The Top 4 Healthy, Organic Restaurants in Buffalo, NY

Looking for a healthy place to eat in Buffalo? Our team has vetted these restaurants and many more in the Buffalo, New York, area. Here are our top 4 picks!

Corelife Eatery

1595 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Buffalo, New York 14226

Dedicated to serving the highest quality of nutritious foods, look for menu items such as Grilled Chicken & Quinoa (grilled chicken, chopped romaine, falafel, tzatziki sauce, cucumbers, tomatoes, hummus, feta with cucumber basil dressing); Tuna Poke Fire (tuna poke with miso sesame ginger dressing, purple rice, avocado, spicy sprouts, pickled jalapenos, pickled cabbage, sesame seeds, spicy fire sauce); and Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl (spinach, quinoa, black beans, chickpeas, red salsa, cotija, tortilla strips, cilantro, Mexican crema).

The Dapper Goose

491 Amherst Street
Buffalo, New York 14207

Check out both their Small Plate offerings and their Large Plates which include Korean Fried Chicken (kimchi rice, spicy cucumbers, half chicken); Carrot Chittara (brown butter pistachio pesto, snap peas, pearl onions, parm); and Branzino (cilantro rice, mole, pickled red onions, whole branzirino).

CRaVing Restaurant

1472 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14216

Favorites include their Small Plate offerings such as Salmon Tartine (house brine, smoked salmon, pickles, capers, whole grain mustard, house-made bread, aioli, pickled farmer vegetables); Squash Plate (Oles roasted carnival squash, homemade graham crumble, brandy spiced crème fraiche, local maple syrup); and Large Plate offerings like Mushroom Soup (Udon noodles, steamed tofu, wontons stuffed with oyster mushrooms, shitake mushrooms, homemade Yeloute stock, cilantro, garlic oil); and En Papillote (cod, tomatoes, onion, herbs, butter, wine, crispy potatoes, oles coleslaw).


Corner of Rockwell Road & Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, New York 14213

Pronounced “seasoned”, it means “prepared skillfully, enhanced flavor, sophisticated”. Menu items include Blackened Artichokes (house cajun rub, artichoke hearts, crab meat, green goddess, fresh herbs); Miso Tuna (miso marinated Saku Tuna, fried kimchi pancake, ginger scallion, carrot ginger sauce); Lobster Cavatappi (butter poached cold water lobster tail, fontina cheese sauce, fresh cavatappi pasta); Rack of Lamb (Australian rack of lamb, Manchego cheese polenta, brown butter cannellini beans, thyme, feta cheese); and Ciopopino (San Marzano tomato broth, shrimp, clams, mussels, jasmine rice, fire roasted red pepper salsa, house made focaccia).

The Top 4 Healthy, Organic Restaurants in Buffalo, NY

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