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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.
Art Museum
“Great museum dedicated to the Pittsburgh-born artist. The museum also has special exhibits, a live music series worth checking out, and a good gift shop.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Team! One of the most Iconic stadiums for the views of the city from inside the stadium”
  • 61 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Need I say more? We have season tickets and often have extras so let me know if you are looking for tickets. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Contemporary Art space with permanent collection and temporary exhibitions of installation art.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Pittsburgh Zoo is one of only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the United States. Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Highland Park, the zoo sits on 77 acres of park land where it exhibits more than 4,000 animals representing 475 species, including 20 threatened or endangered species. Address: 7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206”
  • 48 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
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“ It's a City of Pittsburgh historic landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Take one the Monongahela Incline up to Mt Washington, after having lunch at Station Square, for amazing views of the city.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Shop for souvenirs, have a cappuccino and pastry at La Prima, visit a macaroni store, or have brunch at one of the neighborhood's great diners.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Carnegie Science Center has four floors of interactive exhibits and is wonderful for kids. Among its attractions are the Buhl Planetarium (which features the latest in digital projection technology), the Rangos Omnimax Theater (promoted as "the biggest screen in Pittsburgh"), SportsWorks, the Miniature Railroad & Village, the USS Requin (a World War II submarine) and Roboworld, touted as "the world's largest permanent robotics exhibition." The Roboworld exhibition contains more than 30 interactive displays featuring "all things robotic", and is also the first physical home for Carnegie Mellon University’s Robot Hall of Fame. It is closed on Sundays when there is a Steelers home game.”
  • 54 locals recommend
History Museum
“We do not visit this place enough. It is one of the better museums in the country. Spend the afternoon here and then walk through Oakland and see the sites. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Park
“Pittsburgh has a number of great public parks, such as Schenley Park, Highland Park, and Frick Park - great for taking a stroll. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Zoo
“Fun for the whole family. You can walk with the birds in various habitats. Plus rotating exhibits and shows. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Park with iconic fountain at the convergence of Pittsburgh's three rivers. Also recommended is a walk or bike ride along the Three Rivers Trail.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Park
“Frick Park is an awesome 640 acre city park, easily accessible from this place. You can walk or drive the 0.6 miles to the entrance at the Frick Environmental Center, where you can walk or jog on any of the plentiful (hilly) hiking trails. There are also two playground areas at the edges of the park (one is the "Blue Slide Playground" made semi-famous by rapper Mac Miller). ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Museum
“Art museum with a great collection of modern paintings and contemporary art exhibitions, gift shop and cafe. With the same ticket, you can visit the Museum of Natural History, which is in the same building.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Folk artist Randy Gilson's landmark building, filled with vividly colored, upbeat murals & objects.”
  • 40 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Casino
“This is a very nice and clean casino. Several restaurants to eat at as well as if you like there are is plenty gambling to be done as well as sports betting. The location is on the river where beautiful shows are given as well. We have a Las Vegas type Casino in the heart of the city...Enjoy! ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Argentinian Restaurant
“i've never been, cuz waiting lines are horrible, but people praise this place for meat. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you like Thai & Asian cuisine, check out Noodlehead! It's BYOB (and cash only), and the pad thai is some of the best in the city. Cool vibe and fun to visit as a group. Watch out, though - order spice level 1 unless you *really* like spicy food. Even level 2 can be too much. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“If yinz don't go here, everyone you tell about your trip to Pittsburgh will ask you if you had a Primanti Bros sandwich and if you say no, they are going to wonder why they are even friends with you. Believe me when I say you shouldn't need to eat for the rest of the day, but it's just one of those things you gotta try once! Or you could not - and say you DID. I think this is the original location, but don't quote me on that. There are several others as well if you want to try squeezing it into your existing plans elsewhere.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Gastropub
“My favorite restaurant in Pittsburgh! :) Chic, modern gastropub making New American dinners, eclectic brunch items & inventive mixed drinks.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ridiculously good. Really. Outstanding Thai. There is another location just across the 7th Street Bridge in downtown Pittsburgh. They just expanded their location when their neighbor moved out and the place it still packed. It's good. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Cafe
“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.  ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“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. ”
  • 33 locals recommend

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