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Buffalo Theater District

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Address: Downtown Main Street, (From Chippewa to Tupper), Buffalo, NY 14202

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Intimate setting, no bad seats

Just saw Love Letters this weekend, 5/14 with Ali McGraw and Ryan O'Neal. This was at 710 Main Theater. There are no bad seats in this Theater. Plenty of room between seats. Wide... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 May 2016
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auburn, ny, United States
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Conestoga, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We were in the theater district to attend an event at the Tralf. The show was excellent. However as we wandered through the theater district, we saw a lot of venues, however there was very little activity...and this was a Friday night. The theaters did not seem to be advertising events, and may have not been in use. The complete... More 

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auburn, ny, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Just saw Love Letters this weekend, 5/14 with Ali McGraw and Ryan O'Neal. This was at 710 Main Theater. There are no bad seats in this Theater. Plenty of room between seats. Wide isle for walking and handicap access. You feel so close to the stage that you are almost part of the show. Very clean, too. I will return... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Lots of unique theaters and shows. Nice mix of original and restored architecture but still missing a vibe. Local and chain restaurants are to be found in the district along with an art gallery and hostel. Buffalo transit runs right through the heart of the district for easy access.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

Buffalo as long seen its glory days past. What's left of the theater district is a mixed bag. Shea's is great. The other smaller theaters are less significant and much less interesting. Unfortunately the street is marred by a horrible light rail that goes smack dab down the center. Some reasonable restaurants close to Sheas Parking is usually a hassle.... More 

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

There is lots of rebuilds and renovations on this street. Makes it a bit difficult to walk around because some parts of the sidewalks are closed. Apart from that it's lots of theaters, shops and restaurants to choose from. In the end of the district (or beginning depends on how you see it) there is a big sign saying "Buffalo... More 

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GRAND ISLAND
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

really, despite all the intentions to re-invent the wheel, the thought of this as a "district" is a joke, like shea's and the seven dwarfs... and then they take the rapid-transit stop out? ... how many times can buffalo shoot itself in the food? are we a centipede?

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Buffalo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

Always something to do here. Live theater, movie theater, shopping and dinning and the best part is the renovations; re-opening of Main St. for the first time in over 30 years cars will share the street with the metro rail come Spring 2014. Every building on the block is now cleaned up with new businesses moving in! When in the... More 

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Cheektowaga, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

What a selection of theatres we have here in Buffalo ; Plays, Musicals - love the walkability and surrounding access to parking

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

Rating four stars for the theatres - not for much else. There could be more restaurants down here, but it is a nice place to visit. Besides the theatres that were mentioned, there is TGI Fridays and a few other restaurants that are open @ night. There is also the Tralf, which hosts comedy and music shows. That is next... More 

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Buffalo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2013

The main attraction here is Shea's on Main Street. It has been renovated over the last couple of years by an army of volunteers. When entering the theater you will be overwhelmed by the feeling of stepping back to another place in time ! This venue attracts all of the popular major tours from around the country. Also in the... More 

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