Head to CJ's on Thursday nights for their red hot jazz sessions. Grab a beer, make new friends, and enjoy the music in a lively atmosphere.
CJ's is a popular restaurant and lounge in the Strip District. The kitchen turns out American dishes like pork chops, burgers, chicken wings, sandwiches, wraps and salads. CJ's features a variety of events throughout the week, including karaoke nights, DJ sessions and live music. For for an energetic atmosphere, generous portions, tasty drinks and great entertainment, make sure to stop by CJ's.
Address:2911 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15201
phone:+1 412 642 2377
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Choose from over 22 margaritas like the spicy cucumber or absinthe to pair with street eats like the octopus "tako" or duck confit taco.
Embark on a culinary journey where the best of Asian street fare blends with bold Mexican flavors to create a unique variety of offerings for you to savor. Try the customized guacamole with house-fried chips, Oaxaca tacos, stuffed dates, and Asian bolognese here. Beer enthusiasts will appreciate their selection of chilled Mexican and Asian beers to team up with snacks dunked in their special barrel-aged hot sauce. The restaurant has a trendy vibe and eye-catching decor; their illuminated tiled bar and red-lit chandeliers infuse the space with a chic Latin-meets-Gothic undertone.
Address:214 6th Street, Pittsburgh, 15222
phone:+1 412 471 8256
Blue Line Grille
A giant screen and sports memorabilia decor make it a great place to experience the live game, complete with a draft beer or Shock-a-Vodka.
Located within stumbling distance of Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center, Blue Line Grille is one of the most popular places for after-game or after-concert dining. It comes alive on game nights with sports fans watching the action on their big screen. The central bar is the highlight of the place, featuring an array of cocktails and drinks. The menu is American comfort food and includes signature pizzas, sandwiches, and more.
Address:1014 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15219
phone:+1 412 281 2583
Winghart's Burger & Whiskey Bar
Brimming with gourmet burgers and a full wall of specialty whiskeys, Winghart's Burger & Whiskey Bar is a savory spectacle on Market Square.
Located right off of downtown Pittsburgh's historic Market Square, Winghart's Burger & Whiskey Bar is a uniquely Pittsburgh establishment owned and operated by a passionate local. Almost every entry on Winghart's menu is named for or inspired by a friend or relative of owner Zach Winghart. With a bleu cheese burger for this dad, a vegetarian option for his wife, it's obvious that this restaurant is driven by passion and a love of community. Decadent gourmet burgers utilize esoteric ingredients, although diners are always free to build their own from a delectable list of ingredients. Wood-fired pizzas contain an entirely custom set of topping combinations, a notable extra effort considering the delicious flavor pairings just one menu page prior. A full bar of specialty whiskeys and craft beers compliments the hearty fare at Winghart's, making it one of the best values and best experiences in the Market Square area.
Address:5 Market Square, Pittsburgh, 15222
phone:+1 412 434 5600
Sharp Edge Bistro
Putting an authentic American spin on classic Belgian bistros, Sharp Edge offers a huge selection of Trappist drafts and local craft brews.
Housed in a charming corner-side building in Downtown Pittsburgh, Sharp Edge Bistro offers a massive menu of fantastic draft and bottled beers in addition to a sizable selection of Belgian and American cuisine. Beer is the main focus of Sharp Edge, with 32 drafts and around 200 bottles on the menu at any time. The bar offers a "mystery brew", an enigmatic keg whose contents are only revealed after the last drop has been poured. With pints available to go (in a reusable mason jar) and party bottles to share in sizes from 1.5 to 6 liters, Sharp Edge is a must-stop for Pittsburgh-bound beer fans.
Address:922 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15222
phone:+1 412 338 2437
Olive or Twist
Play secret agent for a night and get in touch with your inner 007 at this swanky and sophisticated martini bar.
Address:140 6th Street, Pittsburgh, 15222
phone:+1 412 255 0525
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August Henry's City Saloon
Enjoy traditional American dinner and drinks at August Henry's before heading off to a show in Pittsburgh's rich cultural district.
In the heart of Pittsburgh's cultural district, it's not difficult to find a quality restaurant or entertainment venue. But there are no other establishments quite like August Henry's. The traditional American restaurant and saloon makes for a great pre- or post-show destination for dinner and drinks. The food menu features standard American fare, while the extensive drink menu offers mixed drinks, beer and wine. The staff is always friendly and attentive and ready to make your experience at August Henry's outstanding.
Address:946 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15222
phone:+1 412 765 3270
Carnegie Science Center Sports Works
Step up to the plate for an action-packed experience at Sports Works. This interactive educational center is fun for the entire family.
Located within the Carnegie Science Center, the Sports Work Center strives to inspire life-long learning about sports and the science behind it. Three thematic areas offer interactive experiences for visitors, including learning the benefits of an active lifestyle, scaling a rock wall and perfecting your fast pitch. The center is perfect for every age level and offers a fascinating perspective on the world of sports.
Address:1 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15212
phone:+1 412 237 3400
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This square has a mix of old and new buildings and it's the perfect spot to relax. You can go online using Downtown Pittsburgh's free wifi.
Market Square in Downtown Pittsburgh is a renovated outdoor plaza that is very popular with the locals. The square has a variety of restaurants surrounding it, including the famous Primanti Brothers restaurant. Many people enjoy getting eating in the gazebo in the square or out in the sunshine. The square is an interesting mixture of historic and modern architecture, with one of the older buildings dating back to 1821.
Address:Market Street, Pittsburgh, 15222
phone:+1 412 281 7711
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Hot Haute Hot
Visit this boutique for unique, high quality antiques along with more modern furniture and home accents and accessories.
This modern boutique in The Strip District specializes in furniture and home décor. The store is full of unique furniture that ranges from classic antiques and recreations to more modern pieces. In addition to these home staples, the boutique also carries a variety of home accessories as well as jewelry and other special pieces. The friendly staff is happy to help you find what you're looking for.
Address:2124 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15220
phone:+1 412 338 2323
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Moon Stones' extensive collection of gems, minerals, candles, and spiritual accessories ensures visitors leave with what they want.
Hidden in plain sight on one of Dormont's busier avenues, Moon Stones is equal parts treasure-filled labyrinth and comprehensive new age outlet. Bahloo the cat, the spiritual operator of Moon Stones, prowls from room to room, up and down stairs, and through stacks of gems and trinkets as visitors roam through the dense collection of totems and unique artifacts,. The shop also offers various classes in subjects as diverse as tarot reading, reiki, astrology, and various magiks, but still contains products for all major religions, Moon Stones it the perfect stop for those wishing to accessorize their spiritual side.
Address:2892 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15216
phone:+1 412 343 6666
Awesome Books lives up to its name with an affluent collection of literary works. Fact, fiction, history or contemporary, it caters to all.
Awesome Books is Pittsburgh's local library of sorts. Ingeniously stacked against its exposed brick facades are an array of novels, books, magazines and local publications, both current and secondhand. The collection caters to all age groups and covers a host of subjects and genres like art, science, poetry, philosophy, archaeology and GLBT. The family-friendly and warm atmosphere attracts students, intellectuals and bibliophiles as well as the occasional feline reading companions. The establishment also plays host to various signings and literary events.
Address:929 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15222
phone:+1 412 471 1899