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Old Town Novato

Grant Avenue, Novato, CA
+1 415-897-7707
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Great town

Novato is a great city. The Old Town is cute and I love the events the City of Novato does such as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Davis, California
A Great Stop for a Meal and Limited Shopping

There are a few great stores and lots of good restaurants. It's not a place for a full afternoon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Royal Oak, Michigan
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Grant Avenue, Novato, CA
+1 415-897-7707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Novato is a great city. The Old Town is cute and I love the events the City of Novato does such as the Antique cars and the Music and Wine Festival. You should come visit!

Thank AzoTina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a few great stores and lots of good restaurants. It's not a place for a full afternoon of random shopping as there are a lot of speciality shops such as bikes, soccer, sweets, but there is a great bookstore that could keep you...More

Thank MJRoyalAOak
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Whenever heading to downtown or Old Town Novato, get there before 11:30 due to the lunch crowd and parking. There are quite a few good restaurants and cafes to choose from in old town: Batika Indian restaurant, Masa's Japanese, Grazia, Italian, Las Guitarris to name...More

Thank tripper45
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very nice walking with shops and stops for about 3 blocks. We ate twice in strip malls before discovering this lovely area. Plenty of free parking on a Saturday at noon.

Thank cedar4604
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Very relaxing came in at night the day before skiing. Took time with my son and ser him up witj some nice equipment. Bought some nice socks.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful, well maintained area. There are no parking meters to have to feed. There are locally owned shops and restaurants with no evidence of chain stores. There is a great small town atmosphere walking down Grant Avenue.

Thank MOG808
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Grant Street real nice, shops, restaurants, coffee places, Bank of America, Watts Record store, Dry Cleaners!

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I have loved being close to Old Town as it always allowed a great stroll in the evening. It is lined with cute boutique shops and is definitely the place to be for a multitude of food choices. It's a great place to take kids...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Novato has a lot of great places to shop and eat. The best being Masa's Sushi. Truly the best in area!

Thank debbievictor29
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The 2 negative stars are for the poor design of the "improved Downtown/Grant avenue", thanks to our Novato city officials. Otherwise I would give 5 stars to the local businesses

Thank 256pierrea
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Bobbi B
Where is a nice place to meet a friend for light food and drink, but mostly conversation?
26 June 2015|
Response from terrywaldon | Reviewed this property |
Try Hilltop. Preferably in the bar during happy hour. Nice place, great view, and an outside patio if it is a nice day.