One of Pittsburgh’s main cultural centers, the Oakland neighborhood is the home of the University of Pittsburgh and many of the cities most popular museums. Here is a list of restaurants to visit while on a college visit or taking a break from touring the museums.
In a small, unassuming taco stand located outside a Mexican grocery store, you can find some of the best tacos in Pittsburgh. At Las Palmas, guests can enjoy a variety of authentic tacos for a reasonable price with unlimited toppings a range of spicy sauces. Meals can be taken home or taken to Schenley Park for an afternoon picnic.
Address & phone: 326 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 +1(412) 682-1115
A lively restaurant serving a mix of Mexican, Spanish and Southeast Asian cuisine, Mad Mex caters to a wide range of palates and interests. The highlight of the menu is their big bowls of guacamole and chips, and warm tortillas paired with creative and boozy Margaritas that will get any night hopping.
Address & phone number: 370 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (412) 681-5656