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Chapel Street

New Haven, CT
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Ranked #14 of 32 Attractions in New Haven
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Yale's college crowd street with bookstores and coffee houses.
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Thousand Oaks, CA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Such a beautiful area! The green. The shops. The beautiful buidlings. I visited several days and always enjoyed seeing something new.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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96 reviews 96 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Yale Art Gallery and the British Art Center, a good bookstore/café, a bunch of pretty good restaurants, two good jewelers and some eclectic clothing stores - there's enough to keep you busy for a whole day on just a few short blocks.

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Fort Worth, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

So many nice, great places and so little time. The new New Haven is interesting to be sure. It's been YEARS since I was here so to see so many kinds of restaurants and shops to choose from and even find some old ones on Chapel, like my old comic book store still open. I went in and got a... More

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Orange, Connecticut
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

You will enjoy strolling, but even more so, you will enjoy all of the wonderful eating spots, stop into any and you will be happy.

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Ashland, Ohio
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104 reviews 104 reviews
54 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

There are lots of restaurants and cute boutique shops along Chapel Street. There is also a convenient movie theatre - Bow Tie. You do need to be careful - lots of pandering in this area, which surprised us.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Lots of creative shops along at least the 1100 block of Chapel. My teen daughter loves it too because she takes a summer course called Explo at Yale and has fallen in love with the city I was born in.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This street is in the midst of the Yale community. It has a variety of small upscale shops and businesses, Art Galleries, restaurants and a hotel and mall. I happen to enjoy Atticus bookstore/ restaurant for a cup of soup or good sandwich or pastry. Bread is excellent and they have a fresh takeout sandwiches during lunch, all in the... More

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New York City, New York
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529 reviews 529 reviews
158 attraction reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Not your student slum- some really nice stores, and even better places for coffee or lunch. Parking free on Sundays.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Lovely shop displays,souvenirs, and tons of restaurants and cafes...its worth a browse if in Down town New Haven.

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Santa Rosa, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

This street has a great variety of shops and restaurants and a couple of art museums. We spent a couple of hours browsing and snacking and got a bit of exercise too. Worth a visit.

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