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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Movie Theatre
“A nostalgic trip back in time where you can enjoy two movies for one low price. A must do!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“H-E-B has the widest selection and best prices, but it's a little further away.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“Awesome gourmet food (be sure to get their cookbook). Also an attached antique shop.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Drag racing! Locals and national level depending on he date. Typically Friday eves are locals having fun.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
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“World Famous for it’s fruitcakes (they make nearly 1 million a year!) this bakery has so much more to offer. Delicious soups, sandwiches and baked goods welcome you at two convenient locations. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“World Famous for it’s fruitcakes (they make nearly 1 million a year!) this bakery has so much more to offer. Delicious soups, sandwiches and baked goods welcome you at two convenient locations. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“During the spring. Many dress up with their renaissance gear. Lots of great unique food. The best and biggest renaissance festival, people travel from far to attend. (Same location as the Screams Halloween Theme Park)”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“.. our little town has lot's of history. Stroll through our little museum and find out why we love our town!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“First time was on a random, seldom achieved, date night! Our server made sure that we always had wine, the wine was served chilled and to a perfect level, and she took care to ensure that our food was correct and described the cooking processes. I ordered a New York strip, which had incredible value and was cooked to the most perfect medium rare I have ever had. We also had a honey glazed salmon, served on asparagus which was among the best I have ever had. Salmon was served medium and never frozen. The quality of this bistro is outstanding, waiting for my next excuse to visit, hoping I have the same server.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Notice the carvings created by an Italian sculptor. The face of the once beautiful lady becomes more grotesque as you move around the grounds.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“I always enjoy this place because the food is really good and they treat me like I'm a part of their family. The outdoor seating is the best!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Haunted Restaurant, Unique, Owners will give our guests a 20% discount if you mention The Villas of Ovilla. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Next door to the Bistro is Across the Street Bistro by Andreas. For a special night out this is the place to go. Located in Historic Downtown Corsicana, this restaurant offers a globally inspired menu including steaks and seafood. Reservations are recommended and check out their Facebook page as they are frequently having special menus.   ”
  • 1 local recommends
Department Store
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“This is a Super Center Walmart so you will find groceries along with home goods, toys, sporting goods, etc. It is open 24 hours a day. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Café
“Awesome gourmet food (be sure to get their cookbook). Also an attached antique shop.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“First time was on a random, seldom achieved, date night! Our server made sure that we always had wine, the wine was served chilled and to a perfect level, and she took care to ensure that our food was correct and described the cooking processes. I ordered a New York strip, which had incredible value and was cooked to the most perfect medium rare I have ever had. We also had a honey glazed salmon, served on asparagus which was among the best I have ever had. Salmon was served medium and never frozen. The quality of this bistro is outstanding, waiting for my next excuse to visit, hoping I have the same server.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Haunted Restaurant, Unique, Owners will give our guests a 20% discount if you mention The Villas of Ovilla. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“I always enjoy this place because the food is really good and they treat me like I'm a part of their family. The outdoor seating is the best!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Next door to the Bistro is Across the Street Bistro by Andreas. For a special night out this is the place to go. Located in Historic Downtown Corsicana, this restaurant offers a globally inspired menu including steaks and seafood. Reservations are recommended and check out their Facebook page as they are frequently having special menus.   ”
  • 1 local recommends
Movie Theatre
“While there is not a bowling alley at this location (yet) it does show current run movies and it has an arcade. A great place to take the kids in the evening or on a rainy day. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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