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25 Newest Restaurants to Try in Buffalo & WNY

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on March 15, 2022
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Are you ever thinking about your next meal (always) or deciding where to go out to eat and just want to try someplace new? This guide is everything you need and more.

With new restaurants, bars, bakeries, breweries, coffee shops, wine bars, international restaurants, burger joints and so much more popping up left and right, there’s always something new to try. Pro tip: Save this post for future reference if you love trying new places!

Read on for a collection of the most recently opened new restaurants in Buffalo and Western New York and get exploring, Buffalo.

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New Restaurants to Try Now

Ginger Snap Patisserie

6572 E Quaker St. Orchard Park, NY 14127 • $

Bakery

South Towns

Cafe / Coffee Shop

A unique high-quality pastry experience. Offering French and American-inspired pastries, custom cakes, a full espresso bar, and light breakfast and lunch. ...

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Three Stories Coffee Co.

1021 Broadway Buffalo, NY 14212 • $

Cafe-Coffee

Buffalo

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Three Stories Coffee Co. is a small batch coffee roastery in Buffalo, NY. Our passion for great coffee and intentional economics led us to start Three ...

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Break’n Ground Coffee Co.

17 S Main St Holland, NY 14080 • $

Cafe-CoffeeBakery

South Towns

Cafe / Coffee Shop

Break’n Ground is passionate about coffee and wants to share that passion with you! Stop in their shop to grab a baked good to enjoy with their carefully ...

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121 Seasonings Restaurant

2195 Clinton St West Seneca , Ny 14206 • $$

Soul FoodSouthernSeafoodCreoleBuffalo Food

Buffalo

Catering, Casual Table Service, Take Out

Hello I'm a black owned, business woman. My restaurant is located in West Seneca, NY 14206 @ 2195 Clinton St. I sell soul food and other cuisines ...

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Woodlawn Diner

3200 Lake Shore Rd Blasdell, NY 14219 • $

AmericanDiner

South Towns

Casual Table Service

Woodlawn Diner has undergone major renovations restoring the diner to a retro 50s style under new ownership. With that being said, they still offer classic ...

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Dopest Dough

695 Main St East Aurora, NY 14059 • $

BakeryCafe-Coffee

South Towns

Take Out Only

Dopest Dough specializes in naturally leavened, long fermented bread and bagels. Currently pre-order for pick up only but plans to move into an eat-in ...

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Jacks Corner Cafe

111 Genesee St, 100 Buffalo , NY 14203 • $$

Cafe-CoffeeAmerican

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service, Cafe / Coffee Shop

Coffee shop located in downtown Buffalo serving coffee, breakfast, juice, lunch and boutique coffee merchandise. Read Our Article About Their Opening [sm_anypost ...

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Lloyal’s Famous Lasagna with a touch of soul

1122 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222 • $$

ItalianSoul Food

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

Lloyal’s Famous Lasagna with a touch of soul is focused on creating unique lasagna dishes but plans to expand into more soul food options. Lasagna is ...

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Left Coast Taco

54 Elm St East Aurora, New York 14052 • $$

Mexican

South Towns

Bar, Casual Table Service

A Word from Left Coast Taco: We like tacos. We hope you do too. Left Coast Taco specializes in Cal-Mex cuisine in their storefront out of East Aurora. Read ...

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Big Mama’s Hustle & Soul

934 Niagara Falls Blvd Buffalo, NY 14223 • $$

Soul FoodBBQ

North Towns

Fast Casual / Counter Service

Soul food and barbeque restaurant ...

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Crenshaw’s Chicken And Waffles

701 Kensington Ave Buffalo, NY 14215 • $$

American

North Buffalo

Crenshaw’s Chicken And Waffles provides Comfort food. ...

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West Seneca Pizza

16 French Lea Rd West Seneca, NY 14224 • $$

Pizza

South Towns

Fast Casual / Counter Service

Pizza, Wings, Subs, Burgers, and more! ...

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SZN BFLO

1516 Military Rd. Buffalo, NY 14217 • $$

Tex-MexNew American

North Buffalo

Take Out, Ghost Restaurant

Operated by Head Chef Josey and wife Lena. Josey appeared on Fox TV show MasterChef  Legends, Season 11. Sznd operates out of Kenmore Kitchens. SZN ...

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The Hoagie Stop

220 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14201 • $

Deli-Sandwiches

Online

Fast Casual / Counter Service

The Hoagie Stop is the definition of delicious! Founded in 2018, we like to say we are bringing joy to Buffalo, and it’s something we plan to be doing ...

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The Llama Dive Arcade

26 Virginia Pl Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$

CajunCreole

Buffalo

Dive Bar

A late night bar-cade with Zo's Late Night Kitchen inside. Game room that includes, a customized Sabre's Bubble Hockey, Pool Table, 3 Dart Boards, Shuffleboard, ...

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The General Riley Speakeasy

644 Oakwood Ave East Aurora, NY 14052 • $$

South Towns

Bar

The Speakeasy is a casual environment to enjoy a great cocktail, beer, or glass of wine with friends & family. The General Riley Speakeasy is located ...

Ghada Have It! Mediterranean Home Cooking

2117 Military Road Niagara Falls, NY 14304 • $$

Mediterranean

Niagara County

Fast Casual / Counter Service

I want to share my culture with the community and honor my mother, Ghada. All the recipes are passed down from generation to generation. After all, ...

Bidwell

242 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14201 • $$$

New American

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Bidwell is opening in late January 2022 at 242 Allen Street in Buffalo, NY. It will be an intimate, 12-seat restaurant offering a fine dining experience ...

The Grange Outpost

4236 North Buffalo Road Orchard Park, NY 14127 • $$

BakeryDeli-Sandwiches

South Towns

Take Out Only

Following the success of The Grange Community Kitchen and West Rose, owners Brad Rowell and Caryn Dujanovich have expanded the family with this new location. ...

Days Park Tavern

253 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14201 • $$

AmericanSouthern

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

Allentown's newest Dining and Drinking establisment featuring Tavern/Bistro fare with a Southern accent and live piano bar music. The kitchen is led ...

Rakhapura Mutee and Sushi

301 Main St Buffalo, NY 14202 • $$

BurmeseAsian

Buffalo

Casual Table Service

While there are a few different options, dining on Main Street in downtown Buffalo tends to fall into the category of ‘useful’. Office workers need ...

Cookies and Cream- Elmwood

929 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, New York 14222 • $$

Ice Cream

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

The aim of Cookies & Cream is to deliver an authentic, nostalgic Ice Cream Parlor experience with a twist, as we also deliver the aromatic and delicious ...

b-Side Market

52 W. Chippewa St. Buffalo, NY 14202 • $$

New AmericanDeli-Sandwiches

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

b-Side is an exciting new restaurant concept from Chef Brian Mietus, the longtime owner and operator of downtown’s venerable Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant. The ...

Candyman Pizza

2347 Sheridan Drive Tonawanda, NY 14150 • $$

Pizza

North Towns

Casual Table Service

Woodfired pizza, craft beer, wine and more. FROM SOB: If you grew up in the Town of Tonawanda, you probably remember sitting in the back seat of your ...

Nile River @ West Side Bazaar

25 Grant Street Buffalo, NY 14213 • $

African

Buffalo

Fast Casual / Counter Service

Nile River Restaurant is a new restaurant in the West Side Bazaar headed by father-son chef duo Akec Aguer and Garang Doar, bringing their native South ...

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