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Elmwood Village

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Address: 875 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1433
Phone Number:
+1 716-881-0707
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

The Elmwood Village, one of America's 10 Best Neighborhoods, as designated...

The Elmwood Village, one of America's 10 Best Neighborhoods, as designated by the American Planning Association, and Buffalo/Niagara's most vibrant shopping, dining and cultural district, can be enjoyed year-round. Whether you're already in the neighborhood, elsewhere in Western New York, or visiting from across the border, the Elmwood Village is a wonderful destination.

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Not a winter attraction

Bad snowy, icy sidewalks prevented us from doing the shopping we had planned. We enjoyed visiting the Co-op and had lunch at Paniera Bread. Too icy to walk to many stores, but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Batavia, New York
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Batavia, New York
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bad snowy, icy sidewalks prevented us from doing the shopping we had planned. We enjoyed visiting the Co-op and had lunch at Paniera Bread. Too icy to walk to many stores, but did enjoy the ones we visited. Parking is bad.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I love the atmosphere, the people, the shops! The history and pride of the community is amazing and we always make sure to visit when we are in town.

1 Thank Doll_Lil
Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Typical urban style living and restaurants. You may think that you're in New York City. Many cute boutiques and ethnic restaurants. If you care to walk around the neighborhoods you will see beautiful architecture in the homes surrounding the main Elmwood Avenue area that Buffalo is so well know for.

1 Thank HcJm5050
Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There are a few stores to shop at. We went Saturday and they only opened at noon. Clothing was mostly expensive.

Thank JJJ101
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were in Buffalo from the UK to meet friends who took us to Elmwood Village to show round this smart place. It has a number of smart, stylish restaurants, bars and coffee shops,this is what Buffalo is now all about. It is great neighbourhood to walk about, there are also numerous shops and some delightful buildings.

1 Thank Paul M
Tilghman, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Not only are there a bunch of places to eat, there is free parking and it is close to the neighborhoods that have very interesting houses of the millionaires.

1 Thank Born_to_go61
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great to walk & admire architecture. Walking distance to fun shops & many great restaurants. Lots of local events depending on season. Best place to stay in buffalo

Thank sherry w
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Since I married an American from North Tonawanda, I have been to Buffalo many times now. You simply have to visit Elmwood. It is a nice area that shows some decay but lots of restoration. There are quirky shops, cafes and galleries. Every time I visit there is something new, and it definitely feels like the place where things are... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nicely restored & maintained neighborhood - we stayed at InnBuffalo, a beautiful old house restored to its former glory. Lots of things to do & see in easy walking distance.

Thank Kv450
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Elmwood Village hs been called the "Greenwich Village" of Buffalo. Full of restaurans, boutiques, bars, co-op groceries, galleries, museums, coffeeshops, bookstores, etc. It's easy spending a full day walking the length of Elmwood Ave. Situated close to Buffalo State Univ., the Village is a hangout for college students as well as for young kids and older folk. Over the years,... More 

Thank tdconnell

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