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By Train

 

 

Take train to Bethel station. Get off and walk out to street in front of station (Durant). Cross street and turn right. Proceed down street until it intersects with Greenwood Ave at traffic light. You will be next to the library. Turn left and proceed up Greenwood.  We are on this side of the street, just before the Citgo. (approximately ten minute walk)

By Bus

 

 

There are two nearby stops, both on Greenwood Ave.  Get off at either Caraluzzi's Bethel Food Market or P.T. Barnum Square. Proceed up Greenwood Ave towards Caraluzzis and the the Citgo.  We are in the red building just before Citgo, at the light. (1 min walk from Caraluzzis, 2 minutes from P.T. Barnum)

Bike parking

 

 

Our bike rack is in front of the store, by the stone steps.  During the winter, it is front of Bethel Printing (our neighbor) under their awning to keep it snow free!


DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From anywhere on I-84 

Get off I-84 at Exit 5, down the ramp, and turn right at the light on to Rte 53 South. Follow signs for 53 South for about 3 miles. This takes you through downtown Danbury on Main St. At the end of Main St, 53 South will turn left. (marked) Follow 53 South into Bethel and you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light. Go left on Rte 302 (Greenwood Ave). Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo. 

From New Canaan -

Go east on Rte 106 about 8 miles to Rte 7. Then go left on to Rte 7 North until you reach Rte 107. Take a right on Rte 107 North and go 5-6 miles until you reach Rte 53. Then go left (North again) on Rte 53. As you come into Bethel, you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light. Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo. .

From New Fairfield –

Go South on Rte 37 to Danbury, you are on Padanaram Rd., which changes to North St. when you go under I-84. After the I-84 underpass, go 1/2 mile on North St. - to your 3rd traffic light - until you intersect Rte 53 at a traffic light, this is Main St. Take a left on Rt 53 heading South. This takes you thru downtown Danbury. At the end of Main St, 53 South will turn left, but this is clearly marked. Follow 53 south into Bethel and you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light. Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo. 

From Weston, Westport, or Georgetown -

Go north on Rte 57 until you reach Rte 107 and the town of Georgetown. Turn right on 107 North and go 4 - 5 miles to Rte 53.  Turn left on 53 North to Bethel.   As you come into Bethel, you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light.  Take a right on 302 (Greenwood Ave.) and we are 100 yards down on the left. Alternately, you may take Rte 53 North all the way from Westport or Weston to Bethel.  Again, as you come into Bethel you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light.  Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo.  

From Wilton - 
Tke Rte. 7 to 107 North (corner near Caraluzzi's).  Follow 107 North and go 4 - 5 miles to Rte 53.  Turn left on 53 North to Bethel.   As you come into Bethel, you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light.  Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo.  

From Newtown and Sandy Hook – Go to the center of the Village of Newtown where Ram’s Pasture and the Police station are located. The road between Ram’s pasture and the Police station is Rte 302. Go 8 miles on Rte 302 West towards Bethel (this is the only direction you can go on 302). When 302 comes into Bethel it intersects Chestnut Street at a light. There is a Citgo gas station at the light. We are in the red building on the right hand side, immediately after the Citgo.  

From Norwalk or Stamford/Greenwich - Take either Merritt Parkway or I-95 to Rte 7 (Exit 40 off the Merritt, Exit 15 off I-95). Go 15 miles North on Rte 7 to Rte 107. Take a right on Rte 107 North and go 5-6 miles until you reach Rte 53. Then go left (North again) on Rte. 53. As you come into Bethel, you will intersect Rte. 302 at a traffic light. Turn right on 302. Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo.

From Oxford or Seymour – Go north on rte 34 until you get to I-84. Do not get on I-84. Instead take a left on to Mile Hill Rd and continue straight for about 1.5 miles until it intersects rte 25 at a light. Take a right on 25 and travel about .5 mile to the next light where you will take a left onto rte 302. Go 8 miles on 302 to the center of Bethel where it intersects Chestnut Street at a light. There is a Citgo gas station at the light. We are in the red building on the right hand side, immediately after the Citgo. 

From Redding or West Redding –Take Rte 53 north to Bethel. As you come into Bethel, you will intersect Rte. 302 at a traffic light. Turn right on 302 (Greenwood Ave). Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo.  Travel time from Redding 10 min.

From Ridgefield – Go north on Rte 7 to I-84 east. Get off I-84 at Exit 5, down the ramp, and then right at the light on to Rte 53 South. Follow signs for 53 South for approx. 3 miles. This takes you through downtown Danbury on Main St. At the end of Main St, 53 South will turn left, but this is clearly marked. Follow 53 South into Bethel and you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light. Go left on Rte 302 (Greenwood Ave). Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo.  Travel time from Ridgefield, 30 min.

 W. Redding Station/ Alternate Ridgefield Route – Kitty corner from the Stop-n-Shop on Rte 35 is Ridgefield Bank and Cains Hill Rd. Go 1.5 miles on Cains Hill until it forks with Cross Rd on your left, go left on Cross Rd and then 1/2 mile down a hill to a traffic light, this is Rte 7. Go directly across Rte 7 on to Topstone Rd., continue 1/2 mile on Topstone to the RR tracks. Take the left directly before the tracks, this is Simpaug Turnpike. Go 1 mile on Simpaug (tracks will be on your right) until you get to the bridge that crosses the tracks. Go across the tracks and take the immediate left, this is still Simpaug, but now the tracks are on the left. Go 1/2 mile to the West Redding RR station and a stop sign, take a right at this stop sign, this is Sidecut Rd (there is no sign here). Go 1/2 mile on Sidecut until you reach Rte 53. Go left on Rte 53 North for 3.5 miles to Bethel. In Bethel you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light. Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo. Travel time 20 min from Ridgefield.

From Southbury, Heritage Village & Waterbury – Take I-84 West to Exit 5, down the ramp, and then right at the light on to Rte 53 South. Follow signs for 53 South for approx. 3 miles. This takes you through downtown Danbury on Main St. At the end of Main St, 53 South will turn left, but this is clearly marked. Follow 53 South into Bethel and you will intersect Rte 302 at a traffic light. Go left on Rte 302 (Greenwood Ave). Come through downtown Bethel and cross the railroad tracks and go through traffic light.  Just before the next traffic light you will see Caraluzzi's Bethel Food market on the right and then a red building on the left hand side, just before the light.  Turn left into the driveway between the red building and Citgo. 

Parking

 

On street parking or there is a full parking lot behind.  There is some parallel parking in the driveway as well, but please make sure not to block the driveway. 

HANDICAPPED PARKING: we don't have any designated spaces but you can park on the large sidewalk directly in front of the store for this purpose.  Just please make sure you don't block the driveway or the stairs to the apartments. 

MOTORCYCLES: either park in a regular space, or you may park in same space we suggested for handicapped parking



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