March 1, 2021

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All Things Delicious

Best Restaurants for Mac & Cheese According to Our Readers

9 min read
Photo courtesy of Griffon Gastropub

Craving a big bowl of comforting cheesy pasta or a specialty mac decked out with mix-ins and toppings? This guide won’t steer you wrong when it comes to finding the best spots to order mac and cheese in Buffalo and Western New York.

We asked our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram followers where to find the best mac and cheese in Buffalo and WNY, and they answered with their top picks. Below we’ve included the full list of reader recommendations – if it was mentioned, it’s listed below.

With hundreds of comments resulting in over 40 recommendations, there’s an option in almost every neighborhood. Some specifically specialize in the cheesy good stuff, and some have one version that just might blow your socks off – hey that’s all it takes, right? All have mac and cheese worth recommending according to our readers.

Shout out to Step Out Buffalo intern Kayla for helping put together this guide!

Pizza Mac / Photo courtesy of Mooney’s

Best of the Best

While many recommendations were mentioned more than once, there were certain places mentioned over and over (and over) again and it’s safe to say these are our readers’ top picks in order:

  1. Mooney’s (Depew, Kenmore, Lancaster, Tonawanda, West Seneca)
  2. Ballyhoo (Buffalo’s Old First Ward)
  3. Fat Bob’s (Allentown & East Aurora)
  4. Griffon Gastropub (Clarence, Niagara Falls, East Aurora)

Keep scrolling to see the full list of mentions!

Fat Bob's mac and cheese
Photo courtesy of Fat Bob’s
ballyhoo mac and cheese
Photo courtesy of Ballyhoo
Griffon Gastropub mac and cheese
Photo courtesy of Griffon Gastropub

Check out the comments on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for menu item recommendations and specific info you can’t get anywhere else, out of the mouths of customers! Plus explore more guides with recommendations according to our readers.

Guide to Best Mac & Cheese Restaurants in Buffalo & WNY According to Our Readers

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