Like the leaves from trees in autumn, fall cocktail menus are beginning to drop all over the city. Come out of the cool brisk air and visit one of these local establishments, order a fall cocktail, and let the autumnal flavors provide you a little warmth from the inside out.
108 19th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
The Strip District’s two-story European-style market offers six counter-style restaurants and four bars between both levels. Grab a seat inside the cozy wine bar featuring custom leather couches made perfect for enjoying wine from their curated selection of over 150 wines from around the world. The PA Market will feature Fall cocktails throughout the season in The Tavern, the 2nd-floor cocktail bar, and the courtyard bar. Experience a variety of unique cocktails crafted with fresh ingredients and seasonal housemade syrups.
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220 5th Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Vallozzi’s, located in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, has all the traditional elements of a Vallozzi family restaurant, but with the vibes and energy of the a vibrant city. In addition to their award winning wine list, Vallozzi’s offers a variety of craft cocktails. Enjoy a nip alongside a meal in one of their dining areas, or in the lounge for a livelier experience. Try this ideal cocktail, When Figs Fly, to knock off the chill of Fall. This beautifully crafted cocktail features fresh figs and prosciutto infused Breckenridge Bourbon, smoked fig simple syrup and orange bitters!
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4744 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Bloomfield’s Modern American eatery recently finished updating its bar just in time for the new season. With Fall right around the corner, guests will be able to enjoy new seasonal cocktails along with Station’s newly crafted cozy bar. Try one of their fabulous fall cocktails like the Ephemeral – Maggie’s Spiced Falernum, hibiscus, and orange.
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2350 Railroad St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Smooth & Passionate. The bartenders at Cioppino in the Strip District put careful thought in to each and every seasonal cocktail. They take spirits from local PA purveyors like Maggie’s Farm, Big Spring and Resurgent to make a Pumpkin Spiced Latte Martini, or for the whiskey fans a Rye Not? After adding in fresh purees and housemade syrups, you’ll experience the taste of fall with each and every sip.
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134 S. Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
The colorful and inviting East Liberty eatery will be feeling festive this Fall! The bar will be offering two Autumn-inspired cocktail specials throughout the month of October. Guests can enjoy their Harvest Mimosa crafted with apple cider, pomegranate juice, and prosecco, garnished with frozen pomegranate seeds. Rum Cider Punch will also be available. Spiced rum, apple cider, triple sec, ginger beer, and finished with an apple garnish.
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620 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
The Commoner’s bar is home to creative craft cocktails year-round and this coming Fall will be no different. Guests will be able to sip on a variety of seasonal cocktails. They’re really heating things up with their Pumpkin in the Rye, a blend of Michter’s Rye, Cardamaro, plum bitters, chocolate bitters, saline solution, and an expressed and flamed orange peel to finish.
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2613 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
At Kingfly Spirits, conveniently located in the Strip District, Apple Cider Slushies are back on the menu. Made with Kingfly Bliss Spiced Rum and Trax Farms cider, these bad boys are the perfect flavor combination of crisp fall apple with warm baking spices. Visit Kingfly between 3-5pm Wednesday – Saturday for Cocktail Happy Hour, and warm up with a spirited coffee drink in partnership with Commonplace Coffee.
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50 Pine Creek Rd, Wexford, PA 15090
Shooters is the place you meet friends to unwind on a night out. It’s where you want to practice your golf game, track your swing or simply escape for the big game. This fall you can expect seasonal cocktails by the fire (pits). Whether you prefer a S’mores Martini or Fall Mule, it’s just like home … but better.
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