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Bars and nightlife in Buffalo

Top bars

Bar
“A beloved Buffalo favorite, Betty's offers a delicious brunch and also has an extensive list of vegetarian and vegan options.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“World renowned Sushi. No reservations and always a wait for this highly sought after foodie hot spot.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Take in one of the many live concerts and try their new zipline! Great food, great atmosphere.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“American fare served in a cozy tavern space filled with mounted animals & Native American statues.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Within walking distance. Local gem. Gastropub. Urban nook with seasonal New American eats & clever cocktails, plus Sunday brunch & outdoor seating.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Spacious taproom serving comfort eats, small plates & house-brewed beer in an industrial-chic setup.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Great place for craft beers and some tasty food. There is also a whole wall of whiskeys and bourbons for you to try.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“Trendy hipster bar across Richmond Ave into the West Side. Great juke box and pool table... Warm dive bar atmosphere.”
  • 16 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Dive Bar
“Live music 7 nights a week featuring local and regional bands. This is a neighborhood hole in the wall that will have you coming back for more.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Lounge
“Very eclectic bohemian urban hang out with great food, music, and ambiance.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Live jazz. Not over amplified. Wonderful musicians. Wine, sandwiches and desserts. Not too loud. Sit at the bar for conversation. Rapt listeners stake out front room to watch musicians at work.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fine dining in the national historic landmark, The Richardson Complex. Farm to table. Within walking distance. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
  • 7 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
  • 1 local recommends

Music venues

Event Space
“Buffalo is a city on the rise and there are new eateries, breweries and distilleries opening weekly. A nice array of naval ships along a beautiful promenade.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Event Space
“Lots to do here, come for a ice cream. Ice skating/bicycle ice in winter Summer bummer cars/remote boats”
  • 38 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Home of the nationally recognized Buffalo Philharmonic. A beautiful music hall designed by famous architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen . ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Dive Bar
“Live music 7 nights a week featuring local and regional bands. This is a neighborhood hole in the wall that will have you coming back for more.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Live jazz. Not over amplified. Wonderful musicians. Wine, sandwiches and desserts. Not too loud. Sit at the bar for conversation. Rapt listeners stake out front room to watch musicians at work.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“ Explore upcoming live performances, and purchase tickets for Mohawk Place shows- usually metal but these kids play good!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in the heart of Fort Erie, the Old Bank Bistro offers excellent seafood, steak and pasta dishes. Specializing in Mediterranean, Greek and Italian cuisine, you can be sure to find your favourite with an array of tantalizing creations. Friendly service and unique courtyard atmosphere ensures a delightful casual dining experience you're sure to love, because it's always better at the bistro, you can bank on that!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Awesome venue for food after a game. Have many craft beers. Great atmosphere of restaurant built into an old warehouse. Kidfriendlyish, but very much about beer and food for adults after 8PM.”
  • 1 local recommends
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