A Hotel In The Heart Of Fairfield

There are at least 30 restaurants within 1 mile of the hotel (we stopped counting), along with easy access to all other things Fairfield. Below you’ll find a hand-picked list of recommendations, put together by staffers, guests, and locals. Please let us know if you have additional questions or need help finding anything else.

Dining
  • Aspetuck Brew Lab
    Distance: 0.5 miles

    Fresh, local and flavorful beer of the very best quality. Great space in the heart of Black Rock. Open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays! Grab a seat at the bar, or a growler.

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  • Bangalore Restaurant & Bar
    Distance: 0.3 miles

    A variety of innovative Indian specialties, a plentiful weekday lunch buffet, and local delivery, make this restaurant a favorite amongst those looking for masala options and more.

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  • Bodega
    Distance: 1.2 miles

    Inventive Mexican fare plus a lineup of tequila cocktails in a sleek, compact space. Try the fresh guacamole, a michelada, or the tasty tacos for maximum satisfaction.

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  • BRYAC
    Distance: 0.9 miles

    Upbeat bar/eatery with a comfy feel offering seafood & steak bites, plus live music & Sunday brunch. Try the raw bar or a lobster pot pie to hit your seafood quota.

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  • Catch a Healthy Habit
    Distance: 1.0 mile

    Light bites, smoothies & sweets in a low-key, health-focused cafe with speakers & food-prep classes. We're suckers for the Funky Monkey and the Nori Wrap.

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  • Craft 260
    Distance: 0.1 miles

    Elevated pub fare & craft draft beer showcased in a cool, modern-rustic space with a covered patio. This place is diagonally across the street from the hotel. Grab a stool or seat.

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  • Fin
    Distance: 0.8 miles

    Sushi and other Japanese fare alongside sake and cocktails in a casual setting with small covered patio. Wonderful specials and an attentive staff ensure a great time for the whole family.

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  • Flipside Burgers & Bar
    Distance: 0.7 miles

    Easygoing eatery serving burgers, hot dogs, shakes & eclectic pub bites inside or on the patio. If you can dream up the burger, it's likely already on the menu. Fries to die for.

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  • Harborview Market
    Distance: 1.0 mile

    Local Black Rock family-run market, with hand-rolled croissants and a variety of goodness at the ready. Very cool neighborhood environment, with friendly staffers and patrons.

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  • Joe's American Bar & Grill
    Distance: 0.4 miles

    Relaxed bar and grill chain offering a varied American pub-food menu, along with kids' meals. Right across the street from the hotel. Fantastic option for families with kiddos.

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  • Little Goose Café
    Distance: 2.2 miles

    Oh the burgers, and the seafood chowder. This little hideaway is a favorite local spot for upscale bar food and neighborhood vibes. Belly up to the bar, or grab a table.

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  • Mecha Noodle Bar
    Distance: 0.8 miles

    Slurping is encouraged, literally. Ramen, pho and other Pan Asian noodle dishes, plus cocktails, served in a sleek, stylish setting. Finish your noodles and order more. Record is 7 times.

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  • Michael Gennaros Steakhouse
    Distance: 0.2 miles

    Get your fine dining fix, and order your up the steak of your dreams. These guys do not joke around. Good thing the hotel is literally rolling distance from the restaurant.

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  • Pizzeria Molto
    Distance: 0.8 miles

    Lively pizzeria resembling a 1950s Roman trattoria offers pies, tapas-style plates and wines. Long bar with silent black and white movies looping in the background and great food.

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  • Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
    Distance: 2.1 miles

    Voted Best Pizza in the US (no joke). This casual pizzeria chain started in New Haven in 1925, and now serves a menu of coal-fired pies, beer & wine to adoring Fairfield locals.

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  • Quattro Pazzi
    Distance: 1.1 miles

    Bustling Italian eatery and bar turning out classic, seasonal dishes in a casual setting, with great wines. Try the home-made Rigatoni Butera for a life-changing pasta experience.

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  • Source Coffeehouse
    Distance: 1.0 mile

    Best coffee around. Get a frothy capuccino or cold brew, and order the Texas Toast Breakfast Sandwich (breakfast on weekends). Grab a spot outside and let the people watching begin.

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  • Taberna
    Distance: 0.8 miles

    Restaurant and bar with two dining rooms, serving Mediterranean-Spanish fare and global wines to guests in downtown Fairfield. Bring your appetite and your family.

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  • Two Roads Brewery
    Distance: 7.1 miles

    This award-winning brewery serves up a delicious variety of beers, using unique ingredients and approaches to creating brews to remember. Pairs well with the food trucks.

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  • Walrus + Carpenter
    Distance: 1.0 mile

    This Black Rock BBQ spot is a local favorite, offering all kinds of inventive meats and craft beers and cocktails. There's a Bloody Mary brunch option with a short rib in it. No lie.

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Shopping
  • The Beehive
    Distance: 1.1 miles

    Fantastic downtown boutique, with great options for decor and gifting, including special accessories for your home or a little jewelry to brighten your day. All handpicked, for you.

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  • Black Rock Farmer's Market
    Distance: 1.4 miles

    Saturdays, starting June 19th, from 9-1pm. Come get in line for fresh homemade Dixie Donuts, grab a cold brew from Source Coffeehouse and poke around.

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  • Eastern Mountain Sports
    Distance: 2.6 miles

    Outdoor-oriented chain specializing in gear, apparel, shoes & accessories, plus travel products. Need a tent or a sleeping bag, or a pair of last minute hiking boots. Head this way.

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  • The Natural Pet Outlet
    Distance: 0.6 miles

    This pet Mecca is the go-to spot for good foods and fun treats for the four-legged friends in your lives. Just a mile down the road from the hotel, you can almost roll-over here.

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  • Swim 'N Surf
    Distance: 1.0 mile

    Opened by two long-time friends with a shared passion for swimming and fashion, this downtown boutique offers a wide variety of beach-ready options, and sexy swimwear.

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  • Whole Foods
    Distance: 0.7 miles

    Great prepared foods, fruits, veggies, and more. Insane selection of cheeses and hors d'oeuvres, in the event you're rolling up to a friend's house or party and need to represent.

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Entertainment
  • The Acoustic
    Distance: 1.0 mile

    Dimly lit live music venue & bar featuring diverse local/alternative acts in an intimate space. Best open mic night around, every Tuesday night. All kinds of music, all kinds of fun.

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  • The Bijou
    Distance: 4.2 miles

    Oldest movie house in the country, showing films, theatre, and live events in a charming space with seats, cabaret style tables, and a bar serving beer, wine, and specialty cocktails.

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  • The Cabaret Theatre
    Distance: 4.2 miles

    Famous local cabaret-style theater with a BYO food & drink policy showing musicals, concerts, and kid's shows. Check the schedule and bring the family for an afternoon of fun.

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  • Fairfield Cinemas at Bullard Square
    Distance: 1.3 miles

    Get your popcorn fix and your 3D glasses. This state-of-the-art cinema has all the latest releases and a wide variety of treats to sweeten the pot while you get your movie on.

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  • Fairfield Theatre Company
    Distance: 1.1 miles

    Great local music venues! From the intimate theatre, to the larger Warehouse, and the Klein, FTC delivers the area's premiere live music performances, for a wide variety of audiences.

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  • Quick Center
    Distance: 1.4 miles

    The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is a major center of theatre and the arts at Fairfield University. From live broadcasts of the Met Opera to live shows of all kinds.

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  • Webster Bank Arena
    Distance: 3.4 miles

    The Webster Bank Arena is a large multi-purpose indoor arena in Bridgeport, built alongside The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. Big music acts, Sound Tigers Hockey, and Stags Basketball.

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Attractions
  • Beardsley Zoo
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    The Beardsley Zoo is the only AZA-accredited zoo in the state of Connecticut. Visitors will find many rescue and rehabilitated animals, from wolves, to bald eagles, to tigers, oh my.

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  • Discovery Museum/Planetarium
    Distance: 5.4 miles

    The Discovery Museum and Planetarium is a hands-on science museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut, that serves as both a tourist destination and an educational resource.

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  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course
    Distance: 5.0 miles

    This delightful rural course offers players a chance to really swing the clubs. "The Wheel," as it's called by locals, boasts two courses, and 6,568 yards of championship golf.

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  • Jennings Beach
    Distance: 1.2 miles

    Bring your sunscreen and love of doing, well...nothing. This picturesque Fairfield beach offers stunning views of Long Island Sound, and lots of places to play and swim.

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  • Lake Mohegan
    Distance: 4.5 miles

    Lake Mohegan and its surrounding open space comprise a total of 170.4 acres. Visitors will enjoy many hiking trails and a lovely swimming area that is great for cooling off.

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  • Smith Richardson Golf Club
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    "Smith" offers a delightful outing of golf on its rolling 6600+ yards of beautifully maintained fairways and greens. 18 distinctive golf holes that are both challenging and fun.

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Transportation
  • Bridgeport Amtrack
    Distance: 4.3 miles

    Bridgeport is a shared Metro-North Railroad, Shore Line East, and Amtrak train station along the Northeast Corridor that serves Bridgeport, Connecticut and nearby towns.

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  • Connecticut Limo
    Distance: Right out front!

    Take this service to any of the surrounding airports: from Kennedy, to Newark, Laguardia, Bradley, and beyond. They'll come pick you up and drop you off in a hot flash.

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  • Fairfield Station - Metro North
    Distance: 1.2 miles

    The Fairfield Metro North station is right downtown, an easy cab or über ride to and from the hotel. It's just an hour to NYC and roughly 30 minutes to New Haven heading north.

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  • Interstate 95
    Distance: 2.3 miles

    With easy access to i95 just over a mile up the road, guests can quickly head north to New Haven, Providence, and Boston, or south to Stamford and NYC in a flash.

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  • Merritt Parkway
    Distance: 6.1 miles

    This historic parkway is easy to access via i95, offering non-commercial drivers a scenic northern route to Interstate 91, or 287, the Tappan Zee Bridge and i87 on the Southern side.

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  • Port Jefferson Ferry
    Distance: 4.0 miles

    Shortcut the traffic to and from Long Island by hopping this easy car ferry from the South End of Bridgeport to Port Jeff—spectacular views and high speed travel.

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  • Red Dot Shuttle
    Distance: Right out front!

    This shuttle service picks up from the hotel, and can drop you at any number of travel destinations or airport hubs from New Haven, to Hartford, to New York and New Jersey.

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  • Sikorsky Airport
    Distance: 6.8 miles

    Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport is a public airport in Fairfield County, Connecticut, owned by the city of Bridgeport. It is three miles southeast of downtown, in the town of Stratford.

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Other
  • B:Hive
    Distance: 4.2 miles

    Unique coworking space in the heart of Downtown Bridgeport's Bijou Square district. Great spot to meet with clients for the day, or collaborate with other coworkers. Grab a day pass.

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  • University of Bridgeport
    Distance: 4.1 miles

    The University of Bridgeport is a private, independent, non-sectarian, coeducationational university located on the Long Island Sound, just minutes from the hotel.

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  • Fairfield University
    Distance: 1.4 miles

    Fairfield University is a private, co-educational undergraduate and master's level teaching-oriented university located in Fairfield, Connecticut. The Hi-Ho is real close to campus.

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  • Sacred Heart University
    Distance: 6.3 miles

    Sacred Heart University is a Roman Catholic university located in suburban Fairfield, Connecticut. The Hi-Ho is close by, and perfect for families visiting students, or taking tours.

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