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Address: West Hartford Center, West Hartford, CT

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One of the best places in CT

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... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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!

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 Avenue as well as many restaurants for all tastes, this area has it all. Barnes... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lived in town over 50 years, no longer go to the center. Blue Back ruined it. Parking is a joke - what other shopping center has paid parking, not Westfarms, not the Shops at Canton, not Evergreen Walk and all of those have a better choice of shops than BBS. All we have are restaurants the come and go and... More 

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Thank Patricia C
West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are in the Hartford area, the West Hartford Center is a very short Uber or Taxi ride away. It's about a mile from Downtown Hartford but not a walkable one. The Center is the original town center and the amenities have grown up to support the West Hartford community with extraordinary restaurants of every genre, great pubs, lovely... More 

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Thank Peikleberry
West Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Blue Back Square and the Town Center are the envy of the surrounding communities. Where else can you go: where you can grab a great coffee, see a movie, do shopping and find a great outfit... all in a four hour period. West Hartford is a great community, easy to walk and friendly people are a plus. Welcome to HIP... More 

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Thank muhr24
West Hartford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Visit the West Hartford library and other shops around the area. Blueback Square walking around getting exercise Barnes & Noble.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Girls weekend in the Hartford area would not be complete with out a walk around this very cute town. Many restaurants and shops to wander around in. Most of the restaurants have outdoor seating and happy hours. The stores close on the early side so if you want to shop get there before 6 pm.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The center has an incredible variety of restaurants and shops. As a resident I can do my banking , buy hardware, wine, groceries and in the evening have a great dinner and see a movie. The only thing lacking in town is a good music venue.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

West Hartford has an actual city center where locals and visitors come to hang out. Most of the restaurants have outdoor seating, the shops keep evening hours, its a good collection of known chains and local shops that have carved a niche that makes the shopping interesting and fun. Within walking distance are bookshops, markets, movie theater, plenty of paid... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Well, I live in West Hartford, and I must say, if you are coming for the very first time I encourage you to walk the tree lined streets. However going more than once, I don't recommend at all. I only go to WH Center to go to the library, rarely anything else. There is nothing to do except for eating... More 

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