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Address: Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA
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Several antique stores

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Love Crusin' Grand

The street fairs and Crusin' Grand through the summer are so much fun. Tuesday's Farmer's Markets always have the best buys and not just fruits and veggies,

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Krista C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The street fairs and Crusin' Grand through the summer are so much fun. Tuesday's Farmer's Markets always have the best buys and not just fruits and veggies,

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Thank Krista C
Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Variable types of business, Easy access Lots o good parking, Friendly people. Courtesy abounds. Very enjoyable. I always enjoy seeing what is going on in my town.

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Thank Marilyn M
San Diego, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's not much on Grand Ave. in Escondido. Several store fronts are empty. The used book store is nice and the art gallery is okay. There is a gift shop that is nice, too. Yes, there are some cafes and places to eat. But for the quintessential Main Street, I say to go La Mesa!!

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Thank maringfro
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Whether you are here for the farmers market, Cruisin' Grand auto show, local dining or shopping, Grand Avenue offers the best 'small town' main street experience I have ever had. What a great place to spend an afternoon or enjoy a meal.

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Tuesday's in Escondido offer a wide variety of locally produced fruits, vegetables, flowers and goods as well as delicious eats from street vendors. It's a delight to see and experience. You won't be able to resist the wonderful offerings.

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Thank Renate R
Escondido,CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Something for everyone; many different types of restaurants, tea room, bakeries, antique shops, day spa, all worth your time to check out!

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Thank lisak56
Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Escondido has a "main drag", and that is Grand Ave. Not a lot goes on during the winter, however, in the summer, Grand Avenue comes alive on Tuesdays with the Farmers Market, and Friday nights, for Cruisin' Grand. Very family oriented and lots of great old cars. We don't seem to be able to get things going elsewhere in Escondido,... More 

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Thank largomargo
San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Old cars galore! Lots of people! You can walk or slowly drive through, seeing all kinds of vintage and antique cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles. Most are restored and beautiful, some are still a work in progress but have been brought out to cruise! Lots of bands, playing on corners, food, activity. Fun for all ages!

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Thank Mtn2Lake
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our peaceful evening walk in Escondido, after our visits to the bigger cities of LA and San Diego. It's a charming little town, with all the amenities yu could wish for.

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Thank Colin S
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

On Friday night from April through September there is a classic car show with a different theme each week. Prepare to park and walk up and down Grand avenue and enjoy several bands, food on the patio of numerous restaurants and the best car show west of the Mississippi. Fun for everyone, all ages, and even your pooch.

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