Explore the 4 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood
Millie's Homemade Ice Cream | Photo: Veronica C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 13, 2020.

Looking to uncover all that Shadyside has to offer? Get to know this Pittsburgh neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Thai restaurant to a Mexican-style cuisine spot.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Shadyside, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Noodlehead

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Topping the list is Thai spot Noodlehead, which offers noodles and more. Located at 242 S. Highland Ave., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,389 reviews on Yelp. 

This spot was named one of the top 25 Asian-style restaurants in Pittsburgh. On the menu, look for Thai fried chicken or noodles in curry coconut milk sauce. 

2. Prantl's Bakery

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Next up is bakery Prantl's Bakery, which offers desserts and more, situated at 5525 Walnut St. With four stars out of 244 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

This bakery's burnt almond torte has been a Pittsburgh staple for five decades, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Look for the torte in custard and chocolate flavors. 

3. Millie's Homemade Ice Cream

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Millie's Homemade Ice Cream, a spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and sandwiches, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 232 S. Highland Ave., 4.5 stars out of 380 reviews. 

This sweet spot, which also boasts a location in Lawrenceville, offers ice cream in flavors of cookie dough, banana chocolate chip, mint chip, vegan mango sorbet and more. 

4. Tocayo Taqueria & Tequila

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Tocayo Taqueria & Tequila, a spot to score tacos and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 142 Yelp reviews. Head over to 810 Ivy St. to see for yourself. 

This spot, which specializes in northwestern Mexican cuisine, offers bites like tacos, quesadillas, taquitos and guacamole prepared tableside. Look for the veggie eggplant and cauliflower tacos. 

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