Bethel (Connecticut)

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Bethel is a town in the Litchfield Hills region of Connecticut.

Get in[edit]

The town is easily accessible from Interstate 84 and has a train station on the Danbury Branch of Metro-North's New Haven line.

Get around[edit]

Bethel has little to no public transportation, and no sidewalks, (with the exception of downtown). Driving is the only option.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Blue Jay Orchards, 125 Plumtrees Rd., Pick your own apple orchard and apple cider.
  • PT Barnum Birthplace, 55 Greenwood Ave.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Bethel Cinema [1] 269 Greenwood Avenue +1 203 778-2100. Shows foreign and domestic independent films, and hosts the Connecticut Film Festival each December.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

American[edit]

  • Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant, 282 Greenwood Avenue-An authentic 50's era drive in.
  • Plain Jane's Restaurant 208 Greenwood Avenue
  • New Colony Diner 14 Stony Hill Road
  • One Front Street 1 Front Street
  • Putnam House Restaurant 12 Depot Place

Italian/Pizzeria[edit]

  • Famous Pizza, 1 PT Barnum Square
  • Armando's, 47 Stony Hill Road
  • Pizzeria Lauretano, 291 Greenwood Ave
  • Rizzuto's Wood-Fired Pizza Kitchen & Bar 6 Stony Hill Road
  • La Zingara 8 PT Barnum Square
  • La Fortuna 37 Stony Hill Road
  • Bethel Pizza House 206 Greenwood Avenue

Chinese[edit]

  • Bethel Chinese Kitchen 46 Grassy Plain Street
  • Ming Garden Restaurant 211 Greenwood Avenue
  • Empire Szechuan 85 Stony Hill Road

Tapas[edit]

  • Cadiz, 269 Greenwood Avenue

Mexican[edit]

  • San Miguel Restaurant 8 PT Barnum Square

German[edit]

  • Old Heidelberg 55 Stony Hill Road

Drink[edit][add listing]

Coffee[edit]

  • Molten Java 102 Greenwood Avenue

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Best Western Berkshire Inn, 11 Stony Hill Road, +1 203 744-3200 (fax: +1 203 744-3979), [2].  edit
  • Best Western Stony Hill Inn, 46 Stony Hill Road, +1 203 743-5533 (fax: +1 203 743-4958), [3].  edit
  • Bethel/Danbury Microtel Inn & Suites, 80 Benedict Road, +1 203 748-8318 (fax: +1 203 748-8309), [4].  edit

Get out[edit]

  • Danbury is about 10 minutes away. It's home to Western Connecticut State University, Danbury Fair Mall, and other attractions
  • New Haven is about 60 minutes away. It's home to Yale University and the New Haven Harbor
  • Hartford is about 70 minutes away. It's home to the State Capitol and many theaters
  • New York City is about 130 minutes away. It's home to many attractions including the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Central Park, and many museums and shops


Routes through Bethel
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