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North Buffalo, Buffalo, New York is a vibrant neighborhood known for its diverse dining options and bustling nightlife. The neighborhood is home to Hertel Avenue, filled with trendy boutiques, antique shops, and classic cinemas. The area is also near Buffalo State College and has easy access to the Scajaquada Expressway and the Elmwood Village area. North Buffalo's rich Italian heritage shines through in its numerous pizza parlors and bakeries.

What You Will Love about North Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

  • North Buffalo's vibrant social scene, with a lively mix of bars, restaurants, and live music venues.
  • The rich Italian heritage, which is reflected in the neighborhood's cuisine and annual Italian Heritage Festival.
  • The proximity to Buffalo State College and easy accessibility to other parts of the city via the Scajaquada Expressway.

What's Nearby

North Buffalo is close to Buffalo's downtown district and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, a renowned modern and contemporary art museum. The Buffalo Zoo, Delaware Park, and the Buffalo Museum of Science are all within a short driving distance from the neighborhood.


North Buffalo enjoys an energetic, dynamic lifestyle with an eclectic mix of entertainment, culture, and food. The neighborhood embraces its historic roots while welcoming new developments, creating a unique blend of old and new. With college students, families, and young professionals among its residents, there is a sense of community and diversity in North Buffalo.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 226 restaurants, 66 grocery stores, and 31 parks within a mile of the North Buffalo neighborhood.

    Hertel Avenue

    Retail, Shopping Plaza, Travel and Transportation, Transportation Service, Public Transportation

    0.3 miles

    Hertel Ave

    Winter Market On Hertel

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1547 Hertel Ave

    Al Noor Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    1200 Hertel Ave

    Jerusalem Halal Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    1146 Hertel Ave

    North Buffalo Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1113 Hertel Ave

    Lexington Co-op Markets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1678 Hertel Ave

North Buffalo Apartments and Rentals

99 Rental properties in North Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

  • Highland Park Apartments property


    Highland Park Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    690–1430 Sqft

    Available 9/23

  • 89 Lisbon Ave #LOWER property


    89 Lisbon Ave #LOWER

    4 Beds • 1 Bath

    1364 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 83 Lisbon Ave #LOWER property


    83 Lisbon Ave #LOWER

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1160 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2156 Main Rd property


    2156 Main Rd

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    5141 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1469 Hertel Ave #3 property


    1469 Hertel Ave #3

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    900 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 70 Rachel Vincent Wy property


    70 Rachel Vincent Wy

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    2947 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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North Buffalo Demographics

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North Buffalo Reviews

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  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 5 of 8 renters

  • Noise Late At Night


    Say 5 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 5 of 8 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 5 of 8 renters

  • Near Schools


    Say 5 of 8 renters

North Buffalo Transportation

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Somewhat Walkable

Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.


Bike Score®

Some Transit

4 bus stops, 4 train stops, 2 other stops

Hertel Avenue


Hertel Ave


Train Stop

3030 Main St

Delavan/Canisius College Station

Train Stop

1853 Main St


North Buffalo Schools

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West BuffaloNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york$995
RiversideNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
Delaware ParkNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
Central ParkNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
Black Rock-RiversideNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
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Linwood Historic DistrictNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
University HeightsNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
Lower West SideNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york$995--
Upper West SideNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
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Delaware-West FerryNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
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Oxford TriangleNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
West HertelNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
LakeviewNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
Prospect PorterNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
Kensington-BaileyNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
East BuffaloNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
Hertel WestNeighborhood in Buffalo, New-york----
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