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  • robb Aug 22, 2011 07:55 AM
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Heading to the Steelers-Patriots game from Toronto on October 30th. Won't really have much time to stop prior to the game so wondering if there is any decent food at the stadium.

Thanks in advance....Robb

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  1. Robb - I'm sending a link. I was in Heinz Field for the U2 concert (never for a Steelers game :( ). Hopefully someone can give you a review. I had a hot dog and nachos, so I can't give you a review lol. I'm not a fan of Primanti's (sandwiches with fries and coleslaw on them) BUT it is a must try thing for out of towners.

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    1. I think Heinz Field has pretty good food for a stadium. I have season tickets and often grab a bite at the games. In fact, I definitely over-ate at last Thursday's preseason game.

      A few notable places:

      Primanti's - unlike Burghgal, I am a fan of Primanti's. At the stadium you have two options: the capicola or the cheesesteak. Both offerings come on Italian bread with fries, coleslaw, tomato and the meat all stuffed between the bread. However, I do find the Primanti's at both Heinz Field and PNC Park to be not quite as tasty or substantial as those made-to-order at their other locations. The original Primanti's, in the Strip, is the best.

      Grid Iron Grill - right inside Gate A, is probably the stand I patronize the most. I very much like their bratwurst.

      Benkovitz Seafood - pretty standard fried fish offerings. The sandwich is solid.

      Quaker Steak and Lube - Wings and fries are pretty good.

      There's a stand in the Great Hall that makes very good roast beef sandwiches.

      Other than that, you'll see all the standard stadium options: dogs, kielbasa, burgers, fries, nachos, soft pretzels and the like.

      Enjoy the game!

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      1. re: MonMauler

        Burghgal...MonMauler...thank you both for the info..much appreciated..Looking very forward to my fist Steeler's game.

        Robb

        1. re: MonMauler

          Lots of people on here talk bad about the Primanti's sandwich, but like MonMauler, I too am a fan.

        2. I was there for a Kenny Chesney concert there 2 years ago. Before the concert my mom had a hot dog and liked it I just had Nacho's during a intermission between singers I found out that was Quaker Steak and Lube was there but all the way near the bottom so I had to run down the circular ramp to get to the Wings. We got a bucket of wings and they were very good. The best thing there. Just get the wings first if you are up in the top top or you may miss alot walking and waiting for your wings.