Downtown Batavia: Art, Dining, and Shopping in the Heart of the City
Welcome to Downtown Batavia, where the charm of yesteryear meets the vibrancy of today! As you stroll through our historic streets, the Batavia Art Trail unfolds before you, showcasing over 30 captivating murals and art installations that adorn the walls and yards of our local businesses. It's a visual delight that sets the stage for a day filled with exploration.
Dining in Downtown Batavia is a true culinary adventure. With over 60 restaurants to choose from, the options are as diverse as our community. Whether you prefer the quaint ambiance of a country diner, a romantic table for two, or the bustling energy of our bars, our dining scene has it all. Indulge in sizzling steaks, hearty pasta dishes, fluffy pancakes, or the perfect slice of pizza – there's something to satisfy every palate. Explore the 10,000 sq ft brewery, savor the flavors of a brick oven pizzeria, or unwind in a cozy cafe setting.
Shopping in our downtown area is a personalized experience steeped in tradition. Discover a variety of specialty shops offering quality clothing, unique crafts, exquisite jewelry, and nostalgic toys and games. What sets us apart is the personalized customer service that hearkens back to old-fashioned values – a homey, community-minded atmosphere. Immerse yourself in a 90-year-old family-owned candy shop, step into a toy store and bike shop with over a century of history, or explore a custom jeweler's legacy spanning three generations.
Exploration is at the heart of the Downtown Batavia experience. Whether you're seeking a romantic evening for two or a lively night out with friends, our city offers a myriad of entertainment options. Enjoy live music, attend a dinner and a show, or enjoy a friendly bowling match followed by a museum tour. Jackson Square, the heart of our downtown, plays host to many events, and live music creating an atmosphere that is both lively and inviting. For a unique experience, make sure to explore the music garden, where nature and melody harmonize.
In Downtown Batavia, we invite you to step into a world where personalized customer service, old-style customization, and a homey ambiance converge to create a truly special day trip destination. Embrace the charm, savor the flavors, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of our community.
Be sure to check out our interactive map, which highlights points of interest to ensure you don't miss a beat.