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South Side

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Address: Pittsburgh, PA 15203
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Activities: Dining, Shopping, Nightlife, Drinking, City walk sightseeing
Description: Historic area of downtown Pittsburgh that features an eclectic mix of...
Historic area of downtown Pittsburgh that features an eclectic mix of community, cultural, business and entertainment venues
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Great area.

Super place for a meal, drink or both. Need a taxi to get there but well worth the time and effort. One long road with numerous bars and restaurants along both sides. We visited... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Wirral
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Wirral
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Super place for a meal, drink or both. Need a taxi to get there but well worth the time and effort. One long road with numerous bars and restaurants along both sides. We visited on two consecutive days once in the night then in the day to eat and was impressed on both occasions. We tried Fatheads for a meal.... More 

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews 117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I've been here a couple of times and have enjoyed it every time! There are tons of restaurants and some shopping too. There are chains and local places, both for the restaurants and stores. There are a lot of young people around but I think older people would enjoy this area too. Come check it out!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

South Side is one of those place that many shops have come and gone. It once was a place that had as many Churches as it had bars. Though the sad thing now is that churches there have bebyeen replaced by other businesses. South Side has a college town feel to it on weekends, since Pittsburgh has about 15 colleges... More 

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Pittsburgh PA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

So many places to stop and visit. Wonderful gastro pubs and eatery's . To many sport bars to mention also a very trendy place . Diversification is what the South side is all about. Urban Tap , Fat Heads , Southside BBQ and many many more..

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Old meets new, lots of neighborhood bars on Carson street, at the end is the new shops and restaurants mainly chain stores and restaurants upscale nice to walk around.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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169 reviews 169 reviews
31 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I ate at a restaurant in this area and have driven through it a number of times. It was described as a "college kid" area by a local, and I could see that once I was there. It's not far from the downtown area and has plenty to offer in terms of restaurants and shopping. I believe the casino is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Another nice neighbourhood in the city of Pittsburgh. Clearly, I'd live there if I was to be transferred to Pittsburgh by my employer. Lots of bars and restaurants, a must go for any tourist in town... I personally went a dozen times in a month.

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USA
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234 reviews 234 reviews
162 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

South Side is a great place to spent the day. Lots of cool shops offering just about anything you'd like. A nice selection of eateries, both chain (Cheesecake Factory) and local, all of which offer good choices for just about any like wallet. Hofbrauhaus itself is worth the drive. Such Fun! The area is nicely laid out, so it's easy... More 

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

This is Pittsburgh's version of New Orleans' Bourbon Street. Plenty of good bars and restaurants, and a hangout for young partiers. Great nightlife, good music, and a lot happening -- especially after dark. If that's what you're looking for, then this is the place in Pittsburgh for you.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a great place for shopping or bar hopping. Just depends on your mood. Be prepared to walk though.

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