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South Side

Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (Southside Flats)
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Ranked #31 of 91 Attractions in Pittsburgh
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Dining, Shopping, Nightlife, Drinking, City walk sightseeing
Description: Historic area of downtown Pittsburgh that features an eclectic mix of community, cultural, business and entertainment venues
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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great neighbourhood to walk through and observe local architecture. The high street is quaint and feels like a college town. Many decent restaurants and small shops.

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We made it up the slope to Pius Street in search of a church condo we had seen. The stairs are old, somewhat in need of repair, and very steep! But the view of the city is fabulous and worth the effort.

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Connecticut
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We came in late inthe day, but there are a ton of shops, bars, restaurants, movie theater, etc. Also there are Duck tours if you follow the walking/biking paths along the river.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Restaurants good before 10 - 11 pm which is when overly intoxicated people start to make their presence known. Parking perpetually difficult. Sur la table is a unique cooking store. Jogging in the evening you will inhale combo of dryer sheet smell, cigarettes and grill. Avoid Carson St when driving. Get on one of the back streets or you will... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
73 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great place to visit for residents and visitors to Pittsburgh alike. Restaurants and bars galore, and interesting shops you can browse in. It's best to park at one side of the neighborhood and walk along Carson Street, stopping where you'd like. You can visit multiple times and find new shops and restaurants to explore.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews 206 reviews
109 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I've been here alot since I've lived in Pittsburgh as it was recommended as an area to go to for fun from people at my job. There are many bars one can get to by foot or cab here, some restaurants, and it is overall a good feeling being here. There is a lot of foot traffic here and at... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews 139 reviews
28 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is our hub when we visit the city. Some of the places we love are: REI, Goodwill, Zenith Tea & Antiques, Enchanted Garden Smoothies, Spring Hill Suites, and Carson Street. Stop by the cozy Chamber of Commerce on Carson to get the scoop on the area as well as the city. And, the area is a short trip to... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is a unique neighborhood in Pittsburgh. Once a steel workers town with bars and little restaurants, it has reinvented itself in the last 20 years and now is a thriving place to live, eat, drink, go to the theater, and just hang out.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews 110 reviews
53 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Southside has a TON of bars/restaurants. East Carson gets crowded on weekend nights. There are many shops scattered along the main street. Southside Works has a movie theater, shops, and restaurants. There is actually a lot of parking for such a congested area/neighborhood.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I absolutely love this area, so many high end stores. They even have a cheesecake factory which lots of people love.

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