Cynthia’s guidebook

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Cynthia’s guidebook

Food scene

Over The Bar Boathouse is fun dining beside the lake - casual fare. Watch kayakers, paddle boarders and maybe an Osprey or Bald Eagle
OTB at the North Park Boathouse
10301 Pearce Mill Road
Over The Bar Boathouse is fun dining beside the lake - casual fare. Watch kayakers, paddle boarders and maybe an Osprey or Bald Eagle
New location for a well known Pittsburgh Pizza house
Mineo’s Pizza House Allison Park
2684 Wildwood Road
New location for a well known Pittsburgh Pizza house
California Mexican -outdoor dining as well
Patron Mexican Grill
11675 Perry Hwy
California Mexican -outdoor dining as well
Pizza and Bar Food Chain
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
8970 Covenant Ave
Pizza and Bar Food Chain
Amazing authenic Italian food - a bit on the pricey side but worth it
6 locals recommend
Il Pizzaiolo-Warrendale
701 Warrendale Village Drive
6 locals recommend
Amazing authenic Italian food - a bit on the pricey side but worth it
Upscale Seafood - Impressive reasonable Happy Hour
Off The Hook
908 Warrendale Village Dr
Upscale Seafood - Impressive reasonable Happy Hour
Outdoor dining and great happy hour and dinners
Walnut Grill-Wexford
12599 Perry Highway
Outdoor dining and great happy hour and dinners
Upscale intimate restaurant with wonderful food. Early Bird Specials great buy for the money
Cala Lily Restaurant and Bar
500 Grandview Crossing
Upscale intimate restaurant with wonderful food. Early Bird Specials great buy for the money
Local restaurant with interesting dishes.
Bella Frutteto
2602 Brandt School Road
Local restaurant with interesting dishes.
Old fashioned dinner - serves great breakfasts and open all day
Totin's Diner
10283 Old Perry Hwy
Old fashioned dinner - serves great breakfasts and open all day
Waffles INCaffeinated, Wexford
10339 Perry Hwy
Waffles!
Wonderful breakfasts
First Watch
9176 Covenant Ave
Wonderful breakfasts

Sightseeing

Best to go at 9:00 in AM or at 3:00 in the PM to avoid the rush. Also, weekdays less crowed than weekends. Wear walking shoes
66 locals recommend
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
7370 Butler Street
66 locals recommend
Best to go at 9:00 in AM or at 3:00 in the PM to avoid the rush. Also, weekdays less crowed than weekends. Wear walking shoes
Great old fashioned amusement park. Backdrop for movie “Adventureland”.
26 locals recommend
Kennywood Park
26 locals recommend
Great old fashioned amusement park. Backdrop for movie “Adventureland”.
Fun museum with rotating events. Lots of Hands On displays. Fourth floor under 6 years free play Current Event -“Summer of Rythum and Sound”. “America’s musical Journey” showing at Rangos Giant Cinema
82 locals recommend
Carnegie Science Center
1 Allegheny Avenue
82 locals recommend
Fun museum with rotating events. Lots of Hands On displays. Fourth floor under 6 years free play Current Event -“Summer of Rythum and Sound”. “America’s musical Journey” showing at Rangos Giant Cinema
See dinosaurs skeletons, animal dioramas, ancient culture exhibits. Used as backdrops in Silence of the Lambs and Flashdance. Also connected to Carnegie Art Museum
25 locals recommend
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
4400 Forbes Avenue
25 locals recommend
See dinosaurs skeletons, animal dioramas, ancient culture exhibits. Used as backdrops in Silence of the Lambs and Flashdance. Also connected to Carnegie Art Museum
Walk though beautiful greenhouses and gardens
106 locals recommend
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1 Schenley Drive
106 locals recommend
Walk though beautiful greenhouses and gardens
Countries from around the world decorated classrooms at the University of Pitt Cathedral of Learning to reflect its culture. Also while in Oakland, check out Heinz Cathedral and Carnegie Library
10 locals recommend
Nationality Rooms at the Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
10 locals recommend
Countries from around the world decorated classrooms at the University of Pitt Cathedral of Learning to reflect its culture. Also while in Oakland, check out Heinz Cathedral and Carnegie Library
Tribute to Pittsburgh native Andy Warhol presenting his works as well as rotating exhibits
127 locals recommend
The Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky Street
127 locals recommend
Tribute to Pittsburgh native Andy Warhol presenting his works as well as rotating exhibits
North Park Lake with 5 mile track around lake for walking, jogging, and biking. Kayaks and Paddle boards available to rent. North Park Public Golf Course Off-Road Mountain Biking and Hiking- extensive trails Off-Road Bike Park - Picnic Groves and Shelters Kids Play equipment
10 locals recommend
North Park
303 Pearce Mill Rd
10 locals recommend
North Park Lake with 5 mile track around lake for walking, jogging, and biking. Kayaks and Paddle boards available to rent. North Park Public Golf Course Off-Road Mountain Biking and Hiking- extensive trails Off-Road Bike Park - Picnic Groves and Shelters Kids Play equipment
wonderful experience for kids hands on art work and revolving displays for kids of all ages - Baby- teenage Water play, Mr Rodgers puppets, gravity room, Museum Lab for older kids with climbing rope structure, sewing projects
47 locals recommend
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
10 Children's Way
47 locals recommend
wonderful experience for kids hands on art work and revolving displays for kids of all ages - Baby- teenage Water play, Mr Rodgers puppets, gravity room, Museum Lab for older kids with climbing rope structure, sewing projects
Clayton House tour is the beautiful home of Henry Clay Frick - American Industrialist - Steel manufacturer. Wonderful Cafe Art Gallery Antique Car museum
25 locals recommend
The Frick Pittsburgh
7227 Reynolds Street
25 locals recommend
Clayton House tour is the beautiful home of Henry Clay Frick - American Industrialist - Steel manufacturer. Wonderful Cafe Art Gallery Antique Car museum
a couple hours outside of Pgh - one of the finest examples of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. House is built into side of mountain with creek running through it. Known worldwide.
105 locals recommend
Fallingwater
1491 Mill Run Road
105 locals recommend
a couple hours outside of Pgh - one of the finest examples of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. House is built into side of mountain with creek running through it. Known worldwide.
The Montour Bike trail/Allegheny Passage. Starts here in Pittsburgh and goes all the way to Washington DC. It follows the Pgh Rails to Trails to Cumberland Maryland then hooks up the the Potomac Canal Paths to DC. Great places to ride - very little elevation until Meyersdale, Pa
Montour Trail
The Montour Bike trail/Allegheny Passage. Starts here in Pittsburgh and goes all the way to Washington DC. It follows the Pgh Rails to Trails to Cumberland Maryland then hooks up the the Potomac Canal Paths to DC. Great places to ride - very little elevation until Meyersdale, Pa
Soergel Orchards
2573 Brandt School Road

Neighborhoods

Two Blocks of shopping and restaurants and coffee shops.
33 locals recommend
Shadyside
33 locals recommend
Two Blocks of shopping and restaurants and coffee shops.
Beautiful quaint community with beautiful homes, cute shops and restaurants.
8 locals recommend
Sewickley
8 locals recommend
Beautiful quaint community with beautiful homes, cute shops and restaurants.
Anything you want or need is in Cranberry Township - Costco, Giant Eagle, Aldi's, Fresh Tyme Grocery stores. Most Chain restaurants MovieScoop Cranberry Cinemas
6 locals recommend
Cranberry Township
6 locals recommend
Anything you want or need is in Cranberry Township - Costco, Giant Eagle, Aldi's, Fresh Tyme Grocery stores. Most Chain restaurants MovieScoop Cranberry Cinemas
Old Historic neighborhood in the middle of Downtown Pittsburgh with fantastic dining. Check out PPG Plaza - total glass skyscraper made from PPG Glass
Market Square
Old Historic neighborhood in the middle of Downtown Pittsburgh with fantastic dining. Check out PPG Plaza - total glass skyscraper made from PPG Glass
1/2 mile of unique grocers, produce stands, fish and meat markets and sidewalk vendors. The original Primanti Brothers (sandwiches with meat, cold slaw and french fries), DeLucas diner, Pamela's Diner (the Obamas always eat there when in Pittsburgh) and newly renovated warehouse shops Open's early and many places close early.
152 locals recommend
Strip District
152 locals recommend
1/2 mile of unique grocers, produce stands, fish and meat markets and sidewalk vendors. The original Primanti Brothers (sandwiches with meat, cold slaw and french fries), DeLucas diner, Pamela's Diner (the Obamas always eat there when in Pittsburgh) and newly renovated warehouse shops Open's early and many places close early.
Shopping, Eating and Drinking Hotspot interesting restaurants an old fashioned Bowling alley Arsenal Bowl
42 locals recommend
Lawrenceville
42 locals recommend
Shopping, Eating and Drinking Hotspot interesting restaurants an old fashioned Bowling alley Arsenal Bowl
A fun party neighborhood with old time charm, Lots of Bars, restaurants and row houses. Marios is one of the most well known bars. Pretzel Factory has Amazing Pretzels Milkshake Factory - Stagioni -Wonderful Italian - BYOB Double Widw Grill has vegan food
17 locals recommend
South Side Flats
17 locals recommend
A fun party neighborhood with old time charm, Lots of Bars, restaurants and row houses. Marios is one of the most well known bars. Pretzel Factory has Amazing Pretzels Milkshake Factory - Stagioni -Wonderful Italian - BYOB Double Widw Grill has vegan food

Grocery Stores

Whole Foods Market
10576 Perry Hwy
local grocery store
Giant Eagle Supermarket
5600 William Flinn Highway
local grocery store
Fun Grocery Store with interesting items
Trader Joe's
9020 Covenant Ave
Fun Grocery Store with interesting items
German Owned Discount Grocery
ALDI
11800 Perry Hwy
German Owned Discount Grocery

Hospitals

McCandless location!! Part of the UPMC network.
Passavant Hospital + Main Entrance
McCandless location!! Part of the UPMC network.
Brand new hospital. Part Of the Allegheny Health network.
AHN Wexford Hospital
12351 Perry Highway
Brand new hospital. Part Of the Allegheny Health network.