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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.
Irish Pub
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“5 minute walk away, outdoor covered venue, restaurant and bar, with karaoke, pool, darts, and sports on tv. I’ve seen families with small children there.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food. Cozy atmosphere. Some nights they have dueling pianos or a live DJ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Dedicated to the Marines who lost their lives in one of the first significant acts of terrorism aimed at this country.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“If you're looking for something that is a little more upscale, this place is a step up for lunch. Well-decorated Italian restaurant. A place that local attorneys and court staff often frequent during week day lunch breaks.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the few malls in this part of the state that is still thriving. Lots to choose from if you're between 12-25.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Everyone can join in the fun at this new location with foam pits, rock wall, and trampolines.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Family friendly restaurants that has family dining area as well as bar side dining. Inside and out door seating. Pool tables, games and trivia night ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you're in the mood for asian food this is one of the more authentic asian restaurants that we personally love to go to. So many incredibly great tasting dishes to choose from you'll never get bored. You can dine in or take out ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Despite its name, the Marina Cafe is actually a restaurant. Great seafood and burgers. A little more expensive than most options, but not too bad. Great view of the New River while you eat. Calm and subdued during the day, but gets a little louder at night once the alcohol starts flowing. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Filipino cuisine. They’re spring rolls are so good and the pho is amazing. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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Playground
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
“Enduring family-owned sports bar offering drink specials, pool tables & karaoke in comfortable digs.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Irish Pub
“5 minute walk away, outdoor covered venue, restaurant and bar, with karaoke, pool, darts, and sports on tv. I’ve seen families with small children there.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food. Cozy atmosphere. Some nights they have dueling pianos or a live DJ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“If you're looking for something that is a little more upscale, this place is a step up for lunch. Well-decorated Italian restaurant. A place that local attorneys and court staff often frequent during week day lunch breaks.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Family friendly restaurants that has family dining area as well as bar side dining. Inside and out door seating. Pool tables, games and trivia night ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you're in the mood for asian food this is one of the more authentic asian restaurants that we personally love to go to. So many incredibly great tasting dishes to choose from you'll never get bored. You can dine in or take out ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Despite its name, the Marina Cafe is actually a restaurant. Great seafood and burgers. A little more expensive than most options, but not too bad. Great view of the New River while you eat. Calm and subdued during the day, but gets a little louder at night once the alcohol starts flowing. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Filipino cuisine. They’re spring rolls are so good and the pho is amazing. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket

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