BEST BITES LAWRENCEVILLE

GET A TASTE OF THE CITY WITH BEST BITES LAWRENCEVILLE!

Lawrenceville Restaurant Tasting Tour

Best Bites Lawrenceville is the fun way to eat, drink and experience the best of Lawrenceville. Enjoy "to-go" tastings of each restaurant’s "Best Bite" with craft beer samplings, wine tastings and specialty cocktail stops along a self-guided walking tour of one of Pittsburgh's favorite neighborhoods.

SATURDAY, July 31, 2021

1 pm - 4 pm |

Lawrenceville

Whether you're a local foodie or out-of-town visitor, discover the flavor of Lawrenceville in one delicious afternoon with Best Bites Lawrenceville!

GRAND TASTING TICKET: $60

 Includes all Best Bites food and drink tastings on either the East or West Tour plus a prize drawing for a $250 Busy Beaver gift card. 

Presenting Sponsor:

Neighborhood Sponsors:

RESTAURANTS

EVENT DETAILS

  • Enjoy a day of tastings at 15 Lawrenceville restaurants and drink stops on either the East or West Tasting Tour with top chefs creating their "Best Bite." 
  • In addition to Bites, the event includes specialty drinks, wine tastings and beverage samplings at local breweries, distilleries and businesses.
  • This self-guided walking tour will be held from 1 pm - 4 pm.
  • Grand Tasting Ticket: $60. Includes all Best Bites restaurant tastings and drink stops on either the East or West Tour. Purchase tickets at Eventbrite. Only 500 tickets will be sold.
  • Two simultaneous tracks will be held with 15 stops on each. Choose to do the East or West Lawrenceville Tasting Tour on the Eventbrite order form (each sold out at first 250). No same-day tickets will be available for sale.
  • West Tasting Tour: 33rd Street - 40th Street (plus Penn and Liberty Avenue)
  • East Tasting Tour: 41st Street - 56th Street
  • Special sponsor stops include Iron City Beer and Banfi Wine Tastings at Arsenal 201 and Pure Grub 412 Organic Foods at Busy Beaver- Lawrenceville where guests can enter to win a $250 Busy Beaver gift card.
  • Purchase tickets by Tuesday, July 20 to receive the ticket packet by mail. Packets include an official ticket lanyard to wear on the tour, restaurant map, starting point assignments and tasting instructions.
  • Guests will be assigned different restaurant starting points in small groups like a golf scramble to create distancing along the tour.
  • Restaurants on the tour will be marked with sidewalk signage and balloons. Present your lanyard to receive a tasting at each stop.
  • Please maintain any social distancing protocol at each stop.
  • Award local culinary talent by voting for your favorites! Guests are asked to vote for Best Bite, Best Drink and Best Experience along the tour with Peoples Choice ballots. 

Click here for a list of all Best Bites restaurants and drink stops.  

COMPLIMENTARY COCKTAILS 

In addition to Bites, guests receive cocktails, craft beer and specialty drinks at multiple locations along the tasting tour.

OFFICIAL TICKET LANYARDS

Official ticket lanyards will be sent by mail this year in a packet that includes the program/restaurant map, starting point assignments and tasting instructions.  No need to wait in line at check-in kiosks to receive your lanyard. Buy tickets by July 20!

FEATURED RESTAURANTS & DRINK STOPS

Get the true flavor of Lawrenceville with tastings at these participating restaurants then vote for your favorites! Choose the East or West Tasting Tour. Click on each logo for their websites and show your support for these businesses all year long.

EVENT MAP

 EAST TASTING TOUR

The Butterwood Bake
Consortium

Bierport

Click on the Event Map for restaurant and drink stop locations, parking and event activities.

Deli on Butler  Street

Dive Bar & Grille 

PARKING & GETTING AROUND

Look on the Event Map for parking options or use on-street parking. We also suggest using Uber or rent a Healthy Ride bike for the day!

Hop Farm Brewing Company

La Gourmandine

Lawrenceville Distilling Co.

LeVia Trattoria

Want to get around by bike? Rent a Healthy Ride bike with six pick-up locations in Lawrenceville. Download the nextbike app.

Walters Southern Kitchen

NatuRoll Creamery

PRIZE DRAWING

Guests can win a $250 Busy Beaver gift card! 

Visit the Busy Beaver Lawrenceville store for 

giveaways and to register. See Contest Rules.




Busy Beaver - Lawrenceville

4743 Plummer Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

New Amsterdam

Oishii Donburi

Salty Pork Bits

Pusadee's Garden

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES

Sponsor Event: $250 Giveaway and Pure Grub 412 at Busy Beaver

Sponsor Event: Pure Grub 412 at
Busy Beaver

 WEST TASTING TOUR

After a day of tasting, vote for Best Bite, 

Best Drink and Best Experience.

Arsenal Cider House

Burgh'ers Brewing Lawrenceville

INFORMATION KIOSK

Best Bites staff will be stationed at an Information Kiosk in the lobby of TRYP by Wyndham Pittsburgh/Lawrenceville to assist you on event day. 

TRYP by Wyndham

177 40th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 

Cantina

The Church Brew Works

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Cinderlands Foederhouse

Engine House 25

The Forge

Franktuary

Considering an overnight or weekend stay? TRYP by Wyndham Pittsburgh/Lawrenceville is offering a discounted rate of $179 for Best Bites guests. Located in the heart of Lawrenceville, TRYP offers an original boutique experience that brings Lawrenceville to you.

To Book: Click here or call (412) 687-8797

Millie's Homemade Ice Cream

Piazza Talarico 

Pita My Shawarma

Senti

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Black Sheep BBQ at Thunderbird Café

TRYP Hotel: Brick Shop

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Sponsor Event:
Iron City Beer Tasting at Arsenal 201

Sponsor Event:
Banfi Wine Tasting
at Arsenal 201

Hungry for more? Best Bites will be a series of restaurant events that discover the flavor of Pittsburgh, one
savory neighborhood at a time. Look for Best Bites Pittsburgh, the Downtown event, in the fall.