There are few things that people from Buffalo and Western New York enjoy more than football, hockey, and beer. The one thing that might beat all of those things is food.

The 716 has some of the best food in the world. This is often evidenced by the fact that so many people who leave the area find themselves saying the primary reason they returned was to enjoy some of the great fares we have to offer all over the area.

You don't have to look any further than the many food festivals we have in Buffalo, including the festival that was recently ranked as one of the best in the entire United States of America.

The Taste of Buffalo Is Back For Its 40th Year

The Taste of Buffalo, one of the largest food festivals in the US, is back for its 40th year in downtown Buffalo and people travel from all over the work to eat some amazing food, indulge in some great drinks, and enjoy some amazing entertainment over the two-day festival.

This year's festival is happening on Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9, 2023, in Buffalo's Niagara Square.

Admission to the festival is free, with food and drinks needing to be purchased using tickets. Tickets can be bought at tents that are spread throughout the festival or can be purchased in advance at participating Tops Markets. Most food and drink items range between 4 and 12 tickets.

What Restaurants Are Participating In This Year's Taste of Buffalo

More than 40 Buffalo restaurants and wineries will be at the Taste of Buffalo this year.

  • A Gust of Sun Winery
  • A'mano Fresh Pasta Kitchen
  • Anchi A La Carte
  • Avenue29 Foods
  • Babcias Pierogi
  • Bavarian Nut Company
  • Brodies of WNY
  • BW's Barbecue
  • Caribbean Flava
  • The Cheesy Chick food truck
  • Chrusciki Bakery
  • Days Park Tavern
  • Dirty Bird Chicken N' Waffles food truck
  • Fat Lady's Cakes and Pies food truck
  • Genevieve's Cheesecakes
  • Golden Hour Treats
  • Hofbräuhaus Buffalo
  • India Gate
  • Just Pizza food truck
  • Kith & Kin Bakeshop & Bistro*
  • KT Caribbean Cuisine food truck
  • La Casa de Sabores
  • Lloyd Taco Trucks
  • Milk and Tea
  • Mister Pizza Elmwood
  • Merritt Estate Winery
  • Mother Cluckers food truck
  • New Jewel of India
  • Nick Charlap's Ice Cream
  • Osteria 166
  • Pizza Amore "The Wood Fire Way" food truck
  • Rachel's Mediterranean Grill
  • Restaurante Mi Isla
  • Sidelines Sports Bar and Grill
  • Stack Burger
  • Steaksters
  • Sweet Melody's
  • Three Brothers Wineries & Estates
  • Tops Friendly Markets
  • Venus food truck
  • Victorianbourg Wine Estate
  • Water Lily Cafe

You can find all the details on the Taste of Buffalo Website here.

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