|While you are in Aspinwall, you might also enjoy visiting some of the other wonderful shops and restaurants.
Luke and Mike's Front Porch! Just down the street - enjoy a fireplace inside in the winter and the charming front porch in the summer. Excellent Home Made Soups and casual dining in a fun atmosphere!
Also new on the block: Bella Christie Bakery! Stop in and treat yourself to a delicious mini cupcake, or order up one of their masterful cakes, truly pieces of art. Fresh Mini Donuts made right before your eyes!!
Introducing Marisqueira, Mederterranian Bistro, right next door! Let Claudio, Francisco and the rest of their wonderful staff treat you to a wonderul dining experience - lunch or dinner, seven days a week! At the very least, stop in for some fresh Sangria!
Just around the corner, look for the Lime Green Umbrella's outside during the warmer months for some fun casual dining - inside or out at The Cornerstone. Saturday or Sunday Brunch at The Cornerstone is AWESOME!
Treat yourself to a visit to Esspa Cosmetica, 17 Brilliant Avenue, Pittsburgh's Favorite Day Spa. (412)782-3888
Have a fun time at the infamous J&W Variety Store, Brilliant Avenue - the greatest family owned store you will ever find - they sell everything from Holiday Decorations, Sports Memorabelia, Hardware items, School Supplies, Art Supplies, Office Supplies....even vacuum cleaners! John Zourelias is always ready with a joke or a prank, guaranteed to make you laugh.
Can't find a gift for someone...and don't feel like wandering thru a big box store? Stop in at Rosebud's on First Street. Lots of lovely unique gifts, lots of Vera Bradley, all beautifully wrapped. Right across the street from her is you will find Carol Whitehead - a wonderful shop that has really lovely antque prints and they do a great job with Fine Custom Framing: 335 First Street, Aspinwall (412)782-3343
Just around the bend is Kristi Boutique - ladies, be sure to stop in for a browse - Kristi really does a great job selecting unique fashions and GREAT jeans!
Need a pick me up? Stop in at Beans And Cream,over on Brilliant Avenue, where you will find great coffee, delicious treats, light and quick lunches, ice cream and THE BEST Milk Shakes! Across the street is a new store called One Brilliant - a tiny unique boutiquie filled with wonderful dresses, jewelry, handbags, belts, acessories and sweaters. Right next door to that, you will find Note Bene, a unique stationary store - for when the hand written note is just the right thing. If you are looking for something fresh and locally grown - drive down a block to Patty's Farm Market. When Peaches and Corn are in season, THIS is where you want to buy them!!
Hungry? Grab a bite at Sam's Tavern in the Wall. My favorites are the burgers and the strawberry salad, ...oh, and the Chicken Gorgonzola for dinner....but you can order everything from a great Reuban Sandwich to a full course fabulous dinner......and of course....dessert.
Need to pick up some fresh flowers or select a beautiful custom floral arrangement? Poke your head into Whitemans Flower Shop right next door to the coffee shop on Brilliant Avenue (412)781-7080. Thad will make sure you get something spectacular, using the freshest of flowers, lovely containers and quality designs - if you are looking for Boston Ferns....This is the place!
In the mood for some more outdoor dining? Luma Restaurant, also on Brilliant Avenue, has lovely outdoor seating underneath the awning when weather permits. Great spot for lunch or dinner.
When you visit the Shops of Aspinwall, you get the special care and attention that's so hard to find these days, without the hassle of crowded aisles, long lines and and discount quality. Take a step back from the frantic pace of mall shopping and relax in Aspinwall!