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10 Super Aesthetic Bars & Restaurants in WNY

City Guide, Cocktails, Drink, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Guides, Nightlife, Wine

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on November 2, 2022
Photo courtesy of West Rose

Forget your corner dive, take a step into one of these bars and restaurants and you’ll never want to leave. From the lighting and decor down to the curated menu options, the atmospheres in these places are simply immaculate. If you are looking for a new go-to spot for a night out with friends or an opportunity to impress a date, consider heading to one of these places – trust us, you won’t be disappointed!

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Hombre y Lobo

149 Swan Street Ste 1 Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$

Mexican

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

Hombre y Lobo. Buffalo's newest street style taco and tequila bar. Hombre y Lobo— or Man and Wolf in Spanish, represents Ryan's childlike excitement ...

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Maizal Mexican Kitchen and Mezcaleria

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

MexicanTex-Mex

North Towns

Casual Table Service, Bar

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

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Patina 250

250 Delaware Ave Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$$

New American

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Patina 250 offers casually refined, eclectic cuisine in the heart of downtown Buffalo. Executive Chef Evan Wargo sources the best local ingredients of ...

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Roost

1502 Niagara St Buffalo, New York 14213 • $$$

AmericanNew AmericanPizza

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Walking into Roost, you might doubt that you're in Buffalo, or on Niagara St. You're reminded of the raw beauty of our post-industrial city and, seriously, ...

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Sēvā – Tapas Bar & Lounge

200 Rainbow Boulevard Niagara Falls, NY 14303 • $$

Tapas

Niagara County

Fine Dining, Bar

Sēvā Tapas Bar & Lounge. Named after the Hindi term for ‘selfless service’ and pronounced “say-vah”, the new restaurant ...

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Shirt Factory

115 West Center Street Medina, NY 14103 • $

Small PlatesCafe-Coffee

Other

Bar, Cafe / Coffee Shop

Located just off the Four Corners of Medina, NY, the Shirt Factory has been operating as a successful cafe since opening in 2006. In 2018, four Medina ...

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The Banq Cocktails and Lounge

9 E Washington St Ellicottville, New York 14731 • $

Small Plates

Southern Tier

Bar

The Banq Cocktails and Lounge offers craft cocktails and small plates. Inspired by the space we wanted to bring back touches of the bank within her decor ...

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The Little Club

1197 Hertel Ave Buffalo, New York 14216 • $$

ItalianSmall PlatesWine Bar

North Buffalo

Casual Table Service

The Little Club says: Our goal is to help you discover something you love to drink in the company of people who make you happy. ...

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Waxlight Bar àVin

27 Chandler St Buffalo, New York 14207 • $$

New AmericanWine Bar

North Buffalo

Casual Table Service, Bar, Fine Dining

Waxlight Bar à Vin is a modern, wine-focused restaurant in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo. We're led by a team of owner-operator sommeliers ...

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West Rose

23 Washington Street Ellicottville, New York 14731 • $$$

New American

Southern Tier

Casual Table Service, Bar

West Rose blends together all of the elements the kitchen team believes in: responsible farming, ingredient-driven cooking, and flavorful food. The restaurant ...

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