Grocery StoresWhat's This?
3980 Maple Rd., Amherst (North Campus)
Tops University Plaza
3500 Main St., University Heights (South Campus)
Wegmans Alberta Drive
675 Alberta Dr., Amherst (North Campus)
Restaurant ListingsWhat's This?
467 Elmwood Ave., West Side
Price: $20-$30Cool Features: You can get squid or octopus as an appetizer. Reservations recommended.
Food: Lebanese, American
3234 Main St., University Heights
Price: $10-$20Cool Features: Often Amy's Place's breakfast is ranked the best in Buffalo.
Food: American grill food
1047 Main St., Medical Campus
Price: $5-$10Cool Features: Legend has it, the chicken wing was invented here in the late `60s.
Coffee Bean Café
Food: Upscale American lunches, Louisiana Creole dinners, desserts
3260 Main St., University Heights
Price: $10-$20Cool Features: New Orleans Sunday brunch with cajun-style food, piano band, and dancing; Bluegrass Mondays with bluegrass band; tall oak booths.
Food: American, diner
3920 Maple Rd., Amherst
Food: Pizza, burgers, wings
3651 Sheridan Dr. (at Millersport Hwy.), Amherst
Price: $8-$15Cool Features: Their wings are often voted Buffalo's best; "Suicide Wings" are rumored to be the hottest in town.
Fat Bob's Smokehouse
Food: Southern-style barbecue
41 Virginia Pl., Allentown
Price: $20-$25Cool Features: Fat Bob's has one of Buffalo's coolest fish tanks. Reservations recommended.
145 Allen St., Allentown
Food: American, breakfast
4003 Maple Rd., Amherst
1116 Elmwood Ave., West Side
Price: $10-$25Cool Features: Lunch buffet.
1330 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Food: Steak hoagies and chicken fingers
3094 Main St., University Heights
Price: $5-$10Cool Features: Jim's serves Buffalo's greasiest subs, including the Diavlo, a roast beef and hot pepper sub.
3172 Main St., University Heights
Price: $5-$10Cool Features: Just Pizza, which serves trademark Buffalo pizza, has almost a dozen different kinds of crusts, including the popular sesame crust.
Lake Effect Diner
Food: American diner food
3165 Main St., University Heights
Price: $8-$15Cool Features: Lake Effect, a classic American diner, is open all day and all night. They also have a take-out menu and daily specials.
Food: French, Continental
511 Rhode Island Ave., West Side
Price: $30-$40Cool Features: Reservations strongly recommended.
Food: Mexican fast food
2309 Eggert Rd. (at Sheridan Dr.), Tonawanda
Price: $5-$10Cool Features: Most people swear that Mighty Taco is ten times better than Taco Bell.
126 Niagra Blvd., Fort Erie, Ontario
Food: Mediterranean, martini bar
451 Elmwood Ave., West Side
Price: $30-$40Cool Features: While they're expensive, Nektar has Buffalo's best specialty drinks. Reservations strongly recommended
O Restaurant and Lounge
Northtown Plaza, Sheridan Dr., Amherst
Food: Steak, grill, seafood
1551 Niagra Falls Blvd.
Food: Greek, American
1081 Elmwood Ave., West Side
3171 Main St., Amherst
Ted's Hot Dogs
2312 Sheridan Dr., Tonawanda
Food: Greek, American diner food
3221 Sheridan Dr., Amherst
Price: $8-$15Cool Features: Tom's serves great Greek food and is open 24 hours.
186 Allen St. (at Elmwood Ave.), Allentown
Price: $10-$20Cool Features: Towne has a popular deck in the summer that has a nice view of the crowds on Allen Street.
Food: Asian fusion
1141 Kenmore Ave., Kenmore
Zetti's Pizza & Pasta
3500 Main St., Amherst