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Best things to do in Buffalo

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“Pano’s Restaurant on Elmwood has been a Buffalo icon for over 35 years. Inviting spot combining a casual Greek menu & all-day breakfast. www.panosonelmwood.com/”
14 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.”
14 locals recommend
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“Great place to go for a drink or sit down and have dinner. They also have a really good brunch with bottomless mimosas. ”
12 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Have a coffee or drink at The Terrace restaurant while there. Summer evenings you can catch Shakespeare in the Park here as well. ”
9 locals recommend
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“Most relaxed patio in Buffalo. Famous Chef from TV Mike A - owner and food creator. Casual dining in a hip atmosphere.”
17 locals recommend
Bakery
“Quaint atmosphere with wonderful sandwiches, breakfast bagels, and baked goods. The cookies are unreal.”
19 locals recommend
Bar
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“I great place for Greek food and a beer. The bar has several TVs for watching sports and a great patio for the summertime. ”
14 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful Indoor Gardens with a variety of unique plants/flowers from around the world!”
10 locals recommend
Museum
“Yes, Buffalo is a port city. In fact, when the Erie Canal was thriving, Buffalo was one of the busiest inner ports in the world. As a key nexus between the farms in the mid-west and the rest of the world, it was said that Buffalo fed the world. A full day out could include a visit to the Naval Park, a walk around the Marina (be on the look out for the light house, one of Buffalo's oldest historic landmarks, and to walk up the observation deck at the end of the Marina), go kayaking or ride a water bike, walk along the foot path, view the old grain elevators, take a boat tour on the Miss Buffalo, view the terminus of the Erie Canal, and much more. Lots of options for food, including William K, a perfect venue to take in the setting sun of the Lake Erie coupled with artsy food choices or the Liberty Hound, a retro pub that sits on the water on the same property as the Naval Park. ”
13 locals recommend
Café
“Trendy spot in the "Five Points" area. Across the street from Urban Roots which is a cooperative garden market and worth a visit if you like plants!4”
9 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”
18 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Another place I have been meaning to go myself. My friends really like this place. ”
12 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you want a nice day trip, visit Buffalo and try their wings that originated at Anchor bar! It may look like a museum, which is probably is, but the wings are amazing.”
19 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
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“Buffalo New York's premier, fine dining restaurant and bar with a casual, social atmosphere.”
17 locals recommend
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“Restored hardware store turned funky Cafe, thriving late night scene with live music and DJs on the weekends.”
17 locals recommend