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Things to do in East Aurora

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Wings Restaurant
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“Now these are the BEST wings in Buffalo hands down. a 20 minute drive and cash only, but again this is where the locals go. There's a take-out side in the back, also a good option if you're on the run. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Warm cafe with soups, sandwiches, salads and baked goods. Also has gluten-free options.”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The Roycroft is a huge part of East Aurora history. They have a beautiful restaurant that showcases some of the design work by Roycroft Artisans.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“This place has become on of WNY best kept secrets. Lovey walking trials. Paved and unpaved along with a well attended Dog park. Beautiful place to be!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
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“42 North Brewing Company offers a great selection of craft brews made on site. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“My personal favorite! a little more pricey but you get what you pay for! Lovely front deck for evening cocktails!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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“Funky independent coffee shop serving breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Live music on some Friday nights”
  • 8 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A very historic campus rich of delightful information, located just 10-15 minutes on the same rd. As we are in the historic town of East Aurora, home of the 13th president of the United States former president Millar Fillmore, also home of Toy manufacturer Fisher price, and a favorite for movie makers not to mention local shops, movie theater, restaurants and bars.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food and full service bar - right across from Vidler's. Under new management - some new stuff on the menu, a few cosmetic improvements too.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“It’s much more than just child’s play. Explore & More offers child-led play and exploration, with children determining what interests them to explore further. Children learn through play, learning more about themselves, about others and providing a deeper understanding of their world.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Neat little store right in the village...all sorts of unique gifts; men's, women's and children's clothing; jewelry, art, etc.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“I love mexican food and this is the best I ever had! Great bar that specializes in a large choice of Margaritas!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Skating Rink
“This unique outdoor skating rink offers open skates every weekend. Skates are available for rent.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great outdoor porch overlooking Main Street. Great for breakfast lunch or dinner diner.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“Warm cafe with soups, sandwiches, salads and baked goods. Also has gluten-free options.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Café
“Funky independent coffee shop serving breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Live music on some Friday nights”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“My personal favorite! a little more pricey but you get what you pay for! Lovely front deck for evening cocktails!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food and full service bar - right across from Vidler's. Under new management - some new stuff on the menu, a few cosmetic improvements too.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place is a hidden gem - only 5 min from the village in a beautiful setting. Great food & drinks. Wed/Thur/Fri BYO Wine - no corking fee!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“I love mexican food and this is the best I ever had! Great bar that specializes in a large choice of Margaritas!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great outdoor porch overlooking Main Street. Great for breakfast lunch or dinner diner.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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