Gettin’ Sneaky at Speakeasies in Pittsburgh

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Call us old fashioned, but we LOVE Speakeasies! If you are 21+ drinking is legal nowadays, so no need to sneak to drink bathtub gin. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the whole experience! There are some really fabulous speakeasies here in Pittsburgh and we want to tell you all about them. Some spots have secret bookcase doors, and other ones have lights above the door to indicate when they are open or closed. Yinz really need to check them out!   

The Storyville Lounge Pittsburgh

The Storyville Lounge

New Orleans vibes all around! When you step through the bookcase door in Dr. Tumblety’s specialty shop you are submersed in a gorgeous blast from the past. There are themed parties, cocktails, performances, or even book your own private party because it will be a guaranteed good time! 

The Speakeasy Pittsburgh
📸 Omni William Penn Hotel

The Speakeasy at Omni William Penn Hotel

Located in the Omni William Penn Hotel is one of the most remarkable speakeasies! This sophisticated social lounge is all about relaxing in true 1920s fashion. Spoil yourself in all of the plush luxury and opulence with some tasty cocktails. 

Friday | 5:00pm–12:00am
Saturday | 5:00pm–12:00am

📍530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The Speakeasy At The Market Exchange

The Speakeasy at the Market Exchange

This hidden gem is located upstairs from Market Exchange. Chill out and relax while one of the many talented bartenders make a delicious cocktail just for you! You can also order some food to munch on from Market Exchange. 

Thursday | 5:00pm—10:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm—12:00am
Saturday | 5:00pm—12:00am
Sunday | 5:00pm—9:00pm

📍24 Market Square Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Penn Society Pittsburgh
📸 Penn Society

Penn Society

This exclusive prohibition-style speakeasy is all about luxury! Memberships to the club are available and offer plenty of perks. They also offer space to host your own small event. This swanky spot is perfect for a night out with your friends! Craft cocktails for everyone! 

Thursday | 9:00pm—3:30am
Friday | 9:00pm—3:30am
Saturday | 9:00pm—3:30am

📍960 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Co-Sign Speakeasy Pittsburgh
📸 Co-Sign Speakeasy

Co-Sign Speakeasy

This immersive cocktail experience transports you back to the prohibition days! Beautifully set in the “Bank on 8th” building you will enjoy delightful cocktails with your besties or even a date night with your boo!

Thursday | 6:00pm—12:00am
Friday | 6:00pm—12:00am
Saturday | 6:00pm—12:00am

📍145 E 8th Ave 4th Floor, Homestead, PA 15120

Burlesque Groups in the Burgh:

This fabulous Queer Burlesque Variety Troupe has an amazing group of performers! From burlesque performers to belly dancers to opera singers they will blow you away. Based in Columbus and Pittsburgh, they have performances all over. Be sure to check out their Instagram for updates on all of their performances!

Other Speakeasies to check out in the Burgh!

🍸 Acacia | Southside Flats
🍸 RB Cigar Bar & Speakeasy | Butler
🍸 Umami | Lawrenceville
🍸Bitter End | Etna

More Fun Things To Do in Pittsburgh

Yinz have to check out these great spots slinging hooch and great times! These warm and inviting speakeasies are perfect to bring your friend group to or even to just have a great date night. Be sure to tag us in any photos/reels/Tiktoks with the #stufftodoinpittsburgh!

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