"But Ruggers — not a dive bar, nor an English pub or punk bar — is unique in its own right. The crowd is eclectic. There isn’t a particular type of bargoer dominating the room. But everyone I met was friendly."

Bar Exam: Ruggers Pub, Pittsburgh Magazine


"...neighborhood joint, known for its high-energy punk shows, mouth-watering food, and dirt-cheap drink specials."

With upscale food and low-priced drinks, Ruggers Pub is a boozy gem on the South Side, LOCALpittsburgh



"When you enter Rugger’s Pub on the South Side, it’s immediately different than any other bar in the city."

A year after merger, Pittsburgh rugby thriving like never before, Pittsburgh Magazine


"It’s a rugby bar, but even if you’re not a rugby player, you can still stop by..."

100 Pittsburgh bars to add to your bucket list, The Incline


"...the pub has proved to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option."

Pittsburgh's 3 favorite pubs (that won't break the bank), Hoodline





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.