresh and distinctly different. Try the soups, the Tom Kha is special..

Posted by Dave and Marty on 11/02/2014 at 7:11 PM

Re: “El Dorado Bar & Grill

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Posted by Charlie Deitch on 10/27/2014 at 8:49 AM

Re: “El Dorado Bar & Grill

Wonderful service and food! Wings are the best around. Very friendly and clean. Good prices too.

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Posted by ME on 10/22/2014 at 2:04 PM

Re: “The Original Pancake House

Good food, very bad service. I move from one table to another because of a very busy place and I was ignored the whole meal. Could not get ketchup or sugar free syrup. But they did bring my check. No second cup of coffee. I complained and got 20 per cent off not worth it.

Posted by Donald Wertheimer on 10/05/2014 at 3:21 PM

Re: “Rocky's Route 8

I will never visit this place again, bad food. Only one waitress in the whole place equaled long waits. Ordered Chicken Marsala but what I got was minced up chicken, runny sauce with a few mushrooms, hard microwaved potato and canned green beans. All I can say is beware!

Posted by Kurt Henkel on 10/04/2014 at 4:13 PM

Re: “Thai Cottage

Eating here has me longing for the Green Mango to return to Regent Square..

Posted by Nettie Glickman on 09/27/2014 at 10:07 AM

Re: “The Elbow Room

Please update the address. They moved from Ellsworth to Walnut ages ago. Their old address is now the home of 1947 Tavern.

Posted by Jessica Duell on 09/25/2014 at 2:52 AM

Re: “Off the Wall Theater

Love this theater. It's comfortable, well-designed, and it seats a respectable size crowd in an intimate setting. Oh - and kudos to whoever keeps the bathrooms so clean.

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Posted by Cathy on 09/18/2014 at 3:05 PM

Re: “Wheelhouse at the Rivers Casino

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