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Cattivo is nestled about halfway between the Allegheny River and Butler Street in the heart of Pittsburgh’s artsy neighborhood, Lawrenceville.  We have been open for over 20+ years and are a willing participant in the renewed vibrancy of the neighborhood.

We have always fostered an atmosphere that is inclusive, friendly and diverse. Cattivo has been host to many bands, local & national, benefits, DJ dance parties, private parties and more.  Our bar is fully stocked and our kitchen serves a variety of bar eats. Check out our events. You're going to have a great time!  Our goal is to keep the Cattivo what it has always been – a great neighborhood bar, music venue and local hangout where everyone feels welcome. We are proud of our food, proud of our venue, and proud to be a part of Lawrenceville. 


Always Something Going On

Always Something Going On

Always Something Going On

When we're not hosting live music & DJs, Cattivo is a great place to just hangout.  We have pool tables, darts, pinball and an online jukebox.  Happy hour specials are available 5-7pm.  The kitchen is open 4-1am during open hours.  These events are subject to change.


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