9 Unsuspecting Spots to Grab a Great Fish Fry in WNY

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Written by EvelynEzquerro

Published on March 1, 2022
Photo courtesy of Apollo Family Restaurant

If there’s one thing Buffalonians love, it’s a golden, crispy, delicious fish fry!

We’ve rounded up some lesser-known spots to grab a battered batch of the good stuff for when you’re craving that crunch. While we all have our favorites, these unsuspecting places should be added to your list.

Just because these places aren’t necessarily widely known for their fish fry from one end of WNY to the other, and mentioned on list after list, doesn’t mean they won’t be stuffed to the brim with reservations and take out orders – so think ahead when looking to enjoy a fish fry in WNY, friends!


Amherst Ale House

55 Crosspoint Pkwy Getville, New York 14068 • $


North Towns

Casual Table Service, Take Out

Looking for excellent food for take-out, delivery or to dine in with friends and family? Then call the pizzeria or head to Amherst Pizza and Ale House ...

Apollo Family Restaurant

3387 Park Ave Hamburg, New York 14075 • $$


South Towns

Casual Table Service

American (New), American (Traditional), Diners and Greek and Mediterranean Breakfast, lunch and dinner. ...

Central Park Grill

2519 Main Street Buffalo, New York 14214 • $

AmericanBuffalo Food

North Buffalo

Casual Table Service

CPG was one of the first bars to open in Buffalo and has succeeded this long due to its great food and staff as well as being the neighborhood bar for ...


Ebenezer Ale House

4348 Seneca St West Seneca, New York 14224 • $$

AmericanBeer Bar/HallPub Food

South Towns

Casual Table Service

Since it opened its doors in 2011, the Ebenezer Ale House has been providing Western New York with one of the best selections of food and drink in the ...

Kenmore Fish Market

3279 Delaware Ave Kenmore, NY 14217 • $$

North Buffalo

A local favorite for fresh fish and seafood to dine in or take out. Award winning chowder, renowned fried seafood, and tasty seaonal items found here! ...

Overpass Pub

2720 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14224 • $


Welcome to the Overpass Pub, we have a pool table, dart boards,shuffle bowling and a internet juke box. A great place to watch Bills, Sabres, and many ...


Pizza Wings and Things in Barker

1693 Quaker Road Barker, NY 14012 • $$


Niagara County

PWT is your full service local restaurant! Whatever you need we can provide from just a meal to Catering your special event! ...

The Cornerstone Bar and Grill

10651 Main Street Clarence, NNY 14031 • $$


North Towns

A local Bar and Grill with 22 beers on tap and fresh American food, with all the Buffalo favorites. Stop in for a drink or the best roast beef in town. The ...

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, ...

This post was originally published in 2020 and has been updated.

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Written by <a href="" target="_self">EvelynEzquerro</a>

Written by EvelynEzquerro

Evelyn is currently pursuing her M.S in Public Relations from SUNY Buffalo State. She has her B.A in Public Relations from Suffolk University. Fun fact: She lived in Madrid, Spain for two years during her undergraduate education!


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