Anchor Bar


The story goes that Buffalo wings (deep-fried chicken wings in a spicy sauce) were invented here in 1964, although the restaurant has since changed ownership. Take home some of the secret-recipe sauce.

There's also live music, often jazz, Thursday to Sunday nights.

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3. Guaranty Building

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7. Canalside

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8. Lipsey Buffalo Architecture Center

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