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Guide to Farm To Table Restaurants in WNY

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Written by Shannon McNulty

Published on January 18, 2023
Photo courtesy of The Grange Community Kitchen


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. Here’s, where can you expect to find the freshest places near you:

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Full Service

Becker Farms – Gastro Pub

3724 Quaker Rd. Gasport, New York 14067 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Burgers
  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • New American

Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards is a 5th Generation family owned 340 acre working fruit and vegetable farm that sells most of their products directly ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Reservations
  • Farm to Table
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Big Big Table

272 Hudson St. Buffalo, NY 14201 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Cafe-Coffee
  • American
  • Pizza
  • International

Our mission is to provide a dignified response to hunger in our community, providing Buffalo and Western New York with accessible, affordable, nutritious and delicious ...

  • Lunch
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

CRaVing Restaurant

1472 Hertel Ave Buffalo, New York 14216 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • New American

CRāVing is located in the heart of North Buffalo in Hertel’s shopping district, one block from the North Park Theatre. If you are looking for a delicious ...

  • Dog-Friendly Patio
  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Take-out
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

Elm Street Bakery and Cafe

72 Elm Street East Aurora, New York 14052 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Bakery
  • American
  • Deli-Sandwiches

Elm Street Bakery is a family-owned, local bakery, cafe and market offering whole, seasonal $ fresh food in a warm $ welcoming environment. We offer artisan ...

  • Lunch
  • Dog-Friendly Patio
  • Handicap Access
  • Patio
  • Reservations
  • Take-out
  • Farm to Table

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Cafe / Coffee Shop

Five Points Bakery and Toast Cafe

44 Brayton St. Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • Bakery
  • Cafe-Coffee

Five Points is a bakery and toast cafe on Buffalo's West Side. Family owned and operated, our bakery, cafe' and local foods grocery store features organic, ...

  • Heated Patio / Outdoor Seating
  • Dog-Friendly Patio
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

HomeGrown Kitchen – East Aurora

640-650 Main St East Aurora, New York 14052 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • New American
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

At Homegrown, we're all about healthy lifestyles and healthy communities. We're pursuing this goal by serving great tasting and healthy food sourced in ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Healthy Options
  • Take-out
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

MARBLE + RYE

112 Genesee St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • New American
  • Seafood

This is quality, 'honest' food served in a pleasant, casual atmosphere. The concise menu covers all the right bases and preparation is unpretentious. The ...

  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Farm to Table
  • Good for Whiskey Lovers
Full Service

Pilot Light Pub

8557 North Main Street Eden, NY 14057 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • New American
  • Pub Food

Locally owned community pub serving fresh food and drinks...with a very creative menu. ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Sports Bar
  • Take-out
  • Bar Area
  • Farm to Table
  • Good for Beer Lovers
  • Happy Hour

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Full Service

Prescott’s Provisions

40 E Niagara St Tonawanda, New York 14150 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • New American
  • Pizza

Prescott's Provisions offers an elevated dining experience along the historic Erie Canal. Our restaurant is open to everyone, including boaters and cyclists, ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Boat Friendly
  • Reservations
  • Waterfront
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

Share Kitchen & Bar Room

5590 Main St Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • New American
  • Wine Bar

FOOD IS BETTER SHARED Guests at Share Kitchen $ Bar Room are encouraged to share their experience with those they know as well as those they don't; both ...

  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Family Friendly
  • Good for Beer Lovers
  • Good for Wine Connoisseurs
  • Farm to Table
Fine Dining

SZND Dining

1448, Hertel Avenue, North Park Buffalo, New York 14216 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • American

If you've ever spent time in the kitchen, you'll know that every dish needs seasoning. We're about that seasoned spirit too: we like to think a restaurant ...

  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Special Occasion
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

The Barrel Factory

65 Vandalia St. Buffalo, New York 14204 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • New American

The Barrel Factory: the landmark, 120-year-old historic factory in Buffalo's legendary Old First Ward, featuring: Barrel Factory Kitchen Full Service ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Good for Beer Lovers
  • Bar Area
  • Family Friendly
  • Happy Hour
  • Private Parties

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Full Service

The Dapper Goose

491 Amherst St Buffalo, New York 14207 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • American
  • New American

Step Out Says: The first thing you notice upon walking into The Dapper Goose is its Turn of the Century supper club feel. Dubbed 'classic French cottage' ...

  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Happy Hour
  • Reservations
  • Special Occasion
  • Take-out
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

The Grange Community Kitchen

22 Main St Hamburg, New York 14075 • $$$$$

Online

  • American

SOB Says: Whether you're religious or not, we're willing to bet you'll be shouting on Hallelujah from the rooftops (probably only figuratively) after one ...

  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Happy Hour
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Take-out
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

The Little Club

1197 Hertel Ave Buffalo, New York 14216 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • Italian
  • Small Plates
  • Wine Bar

The Little Club says: Our goal is to help you discover something you love to drink in the company of people who make you happy. ...

  • Bar Area
  • Romantic
  • Good for Wine Connoisseurs
  • Patio
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

This Little Pig

4401 Transit Rd Buffalo, New York 14221 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • American

Step Out's 2 cents:: Don't let the shopping center digs fool you, this place knows how to do food. Most everything is made in-house, and no holds on creativity. ...

  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Reservations
  • Farm to Table
Full Service

Waxlight Bar àVin

27 Chandler St Buffalo, New York 14207 • $$$$$

North Buffalo

  • New American
  • Wine Bar

Waxlight Bar à Vin is a modern, wine-focused restaurant in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo. We're led by a team of owner-operator sommeliers ...

  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Reservations
  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Good for Wine Connoisseurs
  • Brunch
  • Farm to Table
Did we miss one? Did one of these places close? Send us a note!

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This post was originally published in 2020 and has been updated.

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Written by <a href="https://stepoutbuffalo.com/author/shannonmcnulty/" 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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