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

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Great Street For Dining & Unique Shopping

When you visit New Haven, take some time to visit the unique stores and local dining spots on Chapel Street. My favorite eatery is Claire's (coffee, shakes, breakfast, lunch... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
yesharvardsucks
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Alexandria, Virginia

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you visit New Haven, take some time to visit the unique stores and local dining spots on Chapel Street. My favorite eatery is Claire's (coffee, shakes, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bakery treats) and my favorite store is Wave (unique jewelry and gifts).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

This place is the heart of Yale! Lots of things to see and do here. I would recommend being careful at night as there can be some unscrupulous individuals.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Chapel Street is a main East-West artery road in New Haven. It runs right past Yale University, the Yale Repertory Theater, the Yale School of Drama, and, down the road, the Yale Bowl, the Yale football stadium.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Lot of food joints, full of people having a nice time. In evenings, the street gets busier and brighter. Good place to chill out.

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Woodbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Chapel Street has a host of stores and two museums to visit. There are a variety of excellent restaurants on the street as well. History at your finger tips on this street.

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Staten Island, New York, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Our first visit actually in the Yale campus grounds, for a wedding. Loved it, great area and beautiful building!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

Chapel Street, right in the heart of the undergraduate campus area, is the commercial center for Yale. Loads of restaurants and shops, many Yale buildings. Always interesting. I'm not sure I'd think of it as a tourist destination for anyone who didn't either have a connection with Yale or happened to be a New Haven resident. But if you're in... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Our first time to New Haven included several walks down Chapel Street. Such a beautiful walk with views of old, breathtaking buildings. Crisp, cold air during December, so dress warm. This street gave us such a positive image of New Haven. Simply lovely!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

I took a stroll through to kill some time and just had a great time - The air was crisp and cold but not uncomfortable and looking around just made me feel at home (despite never having been there before).

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

The stores along this popular shopping street have mostly exorbitant prices. I guess that's great if you're young and rich and have to keep up with the latest fashions. What I do like a lot is the architecture of the Yale buildings, and several great museums, all FREE and worth visiting several times a year.

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