Keybank Center Food

Food at the KeyBank Center

In 1996 KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York opened and replaced Memorial Auditorium.  Located in Downtown Buffalo the arena was built primarily for the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL, but there are many other Keybank Center events throughout the year.  The Buffalo Bandits of the NLL also use the arena for home games.  The other events at the arena include live music, arena football, and soccer. The arena is easy to access and the city has public transportation options for fans to take advantage of when they attend Sabres game.  Concession services and menu items are abound with all the things fans love to eat at games at this upstate NY arena.

KeyBank Center Food & Concession Stands

The menus at Keybank Center restaurants and concession stands are filled with popular dishes like street tacos and ramen noodles.  There are plenty of traditional stadium favorites served at Sabres games, too, like burgers, pizza, hot dogs, and lots of snacks.  Buffalo wings, of course, are available, as well as other regional favorites as Buffalo-style pizza from La Nova (currently the “official” pizza of the Sabres), as well as fried bologna sandwiches and Perry’s ice cream.   Stadium management is always looking to add new items for fans to enjoy when they come to see their team play.  Popular dishes are on the menu at places on both concourses, so you usually don’t have to go far inside the venue to grab what you want to eat or drink during the Sabres game.

Classic Food at KeyBank Center

If you’re at a Buffalo Sabres game, there are foods and drink options on the menu at this upstate NY venue you should certainly try when you are inside KeyBank Center.   In case you’re wondering, Buffalo style pizza falls somewhere in between what is typical NY and Chicago styles, so it’s definitely an item to try if you’re not from the area.  Also, whether you’re in downtown Buffalo or at KeyBank Center, Beef on Weck is a city classic, which may seem like a fancy way to say a roast beef sandwich, but it is one of the popular dishes in this part of the country.  There are some specialty items available in the Lexus Club, too, if you’re in that seating area. 

Food Near KeyBank Center

Downtown Buffalo has a lot of local restaurants and watering holes for fans near KeyBank Center who are heading to a Buffalo Sabres hockey game.  The area surrounding Knox III Plaza where KeyBank Center is located, as well as city blocks on Washington Street, Illinois Street, Perry Street, and Mississippi Street all have restaurants with a lot of items popular in this part of the country.  Restaurants located near the venue include Panorama on Seven, The Draft Room, and 716 Food & Sport.  These are all popular on game night with locals, so plan to get to the area a little early to eat before you see the Sabres hit the ice.

KeyBank Center Food & Concession FAQs

How much does food cost at the KeyBank Center?

Items at a game or any of the other types of events at KeyBank Center start at under $10 for many snack items and soft drinks. 

Can you bring food into the KeyBank Center?

You cannot bring outside items in KeyBank Center.

What restaurants are inside the KeyBank Center?

The restaurants located inside KeyBank Center include the Lexus and Harbor clubs.

How much does a beer cost at KeyBank Center?

Depending on if you are at one of the stands located around the arena or in one of the club restaurants, prices can vary, but in general beers start at about $8.


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