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Things to do in Bethel

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Cinema
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Huntington State Park is a public recreation area covering 1,017 acres in the towns of Redding, with hiking, pond fishing, horseback riding.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“If you haven't been, it's regarded as 'the Disneyland of Grocery Stores'. Fabulous baked goods, seafood, and prepared food section, especially their Portuguese Rolls, Bagels (usually piping hot) house made potato chips and fried chicken.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Italian eatery featuring produce from its own organic farm & local purveyors, served in rustic digs. The second floor is a casual restaurant. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“Open seasonally, Blue Jay Orchards is a great local place to go apple or pumpkin picking in the fall, or simply enjoy their farm stand with local produce, homemade pies and donuts. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a fun, cozy, casual place in downtown Bethel where you'll find live music every night, a delicious creative menu (not your average bar food), and an outdoor patio in the nice weather. Monday nights is open mic, with no cover charge and an array of talents local musicians. On other nights you'll find Folk, Jazz, Acoustic, and sometimes R&B or Rock. Check out their calendar and menu online. www.notekitchen.com”
  • 4 locals recommend
Farm
“A small, family style farm producing fresh vegetables, fruit, meat and a variety of goodies. Run by people who obviously love what they do. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Revolutionary War staging area for the Continental Army. Easy walking with some great history.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Indoor fun on a rainy day or date night, Monster Mini Golf will delight kids & adults of all ages.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Compact, enduring ice cream parlor selling gourmet handmade ice cream in daily rotating flavors.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great Pizza. Recommend the Special (has everything on it). It's not on the menu so you'll have to ask for it.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Landmark joint with curb service & a '50s vibe serving steakburgers, fries & housemade root beer. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Car Rental
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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“In the world of Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, Moten Java is a refreshing reminder of what local coffee shops should be. Set in a colorful victorian house in Bethel, this eclectic place boasts an artsy vibe, lite bites, board games and occasional live music.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Rizzuto's Wood-Fired Kitchen & Bar, combines warmth and hospitality with a rustic Italian menu that centers on quality ingredients, simple preparations, and great value.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Italian eatery featuring produce from its own organic farm & local purveyors, served in rustic digs. The second floor is a casual restaurant. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a fun, cozy, casual place in downtown Bethel where you'll find live music every night, a delicious creative menu (not your average bar food), and an outdoor patio in the nice weather. Monday nights is open mic, with no cover charge and an array of talents local musicians. On other nights you'll find Folk, Jazz, Acoustic, and sometimes R&B or Rock. Check out their calendar and menu online. www.notekitchen.com”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Pizza. Recommend the Special (has everything on it). It's not on the menu so you'll have to ask for it.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Landmark joint with curb service & a '50s vibe serving steakburgers, fries & housemade root beer. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Informal option for baked goods & classic American breakfast & lunch fare, plus sidewalk tables. diner breakfast food decor needs updating. I found the food a bit greasy ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“In the world of Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts, Moten Java is a refreshing reminder of what local coffee shops should be. Set in a colorful victorian house in Bethel, this eclectic place boasts an artsy vibe, lite bites, board games and occasional live music.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Rizzuto's Wood-Fired Kitchen & Bar, combines warmth and hospitality with a rustic Italian menu that centers on quality ingredients, simple preparations, and great value.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They have an excellent online ordering system, the pizza is good, and they deliver!”
  • 2 locals recommend

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