FOOD & DRINK

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

New: Bittersweet Piano Lounge Revives the Hotel Lafayette Bar in An Exciting Way

There are pianos in bars and restaurants around WNY, but there isn’t a room dedicated to the piano like Bittersweet Piano Lounge.

New: Zio’s Deli & Heroes Brings Variety to This Booming Elmwood Block

The old Poster Art space on Elmwood got a new lease on life with the opening of Zio’s Deli and Heroes, inspired by iconic delis in NYC.

New: West End Inn – Restored to Former Glory & Current Tastes

Whether it was for a birthday, a graduation or funeral, if you grew up in Hamburg, you probably went to the West End.

6 Buffalo Beer Briefs to Know This Week: Dec. 1

1. Hofbrauhaus Buffalo to Tap Winterzwickel On December 1, Hofbrauhaus Buffalo will tap their Winterzwickel, a 5.5% dark beer specially brewed for the winter season with hints of caramel, toasted bread, plum, raisin and chocolate. Join the brewery for a parade and...

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  • South Transit BBQ and Grill

    6703 South Transit Rd
    Lockport, NY 14094 • $$

    BBQSouthern

    Niagara County

    Fast Casual / Counter Service, Catering, Casual / Full Table Service

    About South Transit BBQ & Grill: We are Don and Victoria Davis and are the owners of South Transit BBQ & Grill! Our passion for cooking bbq style ...

  • Mon Ami Cafe & Restaurant

    298 Main St (Catherdral Park Side)
    Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$$

    French

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service, Catering, Fine Dining

    About Mon Ami Cafe & Restaurant: Nestled in the heart of Downtown Buffalo, Mon Ami offers a French-American inspired menu which showcases both traditional ...

  • Simply Pierogi

    4475 Transit Rd
    Harris Hill, New York 14221 • $

    Polish

    North Towns

    Fast Casual / Counter Service, Take Out

    Simply Pierogi - Polish Kitchen is our fast-casual restaurant serving Polish cuisine in a modern-day format. Enjoy Pierogi Bowls, Salads, Polish Platters ...

  • Don Juan Mexican Bar & Grill

    484 Harlem Rd
    Buffalo, New York 14224 • $$

    Mexican

    South Towns

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Don Juan Mexican Bar & Grill started in 2015 and has since grown into one of the best Mexican Restaurants in Western New York. Our menu is packed with ...

  • Diamond Hawk Golf Course & Pub “The Hawk”

    255 Sonwil Dr
    Cheektowaga, NY 14225 • $$

    BBQPub Food

    Cheektowaga and East

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Beautiful bar / restaurant overlooking Diamond Hawk Golf Course in Cheektowaga (off Genesee St. by the Buffalo Airport)  Fun bar and great patio with ...

  • Chrusciki Bakery – Transit Rd

    4475 Transit Rd
    Harris Hill, New York 14221 • $$

    Bakery

    North Towns

    Cafe / Coffee Shop

    Chrusciki Bakery combines old-world European treats with modern-day fare to bring you a unique flavor experience. Our bakers can provide custom cakes and ...

  • Hofbrauhaus Buffalo

    190 Scott St
    Buffalo, New York 14204 • $

    Beer Bar/HallGermanBrewery

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    The ninth American franchise of Munich's famous Hofbrauhaus, the Buffalo operation features live German music nightly, long tables and benches, beer hall, ...

  • Maizal Mexican Kitchen and Mezcaleria

    4808 N French Rd
    East Amherst, New York 14051 • $$

    MexicanTex-Mex

    North Towns

    Casual / Full Table Service, Bar

    Casual Mexican restaurant and bar. Maizal is an authentic Mexican restaurant offering traditional Oaxacan recipes passed down over generations, timeless ...

  • Tavern at Windsor Park

    8444 Transit Rd
    Buffalo, New York 14221 • $$

    AmericanDeli-SandwichesEnglishPizza

    North Towns

    Casual / Full Table Service

    We are Hometown Tavern specializing in English $ American Cusine with a heavy emphasis on Import $ Craft Beer and Sports.     ...

  • Aloha Krab

    1 Walden Galleria Suite P103,
    Buffalo, NY 14225 • $$

    Seafood

    Cheektowaga and East

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Unique cuisine offers a dining space to serve some Seafood favorites in our locations. Enjoy different authentic dishes, the friendly service and lively ...

  • Sto Lat Bar

    4475 Transit Rd
    Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$

    PolishAmericanBurgersDeli-Sandwiches

    North Towns

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Sto Lat Bar is a restaurant and bar, serving authentic Polish cuisine, signature cocktails, local draft beers, and much more! Located in the new BFLO District ...

  • Southern Tier Brewing Co. – Buffalo

    7 Scott St
    Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$

    AmericanPub Food

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service

    Now Open! Bringing a Southern Tier craft beer experience to the good people of Buffalo! The Southern Tier Brewing Company taproom in Buffalo is a brand ...

  • 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* ...

  • Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

    41 Virginia Pl
    Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$

    BBQAmericanBurgersSouthern

    Buffalo

    Casual / Full Table Service, Bar

    Fat Bob's Smokehouse's award-winning barbecue is a staple in the WNY community. Serving smokehouse BBQ favorites and homemade eats since 1999, we believe ...

 

 

Coming Soon: Restaurants & Bars

Keep an eye out for these up and coming restaurants and bars throughout Buffalo & WNY.

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Food & Drink Events

Check out these upcoming food and drink events to expand your horizons and palette during a fun day or night out.

Brunch Recommendations

The best brunch spots we’ve tried out and enjoyed, from Saturday to Sunday to possibly even a weekday – we don’t discriminate.

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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