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Great neighborhood

I think this neighborhood is the best if you want to go out to eat. Plenty of options and a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stamford, Connecticut
Weekend Back Home

Many changes to West Hartford since I was a resident. All to the benefit of residents and visitors... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Miriam G
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible1%
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“boutique”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this neighborhood is the best if you want to go out to eat. Plenty of options and a great walkable neighborhood.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Aniello1025
Reviewed 6 October 2018

While I go to areas of whtfd a lot I only go to lasalle area if I need to. It’s a small area with a lot of auto congestion and at peak times there is no parking. And yes they still have meter parking for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FtecConn
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Many changes to West Hartford since I was a resident. All to the benefit of residents and visitors. We found it more pedestrian friendly. The whole atmosphere was essentially upbeat and friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great area in West Hartford. Nice shops, good dining options. You have to pay to park, that is the only downfall.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lori T
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I enjoy going to the Center, Blue Back not so much. The center still has the feel of many family owned places and I like that I am supporting the local businesses and community. The area is very family friendly while still being trendy and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank NewEnglandTraveler23
Reviewed 10 January 2018

My favourite place to be is West Hartord. I love the quintessential elements of this New England town. The older buildings are visually spectacular, the main street is adorable and offers lots of great food options as well as clothiers and gift stores. The newer...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank WeHa98
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent bars, restaurants, wine bars, coffee shops, and shopping. Shopping has taken a hit, just like all retail. The number of restaurants is dizzying

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank WestHartford_CTDal
Reviewed 9 August 2017

West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square offer something for everyone. The Noah Webster Public Library has an outstanding children's section. The library offers numerous programs for all ages. If you enjoy eating out, there is a variety of excellent restaurants, many with outdoor seating....More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Susan33970
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I love the Center. The Paint Bar, Barnes and Noble, movie theaters and restaurants make the square a fun place for families, friends and date nights. Tip: Barnes and Noble members get their parking validated!!! Nice for when on street parking is elusive!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank CC-ELL
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

These two venues in the center of West Hartford harbor a plethora of places for all ages. From the Noah Webster Library on South Main with an amazing children's area and various events for all ages to specialty clothing stores such as B&K on Farmington...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Boomertraveller1948
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