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“Some of my favorite places to eat” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of St. Armands Circle

St. Armands Circle
Ranked #1 of 66 Shopping in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A unique island shopping experience with over 140 upscale shops, boutiques, art galleries and award winning restaurants set amidst lush tropical landscaping, antique statuary, courtyards and patios. Art festivals, classic car shows, family-friendly Halloween event and a spectacular holiday display add to the excitement.
Hillsdale, New York
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Some of my favorite places to eat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

So first stop should be coulumbia rest but go for lunch you will safe a ton of cash!! Also tommy Bahamas always great ,also go for lunch if u can safe a bunch of $$ thear are at lest 3 ice cream shops !!!! Always nice after shopping and dinner! I have been going hear since 1999, a lot of places have come and gone due to the current state of the Econmy ! But still one of my fav places and for bfst the blue dolphin ! A must!!!!!!!

Visited October 2012
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washington DC
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“Love the shopping”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

This really a lovely place. I had not been there for many year's and it has only gotten nicer. People watching, food, and shopping is great. Was just there for the art show great.

Visited January 2013
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Ciaro
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28 reviews
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“Don't miss this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

St. Armand's Circle is a very nice destination for travelers who are seeking entertainment and a refined shopping experience. The place has a circle in the middle surrounded by 4 quadrants, each carrying a different color theme. It offers a variety of restaurants, coffee shops, boutique shops and galleries. Even for those who are not interested in shopping, window shopping is a great experience as you get to watch the artists works of art, paintings, and souvenirs. It is a walking distance from the beach, and there is a parking nearby. The neighborhood is also full of nice houses and I am sure you will enjoy driving by to appreciate the different designs.

Visited February 2013
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Winston-Salem, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Pretty Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Beautiful little downtown with lots of tasteful galleries, diverse dining options and cute shops. A pleasant, casual atmosphere with close-up views of pretty flora and the gulf in the distance.

Visited January 2013
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Jerusalem
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Poor Imitation Rodeo Road”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

But with much cheesier stores, retaurants, clientele, shops, tschotsche and schlock shops. How this became a "must see" is something I can't see. Ugh!

Visited February 2013
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