Oakland

Restaurants

Porch at Schenley

  • Enjoy some fine dining right on campus at the Porch at Schenley, as well as outdoor seating during warmer weather!
  • 221 Schenley Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Pamela’s Diner- Oakland

  • A classic diner for Pitt students, Pamela’s Diner is known to be one of the best breakfast places in Pittsburgh!
  • 3703 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Tamarind Flavor of India

  • Authentic Indian cuisine right in Oakland for either takeout or dining experience.
  • 257 Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Roots Natural Kitchen

Hello Bistro

Piada Italian Street Food

  • Casual Italian restaurant open for lunch and dinner, serving piadas, salads, and pastas.
  • 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Chikn

Sushi Fuku

Union Grill

  • Popular casual spot for college students, known for their burgers and seafood!
  • 413 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Fuel and Fuddle

Stack’d Oakland

Primanti Bros. Restaurant and Bar Oakland

  • Known for their sandwiches topped with coleslaw and french-fries, Primanti Bros also offers pizzas, wings, and other casual foods!
  • 3803 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Lucca Ristorante

  • Excellent Italian food brought to you in a cozy, comforting, and casual environment.
  • 317 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Food for Thought Deli

  • Stop by to take home some deli meats, cheeses or salads by the pound!  Alternatively, grab a lunch from the delicious cafe menu!
  • 194 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Gathering Places

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

  • The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, home to an extraordinary collection of artifacts and objects to broaden scientific knowledge, is one of the top Natural History museums in the entire United States. Admission is free for Pitt students with a valid Student ID!
  • 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Carnegie Museum of Art

  • The world’s first modern Art Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Art has a collection of more than 30,000 visual art pieces that are sure to appeal to all artistic tastes. Admission is free for Pitt students with a valid Student ID!
  • 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Cathedral of Learning

  • At the heart of the University of Pittsburgh’s campus, the Cathedral of Learning is a great place to study, eat, see the city, and tour the various nationality rooms.
  • 4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Carnegie Music Hall

  • Enjoy beautiful and extraordinary music at Carnegie Music Hall with performances, events, educational programs and tours. The Carnegie Hall is known as a historical landmark, comprising three venues: Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Zankel Hall, and Weill Recital Hall.
  • 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens provide you with a world-class garden experience with a 14-room glasshouse and 23 gardens. Visit frequently—exhibits are seasonal!  Admission is free with a Pitt ID!
  • One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Shopping

Forbes Street Market (on-Campus)

Las Palmas Mexican Grocery

  • A grocery store featuring Mexican grocery items, with a ready-to-order taco stand just outside the shop!
  • 326 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Seoul Mart (Korean)

  • Korean grocery store located close to Pitt’s campus!
  • 4701 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bombay Food Market (Indian grocery)