Beats and Brunch In Buffalo


From festivals to feasting, this city has enough to keep you busy throughout your entire stay.

Buffalo offers some of the best food and events of Western New York.

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  1. 1Buffalo’s Fall Events

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    WNY Local Restaurant Week is the biannual event showcasing and celebrating local independent restaurants that have sustained the culture of Western New York for over two centuries. Everyone’s invited to come and “savor the local flavor” by getting taste of the best food in the area. Check out the full restaurant list and their menus here

    For more information on WNY restaurant week click here.

    Buffalo Cocktail Classic is a new tradition started that two years ago in this city and it’s one you’ll love if you’re a fan of uniquely crafted cocktails. Buffalo’s best local cocktail bars and restaurants come together to battle for the title of “Buffalo’s Best Cocktail”. The competition brings together the best craft cocktails in Western New York and takes places November 5, 2017, so adding it to your fall “to-dos” is a must. Attendees play a major part in the competition, you have a chance to taste the cocktails and vote on which drink you think deserves the crown of the best in the West. Ten bars will be participating this year with and will be serving a variety of cocktails made with Tommyrotter whiskey, vodka, and gin, so expect every drink to have its personality. And while you’re choosing your favorite cocktail, there will be a live DJ to keep the party going and food vendors to keep your cravings under control. Click here to get your tickets. 

    Address: The Foundry Suites 1738 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14207
  2. 2Brunchin’ In Buffalo

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    WD Bar & Grille has an amazing brunch that's so tasty you’ll feel lucky, which may be why the grill itself is conveniently located inside of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino.  Their Sunday brunch features a buffet, omelet station, crepes, and not to mention their bottomless mimosas. How could you pass this place up? In addition to the savory eats, their panoramic view of Buffalo offers a scenic touch to every meal. Click here to get all the details on the grill and book a reservation.

    Address:  Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, 1 Fulton St, Buffalo, NY

    Frankie Primos +39
    Tired of the standard brunch selections? Frankie Primos +39 offers a tasty solution to a simple problem, their Downtown Buffalo based restaurant offers brunch with an Italian flare. For starters, they offer a Frittata Of The Week, and if that’s not what you had in mind try out their Lemon Ricotta Pancakes or the House Melon Sorbetto. What’s brunch without a little libation? Try out their Orange Bubbles that’s made with vodka, Moscato D’Asti and blood orang bitters. Hungry yet? Check out the menu here so you can get to grubbin’ asap. 

    Address: 51 W Chippewa St., Buffalo, NY 14202

    Cecelia’s Ristorante
    Before discuss brunch, let’s talk about the martini list. Cecelia’s Ristorante has Martini Mania Mondays with $5 martinis and ½ priced appetizers from 4pm-9pm, take a look at the martini menu featuring Blueberry Purple Rain, The Godfather and Italian Ice. 
    The brunch menu features both savory and sweet dishes and you can enjoy a complimentary mimosa with a Brunch specialty or sandwich. Here are some of the items to choose from including crab & lobster benedict, cannoli French toast, a breakfast BLT, the brunch burger and more. View the full brunch menu here

    Address: 716 Elmwood Ave Buffalo New York 14222
  3. 3Nightlife

    Milkie’s on Elmwood offers a step into the music and comedy scene in Buffalo. The bar, restaurant and entertainment venues offer DJ nights, open mic nights for comedy and live music. Check out the events calendar to see who will hit the stage during your visit. Check out the menu just in case you’ll need some late-night bites while you’re enjoying the entertainment. 

    Address:  522 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14222 

    Buffalo Iron Works is a live music lounge serving sounds and small bites. You can see what artists are performing in upcoming shows here. Taste Chef Lasniak’s signature pizza at Pizza Al Taglio at Buffalo Iron Works, click here to view the menu.

    Address: 49 Illinois Street Buffalo, NY 14203

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