The West Side: International Flair

Walk a few blocks of Grant Street on your next visit to Buffalo and you’ll get a perspective on how immigrants and refugees can infuse a city with new flavors, customs and vitality. In recent years, this historically Italian neighborhood has been transformed by an influx of newcomers from around the world. The center of all this activity is the West Side Bazaar, a business incubator that assists recently-arrived entrepreneurs pursue their dreams of owning a business. The food is diverse and delicious and the crafts and clothing indigenous to the seller’s native country. Other must see stops along Grant include Guercio & Sons grocery, Sweetness 7 Cafe, Freddy J’s BBQ, West Side Stories Books, Rust Belt Books and the Tabernacle, a former church turned restaurant whose walls and ceilings feature an explosion of color and imagery that will blow your mind. It’s Buffalo’s very own Sistine Chapel.

Cultural within reach

Points of Interest

THINGS TO DO

EAT & DRINK

STAY

Sweet_ness 7 Cafe Grant Street

Sweet_ness 7 Cafe Grant Street

220 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

West Side Bazaar

West Side Bazaar

25 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Freddy J's BBQ

Freddy J's BBQ

195 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry

100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry

444 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14213

Abyssinia Ethiopian Cuisine

Abyssinia Ethiopian Cuisine

25 Grant Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Boomerang's Bar & Grill

Boomerang's Bar & Grill

995 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

BreadHive Bakery & Cafe

BreadHive Bakery & Cafe

402 Connecticut Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

Buffalo Harmony House

Buffalo Harmony House

70 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201

Company B. Tasting Room & Market

Company B. Tasting Room & Market

1250 Niagara Street. Suite F
Buffalo, NY 14213

Cookie Buffalo

Cookie Buffalo

1197 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14213

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