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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.
Shopping Centre
“Several nice restaurants with bars can be found at Evergreen Walk. Burtons Grill is very popular.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Classic styled mall very nice with lots of stores. Also easy to get to by city bus.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cinema
“Comfortable seats, newest movies, next to the mall and a variety of restaurants e.g. Texas Roadhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Olive Garden, etc.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Traditional American Hamburger Diner style food and feel. Most popular place in town. Ask for their signature Cheeseburger.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Veterinarian
“A neighborhood vegan/ vegetarian restaurant with great salads and shakes. A nice place to hang out and read a book. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“Case Mountain has great trails and great views of Hartford on clear days. Stone walls and a river provide extra interest.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Expansive park with beautifully manicured grounds. The perfect backdrop for picnics, weddings and family cook outs. Sledding in the winter is incredible! Themed gardens include Sensory, English, Asian and more.”
  • 3 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“4 star restaurant - Northern Italian upstairs and French downstairs. Also a nice bar and lounge. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A justified local favorite. Extensive menu with nightly specials. Excellent pizza, wings and salads. Funky atmosphere with original embossed tin ceilings. Small bar on one side of establishment.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Innovative menu utilizing locally sourced foods. Excellent place to have breakfast.”
  • 1 local recommends
Brewery
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“Beautifully restored space. Originally part of the Cheney Brothers' Silk Mills. Now a lively spot to meet friends for a beer and check out the local bands. Large, comfortable seating areas. Tastefully decorated.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Traditional American Hamburger Diner style food and feel. Most popular place in town. Ask for their signature Cheeseburger.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
French Restaurant
“4 star restaurant - Northern Italian upstairs and French downstairs. Also a nice bar and lounge. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A justified local favorite. Extensive menu with nightly specials. Excellent pizza, wings and salads. Funky atmosphere with original embossed tin ceilings. Small bar on one side of establishment.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Innovative menu utilizing locally sourced foods. Excellent place to have breakfast.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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