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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” (328 reviews)
“pizza” (235 reviews)
“medium sauce” (38 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1047 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209-2305
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can understand some of the complaints and hope that the restaurants works to address them. On the sunny side, it is still fun to come here for traditional / original wings. We were passing through Buffalo and everyone in the family wanted to stop...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had to stop in on my recent trip for some Buffalo Wings - those were very tasty and would definitely get them again. However, I went with my brother who is not a big wing fan, so he got a sandwich (BLT if remember correctly)...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We actually went here for a quick bite on my birthday, April 7th. We're from Toronto, and decided to eat the famed buffalo wings where it all started. Some people recommended that we skip this place, including our hotel desk worker. But it was so...More

Thank product-of-canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Corporate America has taken over and now this place is crap. The water down their wing sauce, the food has gone down hill, place is filthy and they pack you in where you can move. Wings are tasteless, frozen again waters down sauce and no...More

Thank zimrock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to go to this historic place as it is where buffalo wings originated. I thought the wings were fantastic! Very flavourful and a good size. What I did not like, was the atmosphere. It is definitely a run down, and...More

Thank tara510
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Buffalo original and one must stop here. The wings were great and we shared 20 instead of ordering 10 each which was a savings. The sides we had were mashed potatoes (bland) and cole slaw (tasty). we had medium wiings and they were the...More

Thank avgjoey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the food and the service received there. The food was plentiful and taste was good. Made the way I wanted. A little more than what I wanted to spend but enjoyed it

Thank jaybird6952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were crossing from Canada to have lunch. We were originally going to a pizza parlor when an American boarder patrol agent suggested that we try Anchor Bar. We were told they had the best wings. I’m glad that we came. During lunchtime on Good...More

Thank Thorntone M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Buffalo. And had to sample buffalo wings whilst visiting. As soon as we walked in. We were made feel welcome by the bar attendant to explained the menu to us and made recommendations. Couple of beers and the time mins later our 50...More

Thank lee p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been excited to visit The Anchor Bar, home of the original buffalo wing, for years. I finally got my chance this week and it was so disappointing- from dry, burnt wings to a gross encounter with staff. While waiting for our food, I...More

Thank Y453GCmaryb
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Questions & Answers
6 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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