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Anchor Bar

American, Bar, Pub
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1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
11:00 am - 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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Markham, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and keep coming back for the amazing wings. Very consistent every time I visit. Good service and very fair prices for the serving sizes. While they have a large menu, the only thing I have ever ordered is the wings and fries.

Thank K G
Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I hate to say it, but the Anchor Bar is far from serving the best wings in Buffalo and probably the most I've paid for an order of wings... Over $13 for a single order! Come on!Having said that, the wings are still pretty good ... They are decent in size, crispy skin, and tossed in hot sauce to your... More 

Thank 700judek
Oakville, Canada
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129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to the Anchor bar several times, but this was my wife's first visit. This s where buffalo wings were invented and the story is on the front cover of the menu. We drove from Oakville (near Toronto) for lunch and then went shopping (looking for Mr. Goodbar chocolate and Bigelow Constant Comment tea). Even though the building... More 

Thank Barry M
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to visit the world famous Anchor Bar while in Buffalo. We had a late lunch (3pm) and did not have to wait to be seated. Service was fast and friendly. We had 20 medium wings and a large cheese pizza. It was perfect for 5 adults.

Thank Christi K
Aiken, South Carolina
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186 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A local favorite, but just not our favorite eatery of our trip. The food was well served and the atmosphere good, but we were kept waiting for fifteen minutes in a not crowded restaurant while the wait staff decided where to seat our party of six.

Thank Kelly S
Eden Prairie
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had to hit this on our way back from Niagra Falls bound for Cleveland. In and out in about an hour and thirty minutes. The family split the 50 wing bucket with mild and medium sauce. Hushpuppies and French Fries. The original chicken wings were great.

Thank MisterSandals
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was decent. We had wings and fish and chips- " fish fry" which was good. We ended up in a back room which doesn't seem like a famous bar and grill. Just a big room. I can say that I've been.

Thank GPOZ
Akron, OH
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When in Buffalo, we had to get our fill of buffalo wings! A bit disappointed that they no longer serve McSorley's beer, but they had a nice selection of others, and the wings were great!

Thank Ohio-traveler565
New Jersey
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have their own free parking lot around back. As busy a place as this is, everyone was very pleasant and happy to see us. We were seated after a very short wait. I guess there were other things on the menu, but we were there for the wings. They serve hot, medium, mild and BBQ varieties in quantities of... More 

Thank Rick E
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a great place to stop for authentic Buffalo wings......quirky place with lots of interesting wall hangings. Would go back whenever we are in buffalo !

Thank Roni M

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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
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?