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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.
Zoo
“An actual Zoo which is much smaller than the Philadelphia Zoo and the Elmwood Park Zoo has just been completely remodeled with twin Jaguar cubs, Zebras, Giraffes and MUCH .. MUCH MORE!! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Transit Station
“SEPTA Regional Rail, Norristown Line. 50 minutes to Center City. $1 to park. Purchase tickets at the ticket window or on the train.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“steamed pork and vegetable dumplings tofu and broccoli with brown suace on the side chicken wings”
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
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“Excellent Mexican food with a pleasant ambiance. This is where I would take my parents when they visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Bahn Mi is Vietnamese sandwiches, and they're good. They're definitely on the cutting edge of what Norristown will be. Go here for lunch or light fare, and try the smoothies. Be warned - there's no alcohol here, but you can BYOB and spike your smoothie!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Good Bar Food and Local Beers. On a nice night, go over by the river and enjoy the beer garden. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Discount supermarket chain carrying brand-name & private-label grocery items.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“It's my favorite local place to grab donuts for work on Fridays. Super Friendly works and great price for donuts.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Equally a restaurant, I think their bar is the main event here. This is my go-to place to bring friends for a drink.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
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  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
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“Includes an ATM. There are three stores along Main Street and this is closest to home.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
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Route
“Clark Park has a Saturday farmers market and food vendors. Most weekends there is festival of some kind there. Also lots of green space and playgrounds.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“steamed pork and vegetable dumplings tofu and broccoli with brown suace on the side chicken wings”
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
“Excellent Mexican food with a pleasant ambiance. This is where I would take my parents when they visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Bahn Mi is Vietnamese sandwiches, and they're good. They're definitely on the cutting edge of what Norristown will be. Go here for lunch or light fare, and try the smoothies. Be warned - there's no alcohol here, but you can BYOB and spike your smoothie!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Good Bar Food and Local Beers. On a nice night, go over by the river and enjoy the beer garden. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Equally a restaurant, I think their bar is the main event here. This is my go-to place to bring friends for a drink.”
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Upscale Japanese and Korean food. Live music is advertised, so check for events! I'd go here if someone else is buying :)”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Basic spot for a standard menu of Chinese classic dishes plus chef's specialties & platters.”
  • 1 local recommends

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