Risa's Deli, Restaurant & Catering has served classic New York deli food for over 35 years. Located in the lobby of 285 Delaware next to the Channel 2 studio in downtown Buffalo, our family-owned and operated business offers breakfast, lunch, sit-down dining, take-out, and catering.

Our specialties include matzah ball soup and other Jewish deli recipes that bring you back to childhood. In addition to bagels and breakfast sandwiches, we offer a variety of lunchtime fare, including our famous "Stumpy's" corned beef, freshly made pastrami, and a variety of hearty deli sandwiches, salads, and soups, including our special sweet and sour cabbage soup.

Stop by for breakfast or lunch, or let us cater your next event or special occasion!


Risa's Deli & Restaurant

From Bagels To Banquets

Looking for a delicious meal to enjoy with your family and friends? Look no further than Risa's Deli & Restaurant!

Breakfast At Risa's Deli

Rise and Shine

Risa's Deli, Restaurant & Catering has proudly served New York deli classics for over 35 years. Our convenient downtown Buffalo location is near The Westin, Hampton Inn, Embassy Suites and other downtown hotels making it easy to enjoy delicious New York deli food no matter where you stay.

Our breakfast menu is available Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am until 11 am and includes:

  • Bagels & Muffins
  • Breakfast Sandwiches
  • and Coffee, of course

Lunch in Downtown Buffalo?

Stop in Risa's Deli & Restaurant

We have served classic New York deli food in Buffalo for over 35 years.  Our lunch menu includes a variety of hearty deli sandwiches, salads, and delicious homemade soups. 

Our downtown Buffalo location serves lunch from 11 am - 3 pm Monday thru Friday and is conveniently located near downtown Buffalo hotels. Come in today and enjoy some classic New York deli food!  Make sure you leave room for our handmade desserts!

We offer: 

  • Variety of specialty deli-style sandwiches
  • Vegan salad and wrap options available
  • Variety of homemade soups
  • Homemade desserts 
    Need a lighter fare? - Try our daily lunch special - your choice of soup and half a sandwich.


Delicious food and excellent service, are our hallmarks.

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