Explore Buffalo plans tasty food tours on Chippewa Street and in Hamburg

Explore Buffalo has added to it’s impressive menu of tour with the addition of two new food tours!

Explore Buffalo has added to it’s impressive menu of tour with the addition of two new food tours!

Downtown Food Tour: Chippewa Street
Dates: Saturday, April 13, 20, May 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 1:30 p.m. Visit the calendar at explorebuffalo.org for future dates.
Cost: General Admission $52, Explorer Pass Admission $47
Meet: This tour meets at Frankie Primo’s +39 Restaurant at 51 West Chippewa St., Buffalo, at the corner of Franklin Street. There are numerous parking lots in the vicinity, and street parking is available on surrounding streets. Note that street parking is free on weekends, but the two-hour standard street parking on weekdays is less time than needed for this tour. The closest parking ramp is the Augspurger Ramp at 362 Pearl St., one block away. The Fountain Plaza Metro Rail station on Main Street is two blocks away, and the nearest Reddy Bikeshare hub is one block away at the corner of Delaware and Chippewa.

Discover some of Buffalo’s restaurants on an Explore Buffalo Food Tour! You’ll visit unique local restaurants within easy walking distance of one another, while also discussing some neighborhood history.

Chippewa Street has been at the heart of downtown Buffalo’s resurgence, led by an eclectic collection of restaurants that have reinvigorated this section of downtown. On this guided food tour, you’ll stop at five of those restaurants to sample some of their signature dishes. From Buffalo classics – yes, there will be chicken wings – to trendy desserts and some more surprising menu choices, the array of food provided on this tour will showcase some of what makes Buffalo a well-known food destination. Buffalo was named one of America’s Favorite Cities for Food by Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2017, and a Top 10 Food city by National Geographic in 2015.

As you walk along Chippewa Street, passing by historic buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries, learn about the history of the neighborhood as it has evolved. On this unique tour offered by Explore Buffalo, you’ll discover treasures of both Buffalo history and cuisine!

Restaurants visited on this tour are: Frankie Primo’s +39, Prima Pizza Pasta, Local Kitchen + Beer Bar, The Chocolate Bar and Soho Buffalo.

Advance reservations are required for this tour. Reservations must be made by 4:30 p.m. the day prior to the tour. This tour is between 2.5 and three hours in length and includes tastings at five restaurants. Water is also provided at each stop. The total amount of food provided during the tour is equivalent to a substantial meal. To help keep the tour on time, we ask that you not place any additional orders during the tour. No substitutions are available for the tastings at each restaurant. Please be aware that various tastings include meat as well as dairy, wheat, and other potential allergens. The walking distance on this tour is minimal: less than a half-mile total. Due to small food establishments with steps at the entry or inside, as well as stairs at one location, this tour is not wheelchair accessible. Explore Buffalo reserves the right to substitute restaurants if necessary. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather – the tour will proceed rain or shine. Cameras are encouraged!

See Explore Buffalo’s FAQs page at explorebuffalo.org for the refund policy and answers to other questions. Private tours are available on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for groups of six or more people (maximum of 12). Other private tour times are subject to availability. Please email grouptours@explorebuffalo.org at least two weeks in advance to schedule a private group tour.

Make reservations at explorebuffalo.org or by phone at (716) 245-3032.

Village of Hamburg Food Tour
Date: May 15 at 1 p.m.
Cost: General Admission $52, Explorer Pass Admission $47
Meet: This tour meets at Butera’s at 32 Main St., Hamburg. There is a free municipal parking lot with an entrance across Main Street, and another entrance on Buffalo Street. Abundant on-street parking is also available on Main Street and other village streets.

The Village of Hamburg is one of Western New York’s charming village centers that today features a thriving restaurant scene with a wide variety of culinary choices. On this guided food tour you’ll stop at six of those restaurants to sample some of their signature dishes showcasing the diversity of Hamburg restaurants.

A food tour of Hamburg wouldn’t be complete without a hamburger being included, but there is a lot more to sample at the local restaurants. Over the course of this tour, you will enjoy unique offerings ranging from appetizers to desserts; this tour is a complete meal!

As you stroll through the village, passing by historic buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries, you will learn about the history of the village as it has evolved over the past two centuries. On this unique tour offered by Explore Buffalo, you’ll discover treasures of both Hamburg history and cuisine!

Restaurants visited on this tour are: Butera’s Craft Beer & Craft Pizza, Coyote Café, Juicy Burger Bar, Prima Oliva Café, Comfort Zone Café and Main Street Ice Cream.

Advance reservations are required for this tour. Reservations must be made by 4:30 p.m. the day prior to the tour. This tour is between 2.5 and three hours in length and includes tastings at six restaurants. Water is also provided at each stop. The total amount of food provided during the tour is equivalent to a substantial meal. To help keep the tour on time, we ask that you not place any additional orders during the tour. No substitutions are available for the tastings at each restaurant. Please be aware that various tastings include meat as well as dairy, wheat, and other potential allergens. The walking distance on this tour is minimal: about three-quarters of a mile in total. Due to small food establishments with steps at the entry or inside, this tour is not wheelchair accessible. Explore Buffalo reserves the right to substitute restaurants if necessary. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather – the tour will proceed rain or shine. Cameras are encouraged!

See Explore Buffalo’s FAQs page at explorebuffalo.org for the refund policy and answers to other questions. Visit the calendar at explorebuffalo.org for future dates.

Make reservations at: explorebuffalo.org or by phone at (716) 245-3032.




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