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Vidler's 5 & 10

676 Main St # 694, East Aurora, NY 14052-2405
+1 716-652-0481
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Remember your childhood!

This place has so much in the store, you need to take a couple of hours just to get thru all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lesliew91
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Endless rooms of shopping entertainment

There were hundreds of rooms of “stuff”. Ok, maybe an exaggeration, but the store did seem to go on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim F
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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. A great place for the entire family and out-of-town guests, we are an old fashioned five and dime store, and so much more! With 2 levels occupying 4 connected, 19th century buildings, our many counters overflow with a wide variety of merchandise. From nostalgic candy and toys, kitchen gadgets and crafts to the newest items for the recreational shopper, our distinctive shops feature gifts, home decor, jewelry, candles and seasonal decor. A one-of-a-kind shopping experience awaits you at Vidler's, located on East Aurora's historic, red-brick Main Street.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“penny candy” (18 reviews)
“kitchen gadgets” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
676 Main St # 694, East Aurora, NY 14052-2405
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+1 716-652-0481

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"penny candy"
in 18 reviews
"kitchen gadgets"
in 12 reviews
"step back in time"
in 14 reviews
"old fashioned candy"
in 8 reviews
"stocking stuffers"
in 5 reviews
"greeting cards"
in 5 reviews
"cookie cutters"
in 4 reviews
"candy selection"
in 3 reviews
"awesome store"
in 3 reviews
"household items"
in 3 reviews
"unique items"
in 6 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 4 reviews
"fun place to visit"
in 6 reviews
"fun shopping"
in 3 reviews
"for sale"
in 8 reviews
"great place to shop"
in 3 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has so much in the store, you need to take a couple of hours just to get thru all the rooms and even then, I have no doubt you will still mss seeing something. They really pack everything into 2 floors. They have...More

Thank Lesliew91
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were hundreds of rooms of “stuff”. Ok, maybe an exaggeration, but the store did seem to go on forever! From toys to candy to collectibles to home goods to housewares! You could probably spend 1/2 a day in here and still not see everything....More

Thank Kim F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for the whole family to shop! Lots of great gift ideas as well as nostalgic toys, games and a wonderful candy counter to bring back memories of your own childhood.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

A classic 5 and dime store that is much larger than it appears. Kitchen items to games to Star Wars posters, this place has it all.

Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I was out Red Hatting with my Chicks, and we went to Vidler's 5 & 10 on a nice, sunny but cold Saturday afternoon. it is ALWAYS such fun at this store. one can ALWAYS find something that is unique, and just gotta have it...More

Thank chickqueene
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

A step back in time. Multiple levels and tomato shop at an old fashioned 5 and dime store. They have things you won't find anywhere else. Candy that you probably forgot you ate as a child. A must stop and shop.

Thank Darla S
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This is a time honored classic in WNY. This place has everything plus more. Any home trinket or device or arts and crafts item. Toys galore, candy, drinks, hardware, baked goods ingredients and much more. Plan on spending more time than you originally thought. Friendly...More

Thank MackBuffalo
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Don V, Owner at Vidler's 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thanks for your wonderful review! Next time you're in, please ask for me and introduce yourself as one of our Trip Advisor reviewers!

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Vidler's has been a part of downtown East Aurora, NY for many years before we were introduced to its charm. After all this time, it has the same comfortable atmosphere that used to exist in the very old days of merchandising. From the wooden floors...More

Thank Al B
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Don V, Owner at Vidler's 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Al: Thanks for your wonderful review and glad that you enjoyed your experience in our store. If and when you come again, please ask for me and introduce yourself as one of our Trip Advisor Reviewers. All the best in this New Year, Don Vidler

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Cannot make a trip to East Aurora without stopping at the old 5c and dime! From novelty candy to quirky toes, Vidlers is a must.

Thank Mo M
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

If your looking for that hard to find item from the past they have it . From candy bars like the Aero bar to bath and body soaps . Very quaint trip down memory lane plus a few new surprises

Thank Lori P
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Becky D
11 November 2017|
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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
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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
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