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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 Mall
“The 853,000- square-foot mall is the eighth largest in Connecticut, with space for about 130 stores and restaurants.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Opens till 2am! Tapas & paella, plus a large Spanish wine list, served in a bustling, urbane space with a patio. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“The tacos are flavorful and the best in town, and the drinks are terrific. It's a popular hot spot for dinner on the weekends, so arrive early to minimize the wait. They have a live DJ during dinner hours on the weekends guaranteed to make you move while you're eating, so avoid those times if you want a quieter atmosphere.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Beautifully restored historic art house theatre. Member supported nonprofit. Showing cult classics and French cinema and much more! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Theatre located in downtown Stamford offering great performances, comedy shows, and something for everyone. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Movie Theater
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Small plates and brick-oven pizzas served in a bustling bistro with a retro 1950s Rome vibe.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“All year long activities! Outdoor ice-skating rink, Beer garden, Free Yoga, Zumba, Dog Friendly ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Casual, trendy spot serving Italian fare & wine indoors & at a large sidewalk seating area. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“The best coffee in Connecticut. The shop is tiny and there are rarely open seats, but if there are... get the churros. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Cool, laid back Irish pub with lots of little nooks and crannies for having drinks with friends. Also a good place for ex-pats/tourists to catch football/soccer games. Good full Irish breakfast as well.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Opens till 2am! Tapas & paella, plus a large Spanish wine list, served in a bustling, urbane space with a patio. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“The tacos are flavorful and the best in town, and the drinks are terrific. It's a popular hot spot for dinner on the weekends, so arrive early to minimize the wait. They have a live DJ during dinner hours on the weekends guaranteed to make you move while you're eating, so avoid those times if you want a quieter atmosphere.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Small plates and brick-oven pizzas served in a bustling bistro with a retro 1950s Rome vibe.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Casual, trendy spot serving Italian fare & wine indoors & at a large sidewalk seating area. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Cool, laid back Irish pub with lots of little nooks and crannies for having drinks with friends. Also a good place for ex-pats/tourists to catch football/soccer games. Good full Irish breakfast as well.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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