'Burgh Bits & Bites Food Tour
'Burgh Bits & Bites Food Tour
Pittsburgh Food Tasting and Historic Walking Tours
Are you looking for something fun and unique to do while exploring Pittsburgh?
A ‘Burgh Bits & Bites Food Tour may be just the ticket!
Exploring the vivid history and culinary delights of the Steel City is the focus of ‘Burgh Bits and Bites tours, established in early 2008. Through our warm friendly service, our goal is to make your tour enriching, educational, and most of all – a delightful, tasty adventure!
We offer tours in 8 distinct neighborhoods as well as customized private and corporate tours for groups of six or more.
Strip District Market Tour
The Strip District Market tour features a behind-the-counter look at a variety of eateries in Pittsburgh's Historic market district. This tour links local history with the restaurants and shops peppered along Penn Avenue with samples from around the world including Italian pastries, Mediterranean specialties, Polish specialties, and European meats.
Sometimes referred to as Pittsburgh’s ‘Little Italy’, this can’t miss Bloomfield tour carves a path through the streets of one of Pittsburgh's treasured neighborhoods. Explore Italian eateries and samplings of pizza, biscotti and other sweet & savory delights. Pittsburgh architectural historian, Franklin Toker says of Bloomfield it is, “a feast, as rich to the eyes as the homemade tortellini and cannoli in it’s shop windows are to the stomach.”
Lawrenceville is a walking tour rich in American history and replete with creative and unique business owners that are pursuing their artisan dreams. Both the historic content and the food on this tour represent Lawrenceville's past history as a blue-collar working community and its recent up-scale and artistic renaissance into the hip urban neighborhood it has become. Tastings include Greek specialties, authentic Italian lasagna, cupcakes, perogies, and one of the 'Burgh's best sausage sandwiches.
Come explore the historic and culinary treasures in Pittsburgh’s 3rd largest neighborhood. Brookline is full of merchant shops, historic buildings, and of course, great food finds! Learn how Pita bread is made, enjoy one of the best street tacos, visit one of Pittsburgh's oldest bakeries, sip a perfect cup of coffee, and more.
South Side Tour
Colorful, funky and historical Southside. This area features, boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, theater and live music venues, all within walking distance. Explore the “Great American Main Street” of Pittsburgh, a National Historic District. Discover the Victorian architecture along East Carson Street while sampling Columbian empanadas, Italian beef sandwiches, milkshakes, pizza and more.
Explore North Side’s Historic ‘Deutchtown’, what once was part of Allegheny City as you "walk in the steps of giants". Discover the influence of Carnegie, DL Clark and others. Sneak a peek at the antique photo collection in the largest photography museum in the country. Tastings include a German pretzel, potato pancakes, greens & beans, spinach & feta pie and more! Your satisfied stomach will be grateful for this 1mile stroll back in time!
Allentown, a historic Pittsburgh community siting high above the South Side Flats was settled in the early 19th century by German immigrants. This now edgy neighborhood features a coffee shop & a vegan restaurant dedicated to heavy metal and punk rock, a friendly neighborhood diner that houses a caterer and deli, Caribbean food and a beloved local pizza venue. Experience & enjoy the bountiful samplings of the local eateries. Your stomach will be glad you did. *Not all tastings are vegan
Quaint, charming & Historic! This town, our first destination outside of Allegheny County, is an up and coming culinary spot. It features new and old establishments that provide tasty stops on our tour route. Enjoy delicious home-made soup, fine dining in a century old hotel, German meats, chocolate and more. Step back in time and savor the treats that await in Saxonburg.