The Ashford Station Bistro

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Located in a historic building, the Station Bistro of West Valley welcomes visitors to indulge in the tastes of the WNY countryside.  Built in early 1900's, the building was owned by Peter Simmons, who was a "jack of all trades", skilled cobbler and salesman for Delta Tools.  He opened a general store after what was a tragic yet surprising story. 

Now owned by the Robert Ehman family, the building was used for storage of antiques until a recent auction which opened the space for another idea that Bob had envisioned.... a cafe and general store with an old train/steam engine theme.  Three local women were able to create his vision and now The Station Bistro is open to the public (as of May 2019). 

Passionate about supporting local farmers and showcasing the goods gathered and resourced by individuals in the immediate surrounding area, the menu was carefully created to focus on the freshest ingredients.  The menu will change seasonally according to the harvests.  The desserts are a must as this is where Bob Ehman first met Emily, one of the three local women.  Buying one of her famous Thanksgiving Pies from her homestead - Lucky Day Homestead.  

Kitchen Hours:

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

Saturday - Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Once liquor license is obtained, dinners will be served Fridays and Saturdays from 4-8pm. 


Ashford Station Bistro
Ashford Station Bistro
5386 Depot St.
West Valley, NY 14171
United States
Phone: 716-942-3040
42° 25' 34.6008" N, 78° 38' 50.64" W

Takeout Food: Yes

Outdoor Dining: Yes

General Information

  • Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown
  • Parking: Yes
  • RV Parking: Unknown
  • Bus Parking: Unknown
  • Pets Allowed: Unknown
  • Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
  • Internet Access: Unknown
  • Conference / Meeting / Banquet: Unknown
  • Playground: Unknown
  • Indoor Pool: Unknown
  • Outdoor Pool: Unknown
  • Swimming:
  • Boat Launch or Dock:
  • Fishing Access:
  • Equestrian Trail Access: Unknown
  • Bicycle Trail Access: Unknown
  • Hiking Trail Access: Unknown
  • Mountain Biking Trail Access: Unknown
  • Snowmobile Trail Access: Unknown

Please note

Please note that this information may change and may be incorrect

Only East West Route that connects Canada with Mexico

Rt. 62 is the only east-west route that connects Canada with Mexico.

With its origin at Niagara Falls and end at El Paso, Texas, parts of the road follow the Ozark Trail.

Rt. 62 begins in Cattaraugus County in the Village of Gowanda and travels south through Dayton, Leon and Conewango (through Amish country) before heading west into Chautauqua County.

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