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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 5 days ago
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 July 10, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky
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Popular neighborhood with an upbeat flavor featuring a variety of ethnic restaurants, taverns, upscale shops and trendy boutiques.
Pittsburgh, PA
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 2, 2014

When I grew up in Squirrel Hill in the 50's, it was predominately a Jewish neighborhood. While there is still a significant Jewish population, the face of the neighborhood has changed and it is much more diverse. In part, because it is an easy transit...More

6  Thank tom g
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Squirrel Hill is a local middle-middle class neighborhood with the kind of shops and businesses that serve locals. Over the years, the neighborhood has lost most its ethnic feel and is now just another nondescript city residential neighborhood. place. There isn't a single thing to...More

4  Thank 1Laddie
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Reviewed 5 days 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

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Reviewed September 28, 2018

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

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Reviewed September 1, 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

Thank Jill M
Reviewed August 20, 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.

Thank colleen C
Reviewed July 15, 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 July 10, 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 July 8, 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.

1  Thank ScottW007
Reviewed July 8, 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 December 21, 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

1  Thank sue p
Reviewed November 4, 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
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