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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.

Museum
“Free for members and children under 3 $7 per adult (ages 19-59) $5 for children and youth (ages 3-18), seniors (60+) and college students As the state museum of natural history, the Virginia Museum of Natural History has award-winning exhibits, ground-breaking scientific research and collections, and transformational educational programs for all ages. With its statewide outreach education and distance learning programs, online resources, and traveling exhibits and displays, the Virginia Museum of Natural History is truly a Museum Without Walls. Walk through Virginia's natural history from beginning to present inside the museum's Uncovering Virginia exhibit gallery.Individual Rates ”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Delivery
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“Who needs Starbucks when you have the Daily Grind! What better way to start the day than regular or specialty coffee with a croissant or breakfast sandwich? Or late risers might want to have the "best tuna melt in town" or a Reuben for brunch! They are even open for dinner, so, for between $5-$12 each, you can enjoy a quick meal in a comfortable atmosphere, and only about 4 miles away, downtown on Church Street.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Our local art museum offers guided tours free of charge. Check out their website for a variety of tickets events to some amazing performances and fun classes.”
  • 2 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Award-winning barbeque! Quality BBQ products with friendly southern hospitality. Great food at fair prices, with fast, friendly service. If you are a fan of barbeque, this and Dixie Pig are the local favorites and a must if you are in town visiting.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“We dine here at least once a week. Our favorite entree is the hot spicy Indian Curry Chicken. They have senior citizen specials on Wednesdays until 8 pm; a variety of meal choices for only $4.99 each! A great time to try their fried catfish...yum! Hugo's offers quality casual dining and a full service sports bar in a nice, warm atmosphere. Feels like family! Great food selections like steak, seafood, pasta, wraps, wings, burgers, salads and more. Hugotizer appetizers. Entree choices like spaghetti, smothered chicken, fried catfish, grilled wild salmon and more. Private dining room is available for parties, meetings or special gatherings. Carry-out available. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“2.2 miles. Good place to hang out and have a drink. Decent food, but the atmosphere is just ok. Our favorites: House made potato chips, Angus Cheeseburger.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“2.2 miles. Small menu, but good food. Open most days for lunch and dinner, their hours vary so double check before you go. Our favorites: Pimento Cheese Burger, Shrimp n Grits.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“If you like Chinese or Thai dishes, then you will love Chopstix. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable. They also have a bar. Sushi? Sashimi? They have it all. Including lunch specials. Conveniently located on Commonwealth Blvd., they are only about 7 miles away, and you can go by the Liberty Fair Mall and shop while you build up an appetite on your way. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“For a great breakfast bar in the mornings, and salad/hot food bar in the afternoons, this is one of the area's most popular restaurants. Casual, family dining atmosphere and homestyle American cuisine with very reasonable prices!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
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“Martinsville has some great Mexican restaurants, but this one is our favorite. We always are seated quickly. The service is quick and friendly. Delicious food, served in generous portions with very reasonable prices. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Art Gallery
“Our local art gallery co-op is hosted by a collection of talents. Drop by and see who is painting, creating and selling their artwork.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking www.traillink.com/trail/dick--willie-passage-rail-trail/”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends