Le Mardi Gras neon sign in Pittsburgh PA

A Fine Diving Experience

The Cash Register at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh PA

The Oldest, Finest and Last Cocktail Lounge in The City

Prepared drinks at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh, PA

Stiff Drinks ONLY!

A lemon being peeled by a bartender at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh, PA

Fresh Citrus Squeezed to Order

Beer Selection at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh, PA

Rotating Seasonal Drafts

A Cigar being enjoyed at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh, PA

Celebrate the Art of Tobacco

The legendary jukebox at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh, PA

Staff Curated Classic Jukebox

The Original Pacman Machine at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh PA

Original Ms Pacman Arcade Table

Friends Having Drinks During Happy Hour at Le Mardi Gras in Pittsburgh

Happy Hour from Monday- Friday, 5:30-7:30PM




Right out of the 40’s, nice cushioned booths with round tables, dim lights, and excellent drinks made to perfection by Scotty and crew. Smoking is permitted and cigars for sale. Nice bar setup and juke box music. It is cash only, with ATM in back. A very nice night out, and the prices are right.

  • Bevan K (Yelp 2023)

A hidden Shadyside gem of a dive. Come for the cocktails, stay for the jukebox and people watching. Keep an eye out for the old school cash register, too (it works!).

  • Gabrielle L (Yelp 2017)

What a spot! I can’t believe I’ve lived in Shadyside for a year and only recently found this bar. Bring cash for drinks and the jukebox, and grab a pack of cigarettes. It’s such a great vibe with drinks that punch and service that’s friendly every time.

  • Chris N (Google 2021)

One of Pittsburgh’s best bars. Mardi Gras is everything a classic cocktail lounge is supposed to be.

  • Christian L (Google 2022)

Amazing. The space is a great balance of lively and open with private and busy. The employees all make eye contact and smile, greeting you and saying goodbye.

  • W.M. (Google 2018)

If you walked into a hole in the wall that was also a dimensional wormhole to a bar from the 70s, you would be somewhere close to Le Mardi Gras. It’s got New Orleans knick knacks, an old school jukebox, and a cash register that makes you say “wow, are they really going to use that?” And they do. It’s not super cheap but not super expensive. And it’s got comfortable booths to chill in. Highly recommend dropping by.

  • Joseph S (Google 2017)

I love this place for many reasons. They use fresh squeezed juices to make their cocktails, and for only a dollar or so more, you can get good liquor in your drink. There’s an older style jukebox and there’s usually a trendy crowd on the weekends. The bartenders are friendly, and the patrons are pretty chill.

  • Emily G (Google 2017)

Bartender was so friendly and made us the best greyhounds! Beware as they are strong. My husband enjoyed his cigar and we absolutely loved the jukebox! Will definitely be coming back every time we are in town.

  • Tracy F (Google 2022)
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