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Everywhere You Can Get An Impossible Burger in WNY

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Written by Naomi Sakovics

Published on September 1, 2021

It looks like meat; it acts like meat (starts out pink and cooks to brown); and it tastes like meat. But it’s not meat.

It’s the Impossible Burger.

According to Impossible Foods, the company that creates the burger, “Impossible delivers all the flavor, aroma and beefiness of meat from cows.”

Unlike previous companies marketing to non-meat eaters, Impossible Foods targets meat eaters. They want people who eat meat to try the Impossible Burger simply because it tastes just as good — if not better — than meat.

How do they do this? By replicating the juiciness, the sizzle and the texture of actual beef.

By many accounts, they’ve nailed it.

“I love the fact that I can order a burger that ‘bleeds’ and looks like a real burger instead of a patty of black beans and corn squished together,” says Bethany Williams, who grew up in Buffalo. “As much as I love regular veggie burgers, sometimes seeing the chopped up vegetables in my burger makes me feel like I am missing out on something, whereas the Impossible Burger lets me enjoy ‘cheating’ on my diet without the guilt after.”

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She adds, “Eating an Impossible Burger gives me the closest experience possible to the taste and texture of a real burger without actually having red meat. It’s taken the idea of a veggie burger to a whole new level.”

Buffalo resident Dilpreet Kaur agrees.

“I am very impressed by the creation and concept behind it,” she says. “People who give up meat for religious, eco-friendly or any reason at all now now have a means of tasting something they loved once. Not to mention it’s so much healthier for our cardiovascular processes since it lacks the tremendous amounts of animal fat.”

More than 5,000 restaurants are serving the Impossible Burger, including a number of eateries here in Western New York. If your curiosity is piqued — or if you’re already an Impossible Burger lover — here are a bunch of places in Western New York to find one.

Please note, restaurant menus are subject to change at any point, please confirm with businesses directly before visiting.

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Local Restaurants Offering Impossible Burger


At Eleven Wings and Cuisines

3225 Main St Buffalo, New York 14214 • $

Soul FoodAmerican

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Soul food restaurant in the heart of Buffalo's University District serving wings in your favorite flavors, cuisines for every taste and best desserts. ...

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Betty’s

370 Virginia St Buffalo, New York 14201 • $$

AmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersDeli-SandwichesDiner

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

SOB Says: I had a hard time finding the words to describe the type of menu Betty's offers. It's a bit of a mish mosh, in a good way. You'll find casual ...

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Buffalo Brewpub

6861 Main St. Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$

Beer Bar/HallBreweryAmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersDeli-SandwichesPub Food

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

At Buffalo Brewpub we brew our own beers! New York State's Oldest Brew Pub dedicated to Fine Beer, food, and fun! Renowned for its fabulous beer and savory ...

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Cantina 62

2178, Seneca Street Buffalo, New York 14210 • $$

Tex-MexMexican

South Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

A Word from Cantina 62 A small Mexican American Diner. We serve a traditional breakfast and lunch; featuring a menu blended with American Classics and ...

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Cole’s Restaurant & Bar

1104 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, New York 14222 • $$

AmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersSeafood

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

SOB Says: One of Buffalo's favorite taverns, Cole's has some of the best wings in town and always serves up a great selection of local craft beers. Along ...

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Griffon Gastropub East Aurora

634 Main Street, East Aurora, NY, United States East Aurora, New York 14052 • $$

AmericanBeer Bar/HallBuffalo FoodBurgers

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service, Bar

72 beers on tap, a grand, old industrial building, long list of fine bar grub and even a childrens' menu. This place is a no brainer and a great addition ...

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Judi’s Lounge Bar and Grill

2057 Military Road Niagara Falls, NY 14304 • $$

American

Niagara County

Local neighborhood bar & grill for over 40 years with the same owners. Great wings, sandwiches and pizzas! ...

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Pizza Plant Italian Pub – Transit

7770 Transit Road Williamsville, New York 14221 • $

Beer Bar/HallBurgersItalianPizza

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Pizza Plant is original, delicious, and has a beer list worth talking about (and drinking from). The space, menu, and service is uber family friendly *and* ...

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Sunshine Vegan Eats

893 Jefferson Ave Buffalo, New York 14204 • $$

VeganVegetarianPlant-based

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Amazingly delicious food right in the heart of Buffalo, New York. We provide healthy options, fresh juices, and the best part is everything is plant based! ...

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Thin Man Brewery

492 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, New York 14222 • $$

BreweryAmericanBurgersDeli-Sandwiches

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service, Take Out, Bar

Western New York has long been a birthplace of invention. The grain elevator. The streetlight. The pacemaker. The crash test dummy. Created in 1949 ...

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Three Sisters Cafe

310 Fourth St Niagara Falls, New York 14303 • $$

AmericanBurgersDeli-SandwichesInternational

Niagara County

Casual / Full Table Service

Three Sisters Cafe The Three Sisters from Seneca legend were the three main life-sustaining crops: corn, beans and squash. Today, the menu has grown well ...

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Zoup!

317 Southwestern Blvd, Suite E Orchard Park, New York 14127 • $

AmericanDeli-Sandwiches

South Towns

Fast Casual / Counter Service, Casual / Full Table Service

At Zoup!, we offer hundreds of award-winning soups with 12 always-rotating daily varieties, including low-fat, vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free and ...

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Written by <a href="https://stepoutbuffalo.com/author/naomisakovics/" target="_self">Naomi Sakovics</a>

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