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Things to do in Buffalo

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.
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“Rotating taps & creative American pub grub served beneath pennants mounted deer & carousel horses.”
  • 14 locals recommend
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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
Museum
“Warhawk museum on the shore of Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York. Chilling stuff.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Another place I have been meaning to go myself. My friends really like this place. ”
  • 13 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
Cemetery
“Forest Lawn Cemetery is a historic rural cemetery in Buffalo, New York founded in 1849 by Charles E. Clarke. It covers over 269 acres and over 152,000 are buried there, including U.S. President Millard Fillmore, singer Rick James, and inventor Lawrence Dale Bell.”
  • 15 locals recommend
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“Buffalo New York's premier, fine dining restaurant and bar with a casual, social atmosphere.”
  • 18 locals recommend
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“VEGAN & More - A "divey" little restaurant close to the University at Buffalo where you can find some vegan options alongside regular options for travelers with mixed diets. *Cash Only”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful Indoor Gardens with a variety of unique plants/flowers from around the world!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Restored hardware store turned funky Cafe, thriving late night scene with live music and DJs on the weekends.”
  • 16 locals recommend
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“Great greek food, love their breakfasts too. Make a right on Elmwood about 6 blocks down on your right.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Toutant**(pronounced too-tawnt) offers contemporary country cuisine and libations, served in a comfortable, casual setting. Focusing on high-quality, seasonal ingredients, Roberts’ Southern Louisiana roots and dedication to New York’s farming community provides Buffalo diners with access to modern, fresh cuisine influenced by the American South.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“Quaint atmosphere with wonderful sandwiches, breakfast bagels, and baked goods. The cookies are unreal.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Allentown centered around Allen Street and is Buffalo's oldest stretch of a concentration of Restaurants, Bars and Shops. Similar to the Elmwood Village, Allentown is more Historic and concentrated, with 5 or more Restaurants and Bars on each block. The nightlife would not be entirely family friendly. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
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“Trattoria Aroma has a wonderful patio and serves some delicious Italian fare. They have a great happy hour pizza special too!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Fantastic must see owned by our owner of Buffalo Sabres. Bar is made to look like ice. Sports Bar Great Food and drinks”
  • 17 locals recommend