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Dining In

Everything you desire — fine dining, creative bar drinks, specialty coffees, and lite noshes are on the menu at The Richardson Hotel Buffalo. Our restaurant and lounge offer a plethora of unique flavors, and our convenient café offers the refreshments you crave from morning to evening.

Classic Cocktails & Memorable Meals

Bar Vaux

Experience dining at The Richardson Hotel, where patrons and locals come for creative cocktails and an exceptional menu. Each meal is meticulously prepared by our chef and perfectly timed to arrive promptly at your table. American comfort food fills our menus, featuring small plates and other creations made with quality meats and fresh fish. We also offer classic cocktails in our historic buildings.

  • Tuesday – Thursday: 4 PM – 10 PM / Food Available: 4 PM – 9 PM
  • Friday & Saturday: 4 PM – 11 PM / Food Available: 4 PM – 10 PM
  • Sunday & Monday: Closed
  • Craft cocktails, beer, wine, and small plate snack menu

Cucina Restaurant

A Northern Italian cuisine, featuring scratch pastas/pizzas and meats.

Cucina, a charming northern Italian restaurant, invites you to savor the flavors of Italy in an exquisite culinary journey. With a name that translates to “kitchen” in Italian, Cucina embodies the heart and soul of authentic Italian cuisine. Nestled in a warm and inviting atmosphere, this restaurant offers a delightful blend of traditional and contemporary dishes inspired by the rich culinary heritage of northern Italy. From homemade pastas and risottos to succulent grilled meats and fresh seafood, each dish is meticulously crafted with the finest locally sourced ingredients. Cucina’s attentive staff ensures a memorable dining experience, while the carefully curated wine list complements the flavors with a selection of exceptional Italian wines. Whether you’re seeking a romantic dinner for two or a gathering with friends and family, Cucina promises an unforgettable taste of Italy right at your table.

  • Wednesday & Thursday: 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Friday & Saturday: 5 PM - 10 PM