Spending time in Troy Hill? Get to know this Pittsburgh neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from an all-day breakfast menu to sandwiches and gourmet pizza.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Troy Hill, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Pear and the Pickle
Topping the list is Pear and the Pickle, Cafe & Market. Located at 1800 Rialto St., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 96 reviews on Yelp.
Pear and Pickle comes from husband and wife duo Alexis Tragos and Bobby Stockard, who worked under chef Laura Taylor at the Brooklyn restaurant Superfine. The cafe offers an all-day breakfast menu, along with hot and cold sandwiches and salads for lunch.
2. Scratch Food & Beverage
Next up is the New American cocktail bar and kitchen Scratch Food & Beverage, serving comfort food and more at 1720 Lowrie St. With four stars out of 144 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
The menu here is designed by executive chef Brandon Blumenfeld, whose culinary experience includes popular New York restaurants like Momofuku Noodle Bar, according to Pittsburgh Magazine.
Come for snacks like deviled eggs and Spanish marinated mushrooms, and light fare like vegetable plates, soups and salads. There's also heartier options like pasta, chicken and seafood dishes.
3. Cafe at the Lofts
Cafe at the Lofts is another top choice. Yelpers give the deli, located at 1001 Progress St., four stars out of 13 reviews.
This eatery offers breakfast and lunch. Expect to find paninis and other cold and hot sandwiches — like The Navigator, stuffed with turkey breast-stuffed sandwich with hummus, veggies and cheddar cheese. Artisan pizzas, soups, salads and daily specials are also on offer.