7 Places to Find Great Holiday Food in Pittsburgh

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Pies, cookies, turkey and more—here are some great ideas for some delicious holiday food in Pittsburgh.

1. Hot chocolate – Milkshake Factory

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Milkshake Factory’s hot chocolate is rich and delicious. Only available in winter, the Milkshake Factory’s drink takes their signature blend of chocolate and melts it into warm milk. They also have a hot chocolate float, their signature hot chocolate poured over vanilla ice cream.  More on the Milkshake Factory here.

2. Hot turkey sandwich – Eat N’ Park

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If you’re craving something warm and yummy, Eat N’ Park’s hot turkey sandwich doesn’t disappoint. Made with smoked deli turkey on warm and crusty sourdough bread, the sandwich is smothered in turkey gravy for an amazing Thanksgiving-esque taste. More on Eat N’ Park here.

3. Christmas Cookies – Prantl’s Bakery

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Sure Prantl’s may be famous for their burnt almond torte, but their cookies are pretty incredible. With cookie trays available, they make it easier to have them on hand for holiday guests. There are M&M cookies, thumbprints, sugar cookies, peanut butter cookies and more. More on Prantl’s here.

4. Coffee – Redhawk

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There’s nothing better than a steaming hot cup of coffee on a chilly winter morning. Head to Redhawk in Oakland or on Smithfield Street for a tasty cup of joe to warm up this winter. More on Redhawk here.

5. Ham – The Honey Baked Ham Company

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With multiple locations around Pittsburgh, the Honey Baked Ham Company’s spiral cut hams are the perfect centerpiece to your holiday dinner. There’s also so much you can do with leftover holiday hams, from croque monsieur to split pea soup with ham and more. More on Honey Baked Ham here.

6. Feast of the Seven Fishes – Vivo Kitchen

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Last year, the Sewickley restaurant hosted a Feast of the Seven Fishes. It has become an annual tradition in early December, with two afternoon seatings. The menu and date for this year’s feast has not been announced yet. More on the Feast of the Seven Fishes here.

7. Brunch – Union Standard

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If you’re famished after Black Friday shopping or need some serious eats on New Year’s Day, Union Standard is a great choice. There’s sangria, Bloody Mary or rumtini options for beverages and food-wise, omelets, steak and eggs, burgers and salmon abound. More on Union Standard here.


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