First things first, this West Side restaurant doesn't overlook the Seine River—it is not even near water. Nonetheless, this American bistro is quickly becoming one of Buffalo's most popular restaurants thanks to brisk word-of-mouth advertising from happy customers. It is dimly lit, with a small candle atop an intimate table covered in a white tablecloth. Bold fabrics drape the windows, and the walls are cloaked in artwork. Some samples on the ever-changing menu may include delights such as Gorgonzola Fondue for two, pork loin alongside a Grand Marnier cranberry sauce or something simple like Ahi tuna tartar.
With titles like Niagara Falls Best Restaurant and Honeymoon and Wedding Restaurant, you sure would be curious to know what's so special in here. To find out, make your way to 5815 Main Street. The solicitous staff will guide you through your gastronomic journey. Choose from the eclectic range of appetizers and graduate to the mains. Don't forget to gorge on the tempting range of desserts. And if the experience is not enough, you can carry it on by grabbing some cookies to take home from the in-house pastry shop.
This unique and cozy coffee shop is located in a former private residence that dates back to the early 1800s. The menu features homemade baked goods, like cakes, cookies, and scones, along with over 200 organic coffees and teas, soups, wraps, salads, and a number of vegetarian and vegan dishes. Indoor seating is available in two comfortable rooms. In the summer, sit out on the patio in the front courtyard. They roast their own coffee and you can buy coffee by the pound and tea by the ounce. In keeping with their earth-friendly theme, they use biodegradable cups, forks, spoons and takeout containers. -Christine A. Smyczynski
Kuni's, the brain child of chef Kuni Sato is a fine and authentic sushi restaurant that has a wide variety of sushi eats. A variety of salad, soups, rolls etc. are also available on the menu. They serve good selection of Japanese beers, whisky, shochu and premium sake. You could opt for tasting any three variants of premium sake. The setting is cozy and simple with wooden furnished decor. Ideal for an unfussy Japanese meal, the Kuni is a must-visit.
The atmosphere at Elm Street Bakery bakery is quite colorful and inviting with the menu items on display. The dishes look delectable enough that you are spoiled for choice. As the ingredients are sourced locally and are fresh and organic, the menu is seasonal and changes every month. It’s easy to see that a lot of care has been taken by the staff members to ensure the high quality of the food. Loved not only by the locals, this bakery is worth the drive even if you live miles away from it.