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Get out and walk around

The fun of SoNo is the people-watching. Don't just park in front of your restaurant, eat and leave... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
sharondI6951RM
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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SoNo Historic district is mainly composed of great eateries, but there are a few museums here as... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
bchrzan
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

great getaway place. You can walk along the ocean, visit Maritime Aquarium. The mall that is in construction now, will be completed by Spring 2019.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnniesama
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The fun of SoNo is the people-watching. Don't just park in front of your restaurant, eat and leave. Park as far as you can and wander up the street before and after your meal, checking out the various cuisines and menus, the beautiful art galleries,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharondI6951RM
Reviewed July 9, 2018

SoNo Historic district is mainly composed of great eateries, but there are a few museums here as well. The Switch Tower Museum is a great place, for young and old alike. You can see how the trains used to be manually switched, so that they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank bchrzan
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I guess we were driving around at the wrong time of day because there seemed to be a lot vacant buildings and stores that were closed. We had a hard time finding a place to eat, but eventually came across the delightful Sono Seaport Seafood...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed April 10, 2018

As we left a restaurant on Washington Street, we decided to walk this area and reminiscence of the days before this area was revitalized to the first round of revitalization and to where it is currently. Surprised by the number of storefront vacancies and a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank h0ylandm
Reviewed March 19, 2018

SoNo has morphed into this modern mecca of restaurants, specialty shops and classic clubs, not to mention the proximity to the train station. Movies, Maritime and moonlight combined can make for a spectacular evening out with friends and family!

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Erin E H
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

I enjoy SoNo for the amazing restaurants, great places to visit, and the fast development of the area always offering something fun to do. SoNo is easily navigable by sidewalk and the buildings have a historic plaza vibe to them. I recommend the Maritime Aquarium...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lukesawyer985
Reviewed December 1, 2017

SoNo short for South Norwalk . . . on the Norwalk River with many Clubs restaurants Imax Theatre train station SoNo bakery Harbor deli Maritime center boat rides out to Long Island Lighthouse all within short walks accessible by train or boat 42 Miles from...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KevinPenthouse
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Long ago a friend of mine and I ran an Aikido Dojo on Washington Street. It was just beginning to attract an arty group. Now it's gone through many stages, but there are always some good restaurants there, and there have been good galleries, and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Marion I
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The ever changing assortment of retail specialty stores and restaurants make SoNo interesting. We do a little shopping for things we don't need and then have lunch at one of the many good restaurants on Washington Ave. or Water Street.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lou R
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