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Anchor Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
+1 716-884-4083
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken wings” (319 reviews)
“pizza” (219 reviews)
“medium sauce” (37 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You come here for the experience, and you get it. You can see little has been changed in the decades it has been here and it is charming. The wings are not the best you will ever have but they are good and of course...More

Thank Charlene T
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife is gracious enough to go with me as I go to random stadiums for sporting events. She does pick out spot that is quintessential "whatever city we are in". In Buffalo it was obviously the Anchor Bar: where the Buffalo Wing was invented....More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Anchor Bar on Main Street in Buffalo is always a wonderful experience. It's got that traditional old tacky wall coverings, license plates, corny phrases and "motorcycle" hung around the room. The central bar is traditional American. Great bar tender with the local knowledge and...More

Thank LoveLakeoftheWoods
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped into the “iconic” Anchor bar to eat some original chicken wings. Mistake. Overdone. Cold. Small. Tasteless. Ordered a side of cheese ravioli. Mistake. Cold. Sauce from a jar. Small portion for additional $10. Ate in bar. Mistake. Took 25 minutes to get our food...More

Thank tk369
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and the food was good - for a family of wing lovers they were happy - as a non meat eater I loved the vegetable alternative and being part of the experience. Loved the bikes and bric a brac. Having read the reviews...More

Thank amandamZ590JR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I called in here while on a road-trip around the north eastern States. We were driving from Cleveland to Niagara Falls. While driving through Buffalo to get to the Falls, we called in the Anchor Bar, as we had seen it on...More

Thank Bards26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in town for the pats bills game. My friends kept talking about the anchor bar. It’s the original hot wings place . You walk inside they just have a lot of random stuff everywhere . Service was a 30 minute wait . I ordered...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful tipical American style place. I went with friends on a jazz Friday night. Really nice atmosphere and very good mild Buffulo wings, the best ones I tasted in Buffalo.

Thank libellula09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is and always was a skivvy little place with food that's not very good. They live off tourists coming in for the wings. Listen folks, they are among the worst in Buffalo. Small and low quality wings with an average sauce is what you...More

1  Thank jpofilms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now this is the place to go for chicken wings--great wings and nice place to meet friends and family----some evening they also have a small band

Thank kelleyforever3
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Questions & Answers
7 November 2017|
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Response from LBrand22 | Reviewed this property |
It should be lively and crowded. Depends upon when you arrive.
Jayne V
19 September 2017|
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Response from Gail S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, free parking lot right there.
Shawn O
25 April 2017|
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Response from Usonian64 | Reviewed this property |
you would probably not be able to park in adjacent lot, but if you're willing to walk a block or so, there are other parking opportunities.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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