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248 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1324
+1 716-886-8539
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Great if somewhat grungy bar in the heart of Allentown. Friendly folks, good music 365 days a year... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
A nice dark bar

A less than no frills bar with cheap drinks, good music, and friendly staff. We don't end up here... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Jennifer G
Buffalo, New York
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6 Sep 2016
6 Aug 2016
“A nice dark bar”
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248 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1324
+1 716-886-8539
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great if somewhat grungy bar in the heart of Allentown. Friendly folks, good music 365 days a year, good variety of beers.

Thank 669mike
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

A less than no frills bar with cheap drinks, good music, and friendly staff. We don't end up here too often, but it's usually a pretty good time when we do!

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My boyfriend and I visited Nietzsche’s for a few drinks on Saturday night. The main draw was the live music, and the location is great, too. We had to walk from a parking spot quite a distance away, but luckily the weather was cooperative so...More

1  Thank NicoleH788
Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

So good. There for people who want to listen to jam bands and thrive on beer simultaneously. Home of the great aqueous.. The next best thing to come out of buffalo. Proud to say this hole in the wall is a child of buffalo. Great...More

1  Thank Laura D
Reviewed 5 February 2014

This has been one of my favorite places in Buffalo since I was in High School back in the late 90s. Live performances (mostly music but not always) every night, and a vibe that is unparalleled. I am an atmosphere junkie. If I am gonna...More

2  Thank GoSabres2011
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

We had a great time on a Saturday night. This night included a Celtic group that brought back memories of being in Dublin. The pub has a variety of music each evening. The bartenders are great. They are willing to talk about the pub and...More

Thank Chips_Magoo
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Good selection of beers, good prices and excellent live music. We went on a Sunday and enjoyed Dr.Jazz and the Jazz Bugs and the surprise performance of Megan, the bartender. A gem. Ecclectic atmosphere, you feel welcome. We recommended to everybody in Buffalo!

2  Thank TheTrintrins
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Live Music Every night, not always great live music, but live music none the less. This is a great bar, with an across the board crowd. I was in town for Wines in the Wild at the Zoo and we had an afterparty at Nietzsche's,...More

1  Thank mdoneil
Reviewed 28 January 2013

We had a great night out at Nietzsche's-- there was some kind of music festival going on, and the bands were nonstop all night. I particularly loved a bluesy duo that played right in the bar. Very friendly and a great place to hang out....More

1  Thank fenchurch128
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