FOOD & DRINK

The best restaurants, bars, food, drink, events, and recommendations in Buffalo. 

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  • Sto Lat Bar

    4475 Transit Rd
    Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$

    PolishAmericanBurgersDeli-Sandwiches

    North Towns

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Sto Lat Bar is a restaurant and bar, serving authentic Polish cuisine, signature cocktails, local draft beers, and much more! Located in the new BFLO District ...

  • Simply Pierogi

    4475 Transit Rd
    Harris Hill, New York 14221 • $

    Polish

    North Towns

    Fast Casual / Counter Service, Take Out

    Simply Pierogi - Polish Kitchen is our fast-casual restaurant serving Polish cuisine in a modern-day format. Enjoy Pierogi Bowls, Salads, Polish Platters ...

  • Maizal Mexican Kitchen and Mezcaleria

    4808 N French Rd
    East Amherst, New York 14051 • $$

    MexicanTex-Mex

    North Towns

    Casual / Full Table Service, Bar

    Casual Mexican restaurant and bar. Maizal is an authentic Mexican restaurant offering traditional Oaxacan recipes passed down over generations, timeless ...

  • Avenue29 Foods

    Pop Ups
    WNY, • $

    VeganTex-MexAmerican

    Other

    Pop Up

    About Us Our passion is our meatless food creations. But our mission is to fund our animal rights organization, The Soho Project. We offer catering, event ...

  • Overwinter Coffee – Williamsville

    5548 Main St
    Williamsville, NY 14221 • $

    Cafe-Coffee

    North Towns

    Cafe / Coffee Shop

    We will be open 8am-4pm everyday. We’ll keep things short and sweet: we decided to roast coffee because we didn’t feel like there was enough good ...

  • Lenox Grill

    140 North Street
    Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$

    AmericanBuffalo FoodSeafoodSteakhouse

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Serving dinner, brunch, late-night eats, 400+ bottled beers hand-crafted cocktails. Experience great food and drinks in the casual atmosphere of the historic ...

  • Allen Street Hardware Cafe

    245 Allen St
    Buffalo, New York 14206 • $$

    AmericanPub Food

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Taste the neighborhood The cuisine at Allen Street Hardware is as diverse and eclectic as the community it feeds. Using fresh ingredients and a variety ...

  • Panorama on Seven

    95 Main St
    Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$$$

    New American

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Enjoy the best views of Buffalo, Lake Erie and Canalside while serving prohibition style cocktails and perusing a Southern European and local Buffalo ...

  • Hofbrauhaus Buffalo

    190 Scott St
    Buffalo, New York 14204 • $

    Beer Bar/HallGermanBrewery

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    The ninth American franchise of Munich's famous Hofbrauhaus, the Buffalo operation features live German music nightly, long tables and benches, beer hall, ...

  • Southern Tier Brewing Co. – Buffalo

    7 Scott St
    Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$

    AmericanPub Food

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Now Open! Bringing a Southern Tier craft beer experience to the good people of Buffalo! The Southern Tier Brewing Company taproom in Buffalo is a brand ...

  • Diamond Hawk Golf Course & Pub “The Hawk”

    255 Sonwil Dr
    Cheektowaga, NY 14225 • $$

    BBQPub Food

    Cheektowaga and East

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Beautiful bar / restaurant overlooking Diamond Hawk Golf Course in Cheektowaga (off Genesee St. by the Buffalo Airport)  Fun bar and great patio with ...

  • Manor Lanes

    150 Grand Island Blvd
    Tonawanda, NY 14150 • $$

    Buffalo FoodPub Food

    North Towns

    Fast Casual / Counter Service

    Manor Lanes was opened in 1974 by Sibby Campagna. He envisioned a place where families and people of all ages could come and enjoy America’s #1 participation ...

  • Off The Wall Sandwich Company

    4068 N Buffalo St
    Orchard Park, New York 14127 • $$

    BurgersDeli-Sandwiches

    South Towns

    Fast Casual / Counter Service

    Southtowns one stop shop for off the wall, burgers, grilled cheese, sides, salads and starters. ...

  • Chrusciki Bakery – Transit Rd

    4475 Transit Rd
    Harris Hill, New York 14221 • $$

    Bakery

    North Towns

    Cafe / Coffee Shop

    Chrusciki Bakery combines old-world European treats with modern-day fare to bring you a unique flavor experience. Our bakers can provide custom cakes and ...

  • Pizza Plant Italian Pub – Canalside

    125 Main St
    Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$

    PizzaBuffalo FoodItalianBeer Bar/HallPub Food

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Spreading Beer, Wine and the love of good food across Buffalo. - Home of some of the most delicious food, beer and wine in Buffalo for 40 years! ...

  • Tavern at Windsor Park

    8444 Transit Rd
    Buffalo, New York 14221 • $$

    AmericanDeli-SandwichesEnglishPizza

    North Towns

    Casual / Full Table Service

    We are Hometown Tavern specializing in English $ American Cusine with a heavy emphasis on Import $ Craft Beer and Sports.     ...

 

 

Coming Soon: Restaurants & Bars

Keep an eye out for these up and coming restaurants and bars throughout Buffalo & WNY.

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Food & Drink Events

Check out these upcoming food and drink events to expand your horizons and palette during a fun day or night out.

Brunch Recommendations

The best brunch spots we’ve tried out and enjoyed, from Saturday to Sunday to possibly even a weekday – we don’t discriminate.

If you’re a food and drink lover looking for the best places to eat and drink – we got you. We’re *very* passionate about food here in Buffalo and constantly exploring the area in order to share the latest and greatest in WNY’s Food & Drink scene. On our Food & Drink page, you’ll find the best restaurants, foodie news, tasty events, and everything in between. So go ahead – dig in!

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