Using custom built Texas smokers, this restaurant in the heart of Allentown boasts the most succulent barbecued meats in the city. Run by restaurateur par excellence Bob Mollot, the sports bar features pork, beef and poultry slow-cooked over low heat to produce that tell-tale red ring around the meat. It is a laid-back kind of place with pool tables, dartboards, and three TVs showing your favorite games. A daily happy-hour gets folks in the mood and the weekend live entertainment keeps them that way.
This is one place you should not judge by its cover. Located in Buffalo's historic Allentown district, the restaurant looks like a dive. However, it has one of the best inexpensive wine lists in the city, not to mention excellent food and service. In the kitchen, the chefs feature dishes like a traditional 'surf 'n turf' and steamed mussels in a Scotch Bonnet Pepper broth. As a bonus, Mother's Restaurant the restaurant is open late, and there's an outdoor patio for warm summer evenings.
The decor is not exactly upscale and the dress code is very informal, but the food in this North Buffalo restaurant is outstanding. Basically, it's a pizzeria with pasta, wings, subs and other munchies that will force you to loosen your belt a notch or two. It is an affordable blue-jeans joint—no pretentiousness here—a great place to bring the kids. Nearby attractions include Delaware Park, the Buffalo Zoological Gardens and the Anderson Gallery.
The brainchild of Chris Dobson, Weinkeller is a blend between a gourmet restaurant and winery in Niagara Falls. Sporting a classic wine-cellar decor, replete with wooden themes, walls stacked with bottles of vintage wines and wooden-barrel tables, this restaurants evokes a rather sophisticated ambiance. Choose from a variety of old-school favorites like pork chops, pastas and barbecued chicken and wash it down with a fine glass of wine. If picking the perfect wine seems hard, the sommelier can help you make a choice from one of the in-house wines or an imported one.
Well-known chef Robert Beaulieu does his magic in the kitchen as his wife Ann greets guests at this downtown Lockport restaurant. The fabulous food has earned the restaurant an enviable reputation as among the best, if not the best in the city. Though Irish in name, the restaurant doesn't specialize in Irish offerings (except on Saint Patty's Day), but offers a wide range of contemporary cuisine, with particular emphasis on fresh vegetables and soups. Situated in a charming old building, the restaurant caters to families, romantic couples and business people.
Sandstone Grillhouse is known for its delightful Italian delicacies as well as its array of perfectly-cooked Angus beef steaks. Surf and turf options are only a small part of the menu which includes dishes like Caesar salad, Tuscan Linguine, Mediterranean Goat Cheese Chicken and Chicken Cordon Bleu. Special menus are available for kids and for groups consisting or more than ten members. All in all, the elegant restaurant with its artfully arranged potted plants and plush, classy furniture, is perfect for a family celebration.
Enjoy a delicious meal with your loved one at this award winning restaurant called Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant which is an elegant wine bar as well. Tease your taste buds with dishes like Shrimp Crusted Swordfish and Filet Mignon. Pair your meals with wine from their special collection. Patrons usually praise the restaurant for their service as well as the delicious meals and drinks served here.
Located conveniently in the heart of Downtown, Berrafato’s Prima Pizza and Pasta is a great take out, delivery and dine in Italian restaurant that offers everything from pizza to spaghetti and meatballs. Upon entering, there is a bar seating against the window and a spacious dining area. The dining space has an old charm and a warm atmosphere. A fun place to hang out with friends after school, college or work. Make sure you try the Cheese and Pepperoni Pizza – A classic hit among the masses. It comes with a generous layer of cheese that simply melts in your mouth along with some thick slices of Ronnie.
Charlie the Butcher's Express is a classic deli that specializes in traditional American cuisine, especially fresh sliced roast beef. Located in the historic Ellicott Square Building in Buffalo, this delicatessen serves delicious sandwiches including baked ham, corned beef, prime rib and roast pork. Charlie's special dishes include roast turkey, mini beef, buffalo roast beef and mini turkey. This deli also provides a take out and catering service for private events.
Located in Buffalo, New York, the Big Ditch Brewing Company (BDBC) is a microbrewery with a lively ambiance and classy interior decor. Featuring large windows that give you a complete view of the streets, rustic interiors and stylish marble flooring, this tap room exudes an elegant charm and sophisticated aura. They serve a variety of traditional craft beers and multiple beers on tap. Excavator, Hayburner, Low Bridge, Jalapeño Cream Ale and Deep Cut are some of their most sought after beer variants. Popular dishes on the menu include Cheddar Bacon Burger, Duck Burger and Hayburner Wings. The place is available on rental for private events as well, on prior booking.
Overlooking the street, Sues has witnessed the evolution of Buffalo since its establishment in 1985. Even though the interior may not be that ornate, the eatery makes up for it with its healthy and simple recipes. Some of the menu's highlights here include BLT Sandwich, Chicken Souvlaki Wrap, Reuben Melt, Falafel Roll-Up, Chicken Strip Wrap and Chicken Shawarma.
Templeton Landing is a quaint restaurant that serves decent Steaks and a few drinks as well. The outside patio area is a great venue for entertainment. Templeton Landing hosts live music in the patio area frequently, but only during the warmer months of the year. The menu has small plates, soups and salads as the appetizers, sandwiches and grilled items among others. The restaurant is open to hosting private events. Get in touch with the management for more information.