10 Perfect Places For Valentine’s Day Drinks

It can be difficult to rack your brain at the last minute of all the places you once made a mental note of bringing your next date to. Maybe the place had the best drinks around, a nice cozy bar that forces practically public snuggling or a fun atmosphere that sets the mood for the rest of the night. If you can’t quite remember, or if you can – we’ve pulled together a lineup of spots that are sure to fit into your pre-dinner plans.

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Joe’s Deli

1. Joe’s Deli

Neighborhood: Elmwood Village

534 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY

Tips: Delightful ambiance, casual, cozy bar + high top tables.


2. M Lounge @ Mangia

Neighborhood: Orchard Park

475 ELLICOTT STREET BUFFALO, NY | (716) 332-2928

Tips: New, above Mangia Ristorante.

Just Vino

Just Vino

3. Just Vino

Neighborhood: Main Downtown

846 Main Street Buffalo, NY  | (716) 725-0166

Tip: Try one of 4 wine flights for $12.


4. Wine on Third

Neighborhood: Niagara Falls

501 Third Street Niagara Falls NY  | (716) 285-9463

Tip: Enjoy Spanish tapas while you drink!


Salumi Plate from Salumeria Belsito

5. Osteria 166

Neighborhood: Downtown

166 Franklin Street Buffalo, NY 14202 | (716) 858 – 3118
 Tips: Try an app while you get drinks.

Salumeria Belsito

6. Salumeria Belsito

Neighborhood: Hertel

1368 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, NY | (716) 240-9273

Tips: While you sip on Italian wine try the Salumi Plate – Three Italian coldcuts: Prosciutto; Hot Casalingo Salami; and Hot Cacciatore Salmi. Three Italian cheeses: Parmigiana-Reggiano, Fontina, and Mozzarella. ($18)


7. Vera Pizza

Neighborhood: Elmwood Village, Downtown

220 Lexington Ave. Buffalo NY 14202 | (716) 551-6262

Tips: The best cocktails in town. Enough said.


8. Martin Cooks Charcuterie Bar

Neighborhood: West Side

346 Connecticut Street Buffalo, NY 14213 | (716) 259-9306

Tip: Experience some great people watching – chef, staff & guests. Plus they have a nice selection of cheeses & pates to order before your main event.

9. Riley St. Station

Neighborhood: East Aurora

27 Riley St. East Aurora NY 14052 | (716) 655-4948

Tips: Nice place with a lovable pub atmosphere. So I guess you could say, you would be feelin’ the love all around…


Blue Monk

10. Blue Monk

Neighborhood: Elmwood Village

727 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY | (716) 862-6865

Tip: Perfect for your beer-loving date


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