Located on the historic campus of D'Youvile College in Buffalo's West Side, this professional theater company has been producing award-winning dramas and musicals for over 20 years. It is housed in a restored 1908 Victorian theater, and after decades of neglect, this 260-seat space rings out with the sound of productions such as Sleuth, and Man of LaMancha. The season runs from Sep to Jun.
2 Templeton Terrace Buffalo, NY 14202 +1 716 852 2260
Templeton Landing is a quaint restaurant that serves decent Steaks and a few drinks as well. The outside patio area is a great venue for entertainment. Templeton Landing hosts live music in the patio area frequently, but only during the warmer months of the year. The menu has small plates, soups and salads as the appetizers, sandwiches and grilled items among others. The restaurant is open to hosting private events. Get in touch with the management for more information.
This full-service restaurant, sports bar and banquet facility features casual fine dining at reasonable prices. Dinner includes roast beef, BBQ ribs and their signature baked French onion chicken: a chicken breast sautéed in French onion soup and sherry wine, topped with Swiss, mozzarella and parmesan cheese and served over angel hair pasta. Their Taste of Buffalo platter has a mini roast beef sandwich, five chicken wings, fries, blue cheese and celery. They also have a Friday-only fish fry, along with other seafood selection. Interactive dinner theater performances are scheduled in their banquet room on select Friday and Saturday evenings. - Christine A. Smyczynski
This comfortable and cozy café is welcoming to all. Owned and operated by Cynthia Barrett since its 1997 opening, Comfort Zone houses a home away from home to many regular customers. The menu features specialty coffees, teas and desserts, along with daily lunch and dinner specials, including homemade soups and sandwiches, and dinner entrées like spaghetti, grilled salmon and chicken dishes. It's family-friendly too, with coloring books available to keep kids occupied. Live entertainment is featured every Friday and Saturday evening at the Hamburg and Elmwood locations. - Christine A. Smyczynski
762 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222 +1 716 886 5242
The Globe Market carries a variety of items, including specialty gourmet foods, artisan breads, cheese, and gift baskets; however, they are best known for their café and take-out deli items. They have homemade soups, salads, wraps, and most notably, sandwiches. Their specialty sandwiches include roast turkey and roast beef; their turkey sandwiches are said by some to be the best in the city. Other specialties include BBQ pulled pork, a Cuban Reuben and chicken quesadilla. Vegetarians can enjoy grilled veggie and portobello mushroom sandwiches. A second location, which includes a café and take-out kiosk, can be found downtown at 248 Main Street.-Christine A. Smyczynski
451 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222 +1 716 881 1829
This popular, upscale, contemporary restaurant and martini bar features a candlelit dining area and soft European music playing. They also feature live music every other Saturday. Menu items include everything from hamburgers and sandwiches to shrimp, lobster, rack of lamb, and steak. Some of the more unusual dishes on the menu include lobster mac and cheese and a pumpkin and potato gnocchi. Desserts include creme brulee and bailey's cheesecake. The bar is open until 4:00am and features a large martini selection. Enjoy dining on their outdoor patio in the warmer months.-Christine A. Smyczynski
Although the name of this venue may sound like that of a candy store, it is in fact an entertainment venue in Buffalo, established to promote arts, music and various cultural events. On the other hand, those who favor the idea of originality, and swear by the thought that everyone can be deemed artistic in their own way, don't need to find additional reasons to find Sugar City delightfully sweet. This venue acts as a space for music performances, workshops, exhibitions, and even unconventional art events. Sugar City also acts as a launch pad for emerging talent and budding artists. Call for event timings and additional details.
326 Amherst Street Buffalo, NY 14207 +1 716 874 7734
If you are in Buffalo and looking for a place where the drinks are cheap and the music good, then head straight for the Sportmen's Tavern. This place not only offers you some excellent live acoustic, alternative, country, rock, and punk music performances, it also features open mic nights conducted by Buffalo Music Award recipient Dee Adams every Monday from 9p onwards. The atmosphere of the Sportmen's Tavern is vibrant, and it puts you at ease the moment you step in. The sprightly music, the eclectic crowd, and the country music loving owners, makes this is an ideal place to chill out with buddies, or even meet new people.
765 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222 +1 716 881 1117
This soup and wine bar is well-renowned for its homemade soups. In fact, loosely translated from Italian, the restaurant's name means 'soup' or 'broth'. A variety of soups feature on the menu everyday, including their signature soup, Dominic's Brodo, a tomato-based soup with pasta and sausage. You can even start out your dining experience with a flight of three soups as an appetizer. Other foods on the menu include a variety of appetizers, salads and sandwiches, such as grill-pressed roast beef with gorgonzola, caramelized onions and sun dried tomatoes, or a grill-pressed turkey sandwich made with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese. Entrées include items like salmon, rack of lamb, and spinach and artichoke lasagna. Live Jazz plays on Thursdays. - Christine A. Smyczynski
Part of the Regal Group, this theater is located in the posh neighborhood of Elmwood. Featuring the latest flicks, with flexible show times, its the best for a peaceful weekend visit. An on-site cafe serves refreshments. Tickets can be booked online, on the phone or at the box office. Check the website for the schedule. Call +1 800 326 3264 (Toll Free).
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