16 Ways to Eat Healthy at the Erie County Fair

City Guide, Food & Drink


Written by Emily Morrow

Published on August 8, 2016

Mineo & Sapio

Photo x Mineo & Sapio

Summertime in Western New York is a time to cherish. The sun comes out, the weather heats up, and we all go out to soak it up. The one signature event of summer is the Erie County Fair which attracts thousands of New Yorkers near and far for 12 glorious days of food and fun. While you’re there you *will* be faced with the toughest decision of them all: what to eat. To keep up your healthful eating habits or give into the fried treats and temptations is the question, and the answer is you can (and should) do both. Feel less guilty about that bloomin’ onion by balancing it with one of 16 Healthy Options at the Fair this year, or take it up a notch and keep it healthy the entire time. It’s about balance after all.
Here are 16 delicious Healthy Options to up your Fair eating game:

Authentic Greek Food

  • Veggies on Pita
  • Greek Salad


Big G’s

  • Steamed Rice and Beans


Big Kahuna’s

  • Greek Salad
  • Greek Salad with Chicken


Butcher Boys

  • Chef Salad


BW’s Barbeque

  • Salad


Chesters Gators & Taters

  • Grilled Chicken Kababs


Jungle Juice Fruit and Veggie Juice Bar

  • Berry Blue and Green
  • Peach Paradise
  • Yoga Monkey
  • Sunrise


Let’s Wrap

  • Tuna Wrap
  • Turkey Wrap
  • Chicken Wrap


Maple Ridge Bison Ranch Inc

  • Bison Burger


Millennium Lodge Curley – Qs

  • Egg’s and Toast


Mineo and Sapio

  • Chicken Sausage


Salvatore’s Pizza

  • Spinach Tomato Pizza


Sattlers Concessions

  • Baked Potato

Tropic Love

  • Fruit in a Fruit



  • Fatoush Salad



  • Tofu Pad Thai


Erie County Fair Details

August 10th – August 21st
healthy options logo

What is Healthy Options Buffalo?  healthy options logo3

The aforementioned restaurants are members of the Independent Health Foundation’s Healthy Options Buffalo program for the Erie County Fair in 2016. The Healthy Options program was designed to help our community make informed decisions about healthy eating, and as a result, help address the high rates of stroke and heart disease prevalent in Western New York. Through this program, the Foundation works with area restaurants to offer heart-healthy food options that are considered lower in fat, saturated fat cholesterol, and sodium. To learn more about the Healthy Options program and to check out more great participating Healthy Options restaurants visit


We launched a new look!

Our new design features a better browsing experience, modern mobile navigation, more visual displays of key info, better filtering options on the search page, and much more.

We hope you love our new look! That said, we’re #ForeverTweaking and would greatly appreciate your feedback so we can make *all* you want and need as your go-to resource for the best of Western New York!

Send feedback >

Written by <a href="" target="_self">Emily Morrow</a>

Written by Emily Morrow

Emily is co-founder and Director of Storytelling at Step Out Buffalo. Her favorite things to do are eat, travel, and think up business ideas. Emily is originally from Hamburg, NY and her out of town friends will tell you that she loves to talk about Buffalo any chance she gets.
Find More ➭


Forgotten Password?

You must be logged in to use this feature.