Top Choice American in Buffalo


Since 1934 this atmospheric restaurant and bar has been dishing up local favorites such as beef on weck (roast beef on a caraway-seed roll) – try it with a side of spicy Buffalo chicken wings, or go for one of the j…
Top Choice International in Buffalo

Black Sheep

Black Sheep likes to describe its style of western New York farm-to-table cuisine as 'global nomad,' which means you might find pig-head stew alongside chef Steve Gedra's grandma's recipe for chicken paprikash (reco…
Top Choice American in Buffalo


On a quiet Allentown corner, bohemian Betty's does flavorful, fresh interpretations of American comfort food such as meatloaf. Brunch is deservedly popular and there's a pleasant bar.
Food Truck in Buffalo

Larkin Square

Dozens of food trucks from Buffalo and across western New York gather at the former soap factory for a fun and highly popular evening of grazing and live music. On Wednesday evenings from June to September there's a…
Sweets in Buffalo

Parkside Candy

You won't regret making a pilgrimage to this historic sweet shop, with original retro decor as beautiful as the confections it purveys. There's also a cafe serving ice cream, sandwiches and soup.
Food Hall in Buffalo

EXPO Market

Modeled after Chelsea Market in NYC, this modern food hall attached to the classy Market Arcade in the Theater District is super popular with locals. Take your pick from Mexican wraps, salads, sushi, gourmet hot dog…
American in Buffalo

Anchor Bar

The story goes that Buffalo wings (deep-fried chicken wings in a spicy sauce) were invented here in 1964. Sample them at this unpretentious restaurant and take home some of the secret-recipe sauce.
Mexican in Buffalo

Cantina Loco

Hip and always packed, this Allentown restaurant with a backyard patio serves up tacos, burritos and quesadillas. Some come with a twist such as the Koreatown (short ribs and kimchi). The desserts are excellent, and…
German in Buffalo

Ulrich's 1868 Tavern

Buffalo's oldest bar has been partially modernized and now draws a slightly younger clientele. Traditional German schnitzel is on the menu alongside western New York pub food such as beef on weck, a roast-beef sandw…