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Guide to Restaurants That Have Closed So Far in 2022

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on May 24, 2022
Photo courtesy of Sato Brewpub

There comes a time when even the most well-liked businesses must say farewell. While we are lucky enough to see more and more new restaurants opening in our region, sadly we have lost some old time favorites along the way.

Here is a full list of bars and restaurants that have permanently closed so far in 2022. Use this list as a friendly reminder to support your local favorites before they’re gone!

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Closed

Brennan’s Bowery Bar

4401 Transit Rd Williamsville, New York 14226 • $

AmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersDeli-Sandwiches

North Towns

Casual Table Service

Brennan's Bowery Bar and Restaurant was established in 1888 in New York City. Brennan s is an Irish Pub now bringing The Old Irish Tradition to Williamsville ...

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Closed

Crave Bubble Tea Cafe

5735 Main Street Williamsville, NY 14221 • $

North Towns

We offer everything from traditional bubble teas to our own unique custom teas that our customers have come to love! Whether you're stopping for bubble ...

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Closed

Dos on The Lake

3800 Hoover Rd Blasdell, New York 14219 • $$

MexicanSeafood

Online

Casual Table Service

According to The Hamburg Sun on Jan 20, 2022, "Dos on the Lake will not reopen as a bar/restaurant under current ownership, leaving some wondering what ...

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Temporarily Closed
Closed

Flavors of Allentown

256 Allen St Buffalo, New York 14201 • $

Buffalo

Bar

Flavors of Allentown is a brand new addition to the thriving, beautiful neighborhood. It's an inclusive meeting place, ran by a team of amazing women, ...

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Closed

Get Smoked

1418 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216 • $$

BBQ

Online

Casual Table Service

Smoked meats and handheld sliders with  unique topping that won’t find anywhere else in Buffalo. Join the wave or get left behind with your taste Buds. ...

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Closed

Great Wall

914 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, New York 14202 • $

Asian

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Great Wall is a Chinese restaurant in Buffalo, New York offering all your Chinese favorites. Only accepts phone orders, please call directly. ...

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Closed

IRUSU Noodles and Sushi

110 Webster St North Tonawanda, NY 14120 • $

AsianJapanese-Sushi

Online

Take Out Only, Ghost Restaurant

Offering Chef crafted noodles & sushi. Place your order on-line. We will let you in, but you need to take it to go. All orders are for Pick-up ...

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Closed

Local Kitchen and Beer Bar

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

AmericanBuffalo Food

Online

Casual Table Service

Step Out's 2 cents: Local Kitchen $ Beer bar is a new tribute to local food and beer in Buffalo. A huge selection of local beer on tap and handsome ...

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Closed

Lumber City Winery and Bistro

889 Erie Ave. North Tonawanda, NY 14120 • $$

Niagara County

Lumber City Winery & Bistro offers a collection of contemporary Italian infused cuisine and American comfort food. We take pride in using our local ...

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Closed

My Dad’s Bar & Restaurant

6850 Main St Buffalo, New York 14221 • $$

AmericanBurgersDeli-SandwichesSeafood

North Towns

Casual Table Service, Fast Casual / Counter Service

My Dad's Bar $ Restaurant is full service. We offer diners dine-in, carry-out Breakfast, lunch and dinner. We offer a diverse menu including steaks, seafood, ...

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Roots Coffee and Tea

1685 Hertel Ave Buffalo, New York 14216 • $

Cafe-Coffee

North Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service, Cafe / Coffee Shop

We curate a seasonal menu of coffees from quality-focused roasters that rotate as we find new and exciting things to share. These coffees express dynamic ...

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Closed

Sato Brewpub

110 Pearl St Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$

AsianBreweryJapanese-Sushi

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Brewpub, Japanese restaurant with small plates, yakitori, izakaya, ramen, brewery. A Word from Sato Brewpub We are a small brewpub $ Japanese izakaya ...

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Closed

Squire’s Tap Room

127 Niagara Street Tonawanda, NY 14150 • $$

North Towns

Squire’s Tap Room is a restaurant in Tonawanda, NY that has a little bit for everyone. A place where people can take their family and enjoy a great ...

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Closed

The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar

367 Connecticut Street, Buffalo, NY, United States Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$$

New American

Buffalo

Casual Table Service, Bar

The Black Sheep Restaurant $ Bar is truly a WNY stand out, not only in their uniquely fine cuisine, but their 'unrelenting commitment to locally sourced ...

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Closed

The Healthy Scratch – Buffalo General Medical Center

100 High Street Buffalo, NY 14203 • $

Juice BarHealth Food

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

The Healthy Scratch serves smoothies, acai bowls, a wide assortment of fresh cold pressed juices, salads, wraps, overnight oatmeal, yogurts and other healthy ...

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Closed

The Healthy Scratch – Harborcenter

7 Scott Street Buffalo, New York 14203 • $

Deli-SandwichesJuice BarVeganVegetarianHealth Food

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

The Healthy Scratch serves smoothies, acai bowls, a wide assortment of fresh cold pressed juices, salads, wraps, overnight oatmeal, yogurts and other ...

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Closed

The Healthy Scratch – Roswell Park

Carlton Street at Michigan Avenue Buffalo, NY 14263 • $

Juice BarHealth Food

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

The Healthy Scratch serves smoothies, acai bowls, a wide assortment of fresh cold pressed juices, salads, wraps, overnight oatmeal, yogurts and other healthy ...

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Closed

The Llama Dive Arcade

26 Virginia Pl Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$

CajunCreole

Buffalo

Dive Bar

A late night bar-cade with Zo's Late Night Kitchen inside. Game room that includes, a customized Sabre's Bubble Hockey, Pool Table, 3 Dart Boards, Shuffleboard, ...

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Closed

Water Street Landing

115 S. Water St. Lewiston , New York 14092 • $$

Seafood

Niagara County

Casual Table Service

Whether you are in the mood for a Surf & Turf with a fine bottle of wine, or a Fish Fry with a cold brew, Water Street Landing can match your ...

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Temporarily Closed

Water Valley Inn

6656 Gowanda State Rd Hamburg, New York 14075 • $$

AmericanBuffalo FoodBurgersDeli-SandwichesSeafood

South Towns

Casual Table Service

The Water Valley Inn has been affectionately known as the ditch by locals since the 18 Mile was a trickle; more because it's in the valley than anything, ...

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Did we miss one? Send us a note!

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