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Address: Allen St, Buffalo, NY
Phone Number:
+1 716-881-1024

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Always something new going on

I love to be in Allentown. So many places to stop at and choose from. Summer brings a lot of activity and new things to see.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Buffalo, NY
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Buffalo, New York
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many bars, too many drunks, marginal restaurants and in need of some gentrification. This area is comprised of overpriced apartments in once glorious turn of the century homes. An on clave for druggies and the homeless as well as the marginally mentally deficient. Parking is a nightmare with frequent car break-ins. Allen street is not for families and young... More 

Thank chrrray
Buffalo, NY
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to be in Allentown. So many places to stop at and choose from. Summer brings a lot of activity and new things to see.

Thank ChrysBuffalo_NY
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105 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

There are a number of good restaurants in the area, as well as shops. There are night spots too. Parking can be a challenge in evenings when it is busier.

Thank Deb M
Buffalo, New York
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Its a unique area in every town. Ours is called Allentown. You have some of the most creative people residing and operating business in Buffalo. Its a great place to do LOCAL hand made gifts and support local artists. When you think about gift giving ..think shopping here. And after ...stop in the THE TOWN restaurant...a true landmark in Buffalo.... More 

Thank Cheryldel
Santa Rosa, California
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152 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lots of small, locally owned business here; some have a long legacy of business in Buffalo having moved from other parts of town. The are locally made crafts and easy like shops. Well worth a few hours if locally made objects, food and shopping are your thing.

Thank kitty k
Vaughan, Canada
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a chance to visit Buffalo last week. Typical Canadian visitors go to the outlet mall or Walden Galleria for shopping. We decided to do something different. On the first Friday of every month the art galleries on Allen Street (or Allentown) open their doors in the evening. What an experience! There were street musicians and people reciting poetry... More 

2 Thank HowardB13
Jacksonville, Florida
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118 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The area is more artsy than upscale. It is considered a gay neighborhood and there are several great bars in the area for both gay, straight, and mixed crowds. It is an odd mixture of upscale, trendy, and middle class. If you want great local artists, this is the area to look. There is something for every decorating budget.

Thank AlanBartlett
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86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is and has been an entertainment night spot for as long as anyone can remember. Restaurants, bars, dancing all of that and a great street vibe throughout the area.

1 Thank 669mike
Buffalo, New York
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Ate at the Hardware, very good, nice rooms, ice bar, great wait staff and food was great. Very nice ambience, friendly and professional staff, I will return for sure.

Thank Michael M
Kochi (Cochin), India
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143 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a local event where the roads are blocked to enable shops of handicrafts and art and fancy jewellery with some latin american music and antiques adding colours to the art fest. This was a very interesting place for roaming around. This happened June 11 and June 12, 2016. I am not sure when it happens again, when it... More 

Thank Ajeya

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