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Address: Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY

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Run down

This is a part of town that is very small. Most of the buildings are boarded up and or run down. I am not sure if this is because they are open for only part of the season or if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Roanoke, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting the Little Italy area, but was really disappointed. The area is really run down and I wouldn't want to make the trip at night...Is be very uncomfortable walking around that area at night.

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Lewiston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Would highly recommend Fortuna's Restaurant on 19th Street in this part of the city. Their Veal Parmigiana is fork tender and their portion of two huge servings is very generous. The marinara sauce is very flavorful as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a part of town that is very small. Most of the buildings are boarded up and or run down. I am not sure if this is because they are open for only part of the season or if this is actual what this is like all the time. Not what I would think about if I was in... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

While it was obviously the commercial hub of a vibrant Italian community at one time only little reminders remain like the few Italian restaurants hidden within a lot of run down looking shops that appear to cater to the mostly poor neighborhood around this small commercial stretch of road.

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North Tonawanda, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We drove through "Little Italy" on the way to the Niagara Aquarium. Things looked very dismal. The best things to see were the portrait of Tommy Tedesco (once the top sessions man in the world in my opinion) and the overhead, wrought iron, signs on either end of the area (on Pine Avenue).

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GRAND ISLAND
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

huh? this is an attraction... well, it does have an arched sign on pine avenue, but then so does Brocton, new York, and there's nothing there either... a somewhat ragged assortment of restaurants, abandoned taprooms and pawnshops... can't figure out how anybody sees this as an attraction...

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Perspective is important when visiting Niagara Falls, USA. After all, it is flawed yet interesting city that has seen decades of hard times after the mafia and defunct manufacturing left it by the wayside. That said, there are a few holdout neighborhoods and landmarks. Because they struggle to survive, they have more character than anything that can be located on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

As I said above, the picture you see above - that's about it. There is nothing much here. Lots of empty storefronts. Some restaurants that serve blah food that are still around because some people will eat anything. On a rare occasion you see a new small place you may like to try, but it's gone the next drive through.... More 

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Pine Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Not sure why this is considered an "attraction". This town is deserted with nothing but closed business. It is essentially the"hood". We came through several times because we were visiting family but I honestly didn't see anything worth stopping for. In fact, if you find your way on this street, do yourself a favor, lock your doors, do a u-turn... More 

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Roskilde
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Only a few restaurants tells you that this is a area called Little Italy. It compete with chinese shops etc. Don't expect a romantic area like a lot of Piazzas in Rome. Its long time since Vito Corleone or look alike could be found in this area

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Address: Address: Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Niagara Falls

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