Spicy kofta cashew cheese melt on sourdough with watermelon radishes at B52 Cafe in Pittsburgh | B52 Cafe/Facebook
The Steel City is an excellent in-state destination for sushi, pierogies, and good old-fashioned diner fare — and it’s only a 5-hour drive from Philly
Sometimes a nearby weekend getaway is just what you need — and what better place to visit than another much-cherished city in this vast Commonwealth? With a vibrant arts and music scene, Pittsburgh has become more than the vision of a steel town of its past — roughly a five-hour drive from Philly, it’s a great in-state destination to add to your road trip list. There’s plenty to do — visit one of our many museums or have some fun on a river of your choosing — and some beautiful places to eat. Stopping by for the weekend? Here’s a list of restaurants and bars where you’ll find the essence of the Steel City.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for vaccinated and unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.