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Where to Find the Best Burgers in Buffalo & WNY According to Our Readers

Step Out Staff

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Whether you’re in the mood for a uniquely crafted burger with off the wall ingredients or a classic cheeseburger with traditional fixin’s, Buffalo and Western New York has tons of options.

We asked our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram followers where to find the best burgers in Buffalo and WNY, and they answered with their top picks. Below we’ve included the full list of reader recommendations – if it was mentioned, it’s listed below. With over 75 recommendations, there’s an option in almost every neighborhood. Some are specifically burger restaurants, some just have one burger or two burgers on the menu, and a few are even vegan restaurants with vegan burger options! All have a burger worth recommending according to our readers.

Which restaurants were mentioned the most? By far Juicy Burger (Hamburg), Off The Wall (Orchard Park), Rock Burger (Cheektowaga, Niagara Falls), and Grover’s Bar & Grill (East Amherst) had the most recommendations, with majority of the others having multiple mentions.

Check out the comments on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for specific menu item recommendations! Plus find more guides with recommendations according to our readers.

Want to send us a recommendation? Email us at editorial@stepoutbuffalo.com!

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Best Burgers in Buffalo & WNY According to Our Readers

100 Acres

444 Forest Ave
Buffalo New York 14213 • $$$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service, Fine Dining

189 Burger

189 Main St
East Aurora New York 14052 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Allen Burger Venture

175 Allen St.
Buffalo New York 14216 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Big Ditch Brewing Co.

55 E Huron St
Buffalo New York 14203 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Big Mood

423 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo New York 14032 • $$

Vegan

Buffalo

Fast Casual

Billy Club

228 Allen St
Buffalo New York 14201 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

BOCO Kitchen

7375 Boston State Rd
North Boston New York 14025 • $$

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

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Bomb Burger

5175 Broadway
Depew New York 14043 • $

Burgers

North Towns

Bourbon and Burger Co.

9 Jackson St
Batavia New York 14020 • $

Brothers Takeout Cafe $ Catering

1281 Hertel Ave
Buffalo New York 14216 • $

Casual / Full Table Service

Buffalo Brew Pub

6861 Main St.
Williamsville New York 14226 • $$

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Buffalo Bros Burgers

Buffalo
Buffalo New York 14201 • $$

Butera’s Craft Beer & Craft Pizza

32 Main St
Hamburg New York 14075 • $$

Italian

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Casey’s Black Rock

484 Amherst St
Buffalo New York 14207 • $$

North Buffalo

Bar, Bar

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Davison Road Inn – The DRI

383 Davison Rd
Lockport New York 14094 • $$

Doc Sullivan’s

474 Abbott Rd
Buffalo New York 14220 • $$

Buffalo Food

South Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Duff’s Famous Wings – Williamsville

4545 Transit Road
Williamsville New York 14221 • $

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Ebenezer Ale House

4348 Seneca St
Buffalo New York 14224 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Essex Street Pub

530 Rhode Island St
Buffalo New York 14213 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Flip Burger

704 Maple Rd
Getzville New York 14221 • $

Forty Thieves

727 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo New York 14222 • $$

American

Buffalo

Bar, Bar, Casual / Full Table Service

Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs

707 Kenmore Ave
Buffalo New York 14223 • $

American

North Buffalo

Fast Casual

Gabriel’s Gate

145 Allen St.
Buffalo New York 14201 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Garage Cafe & Lounge

1127 Hertel Ave
Buffalo New York 14216 • $$

American

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Griffin Gastropub – Clarence

5445 Transit Rd
Clarence New York 14031 • $$

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Grover’s Bar and Grill

9160 Transit Rd
Buffalo New York 14051 • $

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Hoak’s

4100 Lake Shore Rd
Hamburg New York 14075 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Imperial Pizza

1035 Abbott Rd
Buffalo New York 14220 • $

American

South Towns

Bar, Bar, Casual / Full Table Service

JD’s Brew Pub

405 S Cascade Dr
Springville New York 14141 • $$

Jokers Bar

1783 Electric Ave
Lackawanna New York 14218 • $

JP Fitzgeralds

4236 Clark St
Hamburg New York 14075 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Juicy Burger Bar

1 Buffalo St
Hamburg New York 14075 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Kaboodles Kafe

13677 Main St
Akron New York 14001 • $

American

Kelly’s Korner

2526 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo New York 14202 • $

American

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Kobans Restaurant

3045 Niagara St
Niagara Falls New York 14303 • $$

American

Lenox Grill

140 North Street
Buffalo New York 14202 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Live Edge Brewing Company

2100 Coomer Rd
Burt New York 14028 • $$

Lou’s Restaurant

73 Webster St
North Tonawanda New York 14120 • $

Lucky Day Whiskey Bar

320 Pearl St
Buffalo New York 14202 • $$$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

MARBLE + RYE

112 Genesee St
Buffalo New York 14203 • $$$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

New York Beer Project

6933 S Transit Rd
Lockport New York 14094 • $$

American

Niagara County

Casual / Full Table Service

North End Bar & Grill

2692 Elmwood Ave
Kenmore New York 14217 • $$

American

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Nye Park Tavern

1672 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo New York 14207 • $$

American

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

O’Neill’s Stadium Inn

3864 Abbott Rd
Orchard Park New York 14127 • $$

American

South Towns

Bar, Bar, Casual / Full Table Service

Off The Wall Sandwich Company

4068 N Buffalo St
Orchard Park New York 14127 • $$

Burgers

South Towns

Fast Casual

Olive Branch Family Restaurant

2343 Union Rd
Buffalo New York 14224 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Pearl Street Grill & Brew Pub

76 Pearl St
Buffalo New York 14202 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Poppyseed

3670 McKinley Pkwy
Buffalo New York 14219 • $

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Rock Burger USA – Cheektowaga

2810 Union Rd
Cheektowaga New York 14227 • $

Rock Burger USA – Niagara Falls

8529 Niagara Falls Blvd
Niagara Falls New York 14304 • $

Roost

1502 Niagara St
Buffalo New York 14213 • $$$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Roycroft Inn

40 S Grove St
East Aurora New York 14052 • $$$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service, Fine Dining

Scotch n Sirloin

3999 Maple Rd
Amherst New York 14226 • $$

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Snyder Bar and Grill

2067 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo New York 14226 • $

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Soho

64 West Chippewa
Buffalo New York 14202 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Stack Burger

1506 Abbott Road
Lackawanna New York • $

Burgers

South Towns

Stooges Stuffed Burger Bar

2 Pine St
Lockport New York 14094 • $

Sunshine Vegan Eats

893 Jefferson Ave
Buffalo New York 14204 • $$

Vegetarian

Casual / Full Table Service

Taylor’s Tap $ Grill

2279 Niagara Falls Blvd
Niagara Falls New York 14305 • $$

Niagara County

Casual / Full Table Service

Ted’s Hot Dogs – Cheektowaga

3637 Union Rd
Cheektowaga New York 14225 • $

American

Cheektowaga and East

Fast Casual

The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar

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

Burgers

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill

1504 Hertel Ave
Buffalo New York 14216 • $$

American

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

The Dapper Goose

491 Amherst St
Buffalo New York 14207 • $$$

American

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

The Grange Community Kitchen

22 Main St
Hamburg New York 14075 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

The Hole in the Wall Resataurant

7056 Standpipe Rd
Perry New York 14530 • $$

American

The Legacy

3 E Main St
Springville New York 14141 • $$

The Silo

115 N. Water St.
Lewiston New York 14092 • $$

American

Niagara County

Casual / Full Table Service

The Steer

3151 Main St
Buffalo New York 14214 • $$

American

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

The Yelling Goat

205 Central Ave
Lancaster New York 14086 • $$

American

Cheektowaga and East

Casual / Full Table Service

Thirsty Buffalo

555 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo New York 14222 • $$

American

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

This Little Pig

4401 Transit Rd
Buffalo New York 14221 • $$$

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Transit Music Lounge

4723 Transit Rd
Depew New York 14043 • $

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Union Pub

38 Swan St
Buffalo New York 14203 • $$

Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Webster’s Bistro

102 Webster St
North Tonawanda, New York 14120 • $$$

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Wellington Pub

1541 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo New York 14216 • $$

Buffalo Food

North Buffalo

Casual / Full Table Service

Winfield’s Pub

1213 Ridge Road
Blasdell New York 14218 • $$

American

South Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

ZJ’s Family Restaurant

140 Pine St
Hamburg New York 14075 • $

Zoe Restaurant

5711 Transit Rd
East Amherst New York 14051 • $

American

North Towns

Casual / Full Table Service

Zorba’s Texas Hots

5 Lee St
Depew New York 14043 • $$

American

Cheektowaga and East

Casual / Full Table Service, Fast Casual

Want to send us a recommendation? Email us at editorial@stepoutbuffalo.com!

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