Buffalo Best Restaurants

Like a culinary Galápagos Islands, the Buffalo restaurant scene has spawned a number of indigenous foodstuffs, including beef on weck sandwiches, frozen custard and the Anchor Bar's now-ubiquitous spicy chicken wings.

Below are LocalEats' best Buffalo restaurants. You can also view them on LocalEats or you can view all of the Buffalo category winners.

31 Club Buffalo
Contemporary, Brunch, Oysters, Seafood, Mediterranean, Late-Night Dining
31 N Johnson Park Buffalo, NY 14201
Allen Street Poutine Company Buffalo
American Traditional, Burgers, Fried Chicken, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches
245 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14201
Amy's Place Buffalo
Breakfast, Diner, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Sandwiches, Lebanese
3234 Main St Buffalo, NY 14214
Anchor Bar Buffalo
American Traditional, Burgers, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Italian, Pizza, Wings, Beef on Weck, Fish Fry, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Ribs
1047 Main St Buffalo, NY 14209
Anderson's Frozen Custard Buffalo
Dessert, Ice Cream/Confections, Beef on Weck, Sandwiches
2634 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Archer, The Buffalo
American Traditional, Seafood, Pub Food, Steak
268 Main St Buffalo, NY 14202
Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant Buffalo
Contemporary, Wine Bar, Small Plates, Late-Night Dining, Farm to Table
56 W Chippewa St Buffalo, NY 14202
Bagel Jay's Buffalo
Bakery, Bagels, Breakfast, Deli, Sandwiches
2130 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Betty's Buffalo
American Traditional, Breakfast, Brunch, Cafe, Sandwiches
370 Virginia St Buffalo, NY 14201
Black Sheep, The Buffalo
Contemporary, Bistro, Small Plates, Farm to Table, European, Charcuterie
367 Connecticut St Buffalo, NY 14213
Blackthorn Restaurant & Pub, The Buffalo
American Traditional, Burgers, Crab Cakes, Beef on Weck, Fish Fry, Sandwiches, Pub Food
2134 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14210
Blue Monk Buffalo
Beef on Weck, Gastropub, Belgian, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Pub Food, Charcuterie
727 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Buffalo Chophouse Buffalo
Seafood, Steak House, Crab, Fine Dining, Lobster
282 Franklin St Buffalo, NY 14202
Cafe 59 Buffalo
Breakfast, Coffeehouse, Vegetarian, Cafe, Sandwiches, Farm to Table, Soup, Vegan
59 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14202
Caffe Aroma Buffalo
Breakfast, Coffeehouse, Dessert, Italian, Cafe, Wine Bar, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches
957 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Cantina Loco Buffalo
Mexican, Burritos, Tex-Mex, Tacos
191 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14201
Cecelia's Ristorante & Martini Bar Buffalo
Brunch, Italian, Pizza
716 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Charlie the Butcher's Express Buffalo
Home-style, Beef on Weck, Sandwiches
295 Main St Buffalo, NY 14203
Chef's Buffalo
Italian, Sandwiches
291 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14204
Coles Buffalo
American Traditional, Brunch, Burgers, Wings, Beef on Weck, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Pub Food
1104 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Colter Bay Grill Buffalo
Burgers, Pizza, Wings, Fish Fry, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Bar & Grill, Pub Food
561 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14202
Duff's Famous Wings Buffalo
Burgers, Wings, Beef on Weck, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches
3090 Orchard Park Road Buffalo, NY 14224
EB Green's Steakhouse Buffalo
Hotel Restaurant, Oysters, Seafood, Steak House, Lobster
2 Fountain Plaza Buffalo, NY 14202
Encore Buffalo
Contemporary, Seafood, Steak, Sushi
492 Pearl St Buffalo, NY 14202
Essex St Pub, The Buffalo
Burgers, Chili, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Pub Food
530 Rhode Island St Buffalo, NY 14213
Fables Cafe Buffalo
Breakfast, Coffeehouse, Cafe, Sandwiches
1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, NY 14203
Fat Bob's Smokehouse Buffalo
American Traditional, Barbecue, Home-style, Wings, Fried Chicken, Fish Fry, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Ribs
41 Virginia Place Buffalo, NY 14202
Founding Fathers Pub Buffalo
Burgers, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Pub Food
75 Edward St Buffalo, NY 14202
Gabriel's Gate Buffalo
American Traditional, Brunch, Wings, Fish Fry, Late-Night Dining, Ribs, Steak
145 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14201
Gramma Mora's Buffalo
Mexican, Burritos, Tex-Mex, Tacos
1465 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Hamlin House Buffalo
American Traditional, Brunch, Burgers, Fish Fry, Sandwiches
432 Franklin St Buffalo, NY 14202
Hutch's Buffalo
Contemporary, Small Plates, Fine Dining, Late-Night Dining
1375 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14209
India Gate Buffalo
Indian
1116 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Jewel of India Buffalo
Indian
1264 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Jim's Steakout Buffalo
Burgers, Cheese Steaks, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Tacos
3094 Main St Buffalo, NY 14214
Jim's Steakout Buffalo
Burgers, Cheese Steaks, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Tacos
194 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14201
Jim's Steakout Buffalo
Burgers, Cheese Steaks, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Tacos
938 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Jim's Steakout Buffalo
Burgers, Cheese Steaks, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Tacos
92 W Chippewa St Buffalo, NY 14202
Jim's Steakout Buffalo
Burgers, Cheese Steaks, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Tacos
2180 Sheridan Drive Buffalo, NY 14223
Jim's Steakout Buffalo
Burgers, Cheese Steaks, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Tacos
2611 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Joe's Deli Buffalo
Deli, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Beef on Weck, Muffuletta, Sandwiches
1322 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Kostas Family Restaurant Buffalo
American Traditional, Breakfast, Diner, Greek, Seafood, Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Ribs
1561 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Lake Effect Diner Buffalo
Breakfast, Burgers, Diner, Home-style, Beef on Weck, Sandwiches
3165 Main St Buffalo, NY 14214
La Nova Pizzeria Buffalo
Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Italian, Pizza, Wings, Late-Night Dining
371 W Ferry St Buffalo, NY 14213
Left Bank, The Buffalo
Contemporary, Bistro, Brunch, Small Plates
511 Rhode Island St Buffalo, NY 14213
Lucy Ethiopian Cuisine Buffalo
African/Ethiopian
388 Amherst St Buffalo, NY 14207
Marco's Fine Italian Dining Buffalo
Italian, Pizza, Wings, Sandwiches
1085 Niagara St Buffalo, NY 14213
Marco's Italian Deli Buffalo
Burgers, Deli, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Italian, Fish Fry, Sandwiches
1744 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Merge Buffalo
Contemporary, Brunch, Vegetarian, Farm to Table, Vegan
439 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14202
Mister Pizza Buffalo
American Traditional, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Pizza, Wings, Late-Night Dining, Ribs
1065 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Mother's Buffalo
Contemporary, Home-style, Late-Night Dining
33 Virginia Place Buffalo, NY 14202
Niagara Cafe Buffalo
Latin/South American, Fried Chicken, Puerto Rican
525 Niagara St Buffalo, NY 14201
Old Pink, The Buffalo
Late-Night Dining, Sandwiches, Bar & Grill, Pub Food
223 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14201
Oliver's Buffalo
Contemporary, Pizza, Small Plates, Fine Dining, Late-Night Dining, Charcuterie
2095 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Pano's on Elmwood Buffalo
Breakfast, Crab Cakes, Diner, Greek, Fish Fry, Mediterranean, Late-Night Dining
1081 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Papaya Buffalo
Asian Fusion, Thai, Late-Night Dining, Asian, Sushi
118 W Chippewa St Buffalo, NY 14202
Pearl Street Grill & Brewery Buffalo
American Traditional, Brewpub, Burgers, Pizza, Sports Bar/Pub Food, Wings, Beef on Weck, Sandwiches
76 Pearl St Buffalo, NY 14202
Perk's Buffalo
Breakfast, Coffeehouse, Cafe
36 Broadway St Buffalo, NY 14203
Ristorante Lombardo Buffalo
Italian, Pizza
1198 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Rue Franklin Buffalo
Contemporary, French, Fine Dining, Prix Fixe
341 Franklin St Buffalo, NY 14202
Saigon Cafe Buffalo
Thai, Vietnamese
520 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Santasiero's Buffalo
Italian, Beef on Weck, Sandwiches
1329 Niagara St Buffalo, NY 14213
Seabar Buffalo
Contemporary, Oysters, Seafood, Fine Dining, Sushi
475 Ellicott St Buffalo, NY 14203
Shango Buffalo
Contemporary, Bistro, Brunch, Cajun, Crab Cakes, Subs/Hoagies/Po-boys, Wine Bar, Fried Chicken, Creole
3260 Main St Buffalo, NY 14214
Sinatra's Buffalo
Italian
938 Kenmore Ave Buffalo, NY 14216
Sophia's Buffalo
Breakfast, Burgers, Diner, Greek, Sandwiches
749 Military Road Buffalo, NY 14216
Suzy Q's Bar-B-Que Shack  Buffalo
Barbecue, Sandwiches, Ribs
2829 Niagara St Buffalo, NY 14207
Templeton Landing Buffalo
American Traditional, Burgers, Pizza, Seafood
2 Templeton Terrace Buffalo, NY 14202
Tempo Buffalo
Contemporary, Italian
581 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14202
Towne Buffalo
American Traditional, Breakfast, Greek, Wings, Fried Chicken, Fish Fry, Mediterranean, Late-Night Dining, Ribs
186 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14201
Trattoria Aroma Buffalo
Brunch, Italian, Pizza, Farm to Table
307 Bryant St Buffalo, NY 14222
Vera Pizzeria Buffalo
Italian, Pizza, Small Plates, Late-Night Dining
220 Lexington Ave Buffalo, NY 14222
Wiechec's Lounge Buffalo
American Traditional, Burgers, Seafood, Wings, Fish Fry, Sandwiches, Bar & Grill, Pub Food
1748 Clinton St Buffalo, NY 14206