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Here are some links to restaurants in the region. There are many other restaurants that do not have websites. For more information about where to eat in the region, consult a print copy of Western New York Explorer's Guide or check out some of the links to area convention and visitors bureaus on the WNY Resources page. Please contact me if you know of any other restaurant that should be added to the list or if you find a link that is no longer valid.


Greater Niagara Region, including Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, and Orleans Counties and Southern Ontario

City of BuffaloBuffalo Chop House (Buffalo)
Hutch's Restaurant (Buffalo)
Papaya (Buffalo)
Rue Franklin (Buffalo)
Tempo (Buffalo)
Left Bank(Buffalo)
E. B. Greens (Buffalo)
Franks Sunny Italy (Buffalo)
Olivers (Buffalo)
Shadow Lounge (Buffalo)
Ristorante Lombardo (Buffalo)
Anchor Bar (Buffalo)
Viking Lobster (Buffalo)
Chefs (Buffalo)
Shango (Buffalo)
Bijou Grille (Buffalo)
Darcy McGees (Buffalo)
Fables Cafe (Buffalo)
Pearl Street Grill (Buffalo)
Casa di Pizza (Buffalo)
Coles (Buffalo)
Fat Bob's (Buffalo)
Kunis to Go (Buffalo)
Quaker Bonnet (Buffalo)
Bob and John's (Buffalo)
Wellington Pub (Buffalo)
La Nova Pizza (Buffalo) 
Caz Coffee (Buffalo)



Grapvine Restaurant (Amherst)
Creekview Restaurant (Williamsville)
Anderson's Custard (Williamsville)
Buffalo Brew Pub (Williamsville)
Sean Patricks (Getzville) 
Eagle House (Williamsville)
800 Maple (Williamsville)
Protocol (Williamsville)
Tandorris (Williamsville)
Wasabi (Williasmville)
Lebros (Getzville)
Pizza Plant (Williamsville)
Asa Ransom House (Clarence)
Orazios (Clarence)
Brauns (Clarence)
Valley Inn (Clarence)
Clarence Center Coffee Cafe (Clarence Center)
Ohlson's Bakery (Clarence)


Cheektowaga, Lancaster, Depew

Ripas (Lancaster)
Charlie the Butcher (Cheektowaga)
Magruders (Depew)

Southtowns: East Aurora, Orchard Park, Blasdell, Hamburg, Lackawanna

Roycroft Inn (East Aurora)
Curly's Bar & Grill (Lackawanna)
Ilio DiPaolo's (Blasdell)
Old Orchard (East Aurora)
Rick's on Main (East Aurora)
David's Grille (Orchard Park)
Mangia Ristorante (Orchard Park)
Comfort Zone Cafe (Hamburg)
J.P. Fitzgerald (Hamburg)

Niagara County

Carmelo's Coat of Arms (Lewiston)
Como Restaurant (Niagara Falls)
Red Coach Inn (Niagara Falls)
Top of the Falls Restaurant (Niagara Falls)
Western Door Steak House (Niagara Falls)
Water Street Landing (Lewiston)
Lewiston Silo (Lewiston)
Village Bake Shoppe (Lewiston)
Wilson Boathouse Restaurant (Wilson)

Niagara Falls, Ontario

A Cut Above Steakhouse (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Remington's (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Skylon Tower Revolving Dining Room (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Betty's (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
The Casa d'Oro (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Monticello Grille House (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Old Stone Inn (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Secret Garden (Niagara Falls, Ontario)

Genesee County

Red Osier (Stafford)
D & R Depot (LeRoy)
Bohn's Restaurant (Batavia)

Orleans County

Tillman's Village Inn (Childs)

Wyoming County

Charcoal Corral (Perry)
Hillside Inn (Wyoming)

The Southern Tier, including Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties

Chautauqua County

The White Inn (Fredonia)
Zebros on the Lake Harbor House (Westfield)
Cabana Sams (Sunset Bay)
MacDuffs Restaurant (Jamestown)
Ironstone Restaurant (Jamestown)
Webb's Captain's Table (Mayville)
Hare n Hounds (Bemus Point)
Andriaccio's (Mayville)
Italian Fisherman (Bemus Point)
Village Casino (Bemus Point)

Cattaraugus County

Balloons Restaurant (Ellicottville)
Dina's (Ellicottville)
Ellicottville Brewing (Ellicottville)
Red Garter Restaurant (Salamanca)
Centruy Manor (Olean)
Old Library Restaurant (Olean)
Sprague's Maple Farms (Portville)


Allegany CountyCartwright's Maple Tree Inn (Angelica)
Heritage Coffee House (Angelica)
Moonwinks (Cuba)
Beef Haus (Wellsville)
Wellsville Creative Arts Center (Wellsville)

Finger Lakes Region, including Monroe, Livingston, Steuben, Ontario and Yates Counties

Rochester and Monroe County

City Of Rochester
Grill at Strathallan
Restaurant 2 Vine
Bamba Bistro
Mr. Dominics
Max of Eastman Place
Jines Restaurant
Abbotts Frozen Custard
Nola's BBQ
Pelican's Nest Restaurant
Beale Street Cafe
Dinosaur BBQ
Olive Tree Restaurant
The Triphammer Grill
The Distillery
Highland Park Diner
Lorraines Food Factory
La Te Da Tearoom
Pane Vino
Pomodoro Grill
Starry Nites Cafe


Suburban Rochester and Monroe County

Castaways on the Lake (Webster)
Hedges Nine Mile Point (Webster)
Lamplighter Restaurant (Greece)
Aladdins Natural Eatery (Pittsford)
Bistro 135 (East Rochester)
Brio Wine Bar & Grill (Rochester)
Legends Grill (Penfield)
Mario's via Abruzzi (Brighton)
Fairport Village Inn (Fairport)
The Village Coal Tower Restaurant (Pittsford)
Phillip's European
Shanghai Chinese (Henrietta)
Bazil Restaurant (Henrietta)
Cartwright Inn (Henrietta)
Grinnell's (Brighton)
Sal's Birdland (several locations)

Rest of Finger Lakes Region

Livingston County

Big Tree Inn (Geneseo)
Conesus Inn (Conesus)
Genesee River Restaurant (Mt. Morris)
Brian's USA Diner (Mt. Morris)

Steuben County

Bully Hill Winery Restaurant (Hammondsport)
Village Tavern Inn (Hammondsport)
Maloney's Pub (Hammondsport)
Snug Harbor Restaurant (Hammondsport)
Hill Top Inn (Elmira)
Market Street Brewery Co. & Restaurant (Corning)
Market Street Coffee and Tea (Corning)
Snooty Pig (Corning)
Sorges (Corning)
Soulfull Cup Coffee House (Corning)


Ontario County

Mickey Finns (Victor)
Papa Jacks Grill and Ice Cream (Victor)
The Holloway House (Bloomfield)
Warfields Restaurant and Bakery (Clifton Springs)
Max on the Lake (Canandaigua)
Steamboat Landing (Canandaigua)
Thendara Inn and Restaurant (Canandaigua)
Casa de Pasta (Canandaigua)
Lumberyard Grille (Canandaigua)
Belhurst Castle Restaurant (Geneva)
Ports Cafe (Geneva)
Kyo Asian Bistro (Geneva)
Cobblestone Restaurant (Geneva)
Madder Lake Cafe (Geneva)
Brown Hound Bistro (Naples)

Yates County

The Esperanza Mansion (Branchport)
Serrasins on the Lake (Penn Yan)
Veraisons Restaurant at Glenora Wine Cellars (Dundee)
The Haven Cafe (Penn Yan)