Buffalo Bars

Nick Lippa / WBFO

It’s not exactly a traditional bar/arcade combo.  It’s not exactly a Japanese restaurant. It does however serve sushi, Japanese whisky, and ramen while featuring an entire floor of old arcade games and pinball. So what is Misuta Chow’s? It’s one of Buffalo’s newest experiences to hit Main Street. WBFO’s Nick Lippa reports.

Photo by kc kratt / Courtesy of Buffalo Spree

Taverns have long been important in Buffalo as places to socialize, eat, drink and do business. The February issue of Buffalo Spree celebrates the region's bar scene.


The oldest continuously operating bar in Buffalo has to shut down for failing to keep up with its payment plan after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last year.

Mike Desmond/WBFO News

In a hockey season shortened to 48 games because of a lockout, the Buffalo Sabres opened the season Sunday with a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers, which sent a lot of happy fans into bars and restaurants for the first time this season.