189 Burger

4.7
371 Reviews
$30 and under
Burgers
189 is a burger bar located in the heart of the historic East Aurora village. The kitchen prides itself in fresh, wholesome food, grinding a custom blend of prime grade brisket for our famous burgers on premise daily. Complement your burger with a craft cocktail or try a taste from our extensive whiskey wall. Take a seat in our beautiful outdoor alley or in our rustic dining room- we know your experience will be a unique and exciting one at each visit!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 371 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.6
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Noise · Moderate
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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was excellent

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Bowmeow
Tampa
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Loved everything about 189 Burger during our first visit. The only reason I gave Food 4 stars instead of was I thought that the homemade chips and sweet potato fries were just slightly overdone. And I prefer honey butter with sweet potato fries instead of plain honey. The Greek burger and the Pot Roast Dip were out of this world!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nicely remodeled and the burgers were great !

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EileenG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time there for dinner
Wait staff was great The food was delicious and done as we asked. We will absolutely be returning !

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and excellent food and drinks. Will definitely be back!

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Abc123
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Everything was okay. Not bad not great. Prob the favorite was the egg rolls.

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vipNicoleW
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great!

CA
CAROLB
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Service was great, food was excellent. Noise level quite high( of course it was after a Bills game, so it was loud). I’m hoping our next visit will be a bit quieter.

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AshH
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best restaurant in East Aurora. No matter what you order it’s always perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Good food / outside small patio / very casual / construction in back licked up quite a bit if dust .. no sun at 1 pm in afternoon because blocked by building .

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vipDebraR
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Burger and bourbon night is always a hit! I try a different burger every time I go.

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NadineF
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Burger was very good! Fries were cold!!! Atmosphere was cool

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James
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was very good but hardly saw our server never asked if we would like another drink and we would have! It wasn't even busy

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Paul
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As expressed to the hostess and server, the number of flies at the front two window seats is overwhelming. As soon as our food arrived, the flies were even more unbearable. We initially moved from the other front window seat but it wasn't any better.

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GailP
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Food was pretty decent except the fries tasted like onions. Waitress was so-so. Maybe she was new? The biggest issue was that we were getting "rained on" from the duct work. Yes it was very warm out and it appeared that the ducts were extremely wet from condensation, the waitress told us to move the table...

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff and food were excellent. Environment was excellent could carry on a conversation without having to shout. Would definitely recommend

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vipMicheleF
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappointed. I had the Nashville chicken sandwich with sweet potato fries and my husband had the American burger with a side of Brussels 🥰 Our favorite for date night. An amazing selection of bourbon. Love the ambiance.

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StacieL
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing burgers and the staff was very friendly!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Oxford
12 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

One of our favorite places! Great food and atmosphere!

MK
MargieK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Another fine time, this occasional with family. Service was a little off though…water glasses weren’t refilled, drinks were done for a long while before asked if we’d like another and the fries (which are the best in my book) were overdone to a crisp. When mentioned to the waitress, she apologized but didn’t offer any option (replacement?) to rectify my disappointment!

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HowardF
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great cocktails

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AlanaP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far the best burger in WNY!! Ambience is great, energy on point. We always have the best time when we go there.

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AmyD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, will definitely be back!

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PattyH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great! They have the best burgers

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Food was amazing! Everyone loved their meal. We were a party of 6, they seated us outside and the flies were very bothersome. I won't sit outside again but will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Greek burger was fantastic!

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MikeS
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was really outstanding, great presentation as well. Our server went out of her way, really attentive, made the dining experience awesome.

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DonaldT
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Awesome burgers! The roasted Brussels sprouts as a side with my Spicy BBQ Burger was awesome. Definitely will be returning again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was amazing, best burgers on WNY.

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Bridget
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Danny & Claudia are the best bartenders. Absolutely adore them. Everyone always goes above & beyond for the customers. The food is always delicious (highly recommend the beef on weck egg rolls)

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, as always. Staff is always friendly. Atmosphere is comfortable and welcoming.

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vipTheresaI
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome! The roast beef egg rolls were spectacular!!

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KimW
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This was our first visit but likely will not be our last. The burgers were five star and everything else was very good.

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BrendanM
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Black bean burger was very good also sweet potato fries

KB
KimberlyB
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The roast beef egg rolls were amazing!! I had the Greek burger & it was so delicious, and cooked to perfection. Great atmosphere & the Spanish Bomb cocktail was refreshing.

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Kelly
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Dinner and drinks were delicious. Service was slow but it’s expected with having no one wanting to work due to unemployment. Restaurant clean and patio is great!!!

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Neeka
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Burgers! Awesome service. Very friendly staff. Will definitely come again!

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KimS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great. Our server, Grace, was outstanding.

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WesleyD
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great drink selection, prices were lower than expected. Will be going back again soon!

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SylviaO
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. Love this place!!

FAQs

189 Burger offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (716) 652-8189.

189 Burger is rated 4.7 stars by 371 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.