Restaurants on Transit Rd near Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, a medium-sized city located near Lake Erie in upstate New York, offers plenty of activities for visitors and residents alike. The city provides easy access to Niagara Falls State Park and the Aquarium of Niagara. Architecture buffs can also enjoy Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff and Darwin Martin House, and history enthusiasts can witness recreations of 19th century Niagara life at the Amherst Museum. Between excursions, guests can enjoy a meal at one of the Transit Road restaurants on the city's east side.
La Tolteca Authentic Mexican Restaurant

La Tolteca Authentic Mexican Restaurant is a casual Mexican eatery just outside Buffalo's outer belt. Warm-toned wood lines the walls and floors, with exposed brick pillars to give the interior a rustic look. Mexican pottery and artwork decorate the walls and extensive bar area. The menu features appetizers such as chicken and beef taquitos, quesadillas, nachos and Mexican shrimp cocktail. Guests can also enjoy specialty fajitas, including shrimp, Texas beef and Hawaiian. Vegetarian guests will find plenty of options, including vegetable fajitas, poblanos stuffed with potatoes and cheese, and vegetarian taco salads.

La Tolteca Authentic Mexican Restaurant
7530 Transit Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 565-0105
authenticmex.com

Tandoori's Royal Indian Cuisine

Tandoori's Royal Indian Cuisine focuses on offering both northern and southern Indian specialties made from fresh spices and ingredients. Guests can choose from appetizers such as samosas, aloo tikki, calamari pakora and fish tikki tikki. Entrees include masala chicken, lamb korma, scallops makhani and swordfish tandoori. The menu also features vegetarian choices such as paneer makhani, mushroom mutter kadai, malai kofta and vegetable jaipuri. This restaurant is known for its selection of fresh Indian breads, which includes spinach roti, rosemary naan and puri. The ambiance is casual but sophisticated, with white tablecloths and Indian artwork adorning the neutral-colored walls.

Tandoori's Royal Indian Cuisine
7740 Transit Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 632-1112
tandooris.com

Shogun Hibachi Steak and Seafood

This restaurant serves Japanese teppanyaki-style entrees, which are prepared tableside by hibachi chefs. Hibachi entree choices include filet mignon, salmon, calamari, chicken and vegetables. Other choices include shrimp tempura, tempura udon, seafood futomaki and udon kaiso. Shogun Hibachi Steak and Seafood also features a sushi bar. The walls are flanked with Japanese fans, screens and other decorations. The low lighting and minimalist Japanese decor make this restaurant a popular place to relax.

Shogun Hibachi Steak and Seafood
7590 Transit Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 631-8899
ichi-shogun.com

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