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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.

Bar
“Minerva’s is an upscale restaurant serving steaks, fish, pastas, chicken dishes, delicious salad bar items, and quality wines. If you are looking for a romantic night out, or just a relaxing and classy atmosphere, this is the place for you and your guest(s).”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“The Watertown Brewing Company is my favorite local restaurant, only 1/2 block from the Dakota Room, the food is good and reasonably priced and the beer is the best. The owner and his staff are super people. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
Home Goods Store
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“West on Kemp Avenue is the loveliest park with a walk/bike trail and if you keep on the trail, you will end up behind the zoo.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“One store with lots of smaller vendors selling vintage items, furniture, books, antiques, crafts, etc. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Centre
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“If you haven’t been to this local drive-in across from the clock tower, and you’re here in the warmer months of the year, it’s a must do. The ice-cream treats can’t be beat on a hot day! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Centre
“Repurposed items that are both vintage and modern. Decorations galore in this store!”
  • 1 local recommends
Book Store
“If perusing the shelves of a bookstore makes you happy, stop by DDR Books. The owner has been collecting books for years and before he opened his shop, he would allow people to borrow from his large library. The bookshop has quite the collection and something for everyone. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
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Restaurant
“Rachel and her husband make the best sushi around, and the price is reasonable. They have beer and wine and are located one block from the Dakota Room.”
  • 1 local recommends