The Mansion's 'Pamper Your Palate' Restaurants
An overview of The Mansion's participating 'Pamper Your Palate' Package restaurants. We highly recommend all of these choices, as they are representative of the great culinary diversity of Downtown Buffalo.
Osteria 166 - With a variety of seating styles and options, including a great summer patio, the name Osteria means 'casual pub' in Italian but the menu is anything but 'casually' created. With house-made, handcrafted pastas and house cured meats, the menu reflects a reverence for Italian heritage with fresh, modern preparations..
Nektar - This restaurant and bar with a quiet atmosphere, soft European music, low lighting and great food earlier in the evening becomes a trendy bar scene with live music and an extensive martini list later in the night. Serving familiar American and Italian fair with an upscale flair, the atmosphere is very comfortable.
Mike A's - Another restaurant concept from the eponymous chef. Guests are enjoying reinventions of classic American dishes like French onion soup, clam chowder and veal Oscar in a unique, delicious, some say ‘artistic’ form. Be sure to begin or end your evening at the restaurants luxe, art deco bar where pre-prohibition era cocktails recipes are mixed by ‘mixologist/sommeliers’. A true fine dining experience with impeccable service.
Bacchus - Named after the Roman god of wine, Bacchus offers a stylish and elegant foray into Downtown Buffalo’s Chippewa Avenue district. With over 300 wines to choose from, guests will undoubtedly find the perfect wine to accompany Bacchus’ sophisticated array of small-plates and entrees, encompassing a global influence. Patrons will find the restaurant’s intimate atmosphere a refreshing alternative to other more casual dining options in the Chippewa area, yet the restaurant deftly blends intimacy with a fine-dining scale of décor and service.
Rue Franklin - Simply one of the best. Classic, seasonal French cuisine from one of the undisputed leaders in Buffalo fine dining. A traditional five-course menu highlights a seasonal array of simple, complementary ingredients, created with the highest regard to taste and presentation. The fine atmosphere and irrefutable service is second to none, and every dining experience is one that our guests find both stunning and satisfying. Rue Franklin also boasts one of the city’s finest and most highly-manicured, private gardens, with traditionally French elegance, and attention to detail.
Hutch's - One of the best restaurants in Buffalo, and a staff favorite. The classic American Bistro atmosphere is perfect for anyone who enjoys not only traditional but also more adventuresome menu selections. The service is impeccable, yet understated; the décor and atmosphere is comfortably casual. We recommend that guests consider all daily specials, as they are always unique supplements to their standard menu.
Seabar - Artfully prepared and presented sushi, sashimi, maki and composed plates by renowned Buffalo Chef Michael Andrzejewski. Ingredients are sourced from the best suppliers, producers and growers in the world. Featuring fresh oysters, impeccable seafood and sushi, as well as a full kitchen menu. Visit seabarsushi.com/ for menus
Trattoria Aroma - Traditional Regional Italian Restaurant serving up brick oven pizzas and authentic, rustic Italian cuisine. The atmosphere has a European feel-upscale yet homey and casual. An extensive all-Italian wine list features premium wine selections by the glass to complement distinctive seafood and veal dishes. Visit www.thearomagroup... for menus.
The 31 Club - Seated at the corner of South Elmwood and North Johnson Park, the 31 Club is the latest in fine dining in Downtown Buffalo. From the swanky bar to the spacious dining room a classic name made famous in the 40’s returns to its original rightful home with a fresh fashionable face. American cuisine with ample choices for the meat eater.
Tempo - Listed as one of the best restaurants in Buffalo, Tempo is an upscale Tuscan Italian restaurant with a tasty menu and extensive wine list. Located in a beautiful, converted historic house within Allentown, patrons are impressed by the decor, the service, and most importantly the food. Each dish ordered is a “culinary delight”. Visit www.tempobuffalo.... for menus.
Buffalo Chophouse - Buffalo’s grandest steakhouse. Dining is a la carte, so be prepared for the biggest and best steak you can find, with a great selection of sides for the table. The Buffalo Chophouse’s service is also one of Buffalo’s finest. Recommended not only for those who enjoy great chops and seafood, but also for those interested in fine wines; the Buffalo Chophouse has an extensive and creative wine lists. The décor and atmosphere is casual-to-fine.