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Thirsty Buffalo

££ - £££American, ,
555 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1815
+1 716-878-0344
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
6 Sep 2016
“Fun Pub!”
31 Jul 2016
“Our mistake”
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
555 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1815
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

FYI: Thirsty Buffalo just re-did their menu! That shows an establishment cares. Four of us came in on a Sunday and we were served by Shawn. He was tending bar as well and still was a great server to us. We had the fish tacos,...More

Thank brownsf11
Greg A, Owner at Thirsty Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

I'm happy to hear you're as excited about our new menu as I am! Plus it sounds like you came in on the perfect night -- nothing goes better with Chicken Cordon Blue than a round of trivia. It doesn't hurt that Shawn was your...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

The restaurant where we wanted to eat turned out to be so noisy that we opted for a second choice. Judging by the six or seven TV screens, this place is probably better suited for drinking than eating. Our server was kind enough to seat...More

Thank markmd
Greg A, Owner at Thirsty Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

I'm sorry to hear you and your wife didn't leave with a better impression of us, Mark. I definietely understand that everyone has different tastes, and I wish ours had meshed better with yours. About your wife's salad, though, we have a couple of different...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stopped in for an early Happy Hour and munchies and were right at home. we took a couple of stools at the bar asked our bartender Ann about Happy Hour specials (there were -Beer & Well drinks) then she gave us the beer menu...More

Thank Mike T
Greg A, Owner at Thirsty Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Mike, I have to hand it to you -- you're a brave soul! Trying our Ghost Chili Siracha fries on your first visit? Not many can say they've done that! Glad to hear Ann kept your water glass full all through your fry course, and...More

Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Came here on a whim, as we were staying nearby. We came a few minutes before opening, but the waiter was awesome and offered to seat us early. Food was plentiful and good. $2 Bloody Marys and mimosas were delicious. We had a great brunch...More

Thank muzzle32
Greg A, Owner at Thirsty Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

I'm so happy to read that my staff was able to accomodate your early arrival! I'm glad you guys had plenty of delicious food to go around, and I hope you got your fill of drinks as well. Thanks for stopping by, and I hope...More

Reviewed 16 July 2015

Purchased a groupon for this restaurant and had dinner. First time staying in Buffalo area. We ate outside. Our orders seemed to take a long time. When mine arrived, there was a mistake (potato salad instead of coleslaw that I ordered). I didn't want to...More

Thank bettyct1
Greg A, Owner at Thirsty Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

Thanks for stopping by when you were in Buffalo. Although I'm happy to read you were able to save some money with our Groupon, it's disappointing to read that your food and service had some issues. There clearly was some miscommunication about what sides you...More

Reviewed 24 March 2015

Great place to hang on a Sunday evening for a couple beers (they have planty to choose from) some food and play trivia. I have been there twice and plan on going back. With all the beer selections it's easy to find one to your...More

Thank Bfloborn1960
Greg A, Owner at Thirsty Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

I'm so glad you've had a good experience when you've come by for food and trivia! To read that you've found our food to be more favorable than other local spots puts a big smile on my face. Hope you've had the chance to come...More

Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to the Thirsty Buffalo on our way to Niagara Falls. We sat at the bar, and had lunch and drinks. It was relatively busy for noon on a Saturday, but the service was excellent. The bartender was very friendly,...More

Thank braylady86
Greg A, Owner at Thirsty Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

Thanks so much for stoppin' by our place on your way to the falls a few years ago! I'm so glad you and your husband enjoyed your food and drink, and I'm happy to read that our staff took care of you. If you happen...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
15:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1815
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-878-0344
Thirsty Buffalo is one of the premier sports bars and restaurants in downtown Buffalo. Thirsty Buffalo is renowned for its happy hour, big bar, and great viewing area to watch the big games. With 22 plasma televisions throughout the bar, there isn't a bad seat in the house. Our menu has something for everyone with daily specials to help you find something new to try every time you visit. We also serve Brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, featuring mimosa and Bloody Mary specials.
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