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3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1353
+1 716-837-2326
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1353
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to try this restaurant during restaurant week. I upgraded my meal from the 20.17 and got the lobster tail pasta. It was delicious. We got an app of calamari as well. Service was nice too. I'll be back

1  Thank jewelsfin
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I really enjoyed this restaurant and the food. It has a casual comfortable vibe and the food was fantastic. The calamari appetizer was one of the best I have had. The calamari was tender and the coating was crispy and the flavors were great. The...More

1  Thank LKNY
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Stopped in without a reservation after 8 on a Saturday and were promptly seated. Shared apps, salads, and small plates: all of high quality. Fresh oysters were very tasty. Great selection of beer and wine. We will return (again).

Thank geauxirish
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first time here and we will be back!!!! It was excellent. First of all Julia, the bartender was so knowledgeable on wine. She picked our first bottle which was from Spain and explained where it was from and what grapes it was...More

Thank mcc857
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Attended brunch with my family on a Sunday afternoon. Not many patrons but service was slow. Ordered the stuffed French toast, not impressed! Out of the party of 6 everyone was disappointed with their food except the 2 that ordered the buttermilk fried chicken.

Thank trulibra22
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It's been a few years since I was at this restaurant. Friends wanted to get together closer to where they live. In the heart of University Heights on Main Street is this great restaurant. New Orleans style food in a nice atmosphere. Lively without being...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Excellent dining experience! My husband and I went here for restaurant week - approximately $20, for a three course meal. I had the salad (very nice with cranberries, nuts, lettuce, apples, etc.) and the blackened salmon (perfectly cooked) with a dessert of cinnamon beignets and...More

Thank Nell55
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had brunch with friends at Shango on Sunday afternoon. My penne pasta with shrimp, crawfish and Andouille sausage in a spicy cream sauce was delicious. Others enjoyed their lobster Benedict (not the actual name, which I don't remember, but you'll get the idea), and...More

Thank William N
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A friend of mine has been telling me about this restaurant. She is from down south so I figured it must be good. Good selection of beer and the bartender was friendly and welcoming. Loved the bread, oil and corn bread that came before the...More

Thank BeeRee67
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We decided to try this place after reading numerous reviews about how good it was. Definitely happy with our choice. We had a couple beers at the bar before being seated for dinner. I recommend you make reservations because its not a huge restaurant and...More

Thank Jim R
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22 July 2016|
Response from bingham905 | Reviewed this property |
You can just search online for Shango's menu. Sites like open table and all menus have it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3260 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1353
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-837-2326
Inspired by the soulful cuisine of New Orleans, Shango Bistro and Wine Bar strives to awaken the senses through Chef Jim Guarino’s culinary creations, a Wine Spectator-awarded wine list 170 bottles strong, and our eclectic, carefully hand-selected beer menu. Shango embodies the spirit of a true neighborhood bistro — offering a light, fun atmosphere paired with serious food and drink.
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