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“Good Nightlife, Good Daylife, Good Pittsburgh Scene”
Review of South Side

South Side
Ranked #38 of 183 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Historic area of downtown Pittsburgh that features an eclectic mix of community, cultural, business and entertainment venues
Reviewed 15 June 2014

I've been here alot since I've lived in Pittsburgh as it was recommended as an area to go to for fun from people at my job. There are many bars one can get to by foot or cab here, some restaurants, and it is overall a good feeling being here. There is a lot of foot traffic here and at peak social times, one of the places here will always be functioning at 110%. Some of the places are quieter too which adds to the variety of good selection here. Also present are many tattoo parlors more so than other such neighborhoods in the city so if one is looking to get inked up, this is a good area to shop in. For those unfamiliar with Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh residents tend to be more inked up than the average American, I know this having 12 tattoos and feeling like I have only an average amount. I mention that as a means of pointing out that the tattoo parlors here tend to get a lot of business and add a lot to this neighborhood. Overall, the Southside is a good experience if in Pittsburgh, if one is an out of town traveler on a weekend trip here, this should definitely be a place they go for social events more so than the other districts in the city.

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Reviewed 19 May 2014

This is our hub when we visit the city. Some of the places we love are: REI, Goodwill, Zenith Tea & Antiques, Enchanted Garden Smoothies, Spring Hill Suites, and Carson Street. Stop by the cozy Chamber of Commerce on Carson to get the scoop on the area as well as the city. And, the area is a short trip to any other neighborhood you would wish to visit. Love it!

2  Thank Russell-UP
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

This is a unique neighborhood in Pittsburgh. Once a steel workers town with bars and little restaurants, it has reinvented itself in the last 20 years and now is a thriving place to live, eat, drink, go to the theater, and just hang out.

1  Thank Peggy F
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Southside has a TON of bars/restaurants. East Carson gets crowded on weekend nights. There are many shops scattered along the main street. Southside Works has a movie theater, shops, and restaurants. There is actually a lot of parking for such a congested area/neighborhood.

2  Thank S W
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

I absolutely love this area, so many high end stores. They even have a cheesecake factory which lots of people love.

1  Thank 65averyp
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