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Squirrel Hill

Pittsburgh, PA
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Ranked #69 of 94 Attractions in Pittsburgh
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: Popular neighborhood with an upbeat flavor featuring a variety of ethnic restaurants, taverns, upscale shops and trendy boutiques.
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Tunnelton, West Virginia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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195 reviews 195 reviews
80 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 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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Top Contributor
807 reviews 807 reviews
260 attraction reviews
310 helpful votes 310 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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254 reviews 254 reviews
66 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Originally the Jewish neighborhood it ahs become home to a wide range of people. Main Strrets are Murray and Forbes, both have many interesting store fronts.

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131 reviews 131 reviews
15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Squirrel Hill is a nice, classy area. I enjoy merely driving through the area just to take in the culture and its beauty.

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Glenshaw, Pennsylvania, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

This is a very large area, shopping theaters, restaurants, bars, pizza houses. It just always seems so bustling and busy . Beyond the commercial area, the houses are architectually ecletic, a wide variey of old and new, large single family homes,lots of apartment buildings of all descriptions.

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