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21 New WNY Restaurants to Try in 2021

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on April 23, 2021
Photo courtesy of Tortuga Sandwich Shop
Photo courtesy of Tortuga Sandwich Shop

Are you ever thinking about your next meal (always) or deciding where to go out to eat and just want to try someplace new? This guide is everything you need and more.

With new restaurants, bars, bakeries, breweries, coffee shops, wine bars, international restaurants, burger joints and so much more popping up left and right, there’s always something new to try.

Read on for a collection of the most recently opened new restaurants in Buffalo and Western New York and get exploring, Buffalo!

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New Restaurants to Try Now

Luxor Steak and Lobster

3199 Main St Buffalo, NY 14214 • $$$

Seafood

North Buffalo

Luxor Steak & Lobster is a premier and authentic Restaurant that will feature amazing food from Buffalos own up & coming Chefs . It is our mission ...

Rosie’s Handcrafted Ice Cream

431 Main Street East Aurora, NY 14052 • $

Ice Cream

South Towns

Serving small batches of freshly crafted super premium ice cream. Unique, traditional and seasonal flavors. Delicious things are coming Spring 2020 ...

South Transit BBQ and Grill

6703 S Transit Rd Lockport, NY 14094 • $$

BBQ

Niagara County

We are Don and Victoria Davis and are the owners of South Transit BBQ & Grill! Our passion for cooking bbq style food started with a small electric ...

Chick Mex Grill

520 Lee Entrance Buffalo, NY 14228 • $

Mexican

North Towns

Created in 2016 by a UB student from NYC. After missing the diverse food option of New York City, he soon came up with his own concept of a ...

Barkology

4939 Genesee St Cheektowaga, NY 14225 • $

Cheektowaga and East

"Barkology is Buffalos first and only indoor/outdoor dog park and bar that will also offer daycare service. Dogs will love spending time at Barkology, ...

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Long Weekend Bakery + Cafe

34 Central Avenue Lancaster, NY 14086 • $

Bakery

Cheektowaga and East

Custom orders only until 2/6. No walk-ins! See posts for updates! �It's always a Long Weekend when you're here!100% plant-based bakery and cafe in greater ...

Poppa Pete’s A Lebanese Joint

265 Kenmore Avenue Buffalo, NY 14223 • $

Middle Eastern

North Towns

Homemade Lebanese food by Pete Deeb ...

Allentown Café

220 Allen Street Buffalo, NY • $

Cafe-Coffee

Other

Breakfast and lunch comfort food. Read More about their opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. @allentowncafe220   ...

Roma Thai and Burmese Cuisine

964 Maple Road Williamsville, NY 14221 • $$

Asian

North Towns

Serves fresh & delicious food with the Asian Thai Food. ...

Mojo Market

3030 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14217 • $

Juice Bar

North Buffalo

A family owned cafe and neighborhood market located in the heart of the Kenmore Village. Dedicated to sourcing local produce and featuring products made ...

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Vice Restaurant

500 Pearl Street Buffalo, NY 14202 • $$

New American

Buffalo

Wood Oven Inspired Restaurant & Whiskey Bar Coming Soon!!!! ...

Apa’s Kitchen and More

999 Broadway St Buffalo, NY 14212 • $$

Indian

Buffalo

Apa’s Kitchen & More. Your one stop station for food, boutique, jewelry, mehendi, and Bangla school. With over 30 years of catering experience, you ...

The Black Sheep and Company

42 Aurora Street Lancaster, NY 14086 • $

Cafe-Coffee

Cheektowaga and East

Apparel

General Store and Lifestyle Cafe Mens and Women’s Clothing | Home Goods | & MORE ...

The Flaming Fish

535 Main St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$

Seafood

South Buffalo

The Flaming Fish serves a generous selection of food items so everyone in the family can find something to enjoy, from classic seafood favorites like fried ...

Fat Bobs @ 42 North Brewing

25 Pine St East Aurora, New York 14052 • $$

BBQ

South Towns

Fat Bob's in collaboration with 42 North Brewing Company in East Aurora. Fat Bob's will be serving BBQ at the brewery every Tuesday through Sunday, including ...

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Ellicottville Tap+Bottle Taqueria

20 Washington St Ellicottville, New York 14731 • $

Mexican

Southern Tier

Introducing our newest location, EBC Tap+Bottle $ Taqueria. Located downtown Ellicottville NY, a very short walk up the street from our Monroe St. Brewery, ...

Bella’s Parkside Tavern

1125 Tonawanda St Buffalo, New York 14207 • $

Mediterranean

North Buffalo

Pizza Bella $ More AND Bella's Parkside Tavern located Across from Riverside park offers a variety of delicious food options to please every Pallet. Open ...

Flint Buffalo

50 Fountain Plaza Buffalo, New York 14202 • $

Deli-Sandwiches

Buffalo

A staple of Flint's mission is to be able to provide a postcard-like space for private events in the heart of downtown Buffalo. The modern and elegant ...

Campfire Grill – Clarence

9980 Main St Clarence, New York 14031 • $

American

North Towns

The Campfire Grill is a camping inspired restaurant! We hope that you will enjoy the rustic ambiance and the camping inspired menu! ...

OSB Ciderworks

5901 Big Tree Rd Lakeville, New York 14480 • $

Cidery

Other

We are an Upstate NY craft ciderworks, operated by siblings Elise Barnard and Eric Smith. Our name pays homage to our father and his late uncle. Back in ...

Khari’s

128 Fargo Ave Buffalo, New York 14201 • $

Buffalo

Your local neighborhood cafe with the dopest vibe in town. ...

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