Five Points: Perfect Union of Diversity and Culture

While the Five Points neighborhood may appear to have sprang to life – and in popularity – overnight, it’s been well over a decade since Urban Roots, Five Points Bakery, Essex Street Pub and Left Bank began the grassroots effort to establish this West Side community.

Today, a diverse range of small businesses, restaurants and artisans call Five Points home. Among the dozen or so businesses there’s a cafe that would be at home on the streets of Paris, a traditional African clothing maker, a yoga studio, a frame shop, a well-stocked wine retailer, an artisan chocolate maker, a couple places to get plants for the vase or the garden, a James Beard-nominated chef, and some of the best baked goods you’ll find anywhere – all owned and operated by a colorful cast of people that live and play in the neighborhood.

Just like the streets that join together to create the neighborhood’s namesake, the Five Points is the perfect union of diversity and culture that you could only find on the West Side.

Explore Five Points

Points of Interest

THINGS TO DO

EAT & DRINK

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Balancing Act II

Balancing Act II

44 Brayton Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Big Orbit - a CEPA Gallery Project Space

30D Essex Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Black Monarchy

Black Monarchy

527 West Utica Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Blue Table Chocolates

Blue Table Chocolates

44 Brayton Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Five Points Bakery & Toast Cafe

Five Points Bakery & Toast Cafe

44 Brayton Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Foibles Cafe

Foibles Cafe

172 Rhode Island
Buffalo, NY 14213

Griffis Studio

Griffis Studio

30 Essex Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Las Puertas

Las Puertas

385 Rhode Island
Buffalo, NY 14213

Left Bank

Left Bank

511 Rhode Island Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Macky's Essex Street Pub

Macky's Essex Street Pub

530 Rhode Island Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

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