The Norwalk oyster fest is a blast. You can enjoy dozens of live acts of all genres. My pick for best band this year- "Yankee Zulu"This club is across the street from the site and is the best place to park your sled. Just talk to the doorman.
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Even though we live about an hour away, I'd never heard of this children's museum until we started asking around for staycation ideas. Located not far from the Maritime Aquarium, Stepping Stones is an excellent stop for families with preschool and younger elementary...
Sono Seaport Seafood Inc.: Fresh and tasty seafood and land choices
We enjoy coming to this restaurant, especially during the off season when we don't have to wait too long for a table. The restuarant is located at the end of a dock with views of the river. It's a bit on the small size with the bar to the right and the dining area to the...
Ginger Man: Good place to grab some food
This is a restaurant that has a really nice size bar which is located to the left as you enter the place. There are plenty of booths and tables where you can enjoy good food as well as some decent drinks. The menu is nice and diverse. The appetizer menu has a nice selection...
Coromandel Cuisine of India: Tasty Indian Food
Coromandel is a chain of Indian restaurants with locations all over Connecticut as well as in New Rochelle, New York. This particular location is located right on Washington Street in the heart of the SoNo section of Norwalk.My wife and I have frequented the location in...
Black Bear Saloon: They even make some really good mojitos!
Black Bear is always one of our "watering hole" stops every time we visit Norwalk. It's a great place to grab a few drinks and if you're hungry, some really yummy stuff as well. They have two sections with bars on both ends, but we normally stay at the smaller area where we...
O'Neill's Restaurant & Pub: Grab a drink and watch a game
We've been to this bar/restaurant quite a few times during our many visits to Norwalk. Nice thing is if you are here during the warmer months you can enjoy your drink or meal at one of their outdoor seating. Ferni and I have usually tend to visit during the colder months...
Ginger Man: Large selection of beers, including my favorite!!
We enjoying coming to this place. They carry a very large selection of beers, well drinks, hard liquor as well as specialty drinks not usually found in most bars. I love the fact that they sometimes carry my Leffe Blonde or some variation of a blonde ale. The restaurant/bar...
B J Ryans: Grabbing a bite to eat and a drink
During one of our late afternoon drives, we decided to stop in at B J Ryans for a drink and a light bite to eat. The bar is strategically located on a corner near many of the car dealers in the area as well as behind a parking area and park. The bar isn't large by any means,...
Rivals: Relaxed Pub Atmosphere
Rivals is a Sportsbar/restaurant in the SoNo section of Norwalk's Main Street. The place is rather large with a big bar area and a dining area for table seating. The menu has a variety of bottled and tap beers. Their food items are typical pub grub such as burgers, buffalo...
Saffire Lounge: Nice Bar at the Doubletree
Saffire Lounge is the pub located in the Doubletree Hotel. Every time Ferni and I have stayed at the hotel we have made it a point to stop in to grab a drink before heading up to our room. The lounge is quite nice with a very nice bar with a few tvs for sports watching. They...
The few times we have visited Norwalk has been by car. Getting to Norwalk from our home is easy and convient and just an hour drive north on I-95. Driving gives us the freedom to arrive at any time, stay as long as we like and leave at our leisure.
Norwalk is easily accessible from NYC (via Grand Central Terminal) or other stops along the New Haven Line and if you decide to travel on MetroNorth the station stop I would recommend to disembark on is the South Norwalk Station. The ride from NYC is about 45 minutes. Prices...
Sweet Rexie's: Sweet Treats for the Kids and Adults
Liz was drawn into this shop by the Giant Gum Ball machine in the front window. One side of the shop has loose candy for sale by weight. The other side of the shop has stuffed animals, children's clothes, toys, accesories and even ice cream.
Anything your sweet toth...
Stew Leonard's Wine Shop: Got Wine?
My wife and I always stop at this shop when we are here for groceries. Since Stew Leonards is just across the street it is only logical to make the pit stop in to pick up a few bottles of our favorites.The store has a nice selection of wines and hard liquors. The sections...
Municiple Parking Lots
In Norwalk there are several Municipal Parking lots to park your car. It's relatively easy to find a parking space and the lots are spread out throughout the town. We prefer the Webster Parking Lot because of it's close proximity to restaurants, shops and the movies. Park...
Easy to Follow Signs
As soon as you get off the highway there are numerous easy to read signs that point what direction certain Norwalk attractions are located. The signs clearly point to SoNo, the martime Aquarium and other points of interest around the town.
Gangs and crime
These are probably the worst projects in norwalk. The housing projects are called roodner court. it is on Ely Ave. and is off of lowe st. and knapp st. dont get out of your car or start trouble there is lots of drug dealing and gangs over here
Written Dec 19, 2006
Paying for Parking
Norwalk is a tough town to find parking you don't have to pay for. Most on the street parking is metered. There are municipal lots in town that charge a fee to park. We prefer ro park at the Maritime Aquarium Parking and then walk around town.
Parking in South Norwalk
If you drive to Norwalk, like we did, you'll want to park your car and walk around the compact part of SONO. There are a few public parking areas and this particular location was located on North Water Street, conveniently located near Washington Street. You find a spot to...
Explore Deeper into Norwalk
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