Highest-rated restaurants in Buffalo, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Buffalo, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Buffalo using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Frankie Primo's +39

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (120 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 51 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2205
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#29. Bada Bing Bar & Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (171 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 115 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2006
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#28. Liberty Hound

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (404 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1 Naval Park CV, Buffalo, NY 14202-4114
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#27. Gene McCarthy's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (92 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Irish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 73 Hamburg St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2719
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#26. Local Kitchen & Beer Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 88 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2011
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#25. 716 Food & Sport

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (872 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7 Scott St, Buffalo, NY 14203-3009
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#24. Parkside Meadow

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (87 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2 Russell St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1930
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#23. Salvatore's Italian Prime

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (692 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6461 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14043-1089
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#22. Allen Burger Venture

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (171 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 175 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1515
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#21. Gabriel's Gate Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (393 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 145 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1513
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#20. Buffalo Chophouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (329 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 282 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1902
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#19. Anchor Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (3,186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
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#18. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (288 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 1 Walden Galleria Suite D224, Galleria Mall, Buffalo, NY 14225
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#17. Toutant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (202 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 437 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1519
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#16. Osteria 166

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (336 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 166 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2407
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#15. Sophia's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (199 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 749 Military Rd, Buffalo, NY 14216-1027
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#14. Tappo Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (304 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 338 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1619
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#13. Pearl Street Grill & Brewery

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,596 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 76 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14224-1718
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#12. Tempo Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (284 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
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#11. Sun Cuisines

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (189 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Sushi, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1989 Niagara St, Buffalo, NY 14207-2510
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#10. Betty's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (382 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 370 Virginia St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1952
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#9. Fat Bob's Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (329 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 41 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202-1323
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#8. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (527 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 301 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1901
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#7. Lombardo Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (244 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1198 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2747
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#6. Chef's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (839 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2011
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#5. Big Ditch Brewing Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (336 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 55 E Huron St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1632
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#4. The Left Bank

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (688 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
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#3. Hutch's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (404 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1375 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209-1108
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#2. Mulberry Italian Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,017 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 64 Jackson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218-3317
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#1. Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (380 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Wine Bar
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2206
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