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NFTA Small Boat Harbor Marina

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Address: 1111 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14203-3133
Phone Number: +1 716-828-0027
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the largest small-boat marina in New York State

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Charlies Boat Yard

We went here on a Friday night. The place was hopping! We had to wait an hour for a table inside! Go figure it's on the water, they have a beautiful deck but don't serve good on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 June 2016
ppijacki
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Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Doesn't come close to the previous restaurant - Dug's Dive. Food is so so and over-priced; little to no ambience inside. The kicker was being told that we couldn't eat out on the expanded deck; that was reserved for "drinkers." In the past, this location was a favorite for treating out of town guests. I will have to find another... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We went here on a Friday night. The place was hopping! We had to wait an hour for a table inside! Go figure it's on the water, they have a beautiful deck but don't serve good on the deck! Just beverages. Well We enjoyed the beautiful evening on the deck with a couple of cocktails. Our table was ready right... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Ate at the restaurant. Pricey paid $9 for romaine wedge wilted unable to eat 1/3 of it , 40 minute wait on a Wednesday. My husband had chicken wings and fries and said they rated a 7 out of 10. Wonderful view love the out door bar and patio . Great sunset . But need to work on the food... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great spot to launch your boat! Plenty of parking and lots of loading/unloading ramps! Can get a bit crowded on Holiday weekends but what boat launch doesnt get busy at those times?

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Thank Vince D
Buffalo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Small Boat Harbor is the largest marina in the Buffalo area. It has lots of ramps for launch/ retrieval that are changed to accommodate the current boat traffic. There is a fish cleaning station, lots of parking, bathrooms a restaurant and a new park. A nice place to just hang out by the Lake and take in the sights.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice place to launch your boat and cruise around! Friendly staff entering and at the little shop for food and supplies. For the most part it was clean when launching or retrieving but several people were using the launch and retrieval areas backwards making it difficult. The harbor down here is surrounded w people having a... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

We made our first trip of the season to this easily accessible waterfront stop. The restaurant has lost their lease after this season, but nothing has really changed there. Obviously they are not investing in the operation and it shows. Just suck the money out while they can. Not sure who pays for what, but even the formerly magnificent hanging... More 

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Rochester, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

Lot D was available for boat trailer parking 28 May but car parking was allowed on either side of the middle slots for the vehicles with trailer attached. This made it impossible to pull out of the slot if cars were parked in front of your rig. The management's solution for the 29th and 30th was to not allow vehicle... More 

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1 Thank Greg H
Amherst, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

My husband and I love to park at the marina and ride our bikes on the bike path to the Coast Guard lighthouse. The small parks that have been added along the bike path are great places to explore. If some how this could be connected to the Inner Harbor then this would be an ever greater experience. The restaurant... More 

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Orchard Park, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

Let me start by saying I would offer up a 5* rating if there were more services readily available (public restrooms, ice cream shacks etc) but what is great about this area is that it one of the few places you can access Lake Erie in the Buffalo area. Gallagher Beach is very near by, and although it is not... More 

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