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3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1353
+1 716-837-2326
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“gumbo” (13 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1353
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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Attended brunch with my family on a Sunday afternoon. Not many patrons but service was slow. Ordered the stuffed French toast, not impressed! Out of the party of 6 everyone was disappointed with their food except the 2 that ordered the buttermilk fried chicken.

Thank trulibra22
Reviewed April 26, 2017

It's been a few years since I was at this restaurant. Friends wanted to get together closer to where they live. In the heart of University Heights on Main Street is this great restaurant. New Orleans style food in a nice atmosphere. Lively without being...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Excellent dining experience! My husband and I went here for restaurant week - approximately $20, for a three course meal. I had the salad (very nice with cranberries, nuts, lettuce, apples, etc.) and the blackened salmon (perfectly cooked) with a dessert of cinnamon beignets and...More

Thank Nell55
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We had brunch with friends at Shango on Sunday afternoon. My penne pasta with shrimp, crawfish and Andouille sausage in a spicy cream sauce was delicious. Others enjoyed their lobster Benedict (not the actual name, which I don't remember, but you'll get the idea), and...More

Thank William N
Reviewed March 14, 2017

A friend of mine has been telling me about this restaurant. She is from down south so I figured it must be good. Good selection of beer and the bartender was friendly and welcoming. Loved the bread, oil and corn bread that came before the...More

Thank BeeRee67
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We decided to try this place after reading numerous reviews about how good it was. Definitely happy with our choice. We had a couple beers at the bar before being seated for dinner. I recommend you make reservations because its not a huge restaurant and...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed January 29, 2017

While visiting the Buffalo area, my wife and I decided to make a return visit as we had enjoyed the first time. Unfortunately this time turned out to be somewhat discouraging. We had reservations and was seated immediately. After that the experience went down hill....More

Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

We like to try one new restaurant a month. This was a delightful surprise. Very clean. Comfortable atmosphere. Love the bar set up. Very friendly service and helpful. They only serve beer or wine, but the options are plenty. We ordered the fried chicken, grits...More

Thank Gina J
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Friends raved about Shango so we were excited. We had a party of 7. We started with pork belly appetizers and I ordered three large oysters (waitress explained the large oysters were much meatier). The pork belly arrived and was small and lacked much flavor....More

1  Thank WTraveler13
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We had a reservation for 4 at Shango and were seated promptly. It was a busy night as it was New Year's eve but, we received excellent service from the wait staff. I recommend the mussels appetizer. I couldn't stop eating them - there are...More

Thank Claire K
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July 21, 2016|
Response from bingham905 | Reviewed this property |
You can just search online for Shango's menu. Sites like open table and all menus have it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1353
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-837-2326
Inspired by the soulful cuisine of New Orleans, Shango Bistro and Wine Bar strives to awaken the senses through Chef Jim Guarino’s culinary creations, a Wine Spectator-awarded wine list 170 bottles strong, and our eclectic, carefully hand-selected beer menu. Shango embodies the spirit of a true neighborhood bistro — offering a light, fun atmosphere paired with serious food and drink.
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