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Best dive bars in Pittsburgh

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Best dive bars in Pittsburgh

Dive bars can be polarizing: Either you love their particular brand of cheap, grimy fun or hate it. While the flickering neon signs, $2 shots, and off-key karaoke strike some patrons as endearing, the allure is totally lost on others.

If grizzled patrons, faded pool tables, and tallboys of beer are your thing, you’re going to want to check out this list. Stacker used data from Foursquare to find the top 25 dive bars in Pittsburgh, Penn. Foursquare’s algorithm takes check-ins, rating signals, category matches, tips, and photo trends into account to come up with the best hole-in-the-wall pubs. Click through the list to see the best dives Pittsburgh has to offer—and find out whether your favorite gin mill made the cut.

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#25. White Eagle Inn

Address: 2300 E. Carson St.

Foursquare rating: 5.8

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#24. Double L

Address: 307 Grant Ave., Millvale

Foursquare rating: 6.1

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#23. Bootleggers

Address: 403 Semple St.

Foursquare rating: 6.2

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#22. Shale's Cafe

Address: 1208 Fifth Ave.

Foursquare rating: 8.3

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#21. Kelly's Bar & Lounge

Address: 6012 Penn Circle S.

Foursquare rating: 8.4

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#20. Cappy's Cafe

Address: 5431 Walnut St.

Foursquare rating: 6.5

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#19. Kopy's Bar

Address: 80 S 12th St.

Foursquare rating: 6.5

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#18. Brewer's Hotel & Bar

Address: 3315 Liberty Ave.

Foursquare rating: 6.9

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#17. Gene's Place

Address: 3616 Louisa St.

Foursquare rating: 6.9

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#16. Dee's Cafe

Address: 1316 E. Carson St.

Foursquare rating: 7.0

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#15. Rock Room

Address: 1054 Herron Ave.

Foursquare rating: 7.0

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#14. Hemingway's Cafe

Address: 3911 Forbes Ave.

Foursquare rating: 7.2

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#13. Jack's Bar

Address: 1121 E. Carson St.

Foursquare rating: 7.1

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#12. Tina's

Address: 4114 Main St.

Foursquare rating: 7.3

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#11. Bar 11

Address: 1101 Bradish St.

Foursquare rating: 7.2

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#10. Garage Door

Address: 221 Atwood St.

Foursquare rating: 7.2

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#9. Brewski's

Address: 801 E. Carson St.

Foursquare rating: 7.5

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#8. Jekyl & Hyde

Address: 140 S. 18th St.

Foursquare rating: 7.6

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#7. Ruggers Pub

Address: 40 S. 22nd St.

Foursquare rating: 7.8

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#6. Michael's Pizza Bar & Restaurant

Address: 2612 Sarah St.

Foursquare rating: 7.7

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#5. Nied's Hotel

Address: 5438 Butler St.

Foursquare rating: 8.1

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#4. Stinky's Bar and Grill

Address: 4901 Hatfield St.

Foursquare rating: 8.3

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#3. Big Jim's

Address: 201 Saline St.

Foursquare rating: 8.3

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#2. Gooski's

Address: 3117 Brereton St.

Foursquare rating: 8.3

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#1. Nadine's Bar and Restaurant

Address: 19 S. 27th St.

Foursquare rating: 8.5

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