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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.

Zoo
“Fort Wayne has one of the top ten zoos in the country, with incredible animals, a great layout that makes it easy to walk through with the kids for the day, and plenty of activities for all. Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is one you won't want to miss if you are visiting with us in the summer months.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You can shop, watch a movie , dine and do arts and crafts all in one shopping experience. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Great cocktails and Gourmet Tacos! Fabulous view of historic courthouse is lovely at night”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“The display changes regularly. If you love modern art, this is a must see.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“My favorite bar in Fort Wayne. The food is great, and the atmosphere is also great! The 100yr old back bar is amazing! Everything is good, they usually have a small seafood bar on Friday nights. My favorites are the black bean nacho deluxe and the grilled tenderloin sandwich, but truly everything is good. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“Pub offering beer & scotch, bar bites & soccer on TV amid classic Celtic ambiance Outdoor seating is available! Trivia nights on Friday is a fun time!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Stadium
“The Fort Wayne TIncaps are a minor league baseball team. Class A affiliate of the San Diego Padras! This family friendly ball park serves wonderful food and beverages. Choose to sit on the lawn, in a suite, or in a small group. Fireworks are held after many of the games! These are real fireworks! Enjoy!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Hot Dog Joint
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“This place is awesome and a Fort Wayne Tradition!! Live a bit of history, this place has changed very little since it opened. This is the place people always want to come to when they come home if they have moved away. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great pizza and beer. You can buy by the slice or a whole pizza. They have a cool outdoor eating area which is very lively on weekend nights. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is a local neighborhood coffee shop and cafe just a few minutes away. They have a lovely outdoor seating area as well as indoor seating. Homemade scratch kitchen food such as quiche, soups, salads, sandwiches. Yummy pastries. Homemade ice cream. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Absolutely beautiful collection of plants from all around the world with interactive activities for children as well as local art exhibits for adults. ~$10 admission.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A grand ole' public park with walking trails, bike paths and a golf course.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Quirky scratch kitchen food. Great beers on tap. A local brewery. Nice outdoor seating area. You'll encounter plenty of hipsters and foodies :) They have a weekly trivia night too!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“10 minute walk. Enjoy a movie in an intimate theater. "Fort Wayne Cinema Center, Inc. is a not-for-profit film society serving northeast Indiana. We are guided by our Mission statement, which reads: Fort Wayne Cinema Center, a not-for-profit cultural organization, is dedicated to bringing the best of independent, foreign, documentary, classic, and specialty films that otherwise might not be shown in northeast Indiana, through a variety of films, special events, educational programs, and community outreach."”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great modern atmosphere. Great beer. Fresh food. Call for reservations on weekends and Sunday brunch. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local brewpub chain hosts live bands & offers deep-dish-style pizza & handcrafted beers. ”
  • 8 locals recommend