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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Casino
“Casino's speak for themselves. Live horse racing is July - Nov, Mon, Wed, Fri nights, 6-9. 3 miles away”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Alex's Place is a great restaurant for steak, seafood and ribs. They've been a local favorite for over 20 years. You will not be disappointed!”
  • 2 locals recommend
High School
“If the Batavia Muckdogs are playing baseball at home take in a game and see tomorrows all stars, the best deal in town.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Bring your chair or blanket, some friends and family, and get ready to jam out and have some fun! Join Batavians and other locals in enjoyment of an eclectic mix of musical genres every Friday night beginning June 22 thru August 24. Concerts will begin at 7pm each Friday. Concerts are located Downtown in the Jackson Square between Center Street and Jackson Street.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Looking for some traditional Irish fare, O’Lacy’s is the place. You will feel like you just walked into a pub in Ireland! Friendly staff and great food is what you will find there. My daughters favorite is the Shepard’s pie!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Do you love Sushi? This is the place to go! You will feel like you just walked into a sushi bar in New York City. Great food and friendly service is what you will find there. Not sure what to try? The staff will explain everything. One of my favorites, coconut shrimp, presentation is wonderful!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Located in the Batavia Downs Racetrack and Gaming, they serve homemade pasta along with many other menu items. Enjoy a quiet meal and then try your luck at the slot machines.”
  • 1 local recommends
Farmers Market
“If you want it fresh from the farm you must try this market. Open Tues, Thurs & Fridays 9-5 during the summer months. Located at Bank St. & Alva Place in downtown Batavia.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“A great place to visit for local favorites, including 32 varieties of chicken wings, a must try if you have never had them. Homemade pasta, grilled pizza and subs are just a few of the items on the menu.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Looking for a leisurely outdoor activity? Meadowbrook golf course is the family friendly affordable way to enjoy golf at any level of experience. Also, guests of the bnb get discounted passes! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Excellent food especially the beef on weck, a western NY favorite! Staff very friendly. Enjoy a variety of food items.”
  • 1 local recommends
History Museum
“Learn how Batavia was settled in this quaint museum located in the center of Batavia. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Brewery
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“Newly opened Eli Fish Brewing Coming is quickly becoming a gathering place for families and friends, serving NY state beers and wines. A variety of foods are available. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Restaurants, Shopping, Craft Brewery (Eli Fish Brewery), Casino, Live Horse Race track, Genesee County Community College, Six Senses Escape Room, ”
  • 1 local recommends
Supermarket
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“You will find your every need met, from fresh produce to seasonal items. Competitive prices and friendly staff.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Aldi’s can meet most of your grocery needs. Staff is friendly and prices are great.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Alex's Place is a great restaurant for steak, seafood and ribs. They've been a local favorite for over 20 years. You will not be disappointed!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Do you love Sushi? This is the place to go! You will feel like you just walked into a sushi bar in New York City. Great food and friendly service is what you will find there. Not sure what to try? The staff will explain everything. One of my favorites, coconut shrimp, presentation is wonderful!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Located in the Batavia Downs Racetrack and Gaming, they serve homemade pasta along with many other menu items. Enjoy a quiet meal and then try your luck at the slot machines.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“A great place to visit for local favorites, including 32 varieties of chicken wings, a must try if you have never had them. Homemade pasta, grilled pizza and subs are just a few of the items on the menu.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Excellent food especially the beef on weck, a western NY favorite! Staff very friendly. Enjoy a variety of food items.”
  • 1 local recommends

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