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Attractive neighborhood with ethnic shops.

We wish we had more time to explore this pleasant neighborhood and shops. We were able to grab a... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
jgbtravels
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Louisville, KY
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Quirky Shop , Ethnic Food

This area stems out from the corner of Forbes and Murray. Jerry’s records has more vintage vinyl... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Rick O
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Popular neighborhood with an upbeat flavor featuring a variety of ethnic restaurants, taverns, upscale shops and trendy boutiques.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Squirrel Hill recently to try a restaurant (Everyday Noodle) that got rave reviews online. We were staying in downtown Pittsburgh and got to Squirrel Hill w/in a 5 minute drive. We were thrilled to feel like we were back home in NYC. Squirrel...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love visiting this neighborhood of Pittsburgh. There are cool places to stop and shop, and restaurants aplenty. A person can even go to the movies here. Nice to walk around and sample the architecture.

Thank colleen C
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Squirrel Hill is a great neighborhood with old-money homes - it is a great place to stroll on an evening and grab a snack or drink.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We wish we had more time to explore this pleasant neighborhood and shops. We were able to grab a bite on Murray Avenue but didn’t get to go to the shops. We enjoyed the architecture and viewing all the different shops(darn if only they were...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My sister-in-law lives in the neighborhood, so I am there periodically. The houses are often attractive and often have lovely gardens in front. However, as someone who has travelled the world, I would not recommend a special trip there for sightseeing.

Thank ScottW007
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Nice, safe neighborhood with a fun vibe. Great to stop for a quick coffee or some noodles. Two main streets are Forbes and Murray, both have interesting eateries.

Thank 3000calories
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Squirrel Hill is unique in that you can spend hours here and do so many things; small shops sell unique items such as jewelry, paintings, sculpture. clothing; several bars and restaurants offer a variety of foods; bars stay open late; you can visit the Carnegie...More

Thank sue p
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I always chuckle when we go through the Squirrel Hill tunnel! I want to bring my JRTs on the next trip so they can explore and chase all the squirrels!

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This area stems out from the corner of Forbes and Murray. Jerry’s records has more vintage vinyl then anywhere I’ve ever seen. Mediterranean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Italian, or the basic American staples at the Squirrelhill Cafe. A pleasant walk in a safe neighborhood for an afternoon...More

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Long known as an elite area with lavish homes and wonderful restaurants and business places, Squirrel Hill continues to host a diverse population from orthodox Jews to immigrants of every persuasion and students from all parts of the globe. I see it as low crime...More

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