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Top bar recommendations from locals

Italian Restaurant
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“Great martinis and appetizers. Also great dinners. i recommend catching one of their specials and enjoying appetizers, sort of like you would at a Tapas bar.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Live jazz. Not over amplified. Wonderful musicians. Wine, sandwiches and desserts. Not too loud. Sit at the bar for conversation. Rapt listeners stake out front room to watch musicians at work.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“This local classic has been completely renovated and updated into a trendy bar. Great ambiance, especially for the younger croud. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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  • 4 locals recommend
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“SATO is Buffalo, NY's premier Japanese restaurant with traditional roots. At our upscale yet casual restaurant, located in the heart of the Elmwood Village, you can enjoy Japanese food that is scratch-made, fresh, healthy, and sophisticated, with authentic Japanese flavors blending with local and seasonal ingredients. Our Elmwood location has a diverse Japanese food menu ranging from sushi, ramen, Japanese curry, tonkatsu pork cutlet, salad etc. with a wide array of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free items. (from website but agree that their food is delicious.)”
  • 6 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“A happening restaurant on the waterfront, next to the naval museum. Tuna Nachos!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fine dining in the national historic landmark, The Richardson Complex. Farm to table. Within walking distance. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
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“Great bar for 20 somethings. Make a left on Elmwood about 3 blocks on your left.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a great bar that plays all of the top soccer games and offers a nice selection of goodies. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Looking for a more casual dining experience. The decor might be underwhelming but the food is always on point and affordable. Plus they have a great beer selection, at better prices than the rest of Allentown. Best chicken finger subs around!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“This restaurant would be for guests with an occasion! The menu is a bit pricey but the food is worth it. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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  • 7 locals recommend
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“ Explore upcoming live performances, and purchase tickets for Mohawk Place shows- usually metal but these kids play good!”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“BEST BBQ- Fat Bobs is a neat little barbecue joint in the heart of the Allentown district. This is the closest you will get to true slow smoked BBQ in the area. If BBQ is your thing, this is the place to go for sure! ”
  • 6 locals recommend