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Address: Albany, NY
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Fun street

We walked the street and found a lot of interesting shops and great food places - too many to try on one visit. It is centrally located, near the Capital and a fun place to walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Southington, Connecticut
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Petaluma, California
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262 reviews 262 reviews
86 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There is some appeal in wandering Lark Street and the side streets branching off as we did. Some of the attractive homes date back to 1852 and the architectural style is unique to me being I'm from California. However, don't get the impression that this is a happening area lined with cute stores, because that's not the case. Stop by... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Lark street reminds me of Greenwich Village in NY. It is our own little slice of the Village here in Albany. Great eateries and also shops - locally owned!

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Southington, Connecticut
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158 reviews 158 reviews
59 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We walked the street and found a lot of interesting shops and great food places - too many to try on one visit. It is centrally located, near the Capital and a fun place to walk.

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New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Not sure why it's such a big attraction. I think it tries to emulate a New York City neighborhood but falls short. Drunks all over the place. Don't bother with Larkfest unless you like to feel like a sardine while baking in the hot sun without anywhere to go for relief. There isn't anywhere to park even on a normal... More 

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Utica, NY
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334 reviews 334 reviews
79 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A fun and interesting place to walk with lots to see and do. There are many shops bars and lots of different restaurants. A cute street.

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Queensland, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
38 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My daughter and I were visiting Albany from overseas and met up with a few family members to tour areas where our families had lived and worked. We spent a lovely afternoon walking along Lark Street, looking at the shops and the church where my in laws were married. There was an exceptionally nice little shop that we stopped to... More 

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Delmar, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Bustling with restaurants, this small "main street" is full of life at just about all hours. It is filled with excellent small restaurants that give the street great character.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Lark Street is Lark Street! Just about whatever you want can be found in this funky part of Albany. The outdoor patio in the midst of downtown is great for meeting friends or just meeting people.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Lark Street is a nice collection of restaurants and bars with something for almost everyone. A stroll of 5 blocks or so will give you plenty of choices. I'd say the Wine Bar and Bistro is easily the best of them. There are several pizza places including Noho, which is pretty good, and Soho which isn't. Beware of confusion.

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Albany, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Lark is a great place to go with friends for dinner and drinks or just to walk around and check out some stores. The cobble stone streets are picturesque.

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