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Address: Pittsburgh, PA
Description: Popular neighborhood with an upbeat flavor featuring a variety of ethnic...
Popular neighborhood with an upbeat flavor featuring a variety of ethnic restaurants, taverns, upscale shops and trendy boutiques.
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Nice area for Shopping and Dining

This is a great diverse area of Pittsburgh. Although it is mostly known as a Jewish neighborhood over the years it has become more diverse. There are some great shops to visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Lazlo44
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95 reviews 95 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a great diverse area of Pittsburgh. Although it is mostly known as a Jewish neighborhood over the years it has become more diverse. There are some great shops to visit; Little's Shoes, Ten Thousand Villages, and Orr's Jewelers and some small clothing shops. There is also a great (expensive) French pastry shop. There are a number of Asian... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When I grew up in Squirrel Hill in the 50's, it was predominately a Jewish neighborhood. While there is still a significant Jewish population, the face of the neighborhood has changed and it is much more diverse. In part, because it is an easy transit ride or walk to the universities. In part because the neighborhood has beautiful older houses... More 

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234 reviews 234 reviews
86 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Enjoy the great neighborhood of Squirrel Hill. Great places to eat or just stroll the area. Explore it for yourself.

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Tunnelton, West Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Squirrel Hill is an area I pass through to get to Homestead and Kennywood Park. The area seems quiet we ate there once or twice at a fast food restuarant. I think the restaurant could have used some updating.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Squirrel Hill is a local middle-middle class neighborhood with the kind of shops and businesses that serve locals. Over the years, the neighborhood has lost most its ethnic feel and is now just another nondescript city residential neighborhood. place. There isn't a single thing to attract any visitor. Pittsburgh has some good stuff, but why waste time fighting the traffic... More 

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west mifflin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

smallman st deli...squirrel hill...murray ave...ethnic deli with extensive menu...very nice beverage selection & oh so nice dessert items...a little bit of trouble with parking but worth the small hassle...my wife & I have been there many many times...& will be going back a lot...somewhat pricey but worth every penny.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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237 reviews 237 reviews
88 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We visited to area upon recommendation believing the area to be a Jewish community; this is no longer the case. Very disappointed. There is nothing but pizza joints and Asian foods door to door. The massage envy facility is okay but over all the town was disappointing. The original synagogue's and many of the original houses are very nice. Only... More 

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MIAMI
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261 attraction reviews
343 helpful votes 343 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

While the area is still a Jewish neighborhood, it is intermingled with Asian, Italian, Mediterranean, etc. Shops and restaurants of many nationalities are interspersed throughout. It is a fun place to walk or drive by.

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Such an interesting place. Some of the nicest people live in Squirrel Hill. Please visit and enjoy the food and atmosphere.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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271 reviews 271 reviews
67 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

With broad sidewalks and a busy, interesting main street (Forbes Avenue) full of intriguing local shops, this is a Saturday destination for us.

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