Pittsburgh’s South Side is known for its convenience to the city of Pittsburgh as well as being a popular neighborhood with local businesses and bars up and down East Carson Street. The South Side is also known for its many events especially the weekend before Pittsburgh’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade as they celebrate St. Practice Day and the Annual Shamrocked on the Southside.
When visiting the South Side some key areas to know are the South Side Flats, Station Square, and the South Side Slopes.
There are a lot of great businesses in the South Side and here are some highlights:
Grand Concourse – An Upscale restaurant with a view of the city and offers an incredible buffet brunch with stations.
Dish Osteria – A cozy, traditional Italian restaurant that has an intimate atmosphere and is family-owned.
La Palapa – Authentic Mexican cuisine.
Thai Me Up – A popular BYOB place offering both traditional & modern takes on Thai cuisine.
Nakama – Hip and trendy Japanese restaurant that is known for its theatrical hibachi grills, sushi, and cocktail lounge.
Café & Coffee Shops
Bartram House Bakery – A well-known local bakery and café shop that is a great spot for grabbing breakfast or lunch.
Delanie’s Coffee – A busy coffee shop in the heart of East Carson Street.
Big Dog Coffee – A cozy coffee shop that is sure not to disappoint with indoor and outdoor seating.
Carson City Saloon – Sports bar is known for its signature drink, the 64 Papa Smurf, and hometown sports specials.
Jack’s Bar – A local dive bar offering basic food and games.
Jimmy D’s – Lively, longtime nightspot with 2 floors.
Foxtail – Upbeat nightspot with DJs and live music.
Fat Heads Saloon – A popular bar with 40+ craft beer taps, including house brews, and also offers burgers, wings, and other pub food.
St. Practice Day! Pierogi Competition & Charity Bar Crawl | Saturday, March 5th from 1pm – 7pm
The annual pregame for St. Paddy’s Day with a pierogi contest and charity bar crawl.
20th Annual Shamrocked on the Southside | Saturday, March 5th from 11 am to Sunday, March 6th 2 am
A 14-hour bar crawl in the Southside of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Tune-Up | Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Barrel & Flow Fest | Saturday, August 13, 2022
Pedal PGH | Sunday, August 28, 2022