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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.
Farmers Market
“The awesome Saturday morning Davis Farmer's Market is open year-round. Want to know local Farmers serving a Local Community long before "eating locally" was on your radar? In the long warm months, a wonderful Wednesday "Picnic In The Park" is worth checking out, too. A smaller amount of Farmers, but an even better opportunity to get to know the Local Farmers better because, well, it isn't the Saturday morning Market...”
  • 28 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Full service grocery store. Specialty items but also fair prices for the usual stuff. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good brews and sandwiches, a place to watch people walking by while drinking in the evening.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“They have a wonderful salad bar and prepared food section. Excellent selection of cheese and local produce. They also sell local Yolo County olive oil, which makes a nice gift.”
  • 14 locals recommend
University
“One of the campuses of the University of California system. The 5,300-acre campus borders the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 people living in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Two buildings -- front is a fun bar to get mai thais. In back is good thai restaurant. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Delicious Mexican Restaurant with a nice atmosphere. More expensive than Guadalajara and not quite as authentic, but good food for a decent price nonetheless. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Music Venue
“I have seen some wonderful musicians here. It is really a great place to see a nice show. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
University
“World class musicians and artists perform at the Mondavi. A highlight of your visit to Davis!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cinema
“Theater built in 1949. Today it shows independent films. The main theater has a retro small-movie-house feel.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Unique European pastry shop with nice art work. It is a little walk there and back or you can easily drive or bike.”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Restaurant during the day and club/ bar at night. They have an awesome patio and the food is really good quality.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great fresh, local, affordable southwestern cuisine. There are 2 restaurants in town.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Surprisingly great food and drinks at this Dark, well constructed pub. Save room for dessert!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Coffee and Bagel shop. Lots of locals meet here. The coffee is good and strong.”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great food, service, price and atmosphere. We usually go for lunch or dinner. Weekends are busy and they don't serve the full menu. ”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Good brews and sandwiches, a place to watch people walking by while drinking in the evening.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Two buildings -- front is a fun bar to get mai thais. In back is good thai restaurant. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Delicious Mexican Restaurant with a nice atmosphere. More expensive than Guadalajara and not quite as authentic, but good food for a decent price nonetheless. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Restaurant during the day and club/ bar at night. They have an awesome patio and the food is really good quality.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Great fresh, local, affordable southwestern cuisine. There are 2 restaurants in town.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Surprisingly great food and drinks at this Dark, well constructed pub. Save room for dessert!”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great food, service, price and atmosphere. We usually go for lunch or dinner. Weekends are busy and they don't serve the full menu. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“In Davis/Adjacent Town. We also have a Crepeville in Woodland on Main corner of First st. ”
  • 9 locals recommend

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