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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bakery
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“a 5 minute walk to the best pastries in the city. favorites are the citron tart and almond croissant.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“83-seat single screen theater in a historic row house in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood. Each week they choose a theme and show movies to match. They serve locally made concessions and their famous all-natural popcorn, and have a huge selection of beer available on tap in the concession stand or in the adjoining bottle shop (Bierport).”
  • 30 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“homemade thin crust pizza & homemade pasta. favorite is the pizza with masscapone”
  • 35 locals recommend
Brewery
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“8-minute drive. Lawrenceville. 19th century church converted into a microbrewery and restaurant, perhaps the first such venture in this area. Beer brewed on the former altar. Big place, varied menu, a fun place for a special occasion. Nice courtyard.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Killer vegan restaurant with an ambitious (and delicious) cocktail program. Pittsburgh / Eastern European cuisine at affordable prices (most items under $10), that are so good even meat lovers will be a fan. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Café
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“Coca Cafe- featuring a menu of local and seasonal ingredients, but catch them early because they are only open for breakfast and lunch. I'm a big fan of their freshly squeezed juices mixed with champagne.  ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“Default, most frequented bar for whatever mood or outfit your wearing. You ABSOLUTELY MUST take a #brilloselfie in the mirror of the bright pink unisex bathroom near the kitchen entrance. People pile in 10 at a time, don't think twice about it. It's tradition. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Along with 22 bowling lanes in the heart of Lawrenceville, this venue also offers karaoke, DJs & the Upstairs Saloon, a bar & grill.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Town
“5-minute drive. Lawrenceville is said to be one of the coolest neighborhoods in the USA. Boutiques, restaurants, cafes, ice cream, tatoos, salons, vape shops, bars, music venues, antique shops, and a bowling alley.”
  • 20 locals recommend
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Coffee Shop
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“7-minute drive. Independent coffee & tea place, great cappuccino, nice vibe, Lawrenceville scene.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Storage
“If you’re into Cider, you’ll love this place. They’re absolute masters of their craft.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
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“Although the service can be a little slow, the Mexican food, outdoor patio, and atmosphere are amazing.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Smoky Wagyu beef brisket, sauteed onions, hot pepers, and mustard sauce wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“5-minute drive. Delicious and moderately priced Vietnamese. Cash only, BYOB.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Awesome hidden spot for Japanese food, sushi and sake open late night. Can be very crowded and has a bit of a club feeling when there's a DJ. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“6-8 minute drive. Lawrenceville. Lovely courtyard, good food, mostly in a British vein. Includes restaurant, bar, and coffee place in a former abbey.”
  • 13 locals recommend