I don't know about you, but for me, as the temperature starts to drop in Western New York, I crave heartier foods. You know, the kind you would have at your grandma's house for Sunday dinner. Well, if you're looking for some stick-to-your-ribs, ooey, gooey mac and cheese in Buffalo, check out these 7 restaurants. All of them have a Google rating of 4-star or higher. They are listed in no particular order.

Freddy J's BBQ
195 Grant St, Buffalo, NY 14213

It has 4.5-stars on Google. It's a small space, so you might want to call ahead to see how crowded it is. Freddy J's has some great reviews for its mac and cheese,


"The Mac and Cheese is insane. A must try."

Susie Jean

"Mac & cheese was absolutely awesome! Yum ;-)"

George Hampton

"I had the BBQ chicken which came with Mac & cheese and cooked greens. It was really good and filled me up. I'd highly recommend it."


"A small, intimate restaurant where you eat counter side. The Mac and Cheese, red velvet waffles, and fried chicken are delicious."

You can get more info about Freddy J's on its website.

Buffalo Soul
454 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14202

Buffalo Soul has a 4.5-star rating on Google. Many of the reviews speak highly of the mac and cheese,

Joi Robinson

"Food is great! I'll definitely return. Best mac and cheese I had in a while."

Nicole Logan

"The Mac and cheese and collard greens were great!"

Des S

"I ordered the fried chicken dinner with mac and cheese and collard greens. The chicken was well seasoned and the mac and cheese melted in my mouth."

You can see the menu and get more info on Buffalo Soul's website.

Ike & BG's Restaurant
646 Genesee St, Buffalo, NY 14211

Ike & BG's Restaurant has a 4-star rating on Google. Here are some of the reviews about the mac and cheese,

Dana Sanders

"Ike's BG ribs was delicious I enjoyed the ribs and the macaroni and cheese."


"Must say GREAT service & Food was hot. Fish was on POINT✓ along with that Mac."

A Johnson

"my first time trying this place. I have to say that EVERYTHING WAS SLAMMIN! I had a fish dinner with Mac & cheese and string beans.

You can check out the menu and order online via its website.

Mooney's Sports Bar & Grill
1531 Military Rd, Kenmore, NY 14217

Mooney's has 4.4 stars on Google. Some of the reviewers really love the mac and cheese,


"You don't know Mac and Cheese until you've been to Mooney's. This Mac and Cheese is nothing like youve ever experienced. The biggest servings with the best ingredients."

Paul Dublino

"Mac* cheese Wow!"

Sam H.

"The Mac and Cheese is out of control, unmatched taste, flavor and cheeeeese! Not necessarily diet friendly, but will heal the soul."

You can check out its website for more info.

Fat Bob's Smokehouse

41 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202

Fat Bob's is rated 4.5-stars on Google. Reviewers rave about the mac and cheese,

Phil Rose

"If I could give one piece of advice here. Go for the mac and cheese. All of the food is excellent, but for some reason that mac and cheese was just amazing!"

Rafael Velazquez

"Best mac n cheese ever"

Samantha Guzzetta

"Mac & cheese is bomb!"

You can see Fat Bob's Smokehouse's menu on its website.

211 South Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14204

Ballyhoo has a 4.6-star rating on Google. Some of the reviews really hype up the mac and cheese,

Mcchesney Matro

"Amazing mac and cheese"

Amy Lucia Lawkowski

"Best Mac and Cheese!!! Really."

John Szczygiel

"The food is just awesome! Best mac n cheese around.

Get more info and the menu on its website.

Shango New Orleans Bistro & Wine Bar
3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214

Shango has a 4.5 rating on Google. Its mac and cheese is described by one reviewer as "to die for,"

Renny Scheibel

"Excellent food! The Mac and cheese is tremendous. Desserts are amazing. Great atmosphere. Superb service."

Rosemary Siller Curtains

"Fried chicken and mac & cheese were to die for, salad, crab cakes and dessert all wonderful. Shango has been one of our."

You can find Shango's full menu on its website.

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