Buffalo February 05, 2017
8 Under the Radar Restaurants in Buffalo That Are Scrumdiddlyuptious
Craving a bite to eat but tired of the same old chain restaurants? Check out these eight under the radar restaurants in and around Buffalo with above average food!
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1. Sun Restaurant (1989 Niagara Street)
Sun Restaurant on Niagara Street specializes in authentic Burmese and Thai food. Their top menu items are the Tea Leaf Salad and Pad Kee Mao (aka Drunken Noodles).
2. Santasiero's (1329 Niagara Street)
If you're looking for ambiance, you might want to skip Santasiero's. If you want traditional Italian cuisine without all the fuss, this is the place for you! Try their pasta e fagioli, homemade red sauce, and eggplant parm!
3. Major Tom's Drop Zone (5842 Camp Rd, Hamburg)
Major Tom's is a major find in the Southtowns. Offering pizza and wings, classic Italian dishes, specialty sandwiches, and more, this restaurant has a unique atmosphere and even better food, and their Sunday Brunch Buffet will not disappoint!
4. The Black Sheep (367 Connecticut Street)
The black Sheep offers farm-to-table dishes with delicious menu items such as beef and onion pierogis and sticky toffee pudding. Yum!
5. JP's Pub (1986 Lakeview Rd, Lake View)
JP's Pub in Lakeview is a bit further outside the city in Lakeview, just south of Hamburg. Customize your own calzone and you'll see why it's worth the trip! Come for the food and stay for the atmosphere at the bar, where you're sure to run into plenty of "regulars!"
6. Mac's on Hertel (1435 Hertel Ave)
Mac's on Hertel offers several fresh vegetarian options as well as all-natural, antibiotic-free poultry and certified USDA-choice angus beef. Check out Mac's for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch!
7. Freddy J's (195 Grant St)
If you're in the mood for good BBQ, Freddy J's is the place to be! Head to Freddy J's to belly up to the BBQ with a direct view of the chef, or opt to take your meal to go for a quick lunch break. If you're not sure what to order once you're there, patrons rave about the red velvet chicken and waffles!
8. Cafe on the Avenue (1240 Hertel Ave)
Donut miss Cafe on the Avenue's homemade specialty donuts! This quaint spot on Hertel Avenue also offers breakfast and lunch, and we hear their BBQ cheddar bacon angus burger is one that will keep you coming back for more!
Where are your favorite off-the-radar restaurants in Buffalo? Share your must-haves with us!