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Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

Looking for some authentic, homemade barbecue cuisine while visiting Buffalo, NY? Satisfy that travel-induced hunger down at Fat Bob’s Smokehouse in the city’s historic Allentown District. 

Consistently voted the best barbecue in Buffalo, Fat Bob’s Smokehouse has been serving their slow-cooked meats and made-from-scratch sauces since 1999. 

This barbecue joint and local favorite offers a variety of items on their menu, including their homemade macaroni and cheese, mouthwatering jumbo wings and authentically crafted blue cheese, as well as several gluten free options.

The restaurant also offers a number of seating options for different parties, including a recently remodeled dining and bar area, as well as a full outdoor patio. 

Located in Buffalo’s historic Allentown neighborhood, Fat Bob’s Smokehouse is nestled in between Allen St. and Virginia St. in the heart of the downtown area, and only a mere 1.7 miles from the nearest Amtrak station.

Whether you are a barbecue enthusiast or just hungry for some filling Southern-style comfort food this restaurant is an award-winning Buffalo staple that you do not want to miss! 

Fat Bob’s Smokehouse is currently open for take out, curbside pickup and dine-in patio/bar.

Their hours of operation are Wednesday to Friday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. to  9 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Reservations are highly encouraged.

“This is a BBQ favorite in Buffalo. From the food truck, to the restaurant to catering they are a class act!”

—Megan L., Yelp

Take Amtrak to Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

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