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First Niagara Center

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Address: One Seymour Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203 (Formerly HSBC Arena)
Phone Number: 716 855 4100
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Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Hockey night in Buffalo is always the best.

Hockey night in Buffalo is always the best; good food and good serice makes the hockey game that much better. The positive experience starts with convenient parking, friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Larry N
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hockey night in Buffalo is always the best; good food and good serice makes the hockey game that much better. The positive experience starts with convenient parking, friendly staff and efficient seating staff. Thank you Buffalo Sabres.

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Thank Larry N
Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The AAC in Dallas is better with the fan base and the accommodation. Niagra is a poor venue. go Stars

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Clarence, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to a Sabre’s game this past Thursday evening; they were playing the Boston Bruins. Driving toward the City, the excitement of hockey was in the air from the bumper-to-bumper traffic to the groups of fans, many with children, who were going toward the arena for the evening’s face-off. The weather was chilly, but not a typical early February... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were visiting family in London and decided last minute to get tickets to see the Sabres and Wings play right after New Years! There isn't a bad seat in the house! We were in the lower bowl and could see everything! Would not hesitate to go back!

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Thank jezzikais
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so impressed with the city of Buffalo who have taken an area that was once forgotten and transformed it into an area that is so attractive, with parks, night life and very clean. We started our night at the Lexus Lounge in the arena and were not disappointed as the food was amazing. Mary,our server should be a... More 

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Rochester, New York
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Back to back games against the Bruins and the Capitals brought in crowds of 18,400 and 19,000 on a Friday and Saturday night. We had great seats that we paid a good bit for, and they were worth it. The Buffalo Sabres have some exceptional young talent that is fun to watch. Our only complaints were related to the ultra... More 

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Thank John B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came from out of state to attend a concert. Have been to many different arenas for concerts. This is one of the better ones I've gone to. The acoustics were very good. The seats the floor were comfortable, but a little close together. During the show, I folded up my seat, and it gave me extra space (since I didn't... More 

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Thank lil_brown_dog
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is phenomenal. There are a lot of food vendors and restrooms. A lot of parking structures close enough to the building so you can walk to and from the building. It's just an all around NICE building.

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DFW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In town for biz, got to go to Sabres game with local client. I have been to alot of arenas, but this one was really nice. Interesting layout with plenty of vending stations to keep the lines reasonable. We ate at the Lexus Club and it was really nice. Great food even on the buffet, plus a nice view of... More 

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Thank Raxtuk6
Buffalo, New York
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44 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never attended a sporting event at this arena but I have attend several concerts, comedy & theatrical productions. The concourse area is rooming, restrooms are easily accessible, good variety of options for food & beverages

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