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Address: Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA
Description: Several antique stores

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Crusin Grand - Friday nights in the summer

From April to Sept, Grand Ave is alive every Friday evening when hundreds of vintage cars come by. Lots to look at and lots to see. Many restaurants open.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Escondido, CA
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Escondido, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

From April to Sept, Grand Ave is alive every Friday evening when hundreds of vintage cars come by. Lots to look at and lots to see. Many restaurants open.

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San Diego, CA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Grand Avenue in Escondido is fast becoming the place to be on Farmers Market Day (Tuesday's), Friday and Saturday nights with lots of dining and music venue choices and Sunday breakfast or brunch. Lots of new shops have been added and the clean street and pretty trees and lights add to the charm.

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Escondido, CA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is the place to be on Friday nights in Escondido - lots of vintage cars, great restaurants and small boutique shops. Don't miss the kettle corn and the gelato at Escogelato in this area.

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Escondido, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Cruising Grand is the best single city event in Escondido. Throughout the summer Grand is hopping with good American Oldies and live radio broadcasts from the Grand. The cars are fun to look at and there are some nice cafes and restaurants along Grand that are most definitely worth trying out. Last time we ate at Fillipi's Pizza and it... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There are some great restaurants on Grand Ave. Intertwined is one and I would highly recommend it for lunch or dinner. Great food, great wine list and great service with a smile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Summer Friday nights on Grand Avenue are a car lover's paradise. You can see and touch memories from your past or teach the grandkids to identify the year/models of the 50's and 60's muscle cars. Great fun.

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Escondido,CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Grand Ave has something for everyone; antiques, shopping, hair salons (Salon Sultry), restaurants; breakfast, lunch & dinner, wine bar, brewery,bakery, Tea Room, or just take a stroll.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It took us a while to figure this street out - it is a blast from the past for sure! The storefronts and the shops themselves in many cases seem right out of the 1950's and they've managed to carry off that sense of another age very well. Sometimes these attempts can seem too false but the mix of old... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

This street, the heart of Escondido to my mind, contains a good balance/mix of eateries and shops and a relaxed ambience. Good farmers market.

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Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Cruzin the Grand yes the thing to do on a Friday nite, however it is seasonal. All sorts of cars starts around 5pm till 8 ish. Some fun shops as well and lots of restaurants. A must to do if you are into cars

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