Buffalo Dining

The city of Buffalo has a rich abundance of authentic, culturally and ethnically diverse restaurants. The Buffalo area's cuisine reflects Italian, Jewish, German, Polish, Greek and American influences.

Here are some of the best rated restaurants in the area:

Family Tree
4346 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14226-2133
716-838-2233
This family restaurant serves Greek dishes, but it offers a larger menu including seafood and a variety of delicious desserts. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is told to be the absolute best Greek restaurant in western New York, offering great food, great atmosphere, great prices and services.

Cinco de Mayo Mexican Grill
3870 Union Rd. Cheektowaga, NY 14225
716-651-0672
Cinco de Mayo stands to be the most exciting, authentic and family own Mexican Restaurant of Buffalo. The restaurant provides great tasting, high quality Mexican food and beverage. 5 De Mayo is a casual and family friendly restaurant. The food is excellent, service is fast and the ingredients all taste fresh. The tortilla chips are very good. The salsa is homemade, chunky, and a bit spicy. There are habanero sauces on every table, in case the heat isn't enough.

Hutch`s
1375 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14209-1108
716-885-0074
Hutch`s is an upscale restaurant that prepares and serves an American fare emphasizing seafood and steaks. The average entrée is expected to cost roughly $12 to $20. The place is open for dinner and reservations are suggested. The meals are always well prepared and interesting and the prices are reasonable. A wide wine list is available as well and the service is professional.

Bacchus
54 West Chippewa St, Buffalo, New York
716-854-WINE
Bacchus is a hip restaurant in downtown's busiest area, boasting the largest wine inventory in Buffalo, all available by the glass. Great food, large plates, great atmosphere and an elegant décor makes the wait worth it. Plus, the wait at the classy bar is hardly a bore. All in all, Bacchus is a great dining experience in Buffalo.

Oliver's Restaurant
2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
716-877-9662
This upscale restaurant serves a less hip clientele than some of its downtown competitors, offering American, Continental, Contemporary cuisines. The décor features candlelight and muted olive tones, the food is delicious and services are impeccable.

E.B. Green's Steakhouse
2 Fountain Plaza, Hyatt Regency, Buffalo, NY 14202
716-855-4830
E.B. Green's Steakhouse offers American, Barbecue and Steakhouse cuisines, great live entertainment and wonderful food presentation. The best cuts of beef in Buffalo, E. B. Green's has a classy interior with a lush, sunken dining room. Food is always fresh and cooked to perfection. Mammoth desserts, such the lemon meringue and the chocolate cake, are big enough for two.

Mother's Restaurant
33 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202-1365
716-882-2989
Located in Buffalo's historic Allentown district, Mother's Restaurant is a four star Californian place that looks like a dive. However, it has one of the best inexpensive wine lists in the city, not to mention excellent food and service. Under the direction of chef Matt Conroy, the menu is inventive featuring dishes like acampi fritters with Chipotle Sauce, and steamed mussels in scotch bonnet pepper broth. The handwritten menu boasts a suffusion of flavors and a wealth of ingredients. An outdoor patio is also available.