Pittsburgh Information

Pittsburgh Hotels:

Greentree (near Fort Pitt Tunnel)Holiday Inn Express: 875 Greentree Rd 15220 (412)922-7070 Crowne Plaza Holiday Dr 15220 (412) 922-8100, Hampton Inn 555 Trumbull Dr 15205 (412) 922-0100, Double Tree 500 Mansfield Ave 15205 (412)922-8400 (3 miles from stadiums and downtown area)

Downtown: Courtyard Marriot (Convention Center) 945 Penn Ave (412)434-5551, Omni William Penn (near hockey area) 530 William Penn Place, (412)281-7100 Wyndham (near point state park), 600 commonwealth Pl, (412)391-4600 Renaissance Pittsburgh, 107 6th Street (412)562-1200

PNC (Pirates stadium): Spring Hill Suites by Marriot (North Shore) 223 Federal St, (412)323-9005 Hyatt Place (north shore) 260 N Shore Dr, (412)321-3000 Residence Inn (north shore) 574 General Robinson St, (412)321-2099

Station Square: Sheraton Hotel, 300 W Station Square Dr. (412)261-2000 (take ferry to game)

Carson Street: Holiday Inn: 20 S 10th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 412-488-1130, walking distance to shops and bars and restaurants (kinda like our Monroe avenue, park avenue area)

Points of Interest

The area of shopping for Steelers gear is “Strip District” on smallman Avenue.  Ask at your hotel for directions.   Primanti Brothers (Pittsburgh sandwich) DeLuca or Pamela’s (breakfast) La Prima Espresso Coffee, Pittsburgh Popcorn, Wholey Market (fresh seafood and produce) Rolands (great place to eat and drink)

 Mt Washington is a MUST (overlook the entire city—just amazing)— take the incline near station square and there is a cute little ice cream shop at the top if you walk about 3 blocks on Shiloh Street.   Also Shiloh Grill: excellent food and drinks. Several bars:  Redbeards, Bigham Tavern,Summit, Grandview Saloon

Restaurants/Bars/Diners

Eating places: Greentree area and WestEnd— Vincent’s –right on Mansfield Avenue (casual dining),

Strip District/Public Market area: http://stripdistrictneighbors.com/eat/, Pamela’s (breakfast), Deluca Restaurant (breakfast)

WestEnd Café, Alexions (awesome pizza and cheap beer)

Eating places: Southside (Carson Street) Cupka 2, Fatheads, Locals, Mario’s, Hofbrauhaus house, Library, Birmingham Bridge, Smiling Moose.

Downtown eating: Redbeards, Nolans (Market Square) , Sienna Mercato (rooftop bar and meatball place) Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, Oliver or Twist, Meat& Potatoes, Blue Line grille, Grille 36 (Jerome Betttis), Bakersfields (Taco, Tequila and Whiskey—ask for Tony)