Where Buffalo Goes to Be Polish: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks & Sunday Brunch



Experience specialty Polish baked goods, pierogi, drinks, and dinner dishes all while seated comfortably in an elegant yet casual European Lounge right in the heart of Buffalo! Blending Polish culture and tradition with modern presentation, sister eateries Chrusciki Bakery, Simply Pierogi and Sto Lat Bar surround an open indoor dining space, offering guests a unique Polish food experience tailored to individual tastes. Whether you are in the mood for something sweet with your coffee, a quick lunch bowl, or a fresh take on “dinner and drinks;” you’ll find all that here and more. Love the outdoors? Check out our garden-inspired patio spaces!


Chrusciki Bakery

Delicious pastries like placek, macarons, chrusciki, & pastry hearts! Sweet Melody’s gelato bar & a full coffee menu. Book custom cakes, cookies, & dessert tables.

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Simply Pierogi Polish Kitchen

Fast-casual restaurant concept serving traditional Polish cuisine like build-your-own Pierogi Bowls and build-your-own Polish Platters complete with a variety of toppings, sides & sauces, as well as our golabki and Pierogi Hoagies. Open for lunch and dinner!




Sto Lat Bar

Full-service bar and restaurant offering lunch fare alongside Polish beers, & liquors, local draft beers, and signature cocktails like our popular Blackberry Old-Fashioned, Polish Mule & BFLO Refresher. Dinner starts daily at 5pm with favorites from our elevated European-style menu including our Placek Monte Cristo Sliders, 716-Ski Bites & our new Paczki Burger!

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Opened 33 years ago at Buffalo’s Broadway Market, Chrusciki Bakery was founded by owner Ania Duchon’s parents, Tadeusz and Hania Robieniek, who traveled from Poland to live in the United States.

The family later established a second bakery location in Lancaster, New York, at which they also sold pierogi.

Faced with COVID restrictions, they worked hard to open an innovative third location at Buffalo’s Eastern Hills Mall, featuring a refined, “big living room” dining space for Chrusciki Bakery, Simply Pierogi, and Sto Lat Bar.


We invite you to stop by and share your stories as you relax & enjoy!

The European Lounge

4475 Transit Road in Buffalo | 716. 276.0706 | theeuropeanlounge.com

Located next to The Eastern Hills Mall at “The BFLO District”

Open Tuesday - Sunday