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Vidler's 5 & 10

Closed Now: 09:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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Going Back In Time

I always visit this store when traveling to Niagara Falls. I can spend hours browsing in here. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paramus, New Jersey
A Fun Place To Visit

This place is packed full of all kinds of cool things. This is a fun place to visit love. Love... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Trudy C
Hamilton, Canada
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kitchen gadgets”(12 reviews)
Opened in 1930, as one, small shop, Vidler's has grown to become the largest 5 & 10 store in the world! Today the third generation of the Vidler family runs the store which has become a local landmark and destination point for shoppers near and far...more
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676 Main St # 694, East Aurora, NY 14052-2405
+1 716-652-0481
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I always visit this store when traveling to Niagara Falls. I can spend hours browsing in here. I can't think of anything that they don't carry. This visit I purchased two retro toys - a dog slinky and an older board game that I used...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 022456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is packed full of all kinds of cool things. This is a fun place to visit love. Love historic features of the store. There is something for everyone here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trudy C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This place has something for everyone. So many rooms to explore and a feast for the eyes. Always something new to see. Brings back memories of when I was a child at the five and dime, but also has contemporary items as well. Just a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lobstahluva
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

So many items. Definitely something for everyone! Purchased a couple of Christmas items. Highly recommend and one item off my bucket list!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SuzieQ6578
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Whenever we take a ride we usually wind up at Vidler's. This wonderful shoppe takes you back to the days of the 5 & 10 cent store. It is reminiscent of Woolworth, Kresge and all other such stores. You literally can not come away without...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OldFart565
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Always an enjoyable shopping experience. Vintage or new or that "something" you can not find somewhere... Viddlers is number one in my book!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jassminrose
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Vidlerss is a throwback in time that will spur your fondest childhood memories and delight your current kids with a wide range of toys, gifts, novelties, and just about anything else you can imagine. The place has everything you never knew you needed and is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 04left
Don V, Owner at Vidler's 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review. If / when next time you're in the store, please ask for me and introduce yourself as one of our Trip Advisor reviewers. Don Vidler

Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a combo of new and nostalgic items, you'll find a little of everything, old items your mom used in the house, old toys you remember your kids playing with them, new toys items are there to find. Must take your time, stroll around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 101Vilma
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to find souvenirs or just something special for yourself. Of course, there are t-shirts and hats and greeting cards; but there are also old fashion candies, board games and toys that don’t need batteries. Downstairs there are kitchen goods that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K8082KVmichellem
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

What an experience. Four store fronts and several levels. Virtually anything you are looking for and lots of things you didn't know you needed are here. Definitely a place to visit in Buffalo area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gary S
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11 November 2017|
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Response from Don V | Property representative |
Becky: Yes, we sell gift-certificates in any amount. Not plastic cards, but hand-written paper certificates. Just call the store at 716-652-0481. Not sure where you would have seen on another site, 'cause we don't distribute... More
17 May 2015|
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Response from Don V | Property representative |
This is Don Vidler responding, and no, there is no observation deck that I'm aware of! Perhaps you're thinking of the roof shot from our "Turn Down for What" video -- but that is not for public access. Only used when I have... More