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Oakmont is a historic community with a very tight-knit atmosphere and access to the Allegheny river. It is home to a large business community within walking distance of local coffee shops, restaurants, pubs, and boutiques.
Oakmont is one of Pittsburgh’s most distinctive suburban communities with old-fashioned charm and a wide variety of shopping. It is home to Oakmont Bakery, an award-winning longtime bakeshop offering premium cakes & baked goods. The Oaks is a multi-purpose theater along Allegheny Avenue featuring old & new films, live music, and stand-up comedy. The nearby Carnegie Library of Oakmont was built in 1899. A premier golf course site, Oakmont Country Club hosted more USGA and PGA golf championships than any other course in the U.S., including the 2016 U.S. Open. Oakmont Yacht Club is the oldest inland yacht club in the U.S., located on the shores of the Allegheny River.
99% of the shops in Oakmont are small and locally owned. Some are: Mystery Lovers Bookshop, an independent bookshop celebrating over 30 years of serving book lovers, Oakmont Candle Works hand-pour and pack-in soy candles, and family-owned Cheswick Floral deliver flowers the same day. The Rivers' Edge of Oakmont is a new luxury community along the most picturesque stretch of the Allegheny River.
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Must Go Places in Oakmont
Oakmont's shopping scene will fill your every need. Hoffstot's Café Monaco is a classic Italian restaurant with specialties from antipasto to veal romano. Stop at Oakmont Deli for a delicious lunch, or if Italian is more your style, Fox's Pizza Den is a great option. Mighty Oak Barrel Restaurant is a relaxed choice with an oak bar & warm atmosphere for American fare. At the same time, Carnivores Restaurant & Sports Bar is an easygoing sports bar with trivia nights. You can find excellent fusion food and tasty beers at the lovely Pub At 333, while Oakmont Tavern is a great neighborhood bar with an outdoor deck.
Oakmont Bakery is an award-winning longtime bakeshop with ample seating offering premium cakes & baked goods. Brr-Kee's Ice Cream has treats for the whole family, while Boulevard Sweet Shoppe offers the finest gourmet fudge and chocolate candy.