14 Farm To Table Restaurants To Try in WNY

City Guide, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Guides


Written by Shannon McNulty

Published on December 10, 2020


Disclaimer: Due to Covid-19, regulations may have changed since this article was published along with the status of the listed businesses and events. Please check with a business/event directly before visiting for the most up-to-date information.

Farm to Table

Photo courtesy of The Black Sheep

Did you know that many restaurants in Western New York are considered farm to table? When you grab a bite from these Buffalo & WNY restaurants, you’ll find they are passionate about providing guests with fresh and local produce through the curation of carefully selected seasonal menus.
In order to create a wholesome and unique culinary experience, fresh ingredients are constantly flowing through these restaurants. So, where can you expect to find the freshest places near you?
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Here’s 14 WNY Farm to Table restaurants to try out this season:

Photo courtesy of The Grange Community Kitchen

1. The Grange Community Kitchen

Hamburg, NY
The Grange serves  breakfast, lunch and dinner. Menus change frequently,  and are inspired by what’s in season and reflect their commitment to utilize goods obtained from local farmers and producers.

Photo courtesy of The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar

2. The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar

Connecticut St. Buffalo, NY
The Black Sheep utilizes a farm to table concept that revolves around handmade food, and friendly, knowledgeable service. Their local produce and sustainably raised meats inspire their “global nomad” menu, featuring daily seasonal specials.

Photo courtesy of Elm Street Bakery & Cafe

3. Elm Street Bakery And Cafe

East Aurora, NY
Elm Street Bakery began from a desire to create a community gathering place where neighbors could break bread over fresh, seasonal food sourced from local farmers in a warm and welcoming environment.


Photo courtesy of Crāving

4. CRaVing

Hertel Ave. Buffalo, NY
Specializing in farm-to-table,  CRaVing’s cuisine has something that appeals to everyone. They cater to each taste, and are both vegetarian and gluten-free friendly. And for the carnivores, CRaVing adopts a “nose-to-tail” mentality. The chefs butcher all the meats in house, and ensure nothing is wasted.

Photo courtesy of The Dapper Goose

5. Dapper Goose

Amherst St. Buffalo, NY
The Dapper Goose’s farm to table menu is subject to change depending on seasonal items from their local farm! 

Becker Farms

Photo courtesy of Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards

6. Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards

Gasport, NY
Taste the difference between homegrown and the grocery store. Fruits and veggies hand picked at its ripest. Stop in and see what’s in season!


Photo courtesy of SZND


Hertel Ave. Buffalo, NY
“Gourmet by the Day” cuisine that features locally grown produce. SZND specializes in an upscale look with a casual atmosphere and is a from scratch kitchen with a seasonally updated menu.

Photo courtesy of Prescott’s Provisions

8. Prescott’s Provisions

Townawanda, NY
Prescott’s Provisions uses local ingredients whenever possible, so that you can enjoy our region’s diverse bounty to its fullest—from fresh takes on traditional favorites to seasonal creations by their talented kitchen crew.

Photo courtesy of Waxlight Bar à Vin

9. Waxlight Bar à Vin

Chandler St. Buffalo, NY
Waxlight Bar à Vin is a modern, wine-focused restaurant in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo. They are led by a team of owner operator sommeliers and chefs who have dedicated their lives to creating food and drink experiences.


Photo courtesy of Share Kitchen & Bar Room

10. Share Kitchen & Bar Room

Williamsville, NY
A variety of small and large plates are offered from the open kitchen, allowing guests to order a variety and share with each other.

Photo courtesy of The Little Club

11.  The Little Club

Hertel Ave. Buffalo, NY
A farm to table restaurant and wine bar that focuses on local farms and exciting indie winemakers.  

Photo courtesy of Marble + Rye

12. Marble + Rye

Genesee St. Buffalo, NY
The menu has a strict emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients that stands as the core of their food philosophy. Everything is made from scratch and uses local suppliers and farms whenever possible.

Photo courtesy of This Little Pig

13. This Little Pig

Williamsville, NY
This Little Pig utilizes as many indigenous, local ingredients as possible from local farmers, artisans, brewers, coffee roasters, distillers, cheesemakers and foragers.
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Written by <a href="" target="_self">Shannon McNulty</a>

Written by Shannon McNulty

Shannon is a recent graduate of St. Bonaventure University where she studied Marketing and Strategic Communications. Fun Fact: she runs a small baking business on the side!
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