Buffalo’s Restaurants

The Best Restaurants in Western NY

While Buffalo’s culinary reputation rests largely on the spread of our wings around the world and the now common use of “Buffalo-style” to indicate a spicy experience ahead, the city is in fact a melting pot of diverse dishes, cuisines, and dining experiences. Old school restaurateurs who have been perfecting their menus for decades are being joined by a new generation of chefs (many of them former Buffalonians returning to their resurgent hometown) who are opening innovative restaurants that are re-defining dining in the city.

A variety of flavors

Alongside these re-pats are immigrants and refugees who are bringing a taste of places like Myanmar, Ethiopia, Cambodia and Iraq to the streets of Buffalo. If that’s not enough variety, the city has dozens of food trucks rolling around that serve everything from poutine to pierogi. Sure, come for the wings, but stay to sample one of the most dynamic food cities in the United States.

Al Qimma Halal Grill & Butchery

4236 Union Road
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

(716) 276-8400

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5389 Genesee Street
Bowmansville, NY 14026

(716) 681-0200

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Alchemy Wine & Beer

20 Union Street
Hamburg, NY 14075

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Alethea’s Chocolates

8301 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14221

(716) 633-8620

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Alibaba Kebab

900 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14206


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Allen Burger Venture

175 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14201

(716) 768-0386

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Allen Street Greenhouse Cafe

242 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14201

(716) 331-3330

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Allen Street Hardware Cafe

245 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14201

(716) 882-8843

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Allentown Pizza

94 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201

(716) 885-0529

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Alley Cat

197 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14201

(716) 783-8208

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Aloft Buffalo Downtown @ 500 Pearl

500 Pearl Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 849-7280

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Alton’s Restaurant – Cheektowaga

2250 Walden Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14225

(716) 681-7055

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