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Anchor Bar

American, Bar, Pub
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1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had to go after sight seeing in the city all morning and seeing some awesome history we decided to see some more!! This place is really cool... as soon as you walk in therenis history all over the walls and nostalgia and just near stuff. It took a few minutes and we got a table... the people at the... More 

Thank katylovespopcorn
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So, we went there cause a friend of mine is crazy about the wings. We were seated 10 min after our arrival. The waiter was always available but never suffocating. We ordered onion rings, steak fries- 10 min later we were earting And they were amazing. Then we ordered wings And fettuccine Alfredo. Again: amazing!! The plate serves To. And... More 

Thank Cynthia Muller d
Pompano Beach, FL
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223 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our teenage son loves wings so immediately after getting the rental car we headed to Anchor Bar and it did not disappoint. Good food and service.

Thank lemon737
San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good food. Home of the first wings so we had to get wings. Restaurant offers a lot more food with variety. Casual dress is appropriate. Inside is very small souvenir shop. We arrived about 8:30 pm on a Thursday and had no wait. They have a free parking lot. It is located not far from the main part of Buffalo.... More 

Thank KW19761980
Waterdown, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I went while at a hockey tournament this spring. He loves wings and so do I so we could not resist the siren song of the original Anchor Bar. This was exactly what we expected. A real institution that knows how to cook chicken wings. We were advised that mild would be way too mild, so we... More 

Thank TheGTDudeAbides
Mesa, AZ
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143 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On my husband's list when we made a trip to Niagara Falls and Toronto from AZ, we stopped here on our way through Buffalo. Cute inside and out, decorated with license plates and motorcycles along with lots of pictures, posters, wall art. Lots to look at. We visited on a July Saturday afternoon, there were people waiting outside and in... More 

Thank dme3
Winter Haven, Florida
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281 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While in Buffalo, it occurred to me that I should look up where Buffalo wings were first served and many accounts pointed to this location. It is located in a bit run down area of Buffalo. They had decent parking. The place was full of memorabilia and would be a fun place to take in a Bills game. Very good... More 

Thank Robert_B037
Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I first moved to Buffalo back in 2007 I was told if you want good wings you have to try the Anchor Bar. Like most people I took their advice one night and went to try them out, a the time I thought they were good. (Not Great) as time went on and I tried new places I quickly... More 

Thank godsmack57
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had better service at this restaurant before. maybe because of the hot weather and a busy lunch hour waitress was tired. We had medium wings as this was first visit for our UK visitors could have been better But the fish dinner was great a piece of fish as big as the plate and lots of fries could not eat... More 

Thank thedoons
Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When in Buffalo get the wings right? Don't bother getting them here. They are the home of the Buffalo wing but there isn't anything special about these wings. They weren't bad but my local bar in Philly has much better wings. Tourist trap....

Thank Dave P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-884-4083

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?