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Gaffer District

114 Pine St, Suite 202, Corning, NY 14830-2654
+1 607-937-6292
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Lots of cool choices for food

Many shops and small restaurants. Cool architecture and safe area. Like the Hand and foot... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pat b
kenmore ny
Collections of nice stores and restaurants

The Gaffer district has a good collection of nice stores and restaurants. We had a fantastic stroll... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Welland, Canada
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“market street” (27 reviews)
“antique shops” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
114 Pine St, Suite 202, Corning, NY 14830-2654
+1 607-937-6292
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Many shops and small restaurants. Cool architecture and safe area. Like the Hand and foot restaurant.

Thank pat b
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gaffer district has a good collection of nice stores and restaurants. We had a fantastic stroll and enjoyed everything we saw.

1  Thank Andrei_K_v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting from May 1 - November 1 ( exceptional foliage in Fall) Glass Museum....everything you want to dreamt of about glass Wineries less than hour by car at both Keuka and Seneca Lakes Uncommonly high arts presence Gates Rockwell offers Western Art Many affordable...More

1  Thank Iffer51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gaffer District is such a wonderful part of Corning, NY! Every restaurant/cafe has incredible food and the shops are great too. I love being able to enjoy locally owned places while on vacation and you certainly get that here. Plus - parking is FREE!...More

1  Thank emilyopple2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those areas that is rare today across America. A terrific combination of old Main Street and modern opportunities. Lights in a tree lined brick sidewalk walkway. Shopping, food, brewery, wine bar, coffee shops, museum's. It has it all. Must visit while...More

1  Thank K1360DWjamess
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Go to their website to get information as you walk around the historical quaint downtown district. It provides into on the history of the buildings.

1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great place to relax,shop and eat. The resturants and shops are quaint and unnique. Just 24 miles to Lake Seneca and well worth viasiting Watkins Glen and falls.

Thank Fantastic387
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

You have to give it to Corning that they've been able to keep their historic downtown open and filled with stores. Depending on where you are from and what your expectations are, you'll have very different reactions to the area. If you come from a...More

Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Spend a few hours exploring the Gaffer District! You will not be disappointed! The unique shops and restaurants are worth the trip.

Thank tomfG5392CW
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Cornings Gafer district is proof that a downtown shopping/eating area doesn't have to die just because there's a mall nearby. (Although the presence of a Fortune 100 employer and a world class museum in town doesn't hurt!). Beautifully restored 1900 era buildings, brick sidewalks, good...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
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29 April 2016|
Response from kmehl | Reviewed this property |
The Gaffer District is a section of Corning with restaurants and shops in restored buildings.