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Things to do in Stratford

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.
Food
“Have you heard of these guys before? We think you have. Come taste some of the best craft beer in the area. Please note, they don’t allow people under the age of 21... in case you wanted to bring the fam.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Just at the end of the road where the Housatonic river flows into the Long Island sound. This is a migratory pattern for many interesting birds. Also a beautiful spot to catch the sunset from the tower.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Just on the right as you cross over the bridge from Stratford, check out the Bridge House for a really nice meal!”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“I haven't tried it yet, but here it's pretty good and the wine selection isn't bad.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 3 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“When you are looking for something active to do the Sports Center of Connecticut is a short drive to the south end of Shelton. There you will find Golf range, Mini golf, Laser tag, Ice Skating, Hockey, Batting cages, Basket ball, Bowling, Paint ball, Game Zone, Virtual Reality, Arts & Pottery.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Fresh Breads & Pastries daily plus there is a deli if you want a sandwich or cheese & deli items.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Nice Restaurant / Seafood Place has an outdoor Patio for outdoor dining. On the water. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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American Restaurant
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“Casual place on the harbor that’s great for their “lobster night” deal on Wednesdays ”
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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Bakery
“bring your own travel mug and the coffee is $1.00. Good for breakfast or a quick treat”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Just on the right as you cross over the bridge from Stratford, check out the Bridge House for a really nice meal!”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“I haven't tried it yet, but here it's pretty good and the wine selection isn't bad.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Nice Restaurant / Seafood Place has an outdoor Patio for outdoor dining. On the water. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
American Restaurant
“Casual place on the harbor that’s great for their “lobster night” deal on Wednesdays ”
  • 1 local recommends

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