When you're looking for an incredible place for a fancy dinner, where do you go?  If you have no idea, this list is for you.

Most people don't eat at fancy restaurants every day.  It's just not possible.  With busy schedules and large families, some of us wait months or even years before we are able to sit down for a home-cooked meal, much less a fancy one.

Fancy dinners, for most of us, are reserved for important occasions.  Maybe it's a promotion at work that you have to celebrate because you've waited for years to get it.  Maybe it's a holiday that you want to celebrate with your family.  Maybe it's just a date night that is long overdue for you and your partner. Heck, maybe you just want a little peace and quiet for yourself!

Whatever the reason, fancy dinners should make you feel fancy.  Why else would you pay so much?

A fancy dinner is all about the experience.  These days, they're not about feeling stuffy - at least that's not normally the case in Buffalo.  Many of them go out of their way to make you feel served and welcome.  You are a guest and they make you feel that way.

That's not to say that it's casual by any means.  At a fancy restaurant, people get dressed up and the atmosphere is elegant.  The food is judged as much on how it tastes as how it's presented.  Normally you'll get to try things there that you don't find on every other menu.  This could be your chance to try octopus or escargot (if you're into that kind of thing).

The cool thing about this list, is that many of them you may have not tried before.  Some are brand new.  What they all have in common though, is that everyone is talking about them.

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