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Things to do in Norristown

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.
Zoo
“An actual Zoo which is much smaller than the Philadelphia Zoo and the Elmwood Park Zoo has just been completely remodeled with twin Jaguar cubs, Zebras, Giraffes and MUCH .. MUCH MORE!! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Transit Station
“SEPTA Regional Rail, Norristown Line. 50 minutes to Center City. $1 to park. Purchase tickets at the ticket window or on the train.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Good Bar Food and Local Beers. On a nice night, go over by the river and enjoy the beer garden. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Bahn Mi is Vietnamese sandwiches, and they're good. They're definitely on the cutting edge of what Norristown will be. Go here for lunch or light fare, and try the smoothies. Be warned - there's no alcohol here, but you can BYOB and spike your smoothie!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Excellent Mexican food with a pleasant ambiance. This is where I would take my parents when they visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“It's my favorite local place to grab donuts for work on Fridays. Super Friendly works and great price for donuts.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Check out our locally sourced liquor! They're based out of a repurposed firehouse.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Discount supermarket chain carrying brand-name & private-label grocery items.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Best greasy spoon around...huge potions, cheap prices...great pizza and phenomenal breakfast”
  • 1 local recommends
Convenience Store
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“Pennsylvanians love Wawa. It's a really, really nice convenience store. Clean bathrooms, friendly staff, healthy snacks, made-to-order sandwiches, and a no-fee ATM at every location. Originally a dairy, Wawa also sells milk.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Equally a restaurant, I think their bar is the main event here. This is my go-to place to bring friends for a drink.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“This is a great little deli. Their sandwiches are really good, and their breakfast sandwiches are super cheap. My favorite is egg, cheddar and avocado on a bagel.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“My favorite Mexican food hands down. This is where I go with friends any chance I get. It's family run and just gives me the right vibes.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“Good Bar Food and Local Beers. On a nice night, go over by the river and enjoy the beer garden. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Bahn Mi is Vietnamese sandwiches, and they're good. They're definitely on the cutting edge of what Norristown will be. Go here for lunch or light fare, and try the smoothies. Be warned - there's no alcohol here, but you can BYOB and spike your smoothie!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Excellent Mexican food with a pleasant ambiance. This is where I would take my parents when they visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best greasy spoon around...huge potions, cheap prices...great pizza and phenomenal breakfast”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“My favorite Mexican food hands down. This is where I go with friends any chance I get. It's family run and just gives me the right vibes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Equally a restaurant, I think their bar is the main event here. This is my go-to place to bring friends for a drink.”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“This is a great little deli. Their sandwiches are really good, and their breakfast sandwiches are super cheap. My favorite is egg, cheddar and avocado on a bagel.”
  • 1 local recommends

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