A New Orleans-inspired bistro located in the heart of Buffalo’s University district, Shango offers an authentic Cajun-Creole dining experience with an award-winning menu. Shango is also a wine bar, and serves both imported and domestic craft beers. Hours: lunch, Tu–Fr, 11am–2:30pm; dinner, M–Th, 5–10pm; F–Sa, 5–11pm; Sunday brunch, 11am–3pm.
Buffalo Spree's 2012 Best of WNY Winner: Best dessert menu (tied with Carmelo's)
Buffalo Spree's 2010 Best of WNY Winner: Best brunch