About Buffalo

Food and Dining

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A Foodie’s Haven


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Buffalo: You'll Eat It Up!

A quick tour of Buffalo’s culinary wonderland: Great restaurants, delicious local specialties, wine trails, farmers’ markets, gourmet food shops, cooking classes and more.

Our rich landscape of area dining offers something for every palate—and budget—including:

  • A host of ethnic eateries that reflect our diverse cultural heritage
  • Elegant restaurants for a special night out
  • Family-friendly establishments with kids-eat-free incentives
  • Chock-a-block pizzerias
  • Outdoor dining offering everything from hot dogs on the waterfront to haute cuisine in the heart of the city

Locally Grown

From late spring through fall, farmers’ markets crop up throughout the eight-county region. You can buy everything local there, from fresh produce to maple syrup, free-range beef and chicken, baked goods, jams, herbs, yogurt and artisanal cheese.

UB hosts a popular farmers’ market on our South Campus.

Take Your Pick

Thanks to a profusion of local farms and orchards, you don’t have to travel far to pick your own produce.

Apples, cherries, blueberries, strawberries and raspberries represent just a portion of Western New York’s amazing agricultural bounty.

Celebrating Our Cuisine

More than 60 local restaurants and wineries serve their fare at Taste of Buffalo, the largest two-day food festival in the United States. Over Labor Day Weekend, we pay tribute to our deep-fried claim to fame at the annual National Buffalo Wing Festival.