Strip District
Strip District
4.5
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The Strip District is a scenic Pittsburgh neighborhood featuring historic landmarks, top-notch food and great shopping options. Squeezed between the Allegheny River and a railroad, the area is worth visiting at any time. During the day, you can browse the countless ethnic and produce markets, and drop by the first Primanti Brothers location, while at night, you can explore all the taverns and breweries. You can learn about the city’s rich history at the Senator John Heinz History Center. Don't miss the neighborhood's main icon, St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, as well. The Strip District is included in several Pittsburgh walking tours. – Tripadvisor
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  • ttraveling
    126 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good place to explore
    After driving for 4 hours, it was nice to stop and walk a bit to explore Pittsburgh. Pretty easy to find parking at lunchtime on a weekday. There's a good mix of restaurants and touristy souvenir shops, with a few local places mixed in. Be sure to hit the candy shop! The Heinz History Center is in this area and worth a visit too. A few blocks still felt a little gritty "up and coming" but we felt safe walking around.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 13 August 2023
  • Stan D
    11 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Path through History
    This is Historic Pittsburgh. This area is down where a lot of immigrants mingled, and even went to church! My Great Grandfather was married in what is now the Orchard Hill Church, but was St. Elizabeth's many years ago. There's also the St. Stanislaus Kostka Church where Tom Cruise as "Jack Reacher" handles a group of ruffians hired to put him out of commission. There are a lot of shops, and restaurants in the district, including the first Primanti's, which is famous for it's sandwiches.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 18 August 2023
  • Kcollins108
    Birmingham, Alabama168 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shops & Pittsburgh Staples
    Great place to walk around and visit different shops! Majority of the shops are for the city’s professional sport teams, not so much for Pittsburgh itself. Multiple places to eat but no options for gluten free needs.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 September 2023
  • Marvelous
    Corning, California5 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth the walk!
    We liked this area so much we came twice! Lots of shops and good eats. Steeler memorabilia along with Penguins and Pirates. Easy walk, side walks are level. Recommend to everyone who has time to walk and browse.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 January 2024
  • James A
    Windsor, Canada19,703 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the best attractions in Pittsburgh
    I think this is the best attraction for the city overall even though I come here for the football game primarily this is also worth staying the extra night over. Great restaurant, shops, coffee and more. Definitely it should be part of your visit.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 13 February 2024
  • Jessica P
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    City of bridges.
    First time visiting Pittsburgh with my wife on Valentine’s Day and we fell in love with this place. It had so much charm. Couldn’t believe how beautiful (in some spots it seemed a little run down). From the tall buildings, to the beautiful bridges this city has became one of my favorite cities. We travel a lot and visit new places alot so that says something. We can’t wait to go back and explore more during the summer time.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 February 2024
  • Hgtravl
    Marlton, New Jersey2,845 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hip fun!
    Lined with historical warehouses, the now hip Strip District has a lively mix of iconic Pittsburgh based food shops, all the gifts from Pittsburgh you can dream of, hipster bars and so many spots to eat. Really unique spot in the city that shows its charm & character. It’s not a trip to Pittsburgh without seeing the strip! They have plenty of parking (that’s cheap!) so it’s easy to park & walk around. Really fun vibe in the Strip. We enjoyed our stroll around this vibrant area, taking it all in. Lots of great coffee shops, photo opps & just good vibes all around!
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 March 2024
  • Pam.A.
    Toronto, Canada40 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This area could use a face lift
    Don't miss Penn Ave Fish Company. This area is very eclectic but all the stores really sell similar things. I expected to see small boutique shops on the Railroad Street, just one street below Smallman (the main street in the district). To me it looks like the area is trying to get a face lift. It really needs one. There are some great murals. And it is the heart of Pittsburgh but honestly, I would have rather spent the time visiting all the fabulous museums in Pittsburgh.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 25 April 2024
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tscheblo
Indianapolis, IN576 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
This area was close to our hotel so we walked. Lots of people milling around with plenty of shop and restaurant options. Sorry to have missed a couple of local stores since they closed before 5pm.
Written 5 July 2024
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W0rldtraveler2012
Atlanta, GA75 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
This Flea Market like shopping area is the best if you are a Pittsburgh sports fanatic. Everything Steelers, Penguins and Pirates. My wife is an Atlanta Falcons fans
Written 18 June 2024
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jajjacobs
Hollywood, AL34 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
We spent a couple of hours here after we heard some locals talking about how great it was. Our only regret is that we didn't have more time.
Written 28 May 2024
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Pam.A.
Toronto, Canada40 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Don't miss Penn Ave Fish Company. This area is very eclectic but all the stores really sell similar things. I expected to see small boutique shops on the Railroad Street, just one street below Smallman (the main street in the district). To me it looks like the area is trying to get a face lift. It really needs one. There are some great murals. And it is the heart of Pittsburgh but honestly, I would have rather spent the time visiting all the fabulous museums in Pittsburgh.
Written 25 April 2024
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Vacation33870719268
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We arrived at 3:30 pm. Everything was closed or about to close. Food specialty stores if you live nearby. Nothing else. Rather junky. I got the feeling they close early because of safety. Did eat at Eleven, a fabulous restaurant.
Written 25 April 2024
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RozzyW
Tampa, FL329 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The Strip is a great place to walk around and have many choices for bars and restaurants. Many of the buildings are old warehouses and interesting. Not much else to do here.
Written 14 April 2024
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Hgtravl
Marlton, NJ2,845 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Lined with historical warehouses, the now hip Strip District has a lively mix of iconic Pittsburgh based food shops, all the gifts from Pittsburgh you can dream of, hipster bars and so many spots to eat. Really unique spot in the city that shows its charm & character. It’s not a trip to Pittsburgh without seeing the strip! They have plenty of parking (that’s cheap!) so it’s easy to park & walk around. Really fun vibe in the Strip. We enjoyed our stroll around this vibrant area, taking it all in. Lots of great coffee shops, photo opps & just good vibes all around!
Written 31 March 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Jessica P
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
First time visiting Pittsburgh with my wife on Valentine’s Day and we fell in love with this place. It had so much charm. Couldn’t believe how beautiful (in some spots it seemed a little run down). From the tall buildings, to the beautiful bridges this city has became one of my favorite cities. We travel a lot and visit new places alot so that says something. We can’t wait to go back and explore more during the summer time.
Written 19 February 2024
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James A
Windsor, Canada19,703 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
I think this is the best attraction for the city overall even though I come here for the football game primarily this is also worth staying the extra night over. Great restaurant, shops, coffee and more. Definitely it should be part of your visit.
Written 13 February 2024
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Marvelous
Corning, CA5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
We liked this area so much we came twice! Lots of shops and good eats. Steeler memorabilia along with Penguins and Pirates. Easy walk, side walks are level. Recommend to everyone who has time to walk and browse.
Written 8 January 2024
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