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Address: Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA
Description: Several antique stores
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Great for a stroll

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
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Barrie, Canada
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Barrie, Canada
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211 reviews 211 reviews
83 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
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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California
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542 helpful votes 542 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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San Diego, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

You know how we girls like to stroll and shop? If you like to peek into stores, have lunch, park with ease and not go far afield, this is nice street to do it in. Not upscale...you can wear your jeans..but enough art and antiques to fill a fun afternoon.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband had the first night of his class reunion on Grand. We had so much fun. You should have seen the guys on the bikes with lights. They were so awesome.

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Escondido, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The highlight of Grand Ave is the seasonal "Cruisin Grand". It makes for a great early evening out, as well as, trying the many restaurants offerings. They also offer a Farmers market once a week. It turns out that we have quite a few good growers in the area that offer some of the best of their crops,

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Coronado, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I visit Grand Avenue at least once a month for lunch at the little French restaurant and a buying visit to the antique store across the street. I have never been disappointed in the brie sandwich and last but not least, the desserts! Ooh la la! So Paris with little bistro tables on the front patio. The antique store with... More 

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Escondido, California
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21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Friday nights from around 5-8ish? Grand Avenue downtown Escondido. This has been a lot of fun to walk around and check out all the classic cars! The local shops are usually open extended hours, and the restaurants usually have some sort of specials going on. Its really a good time, the entertainment is fun, there are a LOT of classic... More 

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Memphis
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Loved O'Reilly's Irish Pub (great music on Sunday night!) and A Delight of France (great pastries; took some home to my France-loving family, who concurred) in particular. Was very sorry to have to miss the tea room.

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Oceanside, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
14 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This street is loaded with incredible food and fun, Vincent's, Joe's Italian further down Grand, Fillipi's Pizza, the antique mall, Tuesday Farmer"s Market and Cruisin' Grand on Friday nights from April to October...seeing the old cars is a lot of fun....

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