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

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Guide to Boozy Events This Month in Buffalo & WNY

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Featured Restaurants 


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  • Sto Lat Bar

    4475 Transit Rd
    Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$


    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 ...

  • Simply Pierogi

    4475 Transit Rd
    Harris Hill, New York 14221 • $


    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 ...

  • Overwinter Coffee – Williamsville

    5548 Main St
    Williamsville, NY 14221 • $


    North Towns

    Cafe / Coffee Shop

    We will be open 8am-4pm everyday. We’ll keep things short and sweet: we decided to roast coffee because we didn’t feel like there was enough good ...

  • Avenue29 Foods

    Pop Ups
    WNY, • $



    Pop Up

    About Us Our passion is our meatless food creations. But our mission is to fund our animal rights organization, The Soho Project. We offer catering, event ...

  • Bailey Seafood

    3316, Bailey Avenue, Kensington
    Buffalo, New York 14215 • $$


    North Buffalo

    Fast Casual / Counter Service, Take Out

    FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1985 Bailey Seafood was founded in 1985 out of a passion for fresh seafood. Started out with only one employee, the ...

  • Pizza Plant Italian Pub – Canalside

    125 Main St
    Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$

    PizzaBuffalo FoodItalianBeer HallPub Food


    Casual / Full Table Service

    Spreading Beer, Wine and the love of good food across Buffalo. - Home of some of the most delicious food, beer and wine in Buffalo for 40 years! ...

  • Lenox Grill

    140 North Street
    Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$

    AmericanBuffalo FoodSeafoodSteaks


    Casual / Full Table Service

    Serving dinner, brunch, late-night eats, 400+ bottled beers hand-crafted cocktails. Experience great food and drinks in the casual atmosphere of the historic ...

  • Panorama on Seven

    95 Main St
    Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$$$

    New American


    Casual / Full Table Service

    Enjoy the best views of Buffalo, Lake Erie and Canalside while serving prohibition style cocktails and perusing a Southern European and local Buffalo ...

  • Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs

    707 Kenmore Ave
    Buffalo, New York 14223 • $

    AmericanHot DogsDeli-SandwichesBurgers

    North Towns

    Fast Casual / Counter Service

    Frustrated that he couldn’t get a quality hot dog with more than just traditional elements of ketchup and mustard, Frank persuaded his brother, Paul, ...

  • Rec Room

    79 W Chippewa St
    Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$

    Pub FoodVeganAmerican


    Bar, Casual / Full Table Service

    Located in the heart of Buffalo's entertainment district. Now a full service Restaurant - Gluten Free, Vegan and Vegetarian food options available. ...

  • Chrusciki Bakery – Transit Rd

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


    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 ...

  • Allen Street Hardware Cafe

    245 Allen St
    Buffalo, New York 14206 • $$

    AmericanPub Food


    Casual / Full Table Service

    Taste the neighborhood The cuisine at Allen Street Hardware is as diverse and eclectic as the community it feeds. Using fresh ingredients and a variety ...

  • Maizal Mexican Kitchen and Mezcaleria

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


    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 • $$


    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.     ...

  • The Village Bake Shoppe

    417 Center St.
    Lewiston, NY 14092 • $$


    Niagara County

    Only using the finest and freshest ingredients, The Village Bake Shoppe is a top destination for dessert fans from all over the world! Everything is made ...




Drink Local in WNY

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

Food & Drink Events

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

Due to Covid-19 dates, times, and restrictions may have changed. Please check with event organizers before visitng.

Wing Ride: The Hidden History of Chicken Wings

Sun, July 25 • All Day +more dates



Sunday Brunch at Big Ditch Brewing

Sun, July 25 • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm +more dates



Yoga Brunch

Sun, July 25 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm +more dates



Brunch in the Brewery

Sun, July 25 • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm +more dates


Niagara County

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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