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    Best Shopping Centers Norwalk

    June 25, 2017

    Those who call the South Norwalk Apartments home find themselves near some of the most diverse and exquisite shopping centers the state of Connecticut has to offer. Teeming to the brim with designer outlets, decadent dining, and little touches that make them unique, going on a shopping extravaganza can be an everyday affair. Whether it's the necessities in live or the splurges we all crave, you can find it in Norwalk.

    1. The Sono Market

    Over 30 stores come together to create this unique plaza filled with fabulous dining and entertainment for every lifestyle. Take a stroll down these historic streets and window shop until your heart is content with major stores such as Clarke Kitchen Showroom, Klaff's Home Design, and Pelligrini Jewelers.

    When you start to feel hungry, there are 39 outstanding dining locations to choose from serving up everything from gourmet burgers to the finest sushi. If you're looking for Italian cuisine with finesse, Sono has it. How about an oriental Hibachi experience? Sono has it. Searching for the finest regional delights, craft beer, exotic wines, or decadent desserts? There's plenty to go around. No matter what you're craving, you can find a fine dining location for it at this fantastic market.

    Of course, shopping and dining only are only part of an area's culture. Visitors can stroll through the Sidewalk Gallery to see gorgeous paintings on display, view exotic sea creatures at the Maritime Aquarium, or view the historic beauty of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. This thriving culture of art and heritage is filled with renowned galleries and exhibits, as well as The Stepping Stones Museum where children can enhance their understanding of the world through playful yet educational programs.

    2. Compo Acres Shopping Center

    For all of your immediate needs while living in the South Norwalk apartments, there's Compo Acres Shopping Center. With stores like CVS Pharmacy, Cohen's Optical, and Westport cleaners you know you can get any necessity you need in a hurry. Olympia Sports offers the latest in active wear for any occasion, while the New York Sports Club helps you to stay fit and active.

    Across the street there's a Trader Joe's filled with delicious items to stock the fridge with, Choice Pet Supply offering everything a furry member of the family could ever need, and the must try organic delights at Robeks Juice. For the ladies, Town Nails and Westport Hair & Co. will have you looking your Saturday night best in no time.

    While this isn't the largest shopping center in Norwalk, it certainly features the things we all need in everyday life. Plus, it's down the street from The Market Place Center (#5).

    3. Goodwives Shopping Center

    Goodwives has a little something for everyone, including some top rated dining, but there are a few key aspects that easily make this location a day-long adventure. First of all, there is the Andrew Stefanou Salon & Spa with a plethora of top quality beauty treatments and massages on the menu. They even offer a champagne lunch service, as well as men's services. As if that isn't enough to take make you want to spend the day here, there's more.

    Visitors can pick up everything they need for a great dinner at Stop & Shop, then swing by Wineport of Darien to choose the perfect drink to go with it. Looking to stay active? Runner's Roost offers the largest collection of high end shoes available, Dynamic Athletics and Joyride offer outstanding fitness communities that can help you reach your goals, and Steve Demasco's Shaolin Studio for those wishing to study the art of kung-fu.

    What really makes Goodwives stand out is their selection of outstanding dining locations. Aux Delices serves up delicacies and new takes on classic favorites by chef Debra Ponzek with wonderful dishes such as roasted Fillet Mignon in a horseradish creme friache and a grilled vegetable lasagna. They also hold cooking classes so you can learn to create masterful dishes at home.

    Hibachi, sushi, and more oriental specialties are served in the postmodern Tengda Bistro, or try some decadent cuisine from far away lands at Cromandel Indian Cuisine. Meanwhile, Chocolate works offers everything from artisan chocolate pretzels to custom chocolate designs like a solid high heel or poodle. However, for the finest dining experience around head to the award winning Cesco's Trattoria and treat yourself to authentic Italian cuisine handcrafted by master chefs and served in the traditional atmosphere of Italy's finest restaurants.

    4. Playhouse Square Shopping Center

    Home to the Organic Market and She La La boutique, what really makes this little plaza stand out is the Westport Country Playhouse. Here you can see classic plays like Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, as well as modern performances such as George Brant's Grounded. Other signature features include The Granola Bar's exquisite delights and The Plumed Serpent bridal store.

    5. The Market Place Shopping Center

    Located right on Main Street, this shopping center truly has it all. High-end shopping is in such abundance here that only a list will do. It's a long one, but that just goes to show what kind of shopping extravaganza awaits!

    -Simon Pearce -Eileen Fisher -Talbots

    -Jonathan Adler -Madewell -Brandi Mellville

    -J. Crew -Jack Wills -Marine Layer

    -Brooks Brothers -Vince -Athleta

    -Ann Taylor -Lululemon -Theory

    -Sunglass Hut -Vineyard Vines -Nike Running

    -Banana Republic -Mikol & Co. -INTERMIX

    -L'Occitane -Shoe-Inn -Pottery Barn

    -Westend -LF Stores -LOFT

    -Lou & Grey -Anthropologie & Co. -BHLDN

    By far the largest shopping plaza of them all, The Market Place is one of the hottest spots near the South Norwalk apartments.

    South Norwalk Apartments

    These luxury apartments offer their residents the finest in amenities and contemporary design with a touch of sophistication like no other. Each aspect from the spacious floor plans to the abundant natural lighting is carefully chosen to create a new experience in higher living. Cathedral styled ceiling, luxe bathrooms, and quartz countertops are only the beginning of countless features that make these dwellings unique homes.

    With a culture all their own, these South Norwalk apartments are suited to only the finest of tastes.