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Jason May 17, 2006 12:33 PM

Hello,

Going to be in Pittsburgh next Saturday night the 27th. Need a recommendation. Nothing too fancy. we are staying at the courtyard just a few blocks from the Clemente bridge. In walking distance would be a definite plus.

thanks

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    Rick RE: Jason May 17, 2006 09:02 PM

    Try Kaya in the Strip Disctrict. It's not within walking distance but it's a short cab ride. Check www.bigburritogroup.com and click on the Kaya link. Happy hour is 5-7 M-F with half off drinks. The food is great. We go for the food and the half off drinks are just a plus. If you like sweeter drinks I recommend the Pina Coloda on the rocks and Mango Mojito. Enjoy.

    Link: http://www.bigburrito.com

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      Rick RE: Rick May 17, 2006 09:05 PM

      If you happen to not like the menu at Kaya, Roland's, also in the Strip District, has a nice big bar and good seafood. Their fish sandwich is my favorite fish sandwich in Pittsburgh.

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      Penzgirl RE: Jason May 17, 2006 10:00 PM

      Hi and welcome. Closer to where you're staying are the Sonoma Grill and Six Penn. There is also a new Asian fusion restaurant across from the Warhol museum; I haven't been there but I read a good review.

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        RjE RE: Jason May 19, 2006 11:03 AM

        TONIC is your best choice. Delicious, moderately priced, great atmosphere, near everything.

        http://www.tonicpittsburgh.com/

        Link: http://pair.com/engelr

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          boryszek RE: Jason Jul 10, 2009 12:26 AM

          There is Polish Cuisine in the area if you interested.
          On Penn Avenue,
          http://www.sdpolishdeli.com

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            kevin25 RE: Jason Jul 12, 2009 05:50 PM

            Sonoma is nice wine bar(not a far walk) better appetizer bar than anything. Alot of wines to try by the glass. Make sure they open the bottle fresh. They have a tendency to keep bottles alittle too long sometimes. Six Penn is fun to have a drink outside on their rooftop bar. food not bad(not great but not bad). If you want a simple food stop the gyro shop on 6th is really good if you like gyros. Had a wonderful mushroom risotto at Palatte Bistro. right on 6th. My wife and I actually like to walk from spot to spot and try a small dish at the bar and move on. try it your in the right area for that. Cafe Zao is right there also and worth a "stop" on your tour. enjoy

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