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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.

Clothing Store
“My favorite boutique in Carbondale. It has the best selection of locally made jewelry and accessories. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Because TACOS. Recently reopened as AXKAWA. Owned and operated by extremely kind, local family. Actually authentic Mexican food! (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) Just off of Main Street on 4th. If you want Mexican in downtown Carbondale, this is the place. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Super, super selection of local, regional, and international craft beers and wines. Get yer fav RFBC local craft beers here to take home.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The best homemade tortillas, guacamole, and salsas. You can also order lunch for an authentic Mexican meal.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Home of our annual wild-hearted Mountain Fair event. Lovely for families. In summer live music in the bandshell. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“You can rent mountain bikes and fat tire bikes. Really nice guys will give you info on trails near by.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 4 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Tex Mex style food. Excellent margaritas. The food has gotten much better in 2018”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“The place to get used gear at very reasonable prices. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Hands down...our favorite restaurant in the Valley! The Chicken Enchiladas are legendary and a local fave. Don't judge us...we eat here twice a week. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Gym
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is where the night ends and where the downward spiral begins. Last call only ;)”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“It's a diner serving diner food in that great diner way. They have really good bloody marys.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Oh my. The most wholesome, tasty, local, organic, vegetarian lunch spot. If you can dig it, don't miss it. This is a little further down Main Street near-ish the roundabout on HWY 133. Still walking distance. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Doctor
“Hope you don't need to see a doctor but, if you do, all of them at RFFP are excellent.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Nice selection of outdoor clothing, gear and shoes. Staff is incredible at fitting running and hiking shoes.”
  • 3 locals recommend