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Address: Norwalk, CT

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Strolling down Washington Street

Spent an afternoon walking up and down Washington Street in South Norwalk and window shopping So lovely and so different from what it was like years ago. I would recommend... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 24, 2016
Norwalk, Connecticut
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Burlington, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

SONO has such potential to be a great place to spend an evening. Cool stores, diverse restaurants and a great vibe. Unfortunately, the local authorities have decided to leverage the alluring entertainment and dining opportunities to gouge you for enjoying the area by hitting you up for parking anywhere near the center. I really don't mind paying to park for... More 

Thank OlaVidrio
Stamford, Connecticut
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great area for dining! No matter what kind of food you're looking for, there probably a restaurant that serves it. I haven't had a bad meal in SONO ever!

Thank GWHconnecticut
Norwalk, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

South Norwalk 's Washington Street is a fun place to met for a drink with friends or enjoy a great dinner and the many Resturants ion the street Strada has the best pizza with the world famous Hector He is one of the Kings of the pizza oven Enjoy !

Thank tim r
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

A super place to take a stroll, window shop, have lunch or dinner. A great vibe. Part modern part historic...worth a trip! Evening visits with music, a variety of menus and libations. Enjoy SONO!

Thank Sillymermaid
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298 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

The good thing about the district is that it's near the aquarium, about a block or two away. There is a big parking deck across from the aquarium and other parking lots around the area, so parking isn't bad during the daytime. We had a very nice meal in a rather plain lunch place, but I can't say that any... More 

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Collingswood, New Jersey
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have followed the revitalization of SoNo since the beginning. At its height, it was a vibrant diverse commercial district with a mixture of shops, galleries, and eating places. It is now almost entirely eating and drinking spots catering to a younger demographic tha. I currently inhabit. It was disappointing.

1 Thank Douglas M
Norwalk, Connecticut
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day by the water! Great shopping and restaurants! Wonderful time spent! Weekend or during the week anytime! Come and enjoy!

Thank Lydia B
Norwalk, Connecticut
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

Spent an afternoon walking up and down Washington Street in South Norwalk and window shopping So lovely and so different from what it was like years ago. I would recommend everyone spend some time exploring the area. There are some very nice restaurants and shops. A great place to visit. And the Maritime Aquarium is also close by.

1 Thank 1943Patsy
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61 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Good place to visit around when you think about the SoNo District. The place has good eating joints and a few places where you can shop.

Thank Bhatnagarahul
Norwalk, Connecticut
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

This place is a block has good restaurants and places where to have a drink but the police usually and especially on weekend is checking at both sides of Washington St and use to put check points at West Ave where people necessarily have to go to take the route 7 and the I -95

2 Thank ricfeliu

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