(716) 858-3118

166 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Far More Than Just Pasta

Check out this great feature on Buffalo Rising, written by Kristine Hornung-Pottle!


Don’t blink or you may miss all that is happening at Osteria 166, located on the corner of Franklin and Mohawk Streets. This casual Italian eatery has a downtown vibe while keeping a comfortable neighborhood feel, as well as a gorgeous event space upstairs. This restaurant boasts great wine, creative food and terrific service, while offering a variety of price points. Some enticing attractions include: thirty bottles of wine under $30, house cured meats and wild game options, private dining for 6 to 125 guests in their new upper level private event space (see inset) or a casual drink after work with a pizza. There is something for everyone here. Read more…


Occasions by Osteria is Western New York’s premier caterer, bringing the fabulous food and flawless execution of our Osteria 166 and Villaggio restaurants, to extraordinary events of every type and size. Whether you want to impress your guests with our Italian favorites or wow them with more contemporary cuisine, the O Team will work with you to develop a customized menu that fits your theme and budget.