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Lots of Cute Unique Stores and Places to Eat

This is a fun and funky area for anyone looking for handmade things, local art, good food and good... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Nancy M
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Toronto, Canada
Very Cool Spot to Stay

When I was looking for a place to stay during a long weekend in Buffalo, my first search terms in... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Tessa B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to Buffalo for a bit of a"staycation" (we live about 45mins away) and thought we would check out Allentown in the afternoon. We did have a reasonable lunch at a burger place down there (atmosphere was great, food was ok),...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We walked east and west along Allen St from our hotel on Delaware. We were there during the week and it felt like they rolled up the sidewalks at 5 PM. There were some bars and restaurants open, but they were empty. We went back...More

Thank Kurt_in_CLE
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a fun and funky area for anyone looking for handmade things, local art, good food and good conversation. There is a bit of a rough edge to it that could be improved [ gardens and litter pick up] but there is a certain...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I was in Buffalo for a conference and looking for a cool area to go out on a Saturday night. I discovered Allentown while I was on a walk during the day. Lots of cool looking bars and just a transitional neighborhood with need architecture...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Always wanted to try this place and after doing so,vow to never go again. Ambiance was good,great beer selection,service ok. Went with some friends a few days ago and the first red flag I should have noticed was that on a weekend night in what...More

Thank danielgK9564VI
Reviewed 17 June 2018

If you are not a snob, are not put off by eclectic art and liberalism, then you will find this section of town a lot of fun. Great Air B n Bs to stay in and you may want too if you want to experience...More

Thank NewYorkerFoody
Reviewed 22 May 2018

When I was looking for a place to stay during a long weekend in Buffalo, my first search terms in Google were "Coolest Neighbourhoods in Buffalo" and Allentown did not disappoint! We stayed in a great AirBNB space at Franklin and Allen, steps to amazing...More

Thank Tessa B
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Have enjoyed the Art Fest years ago. One of the few bright spots in a delapidated city. Interesting buildings and some good businesses. Needs more police surveillance but otherwise decent area.

Thank craig f
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We were staying a few blocks from Allentown and everyone told us that was a great place for great food. So we walked over and found ourselves at a wonderful Italian restaurant, Giacobbi's Cucina Citta (see review). The next day we walked back over to...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 1 January 2018

It's a block from where I live. It's pretty lively and nice to walk around for the shops and food places. Compared to anything outside downtown Buffalo, this is pretty nice.I like seeing people and activities where I live. Makes the city more interesting.

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