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Address: New Haven, CT
Description: Yale's college crowd street with bookstores and coffee houses.

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Real charm..

Take a walk during day or night, it's a piece of history, art and full of small local stores, restaurants, Yale and the magic of this New England's town..

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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New Haven, Connecticut
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New Haven, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Take a walk during day or night, it's a piece of history, art and full of small local stores, restaurants, Yale and the magic of this New England's town..

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A very beautiful street that takes you back in time. Every building is truly unique, and I would highly recommend it for everyone who enjoys taking a stroll and checking out some amazing architecture. A must see in New Haven (in my humble opinion).

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
29 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
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6 reviews 6 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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132 reviews 132 reviews
62 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Senior Reviewer
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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NEW HAVEN, CT
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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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602 reviews 602 reviews
180 attraction reviews
294 helpful votes 294 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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