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“Miss the "old" Sutter Street”
Review of Sutter St.

Sutter St.
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Folsom
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Owner description: This historical area is a pleasant spot to spend the day.
No. California
Level 6 Contributor
331 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Miss the "old" Sutter Street”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

It is now updated and ADA compliant but the historical authentic street feel is gone. It was a step back to the past to go browsing on the raised sidewalks with the tree lined median down the middle of the street. I will still visit - just miss the charm.

Visited December 2013
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Granite Bay, California
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“Sutter Street a Taste of Old Folsom and California History”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

Sutter Street is the old part of Folsom, which has now grown far to the east where all the shopping malls and housing developments are built. But Sutter Street retains much of its charming old ambiance, with many locally owned shops providing food and shopping entertainment. We especially love Snook's Candies, which has bulk candy, delicious fresh made chocolates, carmel corn, and ice cream from Dreyer's. Better ice cream is down the street at the Black Rooster, which features #1 Gelato in about a dozen wonderful flavors, and espresso and coffee drinks, along with great hot chocolate. The Black Rooster also cooks up fresh sandwiches and soups every day, and it's run by Gary, who's really a wonderful man.

At Christmas starting before Thanksgiving, the ice rink is set up across the street from the Black Rooster around the old railroad turn around, which is a re-creation of the 1860's turn around that provided a way to get the engine pointed in the right direction back towards Sacramento in the old days of the railroad built by the Big Four. For breakfast, the Sutter Street Grill has been providing Folsom with the best for decades, but be prepared to wait for a table on weekends. The original terminous of the 1861 Pony Express trail is right there next to Sutter Grill, at the Folsom History Museum. The original assay office for Wells Fargo & Company is still standing next door.

Visited November 2013
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Folsom, California
Level 1 Contributor
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“I love the old time charm of Historic Folsom”
Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

One of my favorite things to do on Sutter Street is eat ice cream at Snooks on their old time benches! So fun!

Visited November 2013
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Sacramento, California
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“Nice look back into history”
Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is a fun street with lots of historical buildings, shops and restaurants. It's fun to wander around and just enjoy the nice old charming feel. The shops are unique and quaint. Check out the nearby rail turntable for an additional look back into history.

Visited November 2013
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Fairfax, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised!”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Went here after work and was pleasantly surprised with the surroundings. Old train tracks and historical markers dot the area and make you picture what it used to be like. Cool train turntable (I've never seen one before), basically only antique stores and bars along the street, but went to Chicago Fire for dinner and it was excellent!! Nice way to spend the evening!

Visited September 2013
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