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Best restaurant in Buffalo.

chaitali Sep 7, 2010 11:18 AM

What do you think are the best restaurants in Buffalo?

They don't have to be the obvious ones like Left Bank but can also some little hole in the wall restaurant no one's ever heard about.
My favorites are:
Uncle John's (Amherst) for authentic Chinese

Zettis (Transit) for awesome pizzas and decent pastas

Johnny C's (Amherst) for great sandwiches

Chipotles! I know many people pooh-pooh because it's a chain restaurant, but man are those burritos good.

Chesters Cajun Grill

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Left Bank
511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213

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    rwalley211 Sep 7, 2010 06:17 PM

    Olivers - #1 best, for special occasion (always for a birthday or anniversary, it seems)

    Kuni's - sushi or for good city vibe. Always busy, great Elmwood feel.

    Falafel Bar - great falafel for takeout or eat in (Allen St closed, but Sheridan Dr open)

    Marco's (Hertel Ave) for best sandwiches

    I could go on and on. As you say, there are tons of great places - too many in fact - so best to post a specific topic for Buffalo.

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    Kuni's
    226 Lexington Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222

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      chaitali Sep 7, 2010 08:28 PM

      Ohh Olivers..that is practically an institution. I really want to go and splurge on a meal there once. Everything on their menu looks fabulous. What would you recommend?
      I forgot to add:
      Shango's. the fusion Cajun place near UB South and

      99Pho for almost authentic Vietnamese

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      Shango
      3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214

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        houdini Sep 11, 2010 09:06 AM

        Hands down, Daniels in Hamburg.

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