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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighborhood
“lots of local shops, restaurants, boutiques along these blocks of Elmwood Avenue”
  • 29 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is an excellent museum and has happy hour parties on the steps overlooking a lake and beautiful Japanese Garden. These are held on Friday's in the summer. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“World famous Buffalo is from Anchor Bar, and their newest location is 5 mins from us. It a mouth watering food you have to try.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Iconic coffeeshop in Buffalo right in the heart of Elmwood. A great place to stop for coffee, lunch, or a snack while shopping on Elmwood.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Within walking distance. Local gem. Gastropub. Urban nook with seasonal New American eats & clever cocktails, plus Sunday brunch & outdoor seating.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Cafe
“ Great coffee shop. I love their iced green tea and avocado & toast. Brad loves their chocolate chip cookies.”
  • 17 locals recommend
City Hall
“Free Viewing deck at the top of the building open to anyone! Beautiful panoramic views of the city!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“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
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Amazing farm to table style menu with eclectic small plates and craft cocktails. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Home of the nationally recognized Buffalo Philharmonic. A beautiful music hall designed by famous architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen . ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
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“Fun place on the water go grab a drink, bite to eat or walk around & explore!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the new and burgeoning micro breweries located in the heart of downtown Buffalo...great food and drink at the establishment named after the ERIE CANAL...”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Has an all day breakfast and very large menu. Turn left on Elmwood about 2 & 1/2 blocks on your right.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Food
“Just like the city itself, Resurgence is bringing life back to Buffalo beers!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
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“There are coffee houses and then there are truly authentic, original feel, coffee houses. Sweetness 7 is living the coffee house scene, Buffalo style. Wonderful place to get the vibe of Buffalo's renaissance. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Smaller, cool-noir upscale bar that does cocktails right. They have a magician on Wednesdays that is actually impressive”
  • 15 locals recommend