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Canalside

44 Prime St, Pick Up Point Is the Old Shooters Restaurant Parking Lot., Buffalo, NY 14202-4140
+1 716-436-7100
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Nice relaxing atmosphere

On a recent visit to Buffalo we decided to check out the changes at the harbor. We hadn't been to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
UpstateTraveller33
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Endwell, NY
A great place to relax, stroll, have a drink, and see historic navy ships

At the former west end of the Erie Canal, now a long boardwalk with restaurants, shops, and a navy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sc00byD00byD00
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Northern California
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Canalside is at the heart of Buffalo's waterfront revitalization. Located on 21 historic waterfront acres that hosts hundreds of events and hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, Fun Happens Here.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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44 Prime St, Pick Up Point Is the Old Shooters Restaurant Parking Lot., Buffalo, NY 14202-4140
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+1 716-436-7100
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On a recent visit to Buffalo we decided to check out the changes at the harbor. We hadn't been to Buffalo in years and this was our first experience at Canalside. What a nice job they've done! Very relaxing and beautiful. We really enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

At the former west end of the Erie Canal, now a long boardwalk with restaurants, shops, and a navy ship museum (including a submarine). A very nice place to spend a leisurely afternoon.

Thank Sc00byD00byD00
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Canalside on July 4th to take part in the festivities. It was an awesome event - liove music, street food and fireworks - a great atmosphere and fun for all the family.

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Canalside has it all. It’s a beautiful place to walk along the marina or to sit in one of the many available chairs or benches and just hang out, which is what many of Buffalo’s inhabitants seem to enjoy. The naval museum is there as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We strolled the canal and watched the area wake up on a Monday morning. It was a great weather day so we observed a few kayaks, water bikes, and people riding in their boats. I can see that this would be a happening place on...More

Thank TexasJennifer
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The amount of work to revitalize the area has paid off. Great area to people watch, walk, relax in anarondack chairs, be in the water....perfect way to enjoy a lazy day.

Thank sophiecleo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went for a walk about and sat on a bench & ate lunch. Weather coolside. View was great and it was a cheap get away for a few hours!!

Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This huge area is great at any time of year. Great for a walk along a visually pleasing waterfront, a stop for a great cocktail and or food at the Liberty Hound or Pizza Plant. Great hotels nearby. Multicolored Adirondack chairs, picnic tables, sandbox, playground,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did stand up paddle boards, kayaks and peddle water bikes. Fabulous fun!!! Lots to see up and down the canal and out to the lighthouse.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very few knew about the renovated part of the Buffalo water front. Now they have the zip lines, outdoor pub, water sports rental etc. A very historic and newly remodeled, interesting part of Buffalo. Great view of the Silos nearby and the Buffalo River. Join...More

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sparegular2013
15 May 2018|
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Response from Carsyndaddy | Reviewed this property |
It also depends on how close you want to be... there is plenty of room to relax in the back and just enjoy the music... no matter where you are...
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Tegkct
10 July 2017|
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Response from Chewiesmom2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes- there is a lot of parking- you need to know your license plate number to park in some of the lots for when you buy your parking ticket. It is not expensive to park.
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Beaky B
27 June 2017|
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Response from Leanne S | Reviewed this property |
We kayak and don't know of any place right at canal side. there is a kayak rental site but I doubt you'd be able to leave your kayaks there. We launch at Wilkison point on the outer harbor and paddle into the Buffalo River... More
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