Downtown Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Things to do in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Main Street of old Downtown Bridgeport speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Bridgeport the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Bridgeport brings meaning to leisure time while enjoying the local yarn shop and wandering through in amazement with the different fibers and vast array of colors. Signing up for a class is easy and fun and serves as a great getaway for a few hours to enjoy the company of fellow knitters.

Downtown Bridgeport has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown Bridgeport brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Downtown Bridgeport brings the farming community under one marketplace to offer an assortment of locally grown fruit and vegetables. Traditionally, markets are restricted to anything grown so you can expect to see natural whole foods that are sure to please those working on their plant-based diets!

Why do you love downtown?

Terri Simon
I love to dine at the Inn and to shop at specialty shops.

Harriet Rapista
Never been but planning to go in August

Gen McClelland
going for my 1st visit in beginning of August

Kim Knox
All the quaint shops, I like to support small business.

I just love the small town vibe.

Restaurants in Bridgeport, Connecticut

A & M Cooking With Love

269 Wood Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Aguayo Edibles

226 Westfield Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

A Taste of Heaven

175 Jefferson St
Downtown Bridgeport


920 Madison Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Allan's Place

580 Arctic St
Downtown Bridgeport

Barracuda Restaurant

2521 Main St
Downtown Bridgeport

Azul Restaurant & Churrascaria

1691 Main Street
Downtown Bridgeport

All Star Sports Bar & Cafe

2288 Fairfield Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Barriga Cheia

2428 Main St
Downtown Bridgeport

Asia Restaurant

135 Bradley St
Downtown Bridgeport

Adega Restaurant

181 Lexington Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Bahia Restaurant

243 Madison Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Bereket Turkish Restaurant

4031 Main St # C
Downtown Bridgeport

Avenue Cafe

3425 Fairfield Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Aces Bar & Restaurant

2135 Boston Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Ayala's Restaurant

709 Beechwood Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Agega Velha

181 Lexington Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

A Taste Of Peru

1429 East Main St
Downtown Bridgeport

Adega Vel

181 Lexington Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport


2871 Fairfield Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Baron's Cafe

1611 Barnum Avenue
Downtown Bridgeport

Downtown Bridgeport Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Bridgeport can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Upon check-in, slip the desk agent a tip and ask for the best room they can find at your current booked rate. Often times a quick $10 or $20 bill can go a long way towards the mood of the person who directly decides where you lay your head for the night.

Avoid booking poolside for kids playing during the day and gatherings at night. Sound bounces off of the water and voices carry so ask for a room away from the pool either on the opposite side of the hotel or in higher floors.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.