Food & Drink

The best restaurants, bars, food and drink events, and recommendations in Buffalo and WNY.

If you’re a food and drink lover looking for the best places to eat and drink – we got you. We’re *very* passionate about food here in Buffalo and constantly exploring the area in order to share the latest and greatest in WNY’s Food & Drink scene.  On our Food & Drink page, you’ll find the best restaurants, foodie news, tasty events, and everything in between.  So go ahead – dig in!

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Featured Restaurants

Our Featured Restaurants are our quick picks for some of the best places to go for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or the most important meal of the day aka brunch. In a hurry? No problem. Select any one of these places and you won’t go wrong.

The Mahony at the Fairmont

The Mahony at the Fairmont is a bit out of the way right smack downtown. Steps behind the Seneca Casino this beautiful old creamery building turned office space boasts one of our favorite bar rooms. The food at Mahony's is an eclectic mix of global cuisine that pairs well with their robust beer offerings.

Frankie Primo’s +39

Sure Frankie Primos + 39 is a great spot for pizza, panini and happy hours, but they dish up some mighty fine pasta dinners too. A fine Italian wine list and reasonable prices makes this popular Chippewa spot a can't miss, and will suggest to your family or friends you are smarter than they thought…

SEAR

SEAR is a modern steakhouse situated on the first floor of the Avant (Embassy Suites Hotel). The relaxed, upscale environs are sophisticated yet comfortable. They offer a bar scene with a great vibe, a robust wine list and an innovative menu. We love the salads, the sliders, Lobster Mac and, of course, the steaks.

Salvatore’s Italian Gardens

Since 1967, Salvatore’s Italian Gardens was has been known known for Steaks, Fresh Seafood refined Italian and a Wine Spectator award winning wine list. A full service wait staff, present an unrivaled dining experience. An elegant seasonal patio will open in May. Head Chef Thomas Diana presents inspired selections each evening that will have the…

Patina 250

The bar-restaurant has a “big city” feel to it, with its high ceilings, large lounge area, minimalist artwork, modern furnishings, and open kitchen. It’s a grand stage, to be sure. The perfect spot to relax with a beverage and people watch the hotel clientele or indulge in a great meal- breakfast, lunch or dinner. The…

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Buffalo Beer Buzz

Guide to the latest news coming out of the blossoming Buffalo & WNY beer scene. We’re collaborating with the experts to get you brews news you won’t find elsewhere.

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Upcoming Food & Drink Events

With Buffalo and Western New York’s blossoming food scene has come a blossoming food and drink event scene and our tastebuds are all the better for it. Check out these Upcoming Food & Drink Events and expand your horizons while expanding your palette and impressing that hot date of yours with a fun day or night out.

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Restaurant Recommendations

Restaurant Recommendations are all of the places we’ve tried and enjoyed around town. We only publish articles on the best of the best, so when you see a restaurant on our website there’s no question it’s gonna be good. We appreciate all of the great eats WNY has to offer and tell tales of our experiences trying them.

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Brunch Recommendations

Brunch Recommendations are all of the best brunch spots we’ve tried out and enjoyed for brunch. From Saturday to Sunday to possibly even a weekday here or there – we don’t discriminate. Read on to find out where our brunch adventures have taken us…

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The Best Restaurants in WNY

Delicious burgers, the best new restaurants, the best kept secrets for chicken wings – these are a few of our favorite things. The Best Restaurants in WNY is where you’ll find our picks for the best of the best here in Buffalo and Western New York, and once you try them they’ll become your favorites too.

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