Restaurant/Amenities/Hotels/B&Bs Near the Pittsburgh Shambhala Center



Tazza D’Oro, 1125 N. Highland Avenue, Highland Park (10 minute walk)

Coffeeshop with light salad, sandwiches, pastries

Zeke’s Coffee, 6015 Penn Avenue, East Liberty (12 minute walk)


Highland Park Neighborhood Restaurants:

Smiling Banana Leaf, 5901 Bryant Street, Highland Park

Thai Restaurant with some vegan and gluten free options

Teppanyaki Kyoto Restaurant, 5808 Bryant St, Highland Park

Japanese Restaurant, small and cozy

Park Bruges, 5801 Bryant Street, Highland Park

Belgian and American Fare

Plate and Bowl, 5904 Bryant Street, Highland Park

Healthy rice bowls, ramen, etc. Vegan and vegetarian options, BYOB


East Liberty/Shadyside Neighborhood Restaurants:

Kelly’s Bar and Restaurant – 6012 Centre Ave

Art deco dive bar/diner with really good macaroni and cheese.

Noodlehead, 242 S Highland Ave

Thai Noodles, Cash Only. Note the spice scale goes from 1-5

Dinette, 5996 Centre Ave (2nd level of the Eastside Shopping Center)

Thin crust pizzas and small plates, wine bar.

Plum Pan Asian Kitchen, 5996 Centre Ave (1st level, Eastside Shopping Center)

Curries and Sushi

Muddy Waters Oyster Bar, 130 S Highland Ave

New Orleans-style Cajun dishes and seafood

Whitfield at the Ace Hotel, 120 S Whitfield St

New American dishes served all day. Great brunch.

Paris 66, 6018 Centre Ave

Small french bistro, also has espresso and pastries

Tana Ethiopian, 5929 Baum Blvd

Family style, sharable Ethiopian dishes with many vegetarian options

Spoon, 134 S Highland Ave

Upscale American dishes with local ingredients

BRGR, 5997 Centre Ave

Fancy hamburgers. Intense milkshakes.

Mad Mex, 220 S Highland Ave

Local chain, Americanized burritos and Tex-Mex fare. Vegan seitan wings.

Casbah, 229 S Highland Ave

Upscale Mediterranean restaurant

Chipotle, 5986 Centre Avenue

Choolah, 6114 Centre Ave

The Chipotle of Indian Food


Grocery Stores:

Whole Foods, 5880 Centre Ave, open 8am-10pm (hot foods/salad bar)

Trader Joe’s, 6343 Penn Ave, open 8am-9pm



CVS, 6100 Penn Ave

Target, 6231 Penn Ave



Ace Hotel

120 S. Whitfield St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

(412) 361-3300 http://www.acehotel.com/pittsburgh#!

Hotel Indigo

123 N. Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15206

(412) 665-0555 https://www.ihg.com/hotelindigo/hotels/us/en/pittsburgh/pitgh/hoteldetail

SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Bakery Square
134 Bakery Square Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 362-8600 · marriott.com

Hyatt House Bloomfield

5335 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

(412)621-9900 https://pittsburghbloomfield.house.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Courtyard Pittsburgh Shadyside
5308 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(412) 683-3113 · marriott.com

Shadyside Inn Suites
5405 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 441-4444 · shadysideinn.com

Quality Inn University Center
3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 683-6100 · qualityinn.com


Friendship Suites
301 Stratford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 392-1935 · friendshipsuites.com

The Inn on Negley
703 S Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 661-0631 · innonnegley.com

The Mansion at Maple Heights
5516 Maple Heights Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 586-7940 · mansionmapleheights.com

Mansions On Fifth Hotel
5105 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 381-5105 · mansionsonfifth.com

Additional options for travelers who need accommodations only for a night or two:

Here is a link specific to our neighborhood:

You can also try other nearby neighborhoods such as Friendship or Shady Side. This site was recommended by a member who has used airbnb in her travels.