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Pittsburgh PA Travel

By Madmax541

3 years ago


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    #1 3 years ago

    Will be in Pittsburgh PA one day what are things to see and places to eat.

    Only have one day just passing thru

    #2 3 years ago

    Go to the Heinz Museum downtown....it’s awesome!!!! It gives you the complete history of Pittsburgh and Western PA...the sports section is incredible!

    #3 3 years ago

    Dinosaur exhibit in natural history museum is awesome. Milonos pizza is really good

    #4 3 years ago

    Is the steel tour worth it?
    Good tip w Heinz museum
    Milonos sounds good.
    Any brewery or distillery recommendations

    #5 3 years ago

    Andy Warhol Museum is close to Heinz museu, plus it’s also close to the Strip District with lots of great eats. Good walking/strolling area.

    You gonna need more than one day to see all the good stuff in Pittsburgh...lol

    #6 3 years ago
    Quoted from Madmax541:

    Any brewery or distillery recommendations

    Helicon has all the latest pins and craft beer.

    #7 3 years ago

    Strip District for either breakfast at Pamela’s or lunch at Primanti Brothers.
    And if you want an awesome beer and pinball, drive to Helicon Brewery in Oakdale. About 25 min from downtown. Was just there yesterday with the fam and some neighbors. Our favorite place to tailgate with friends.

    #8 3 years ago
    Quoted from Madmax541:

    Any brewery or distillery recommendations

    I did the iron city brewery tour many years ago not sure if that's still going anymore FREE samples back then anyways

    #9 3 years ago

    I hate to be redundant but you need to visit the strip district and get a pepperoni roll from Jimmy and Nino - so good. Helicon for sure as well.

    If you are looking for good pizza, just keep on driving through as it’s bad here. Maybe b/c I’m used to really good pizza in NY but wow, not good. Overall very good food (italian for sure) but pizza and bagels are terrible.

    #10 3 years ago
    Quoted from Madmax541:

    Will be in Pittsburgh PA one day what are things to see and places to eat.
    Only have one day just passing thru

    What kind of food do you like and what do you want to do while you are here? Play pinball or visit places like museums. That will help narrow it down since you are only here one day. Also, which direction are you coming from and what time are you arriving/leaving. If you are coming on a weekend then I would stay away from somewhere like the strip district since it gets very crowded.

    #11 3 years ago

    Extend yer trip a day and go to kennywood !!

    #12 3 years ago

    Hit up the Inclines.

    #13 3 years ago

    Tessaro’s in Bloomfield

    #14 3 years ago
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    #15 3 years ago

    Lawrenceville is a great walking neighborhood with lots of good food, plus Kickback Pinball Cafe. www.kickbackpgh.com

    #16 3 years ago
    Quoted from Madmax541:Any brewery or distillery recommendations

    Penn Brewery is great. The gulasch suppe is killer good and the beer is pretty damn good as well.

    #17 3 years ago

    Helicon is great! Condado tacos is good also, if you go to the one in Lawrenceville, you can hit up Kickback cafe and play some pins.
    Also the Church brew works in Lawrenceville has good beer and food also. Penn Brewery is one of my favorites also! PNC park is one of the top
    ball parks in the country, but the Pirates have a lot of ups and downs. If you want to go out of the city Pinball Pa in Hopewell has a lot of games.

    #18 3 years ago

    Is Dee's bar up & running again hopefully?!

    #19 3 years ago

    Thanks for all the input.
    Our time in Pittsburgh was very limited, passing through on return trip from South Dakota.
    Checkout Heinz museum and City Works enjoyed Dragons Milk 11% on tap with chorizo Mac & cheese.

    Definitely will need to return to Pittsburgh.

    #20 3 years ago

    Burgatory. Get the corn bread on the side with the butter.

    #21 3 years ago

    Keep ideas coming thinking I will get back later this year.

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