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Anchor Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
+1 716-884-4083
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Horseheads, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch, bringing our youngest daughter to the birthplace of wings. Other than nostalgia, there's no reason we will return. Wings were bad, food was cold & service slow on a Sunday afternoon. Go to Duff's!

Thank Bruins04
Vermilion, Ohio
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wings were good. Not great. Not bad. Medium sauce had no heat. Pricey. I can say "been there, done that." Nuff said.

Thank Charley L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the way the restaurant is decorated, it's another world inside, you can't be there without enjoy the view, then you got a very good beer and a pot of 50 chicken wings while you are listening the live jazz band playing in.

Thank Erich P
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of our must haves while visiting Buffalo on Thanksgiving weekend was eating the original Buffalo hot wings. We (10) of us went for lunch on Friday of Thanksgiving weekend. We had a blast! The restaurant itself looks like a themed restaurant filled with stuff. We ordered, mild, medium and hot wings as well as pizza. All of it was... More 

Thank heidick2016
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166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by for the novelty. Best part was our server, Jaime. She was excellent and, we beat the dinner rush. We had 10 wings each and ice tea. That was it. Came to $45 with tip. For us, the wings were nothing special.

Thank LoughsofVermilion
Markham, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a table of 12 on a Saturday night and they really made it work! The place was packed but they served our food in a really timely manner and were attentive to specific requests. Awesome place and great food. I would definitely return.

Thank zaamie
Kokomo, Indiana
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only reason I am not giving a 5 star review because the lady at the store was very rude made us wait until she finished her call with her boyfriend. I asked a couple of questions and the answers I received were in a very rude manor. I spoke to the manager and he apologized to us and gave... More 

Thank Jeff E
Brampton, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anchor Bar has been around since 1935. If you are a Chicken Wing fan, this is the place to go. They have a variety but I recommend the Classic Buffalo Butter Style Wings. With a Pepperoni Pizza on the side, you will be totally satisfied.

Thank Scott5551212
Currituck, North Carolina
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201 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Niagara Falls. The nostalgic of the place is great. Our server was great and very attentive. The food came out quick and was very good. The wings and fries were hot. Not all the flavor/sauce choices of the newer chains but this is the birthplace of the Chicken Wing and a must stop... More 

Thank Greg C
Hagerstown, Maryland
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Buffalo NY and I am From Buffalo NY. I live in Maryland. The female waitress was the rudest,nasty person. My sister and I had 7Up, this is what the waitress said it was. Please clean your nozzles and taste the nasty, foul flat alleged 7 Up, 😣😣😝😝. The wings tasted ok, I have had better.

Thank Miles J

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-884-4083

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