CURRENT COVID PROCEDURES

VALID AS OF NOVEMBER 21, 2020

Ruggers Pub is part of the Open & Certified Pennsylvania program. We have included our "at-a-glance" procedures below as well as a more detailed list that we are following as regulated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at this time. We will do our best to keep this page updated so that we can manage expectations as well as help our customers make informed dining decisions. You can also give us a call at 412-381-1330 and we can confirm any current Covid-19 procedures in effect.

General Health and Safety Measures for All Businesses

  • Businesses must display COVID-19 safety measure signage in clear view of customers and employees.

  • Occupancy must be limited to 50% of posted fire code maximum.

  • Employees must wear masks during their time at the business, except while on break to eat or drink.

  • Business must maintain a social distance of 6 feet between customers at check-out and counter lines.

  • Cashiers must be separated from customers using physical barriers (plexiglass or other).

 

Specific Health and Safety Measures for Restaurants, Bars, and Special Event Facilities

  • Alcohol should be consumed only with a meal while seated

  • Alcohol sales must close at 11:00 PM.

  • All alcoholic beverages must be removed from patrons by midnight.

  • Seating:

    • Indoor/outdoor tables must be spaced with 6 feet between parties and/or physical barriers to separate customers where booths are arranged back-to-back

    • Indoor/outdoor seating at bar must be closed

    • Live entertainment must be situated at least 6 feet from patrons and staff

  • Capacity:

    • Indoor seating capacity must be limited to 25% of posted fire code maximum for restaurants and bars if a business is not self-certifying; or

    • Indoorseatingcapacitymustbelimitedto50%of posted fire code maximum for restaurants and bars if a business is self-certifying;

    • Indoor discrete event or gathering capacity must be limited to 25 people (including staff);

    • Outdoor discrete event or gathering capacity must be limited to 250 people (including staff) with social distancing

  • Businesses are encouraged to display COVID-19 self-certification signage in clear view of customers

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COME HUNGRY. COME THIRSTY.

LEAVE SATISFIED.

The Burgh’s only rugby bar, owned and operated by the Pittsburgh Rugby Club since 2000. 

Specializing in craft beer, craft food (including an extensive vegan/vegetarian menu), live music, live rugby, good friends, and good times. 


We are the only bar in Pittsburgh that shows live rugby games. We've received countless nominations for our cheeseburgers, chicken wings, and bar food. With awesome daily food & bar specials and the cheapest drinks in South Side, Pittsburgh, Ruggers Pub is the perfect place to watch a game, catch a show, grab dinner, or share a pint with friends from all walks of life.

We are proud to be a Pennsylvania certified Open & Certified business. Open & Certified means we are a certified COVID compliant business. Being a certified business means we are taking every precaution, following all health guidelines, and keeping safety a top priority - all while offering a bar experience as close to "normal" as you remember.