Best Bites Lawrenceville is a social distancing-friendly restaurant and business crawl featuring stops at 25 restaurants and shops that showcase Lawrenceville’s exciting food, beverage and shopping scene. Enjoy a delightful afternoon of tasting each restaurant’s signature dish - or Best Bite – with beer samplings, specialty cocktail stops and retail offerings along the way.
Click here for the list of restaurants and specialty shops.
Click on Event Map to see Best Bites restaurant locations, check-in points and parking throughout Downtown Pittsburgh.
Wondering where to park? Look on the Event Map for recommended parking lots near each of the four check-in points. We also suggest using Ride Share services such as Uber or Lyft.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2020
GRAND TASTING TICKET: $60
Before you begin the restaurant crawl, present your event ticket and check in at one of the designated locations to receive your official lanyard and map. Choose your check-in point:
Friday: North Shore
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 358 North Shore Drive:
GET A TASTE OF THE CITY WITH BEST BITES PITTSBURGH!
THIS YEAR'S RESTAURANTS
Best Bites Pittsburgh features tastings at 20 locations throughout Lawrenceville, from appetizers to to sweet treats. Indulge in our Grand Tasting featuring some of the best restaurants in the city:
Hungry for more? Best Bites will be a series of restaurant events that discover the flavor of Pittsburgh, one savory neighborhood at a time.
Arsenal Cider House
Bierport Tap Room
Dive Bar & Grill
Hop Farm Brewing Company
Industry Public House
Piazza Talarico and Papa Joe’s Wine Cellar
Tryp Hotel: Over Eden, Brick Shop
The Butterwood Bake Consortium
Deli on Butler Street
Walter's BBQ Southern Kitchen
Pita My Shawarma
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES
Best Bites is also a contest! After a day of tasting, you'll have a chance to vote for Best Bite, Best Drink, and Best Stop.
Includes all Best Bites food and beverage tastings, complimentary cocktails and entry to the prize drawing.
Whether you're a local foodie or out-of-town visitor, experience the best that Lawrenceville has to offer with Best Bites Lawrenceville!
Enjoy a day of tastings at 25 restaurants and specialty shops, featuring a curated list of premier destinations with top chefs creating their Best Bite.
In addition to tasty bites, the event also includes beverage sampling from multiple locations.
The self-guided restaurant crawl will be held from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Grand Tasting Tickets: $60. Includes all Best Bites tastings and beverage samplings on the crawl and entry to the prize drawing.
Attendees can choose their check-in location at one of four designated starting points in Lawrenceville. Select on the ticket purchase form.
Present your printed or mobile ticket at the check-in point to receive an official lanyard and restaurant map. You can also follow the Event Map here on BestBitesPittsburgh.com.
Restaurants on the crawl will be marked with special signage. Present your lanyard to receive a tasting at each stop.
Award local culinary talent by voting for your favorites! Guests are asked to vote for Best Bite, Best Drink and Best Stop along the tour with Peoples Choice ballots.
SAME-DAY CHECK-IN POINTS:
Arsenal Cider House
300 39th Street at Penn Avenue
3810 Butler Street
Hop Farm Brewing
5601 Butler Street, Upper Lawrenceville
177 40th Street near 40th Sreet Bridge
Walters BBQ Southern Kitchen
4501 Butler Street
Dive Bar & Grill
5147 Butler Street, Upper Lawrenceville
ENJOY COMPLIMENTARY DRINKS
In addition to drink tastings along the restaurant crawl, guests receive a complimentary margarita at Cantina. Specialty cocktails and wine tastings will also be offered at retail locations along Butler Street.
Guests can win a Gozney Roccbox pizza oven, the first portable restaurant-grade oven designed for outdoor cooking. Valued at $499, courtesy of Don's Appliances. Check the opt-in on the ticket form to be automatically registered. See Contest Rules here. [link]