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Address: Pittsburgh, PA
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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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Friendly and great restaurants

From the little bit I have seen, I really like Squirrel Hill. Lots of different types of restaurants and people seem friendly. I didn't stay too long. Just uber in from downtown... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Avrilx
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San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the little bit I have seen, I really like Squirrel Hill. Lots of different types of restaurants and people seem friendly. I didn't stay too long. Just uber in from downtown and ate at one of the restaurants. It has a great vibe and I will definitely come back to visit some more next time I am in Pittsburgh.

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lived here for a year and got to know it well. Smallish neighborhood and good for walking around. Good access to local parks. AND within 5 minutes of many great pizza shops. Also a very good Kosher butcher shop. Has great small-town charm. Restaurants are extremely kid-friendly.

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1 Thank 2005-travel-lover
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sukhotha Thai Bistro, a new Thai restaurant with great food, great service, and great food selections. It's small, quaint, and just a great Squirrel Hill experience.

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Thank traci1986
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Squirrel Hill is a great college town. It is ethnically diverse and welcoming. A variety of shops and restaurants make up the main street and there is amply parking. Because of its large population of members of the Jewish faith even the Dunkin' Donuts is Kosher.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We sort of stumbled on it visiting Pittsburg - ate at a great little Thai restaurant - and had coffee at the local café - that place was jamming - not a table to be had. Very nice time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to Squirrel Hill for years so many places to many to mention them all. Mineo's is one of my favorite Pizza Shops on Murray Ave it's been there since I was a kid. The shops up on Forbes Ave as well. One of the places I go from time to time is The Squirrel Hill Sports Bar... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Not much has changed here but it's one of the cooler neighborhoods in the Burg'e along with shady side.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

There are so many restaurants and shops in this part of Pittsburgh! This section has managed to keep its own identity!

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

I've been a visitor and resident to Squirrel Hill for over 30 years and it never disappoints. Some things never change, like The Squirrel Hill Café (the Squirrel Cage) and Mineo's/Aiello's/Napoli's (each has their following...take your pick), while others, sadly, have disappeared (Rhoda's and the Bagel Nosh). Some have even relocated within the neighborhood like Silky's Saloon. What I love... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Squirrel Hill is a neighborhood about 10 minutes or so outside of downtown, Pittsburgh. It is a lovely area with large older houses and a main street. The people are super friendly and visitors are welcome. There are two of the best pizza spots anywhere in the Country there (ya, sorry NY). One is called Mineo's (established around 1958) and... More 

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