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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
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had to eat here since I am a huge wing fan. Wings were good and the décor of this establishment fit the menu and was very interesting. Wings were good, service was OK, restaurant was loud and tables very close together but we enjoyed the experience and would return again.

Thank Lou C
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went there on my wife's birthday with 2 other friends. We had fried salmon and of course chickenwings with blue cheese sauce. Wonderful. They serve 6-7 beers on draft as i remember. Waitress was really kind. Price is not the cheapest but worth it. Here r some pictures... sorry only 1pic about the food...

Thank Gabor J
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife used to visit the Buffalo area quite a bit years ago. We drove up to Niagara Falls, Ontario for a long weekend. My wife insisted we stop at the Anchor Bar for wings on the way back home to Pennsylvania. I'm so glad we did. Great wings and we've had wings at a lot of places. Definitely at... More 

Thank Marc K
Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The original home of the wing is what you expect it to be. A crowded, loudish bar with some good wings. The hot sauce builds on you, be careful.

Thank JJJ101
Sevierville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere was friendly an laid back! Wings were meaty came out hot,not much sauce but they brought more!prices on high side but portions large! Old bikes an license plates on walls, a lot of seating.

Thank Yfz45067
Boston, Massachusetts
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307 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here on a road trip to do my own little pilgrimage to the mecca of buffalo wings. Service was friendly, place is really cool inside, and overall I had a great time. The wings are more unique than I expected! Much thinner, less buttery sauce than I thought I'd get and the flavor was distinct; not really like... More 

Thank Riptor3000
Thornton, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not our first time to the Anchor Bar and probably not our last. This is a landmark Buffalo establishment. The prices are higher than they should be but the atmosphere still makes it worth while. The wings are oh so good and after all that's why you are here!

Thank cmetravel2
Abilene, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent wings and nice bar. Lots of delicious items on the menu. Only wish they had better parking there otherwise a must place to go.

Thank L7650OBrichardr
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cool place. License plate ambiance with a friendly atmosphere. Great crispy meaty wings. A must stop when in Buffalo!

Thank Stephanie M
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The wings are great. Of course they are. Get the spicy ones. We went on a Saturday night and it was unbelievably busy. Bar was packed. 90 minute wait for a table. If you're OK with that, then go for it. If not, look elsewhere. Wings taste fairly similar wherever you are!

Thank Reviewer101Uk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, 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?