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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.

Point of Interest
“Indoor walking track, indoor (Martinsville) and outdoor (Collinsville/summertime) swimming pool, fitness/wellness classes, group exercise or workout alone. The J. Frank Wilson Park right behind it has 30 acres, skateboarding park and a disc golf course”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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Restaurant
“My favorite place to eat breakfast! Opens at 9 am. Pasture raised eggs (from owner's farm), omlettes, breakfast pizza (try it!), all you can eat pancakes, fried apples are all scrumptious. Breakfast and lunch are served until 3 pm. Dinner offered on Thursdays until 8 pm. Fresh ingredients, food made to order, delicious Greek food. Best baklava!! Might be hard to find, but it's worth the hunt. Look for the Jefferson Plaza building on the corner of Church and Bridge Street, across from the post office. Go to the back of the building - parking lot access is on Jefferson Street - and look up. It's on the second level above Hugo's. Check out some of the comments in their reviews on their Yelp review. 5 stars!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“This locally owned bakery has a great selection of artisan breads and bagels, baked fresh every day. Offers a complete line of freshly baked pastries, cakes, cookies, changing by offering seasonal products. Recently added - frozen entrees and sides made in house with fresh herbs seasoned to perfection. Retails local farm eggs, honey, and organic coffee. ”
  • 1 local recommends
American Restaurant
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Theater
“Some high quality musical performances end up getting booked here by volunteers who help keep the doors of this historical movie theatre open. Check out who will be coming soon!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This family run business has been frying up chicken for years! Many churches buy their chicken tender trays here, and the locals love to dip them in honey. Walsh's also serves salads, sandwiches, fried seafood, burgers, hotdogs, and homemade desserts. They have rave reviews about 'their best tasting chicken' as well as their corn fritters, fluffy biscuits, apple fritters, and coconut cake. And if you enjoy gizzards or chicken livers, they know how to make 'em right. Only open weekdays for lunch.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Whether you want an excellent dinner, or just drinks and good service, even live entertainment some nights, definitely give Rania's a try. They are located downtown on Main Street, about 3-4 miles from Indian Summer Home. They have a variety of Italian and American dishes. See their website for details.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“One of the newest restaurants in town, Shindig has combined fascinating and unusual presentations for a fine dining experience. Late-night dining · Stylish interior · Classic cocktails · Generous portions · Varied menu · Casual · Romantic and cozy atmosphere · Homemade desserts· Check out their Facebook page for lunch specials, live musical talents, karaoke. The owners are very creative and aim to please!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“This antique/thrift store features a large selection of nearly new furnishings, home decor, lamps, “upcycled items”, art, jewelry, handmade, vintage, antique and much more. Affordable and friendly ”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Books, internet, and outdoor garden. Free, kid friendly service and access to timely materials that educate, enrich, and entertain. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
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Shopping Mall
“This is an outdoor strip mall that includes Belk, Marshall's, JoAnn Fabrics, Dunham's, Rack Room, Pet Sense, Lee Nail Salon, and more.”
  • 1 local recommends