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Dining In or Out

Sometimes good food offers comfort after a long day of worry. The food options below are on-site or within walking distance of Buffalo General Medical Center and the Gates Vascular Institute, and although Buffalo General doesn’t endorse any restaurant, the closest options are listed below for visitor convenience.

Food and Beverage Options In-House

Cafeteria: Located on the first floor of Buffalo General Medical Center in Section “B,” the Cafeteria offers hot entrees, salad bar, soups, sandwiches, pizza, assorted beverages, desserts and daily specials. It is open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday through Friday and open 11 a.m. -6:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Tim Hortons: Located in the main lobby of Buffalo General Medical Center and featuring flavored coffees, juice, muffins, bagels, sandwiches, cookies, and more, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Vending Machines: Available 24 hours a day. Located on the first floor of Buffalo General Medical Center of Section “B,” just outside the cafeteria entrance and in the Emergency Department waiting room.

Guest Trays: Visitors can order a guest food tray by purchasing Guest Tray Coupons for a fee from a Hospitality Associate in the Buffalo General Medical Center cafeteria. Guests can purchase as many coupons as they desire at one time

Food and Beverages outside the Hospital

Anchor Bar
(Home of the Buffalo chicken wing!)
Turn right on Main & High St. (6-minute walk)
1047 Main Street
(716) 886-8920

Au Bon Pain – Bistro
(across the street from the hospital in the Double Tree Hotel) 125 High Street
(716) 845-2011

Café 59
(Vegetarian and non- vegetarian items)
Turn left on Main & High St. (7-minute walk)
59 Allen Street
(716) 883-1880

Allen Street
(Allentown) offers a variety of restaurants and shops within walking and driving distance.

Lovejoy Pizza
Turn left on Main & High St. (6-minute walk)
900 Main Street Phone:
(716) 883-2323

Fat Bob's Smokehouse
(ribs, chicken, steak, macaroni & cheese) (10-minute walk) 41 Virginia Place
(716) 887-2971

Tim Hortons
Located in the Hospital Main Lobby

Ulrich's Tavern
(Pub food, grilled sandwiches, potato pancakes, LIVE music nightly) (6-minute walk)
674 Ellicott Street
(716) 855-8409

(Fast food, burgers)
Turn right on Main & High St. (6-minute walk)
1051 Main St.
(716) 883-7242

For a full list of offerings, go to This website provides maps, parking and transportation information for the immediate area (called the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus or BNMC).