13 Semi-new Restauraunts for LRW

Food & Drink


Written by Homer Enthusiast

Published on October 20, 2014
Pork Belly Po’ Boy @ 189 / Step Out Buffalo

Looking for something new and exciting? Sure you are. If you weren’t you wouldn’t be here. Local Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to check out that new place down the street or across town, without breaking the bank

The editor’s at Step Out Buffalo have hand selected participating restaurants that are semi-new (~ 1 year). Let us know if we missed any.


189 Public House

189 Main Street, East Aurora, NY 14052

Phone: 716-652-8189  |  Southern Comfort

189 Public House of East Aurora, NY is a celebration of American tradition. Founded in 2014, this whiskey and music emporium prides itself in exploring and showcasing the finest of both art forms.


Bistro in the Square

1 Buffalo Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

Phone: 716-648-3200   |   American

Bistro in the Square is Hamburg’s newest eatery located in Staub Square. Enjoy a unique selection of breakfast foods, sandwiches, and small plates along with our tempting cocktails, beer, and wine.


Brioso by Butterwood

5195 Main Street Williamsville, NY 14221

Phone: 716-828-8370  |   Latin Fusion

Brioso is a spirited South American and South Western inspired restaurant that brings uncommon flavor and flare to the Village of Williamsville.



1735 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, NY 14216

Phone: 716-551-6499   |  Steak & Seafood

Brioso is a spirited South American and South Western inspired restaurant that brings uncommon flavor and flare to the Village of Williamsville.


Bourbon and Butter

391 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-253-6453   |   Contemporary

Mike Andrzejewski, one of Buffalo’s premier chefs and restaurateurs, brings his extraordinary culinary skills to his latest establishment, Bourbon and Butter.


Cugino’s Italian Restaurant

6011 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221

Phone: 716-633-8432   |   Northern Italian

Cugino’s Italian Restaurant in Williamsville offers contemporary Northern Italian cuisine. We offer lunch and dinner along with daily specials.



5 E. Huron Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-848-4500   |  Seafood

Oshun is a contemporary seafood house located in the heart of downtown Buffalo. Named after the Yoruba goddess of the waters, Oshun features sustainable seafood, a full oyster bar, and small plate menu.


Osteria 166

166 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: 716-858-3118   |   Italian

Situated in the heart of beautiful downtown Buffalo, NY, Osteria 166 offers unique and delicious Italian fare.


Pi Craft

1750 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Phone: 716-833-5300   |  Pizza

Pi Craft uses fresh whole ingredients to deliver fast fired pizzas. Our mission is to bring healthy, good conscious, real food: pizza, focaccia sandwiches, and chopped salads, to our guests in the fast fired artisanal style.



739 Elmwood Ave.

Buffalo, New York 14222

Phone: (716) 931-9146

One of Elmwood’s newer restaurants brings warmth by way of Ramen, and freshness via scattered Sushi.  This Modern Japanese restaurant, opened last winter in the former Organic 3 Cafe. Owners Chef Satomi and husband Josh Smith unite local products with traditional Japanese culture to create a unique style of cuisine. Many aspects of the fare are traditional, with a twist.


The Archer

268 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: 716-768-4661   |  New American

Since the beginning of time, the fundamental basics of eating have remained relatively uncomplicated – Hunt, Gather, Prepare, and Eat. It is a restaurant’s mastery of this process that defines her and the quality of the dining experience she provides for her guests.


The Foundry Lounge

1738 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14207

Phone: 716-240-9693   |  Creative Small Plates

By day, The Foundry Lounge is a place to grab a coffee or glass of wine in an overstuffed chair and relax, read a good book, surf the Internet, or chat with friends. By night, The Foundry Lounge provides a perfect atmosphere where liquid libations meet recreation and relaxation.


Trattoria Aroma on North French

4840 North French Road
East Amherst, NY 14051

Phone: 716-688-8848   |  Modern Italian

Trattoria Aroma on North French offers Modern Italian cuisine in a rustic Tuscan barn setting. Our food is designed to stimulate your senses. We offer the deepest and most exciting Italian wine list around!


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