For those of us that are lucky enough to work in or near Downtown Buffalo, there are quite a few lunch options available to choose from.

After being in the office all morning, it's nice to be able to take a stroll across Lafayette Square or up to Fountain Plaza for a delicious and affordable lunch.

Check out these 6 Great Lunch Deals in Downtown Buffalo that you should try next time you happen to be in the area during lunch hours:


Fables Cafe at the Buffalo Library
1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY
Tucked away inside the Erie County Library at Lafayette square, Fables has an excellent offering of freshly made sandwiches and daily soups. A sandwich with soup and a side salad will range from $8-12. The turkey with apples and warm brie is a personal favorite.

465 Main Street Buffalo, NY
As the name suggests, Lunchbox caters to the busy downtown crowd with a menu of fresh salads, soups, sandwiches and grilled flatbreads all under $10. Breakfast sandwiches are served till 11:30am, and fresh baked goods always make for a perfect complement to any meal.

Perk's Cafe and Market
36 Broadway Buffalo, NY
Located on the corner of Ellicott and Broadway, Perks boasts a menu of delicious paninis, sandwiches and wraps. I’d go for the $7 Reuben on ryeif I were you. In addition to its offering of smoothies, coffee and an array of dessert options, the beautifully restored space itself is well worth the visit.

475 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY
Seabar offers great sushi lunch combos as well as daily specials like their cuban sandwich and juicy burgers. It's a great option for an affordable and delicious lunch, even for those on the go. Be sure to try the sushi combo that includes a roll, miso soup, sesame noodles and drink for around $12.

Osteria 166
166 Franklin Street Buffalo, NY
A relative newcomer to the Downtown Buffalo area, Osteria opened in June 2013. A casual Italian eatery with lunch offerings that include a classic pasta with Sunday sauce as well as burgers, veal and daily chef specials. The $9 porchetta sandwich is an instant winner, and the giant meatballs are some of the best in town.

Vito’s Market
40 Fountain Plz, Buffalo, NY
Serving fresh for over twenty years! Vitos’ Market, located right in the center of Fountain Plaza, has an excellent salad bar, pizzas, paninis, wraps, sandwiches and of course the market bowl - with your choice of meat, vegetables, rice, sauces and toppings for under $8.