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“Many tasty restaurants and cafes”
Review of Grand Avenue

Grand Avenue
Ranked #9 of 60 things to do in Escondido
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Owner description: Several antique stores
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Grand Avenue is a wonderful little downtown area. There are many kinds of restaurants and cafes to try out. Many types of cuisine: Italian, French, Hawaiin, Salvadorian, Irish, American. There is a Farmers Market every Tuesday afternoon with lots of fresh produce, breads, sauces, plants as well as freshly prepared food to eat. During the summer every Friday night "Cruisin Grand " takes place which is an event that showcases classic cars from various eras. Shops and restaurants stay open late during this event.

Thank Maria W
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great al fresco dining, charming antique and crafts stores, a reptile shop, art galleries and more. On Fridays May through September, classic and antique cars line the road for Cruisin' Grand. On Tuesday afternoons and Saturday mornings, there is a Farmers Market. Spring and Fall bring street fairs, and the annual Christmas Parade ends here. A fun place to see and be seen, meet friends, grab a bite or a drink. Really the true center of Escondido.

Thank SanDiegoborn
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Bands, food booths, blocks of restored vehicles, food and craft booths. Pre 1975 cars looking like new or better.
Lots of people, bands. Lots of restaurants and bars open .

Thank lgkl1
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Every Friday evening Grand Avenue closes about five blocks and hosts "Cruisin' Grand". There are more than 200 pre-1974 muscle cars on display each Friday evening. There are bands playing and several excellent restaurants to choose from. Our favorite is Vins. You can reserve a table outside and watch people, look at the cars and enjoy great food drinks and service.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We strolled along Grand Avenue and stopped in some interesting stores as we enjoyed a beautiful day. The Farmers Market was open and that added another interesting stop to our visit. Thanks for making us feel welcome.

Thank 2TravelersMn
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