Where to Eat

Dine atop the mountains where you can soak in a gorgeous view of our valleys or enjoy a peaceful meal while gazing at the beautiful, serene waterways in our county. The Enchanted Mountains Region is known for its fine dining establishments.

Whether your preference is international cuisine or local flavor, our region has something for everyone. Choose a type of cuisine, beverage or food from the drop-box below to locate a restaurant.

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Balloons Restaurant & Night Club

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Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone: 716-699-4162

Full-service restaurant featuring house specials like beer fries, gourmet burgers, and 25¢ wings on Mondays. Over 20 craft and domestic beers on tap, as well as a variety of ongoing specials and promotions. View their calendar here.

Barbara's Maple Haven

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Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 716-676-9910

Good home cooking and fresh baked goods daily! Great home cooked breakfast; pancakes with REAL Maple Syrup. Friday Fish Fry.

Snowmobilers welcome!  Plenty of parking.

 

Hours:

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bayview Mini Mart & Ice Cream Parlor

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Frewsburg, NY 14738
Phone: 716-354-2021

An ice cream parlor passing as a pirate ship and overlooking the Onoville Marina. Ice cream, hamburgers, hotdogs, and more.

Also a mini mart with fishing on pontoon boat rentals.

 

SEASONAL: Open mid-April through mid-September

Bear Creek Lodge

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Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 716-676-6322

Open for lunch and dinner and offers both casual and formal dining.

You'll find a breathtaking view of the lake from inside the spacious dining room, or dine outside on the deck.

Winter Hours:

Monday - Thursday
CLOSED

Friday - Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Beef 'N Barrel

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Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-2985

The Beef ‘n’ Barrel specializes in Premium Roast Beef that is slow-roasted until tender, then sliced to order at dining room carving stations. Although this treasured restaurant offers many different handcrafted dishes, it is famous for its Beef on Weck. This sandwich is relatively unknown outside of the area, but is just as ubiquitous as Buffalo wings in Western New York.

Brickhouse Bar & Grill

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Allegany, NY 14706
Phone: 716-372-9800

Locals love Brickhouse, and you will too! They have a large selection of burgers and sandwiches, along with pizza, wings, finger foods, and salads. Drive by early Thursday mornings in the summer to catch a wiff of their lip-smackin' chicken BBQ--started early, slow-cooked, and ready just in time for lunch!

Brooklyn Bakery

Brooklyn Bakery Kitchen
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-1800

Wood-fired brick oven pizzeria tucked away behind Family Video. Pickup and delivery only—no dining area.

 

Hours:

Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday - Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday
CLOSED

Brothers Bistro

Photo of a pasta salad at Chef's Bistro Restaurant
Olean , NY 14760
Phone: 716-379-8656

Welcome to Brother’s Bistro! Located in the center of Olean’s historic business district, Brother’s Bistro serves the Olean Area's finest International Foods.

At Brother’s Bistro, every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. They serve only the choicest meats and seafood, freshest vegetables, breads and pastries that are baked fresh daily.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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Meaning of the word Cattaraugus

CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.

In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.

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