Comfort Inn Cranberry Twp.
924 Sheraton Drive
Mars, PA 16046
Phone: (724) 772-2700
Fax: (724) 772-2710
Bars & Cafes
Seat yourself in one of these state-of-the-art rooms, designed specially to portray a sleek and luxurious dining space. Shades of orange and brown dominate without being an eyesore. The bar area is separate and is equipped with comfortable seats and a TV. Featuring American cuisine, this restaurant serves seafood fare as well as dishes that would make hardcore carnivores salivate. An excellent wine list also appears so as to provide the perfect climax to your meal.
The Windhaven Lounge offers live music as well as a DJ spinning the latest in hip-hop/rap, jazz and rock. Karaoke is also a popular entertainment. American cuisine is served for lunch and dinner. Think sandwiches and soups. Specials are offered every Monday night, especially during Monday Night Football. Happy hour is Fridays from 4p to 6p. The lounge also has a pool table.
Andora is a quaint restaurant, situated in the neighborhood of Sewickley. Promising a spectacular experience, their menu has some gourmet dishes on offer. Some of the dishes on the dinner menu include Shrimp Bisque Soup, Char-grilled Atlantic Salmon, Sauteed Chicken Breast and delicious Pastas. An extensive and inexpensive wine selection completes your meal. Andora is open to hosting your private event, get in touch with the management for details.
Located in a strip mall, Blue Dining restaurant is a sweet surprise hidden in an unassuming location. Serving American cuisine, with a soft spot for seafood, the restaurant exudes a trendy vibe which attracts crowds of all ages. Try the Duck Confit Ravioli, Maryland Crab Cake, Lobster Risotto or the seared scallops. The restaurant houses great cocktails with a myriad of choices. Service is pleasant and always around to help trying make your dining experience a memorable one.
Ruling the live music scene of McKees Rocks, Dead Horse unleashes a happening vibe for the late night revelers. The concert hall, which also doubles up as a bar, has been host to several heavy metal and contemporary rock bands like Raven, 3 Years Hollow and Eye Empire. On weekdays, events like jam nights, movie madness and open mic nights are held for more entertainment. Call ahead to know more.
Considered to be more upscale and a tad snobbier than their cousins, the tap bars and other pubs, wine bars in general have a certain reputation. Contrary to all traditions and preconceived notions, The Allegheny Wine Mixer offers some of the best wines and brews while providing an utterly casual, fun and uninhibited environment. A great new take on such establishments, this joint is a hoot and a half with funky music, trendy interiors featuring exposed-brick walls and friendly service. A definite must-visit if you're into wines and you find the usual wine bars a little too uppity for your taste.
Blue Moon has been in the neighborhood since 2002 and caters mainly to a gay clientele. This affable bar is known for its drag shows and occasional live entertainment. Besides that, they do have karaoke nights, DJs, happy hours and pool tables to keep you entertained. The drinks are affordable and so is the food, which is a typical bar menu.
Jimmy G's is a busy place so dinner reservations are a must. The bar stocks more than 60 bottled beers, five drafts, and features a different micro brew every month. The extensive menu is divided into sections - appetizers, salads, pastas, sandwiches, seafood, poultry, pork and veal, beef, and house specialties (such as the Quiche du Jour and the Crabcake Devonshire)- and each section has close to a dozen options. The award-winning desserts are homemade, and the cappucinos are popular. See website for menu, weekly specials, catering options, banquet info, and concert calendar.
Located on the Monterey Street in the North Side, the Monterey Pub is one of the most popular night haunts in the city. The quintessential Irish pub recreates a casual, friendly magic that one expects from such an establishment. Offering excellent drinks and a fantastic menu comprised of popular pub grub, the Monterey Pub makes for a great night out with friends without lightening your wallet. There is also a Kiddie Menu, so you may bring your little one in tow.
Beer lovers rejoice! Industry Public House offers brew seekers 40 different beers on tap, including some special local microbrews. If you're in the mood for food at lunch, they have a great selection of delectable "artisanal" menu items. Start out with some pot roast fries before moving on to one of their behemoth burgers topped with all kinds of gourmet ingredients like goat cheese and wild boar bacon. Industry Public House is also a very popular nightlife spot.
Hambone's is a casual restaurant that serves American cuisine and hometown favorites. Patrons will get a small taste of the food that Pittsburghers have grown up eating. The menu is filled with burgers, sandwiches, soups and stews (a favorite is the turtle soup). The food may not be gourmet cuisine but it is good and very filling. There is a fully stocked bar, a dance floor and occasional live entertainment.
Thunderbird Cafe is as unique as its name is. A live music venue-cum-bar-cum-restaurant, Thunderbird is a perfect blend of great food, good music and a rocking atmosphere. From the moment you step in, you'll find yourself drawn towards the dance floor, what with the live bands rocking the night away! The three-leveled lounge has an upfront bar and a pool table on the first level and two large television sets on the next level. Further up, there is a small stage where you will find bands performing everything from jazz to blues and Americana music. There is ample seating space all around the bar and the stage is visible from everywhere. While grooving to the music, make sure you grab a bite of the burgers and the absolutely delectable barbecue dishes that the restaurant offers.