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A changing neighbourhood

Stronghold of Pittsburgh community , with nice kosher shops along Murray Ave ave , and shops on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
69tiger888
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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, Kentucky
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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 4 weeks ago

Stronghold of Pittsburgh community , with nice kosher shops along Murray Ave ave , and shops on Forbes , in recent years , because of a influx of Asian students from CMU and Pitt , the area becMe the hub of them superb Asian restaurents...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Growing up in this neighborhood had a different flavor then than it does today, but the local ethnicity is still interesting and vibrant.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chuck21Scottsdale
Reviewed 2 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jill M
Reviewed 21 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  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!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nancy L
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