Eat & Drink Local

We believe a local business should serve its community, and we are dedicated to bringing you locally sourced coffee beans, the freshest ingredients, and an always rotating craft beer selection.

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Work from Home?

Work from here! We have Wi-Fi, plenty of outlets, and guaranteed better lattes than your Keurig and better food than your microwave.

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Hot Coffee, Cool Ideas

Join us for our weekly speaker series featuring educators, community residents, and local business owners.

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About Us

Our Story

Located steps from Bloomfield’s Liberty and Penn Ave, Friendship Perk and Brew is a veteran owned business run by siblings Nick and Joann with something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing environment with plenty of outlets to get some work done, homemade food with locally-sourced ingredients, a freshly brewed coffee to-go, a great tap selection for happy hour, or family-friendly weekend events, stop in and say hello to the familiar faces at Friendship Perk & Brew.

Man relaxing with Perk and Brew cup
Sandwich and Glass

Our Food

From house roasting whole turkeys for our California Club sandwich to sourcing a corned beef so lean it looks like ham, we take great care and pride in everything that goes on our menu.

Our Neighborhood

Thank you for voting us Bloomfield and Friendship’s favorite coffee shop three years in a row! We’re proud to continue to serve the neighborhoods we call home.

NextDood Award 2019

Events

Oct 25
6:30—8pm
Buzzworthy Pub Trivia

Trivia Night
Buzzworthy Pub Trivia

Join us for Trivia! Test your group knowledge on a wide range of topics and you may just take home a prize!

Nov 2
5—7:30pm
Jessica Lee & Mark Strickland

Live Music
Jessica Lee & Mark Strickland

Jessica’s performances give voice to the up-lifting energy, power and messages that were the trademarks of early artists in gospel, blues, jazz and soul. Mark Strickland is an American guitarist influenced by Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, Joe Pass and Jazz and R&B legends.

Nov 16
6:30—8pm
Brad Yoder

Live Music
Brad Yoder

Pittsburgh's own Brad Yoder will be sharing his acoustic, locally themed original songs. Brad’s unique mix of humorous, poetic, political, funky and edgy original songs, cover a musical range from folk to indie rock.

Nov 23
6:30—8pm
Brian Junker

Live Music
Brian Junker

An old-school musician, Brian Junker plays, writes, and sings folk/pop songs rendered on traditional instruments, vignettes of the lives all around us.

Nov 30
2:30—4:30pm
Ronni Weiss

Live Music
Ronni Weiss

She has been called “the diminutive woman with the monumental voice” by and “the little lady with the big voice”. Her sound is unique, rich, and deep, catching the attention of the audience wherever she performs.

Dec 14
6:30—8pm
Brad Yoder

Live Music
Brad Yoder

Pittsburgh's own Brad Yoder will be sharing his acoustic, locally themed original songs. Brad’s unique mix of humorous, poetic, political, funky and edgy original songs, cover a musical range from folk to indie rock.

Weekly Happenings

Brunch

Every Sunday
9am-2pm

Stop by Sundays from 9am-2pm for our brunch menu, featuring chicken and waffles, breakfast bowls, and more!



Happy Hour

Tuesday - Thursday
5-7pm

Need to relax after work? Come and enjoy $3 domestic draft beers!

"For Lovers of Coffee and Beer."

Joann talks about her goals for the space with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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"For Locals, By Locals"

Nick talks wedding soup, neighborhood with Next Pittsburgh.

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Friendship Perk & Brew Unlocks New Potential

Nick talks about friendship, community, and collaboration with the Bloomfield Garfield Corporation.

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"A grad student’s dream."

Nick discusses, community; history of the building in a restaurant review with the Pittsburgh City Paper!

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Our History

1880

Building is Built

Our building began as a local market, providing fresh produce and meat to the community.

1880
Old map of Friendship
Photo of a photo of Nick's parents
1979

Nick and Joann's Father Buys the Building

The Redondo family rented out the building to a convenience store chain.

Photo of a photo of Nick's parents
2015

Nick and Joann Inherit the building

Siblings Nick and Joann inherit the property from their father. After consulting the community, plans begin for a local cafe.

2015
Building under construction, exterior
Restaurant owner, smiling
2017

Perk & Brew Opens

Opening Day
September 18th, 2017
The idea for a neighborhood cafe has reached fruition, and a newly renovated Friendship Perk & Brew opens its doors to the public.

Restaurant owner, smiling

Today

Friendship Perk & Brew continues to proudly serve the community that inspired it.

Contact Us

(412) 404-2726
hello@perkandbrew.net

Restaurant exterior

Address

300 S Pacific Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

(412) 404-2726

hello@perkandbrew.net

Business Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 7:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am-8:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am-8:00pm
Friday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am-2:00pm

Contact Us

(412) 404-2726
hello@perkandbrew.net

Restaurant exterior

Address

300 S Pacific Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

(412) 404-2726

hello@perkandbrew.net

Business Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 7:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am-8:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am-8:00pm
Friday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am-2:00pm

Nick’s Quote of the Day
By perseverance, study, and eternal desire, any man can become great.
—Gen George S. Patton