Common Plea Catering

Heinz Hall Garden Cafe

The Heinz Hall Garden Cafe will be open for lunch and happy hour drink specials from Wednesday, May 25 – Friday, August 26, 2016. Enjoy outdoor dining in downtown Pittsburgh during the summer. Find menu selections, happy hour specials, and bands below.

The Cafe is open Monday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm weather permitting. 

Happy Hours are on Wednesdays from 4:30pm-7:00pm weather permitting.

We do not accept reservations. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Takeout orders can be placed at the front table. Call us at 412-392-4879 with any questions.

Receive a loyalty card at the front table with a meal purchase. After purchasing five lunches, hand in your stamped loyalty card for a free lunch!

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Garden Cafe Lunch Menu


  • Italian Chopped Salad**
    Seasonal greens, chopped tomato, cucumber, Kalamata olives, red peppers, artichokes, and pepperoncini with choice of dressing
  • Caesar Salad
    With garlic croutons, shaved parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing
  • Southwest Salad
    Taco shell with greens, peppers, tomato, corn, jack cheese
    and Monterey ranch dressing

Salads – $9.95
with Chicken – $11.95
with Grilled Steak – $13.95


Fries $1.25 ~ Daily Side Salad $1.25 ~ Fresh Fruit $2.95

Cafe Beverages
Lemonade, Strawberry Basil Lemonade, Iced Tea, Soda, Coffee
$2.79 (Free Refills)

** indicates a gluten free menu item

Traditional Sandwiches
All served with Kettle Chips

  • Beef Burger
    Two patties with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, Kosher pickle
  • Grilled Chicken Breast
    Lettuce, tomato, onion, and cranberry mayo with Kosher pickle
  • Grilled Vegetable Panini
    Portobello mushroom, sweet pepper, zucchini, yellow squash, provolone cheese, artichoke aioli with Kosher pickle
  • Common Plea Club Sandwich
    Roasted turkey, ham & bacon with guacamole, lettuce, tomato on ciabatta with Kosher pickle
  • Tequila Lime Chicken Sandwich
    Thick cut bacon, guacamole, monterey jack cheese, chipotle aioli, lettuce, tomato, and onion with Kosher pickle
  • Thai Lettuce Wrap**
    Orange chili chicken and vegetable lettuce wrap with Kosher pickle


Happy Hour Specials

Happy Hour Drink Prices*

Premium Drinks $7.00
Wine $6.00
Import Beer $6.00
Domestic Beer $5.00
Bottled Water $3.00
Soda $3.00
**Beer Special** $3.00
**Specialty Drink** $5.00

* Complimentary appetizers with purchase of a beverage

Happy Hour Bands

May 25 – Joel Lindsey
June 1 – Shari Richards & Joe Munroe
June 8 – Closed for Private Event
June 15 – Nina Sainato
June 22 – Jason Kendall
June 29 – Maura Minteer & Jeff Lashway
July 6 – Closed for Private Event
July 13 – Closed for Private Event
July 20 – Shari Richards & Joe Munroe
July 27 – Maura Minteer & Jeff Lashway
August 3 – Jason Kendall
August 10 – Joel Lindsey
August 17 – To Be Announced…
August 24 – Eve Goodman