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Great Venue

Very clean, well staffed with friendly attendants. The arena has lovely facilities and is new and... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2012
Tampa, Florida
lets go pens

very nice easy to get to easy to get out lets go pens... lets go pens lets go pens great place... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2012
Genie B
Martins Ferry, Ohio, United States
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1001 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-6201
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

Very clean, well staffed with friendly attendants. The arena has lovely facilities and is new and fresh. We attended a concert where security was visible but not overbearing, congenial but not outwardly friendly. A great experience!

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 6 October 2012

very nice easy to get to easy to get out lets go pens... lets go pens lets go pens great place love this place

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Genie B
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Have seen several concerts and Penguin games here. Not a bad seat in the house. Plenty of restrooms and phone charging stations are nice feature. Great view of the city from the outside too.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank amysk85
Reviewed 5 September 2012

They've been booking some great shows, but the Peterson Events Center is far superior as far as views and accoustics. Consol just feels HUGE, the acoustics leave a lot to be desired, and if you are in the upper level seating you may as well...More

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank mcgervey
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We have sat in many sections, all have been good seats The jumbo tron is awesome. The food is okay. We park in the PNC garage and walk, for easy in easy out for we live north of the city.

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Tina M
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I'm one of the Pittsburgher's that didn't want the Civic Arena demolished...it left a big hole in Downtown Pittsburgh and a big whole in my Pittsburgh Heart...I'm glad no one can demolish my Pittsburgh Civic Arena Memories! I just wonder what will happen to the...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Judith V
Reviewed 15 August 2012

While vacationing in Pittsburgh, we decided to take a tour of the Console Energy Center and very much enjoyed it. The entire tour lasted roughly 90 minutes and is a must for Penquins fans, hockey fans and sports fans alike. This relatively new stadium is...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank dljheidelberg1
Reviewed 11 August 2012

This is pretty much what you're going to expect from a big arena, sort of impersonal for concerts. I saw Van Halen here and it was okay. We paid mid-price for tickets, and seating was about what we expected. Prices for drinks are high like...More

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank TwoTripTakers
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Convenient to downtown. Not much parking. Good food choices and for Canadians visiting there is even Tim Hortons. All the seats have good sight lines.

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank ZingerOntario
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Enjoyed the concert immensely. Liked that it was next door to the hotel, so we didn't have to get into the parking lot crowd.

Date of experience: July 2012
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21 November 2018|
Response from JY5150 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve been there for Pens games and have seen other people doing this during warmups. I’m assuming that if you just let one of the ushers know what you’re trying to do they’ll let you. The club seating area is most likely... More
16 November 2018|
Response from JessieBeth | Reviewed this property |
Typically one hour prior to game start
Karl L
17 October 2018|
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Response from Kathleen K | Reviewed this property |
It's on the edge of a sketchy area, which is typical in a city. It is also next to a college, and the downtown area. It is well lit with many people around. Thousands of people go here often for hockey games an events... More