Pittsburgh’s diverse neighborhoods mean one thing: Pittsburghers are spoiled with choices of authentic food from a variety of countries from Japan to Poland. A Pittsburgh favorite, pierogies hit the spot whether you’re in the mood for a snack or a delicious meal. Embark on this mouthwatering pierogi trail in Pittsburgh to indulge in some of the city’s best, most authentic pierogies.
The Pierogi Trail In Pittsburgh
You'll travel over 40 miles when you embark on this scrumptious pierogi trail in Pittsburgh. Covering that territory only takes about an hour and 17 minutes before you consider the time you'll spend at each location.
1. Cop Out Pierogies – 350 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15223
Indulge in a range of scrumptious flavors of pierogi - from mac & cheese to sauerkraut - at Cop Out Pierogies. Even better? You can request custom made pierogies. The shop sells pierogies by the dozen (and by the dozen Cop Out Pierogies means 14 pieorgies.) Don't leave without ordering a dozen of your favorite dessert pierogies - apple cheese cake, Bavarian cream, pumpkin spice, or banana split.
2. Forgotten Taste Pierogies – 11978 US-19, Wexford, PA 15090
Stock up on your favorite pierogies (frozen) or sit down for delicious hot pierogies when you visit Forgotten Taste Pierogies. Peruse the generous menu that features such pierogies as potato and onion, potato and cheese, spinach and ricotta, and three cheese and pepperoni. Forgotten Taste Pierogies also serves other Polish favorites, including haluski, stuffed peppers, and kielbasa.
3. Pierogies Plus – 342 Island Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA 15136
Pierogies Plus promises pierogies just like grandma used to make. Order a half dozen or a dozen pierogies hot or frozen. Choose from such traditional pierogies as plain potato, potato and cheese, cottage cheese and chives, and sausage. Provide two days advance notice and Pierogies Plus will also make special order pierogies. The authentic Polish spot also sells such dishes as haluski, stuffed cabbage, and zucchini bread.
4. S&D Polish Deli – 2204 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Stop by S&D Polish Deli for lunch daily and treat yourself to authentic fried or cooked pierogies or other popular Polish dishes, such as stuffed cabbage and potato pancakes. Don't forget to stock up on your favorite pierogies - frozen and ready for you to cook - while you're at the charming Polish deli. S&D Polish Deli features 15 different flavors of pierogies, including potato and farmer cheese, sweet cabbage, strawberry, blueberry, and mushroom pierogies.
5. The Church Brew Works – 3525 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Raise your glass and toast the deliciousness of your trek along the Pittsburgh pierogi trail thus far. Your next stop will take you to The Church Brew Works, a charming restaurant that was once a church. Enjoy the atmosphere as you dine on such scrumptious pierogi dishes as the buffalo chicken potato saute, the pierogi saute, or traditional potato and cheese pierogies topped with melted butter, sour cream, and onions.
6. Bloomfield Bridge Tavern – 4412 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
End your journey along the pierogi trail in Pittsburgh at the Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, which boasts several authentic Polish dishes on the menu. Choose from one of three types of pierogies: potato and cheese, sauerkraut, or cottage cheese. Add another authentic dish - kielbasa, stuffed cabbage, or halluski - to your main pierogi course.
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