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Vidler's 5 & 10

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Nostalgic Travel Through Time!

What a true delight it was for my husband and I to peruse through this seemingly time capsule... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AmberGallivanter
It was truly a blast from the past.

Wonderful products, many of which are nostalgic. Prices are fair. Old fashioned candy that will... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ronald S
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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...more
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676 Main St # 694, East Aurora, NY 14052-2405
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a true delight it was for my husband and I to peruse through this seemingly time capsule. There were brands I hadn't seen in a very long time. This is the kind of store where there is literally something for everyone. It was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AmberGallivanter
Don V, Owner at Vidler's 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for you wonderful review, if and when you stop in East Aurora again, please come by the store and ask for me...introduce yourself as one of our Trip Advisor reviewers. Thanks much! Don Vidler

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful products, many of which are nostalgic. Prices are fair. Old fashioned candy that will bring back fond memories. Great toy section. Something for everyone, especially those who need a unique gift for that unique person who many be hard to buy for.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ronald S
Don V, Owner at Vidler's 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed January 3, 2019

Vidler's 5 & 10, in historic East Aurora, NY, is a 3rd generation family run business. Vidler's was founded in 1930 and they bill themselves as The Largest "5 & 10" Variety Store in the World. I have shopped at Vidler's a number of times...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wayfairing_Man
Don V, Owner at Vidler's 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Wow! Thanks for the great review -- if I didn't know better I'd think you're part of the family! Appreciate this very positive feedback, and if / when you're next in the store, please ask for me and introduce yourself. Thanks again, Don Vidler

Reviewed December 29, 2018

This place is like Woolworth or Jupiters on steriods. I am not a shopper (just ask my wife) but going through Vidlers is a trip through memopry lane. Wood floors and everything you could want. A great place to visit and flash back if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q421MAmichaelk
Reviewed December 12, 2018

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 November 21, 2018

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 October 28, 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 October 26, 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 October 11, 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 October 2, 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
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Jacquie S
January 13, 2019|
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Response from OldFart565 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do accept credit cards, after all the day of 5 & 10 cents is long gone.
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BeckyD1257
November 11, 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
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Rliketravel
May 17, 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
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