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Best things to do in Oberlin

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
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“Our favorite place in town. This is the closest thing to a pub-like feel in America. Great beer selection; try the tots. Excellent weekend Brunch menu.”
9 locals recommend
Museum
“Seriously amazing museum! If you've never been, you are missing out. Runs the gamut from ancient to modern. Do not miss this museum!”
6 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“Very reasonable ticket prices and new movies in an old-fashioned theater setting.”
4 locals recommend
Cafe
“The second home for college students. Good coffee and espresso. Can get crowded; go early.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food here is consistently excellent. Their salmon is to die for, and the vegetables are so perfectly cooked and seasoned that even I like them!! It's wonderfully quiet on weekday evenings and the service is stellar.”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“We are a 10 minute drive to renowned Oberlin College and the historic city of Oberlin.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fabulous pizza, and a great spot to eat indoors or outdoors on their patio!”
4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Wonderful things made by local artists, from handmade cards and pottery to jewelry and paintings.”
4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The Oberlin Conservatory has a plethora of concerts of all kinds. Check out their schedule here: http://www2.oberlin.edu/artsguide/”
1 local recommends
Cafe
“Very good coffee and espresso drinks. Sister to Slow Train; a little less student-heavy clientele.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Lodging
“Great Happy Hour 4 - 7 weekdays. Nice Lobby to hang out in with a beverage. Excellent Brussel Sprouts.”
3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Inexpensive, filling, cafeteria-style Mexican food. The menu can be confusing -- items that cost extra aren't well labeled. Ask as you go.”
2 locals recommend
Bakery
1 local recommends
Park
“Just a few blocks away from the house, Tappan Square is a beautifully kept park with magnificent trees. Don't miss it!”
2 locals recommend
Premise
“A shockingly good museum for such a small college. Your tuition dollars at work!”
1 local recommends