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The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
1504 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2836
+1 716-259-9060
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1504 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2836
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Just hit this place for dinner last night with my daughter Andrea. The bar seems very well equipped with lots of choices of beer and liquor . The food choices were less abundant but that was good because I've been overwhelmed at times and taken...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Peter G
Reviewed April 23, 2018

I've been here multiple times and I have never been disappointed! Burgers are great, lobster mac and cheese is to die for and actually everything is great. Nice atmosphere and great service. Have to give a shout out to Daisy. She's always there!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Debbie N
George K, Owner at The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Thanks for the great review Debbie! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Build your own burger great tasting done to perfection as ordered. Nice craft beer see selection. Ambiance very nice. Helpful staff. Will recommend and return.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Pecpmc
Reviewed January 29, 2018

After seeing an afternoon show at the Sportsmen's Tavern with another couple. We decided to get something to eat at the Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill.. We were surprised by the improvement in the layout and lighting from when it was the Shadow Lounge. The...More

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Date of visit: January 2018
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George K, Owner at The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We're happy you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal. The servings are large and very good. Service is excellent, also. Had their beer battered fish fry. The fish was fresh and tender, fries perfectly cooked.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Cindy H
Reviewed November 11, 2017

With the number of food and drink joints on Hertel Ave. You really have to stand out or offer something different. They try . . . Kangaroo burger or burger of the day was just OK As was the rest of the food. OK but...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bearnik
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Look there was a wait for our table, but we added a 5th. However the drinks were cold and the people present. When our food came it was amazing for a pub. Great addition to buffalo”s north neighborhood

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank W9698WOjamesc
George K, Owner at The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

James, Thanks for the great review! Sorry about the wait but I'm glad you enjoyed the food. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

First time back after our initial visit when they first opened. Unfortunately, I don't think they've managed to acomplish anything that would get me to return a third time. The drinks weren't all that impressive and, although we just had an appetizer this timr, again...More

Date of visit: August 2017
2  Thank jengormly3714
Reviewed August 2, 2017

I have no idea what it's like at peak time, but it was a great place to stop for lunch on a weekend. The interior is attractive and they have a great selection of beer and liquor. We ordered their burgers which were cooked precisely...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank M Z
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Very relaxed for us. We just wanted a cool drink and a quick bite...out on the patio. Quiet enough and very relaxed. We started with a cool bison grass gimlet for her and a glass of Cabernet Franc for me. The food choices were good...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank lewistonclark
George K, Owner at The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thanks for the great review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2836
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-259-9060
  • E-mail
At The Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill being a good neighbor is at the forefront of everything we do. We serve our community by providing impeccable food and beverages served with exceptional hospitality. In the spirit of generosity and kindness, we support our neighbors by sponsoring local sports leagues, hosting local events and giving back to the community where we live and work.
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