Our Food Menu!

 

Welcome to the Brewery & Taproom, neighbor! We believe in bringing people together through the love of great beer and food. All of our dishes are made using local ingredients prepared right here in our kitchen or supplied by our community partners. Whether you’re sticking with a familiar favorite or trying something new, we’ve got the perfect beer to pair with your meal. Always local and always fresh—that’s dining, Community Beer Works style. 

SHAREABLES

  • THE DOPEST PIZZA BAGELS | $12
    The dopest thing you’ll have all summer! Choose your pizza adventure: Cheese & chopped pepperoni | Buffalo Style | Spinach & Artichoke | Vegetarian (red sauce with all the veggies!). All served with blue cheese and That Hot Sauce.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THAT IPA
  • SCHAEFER MALTHOUSE TACOS | $14
    A contemporary take on a historic classic! Two tasty tacos on bacon-infused corn tortillas with crunchy That IPA slaw, smoked pulled pork from Always Something Farms, fresh jalapeño, pickled red onion, cotija, and chipotle aioli. Served with a side of sweet potato fries.
    Feeding a hungry group? Make it a platter of ten tacos for $60! Platter doesn’t include sweet potato fries.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THAT IPA
  • LOADED SWEET POTATO FRIES | $14
    A sweet take on loaded fries! Crispy fried sweet potato loaded with That IPA beer cheese, garlic aioli, jalapeños, pickled red onion, and crispy bacon.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: LET’S GO PILS
  • BBQ WHALE “RIBS” | $14
    Our unique take on a backyard classic that’s perfect for our vegan friends! Seitan “ribs” tossed in The Whale BBQ sauce and grilled to perfection. Served with sweet potato fries, dill dip, and hot honey. Feeding a hungry group? Make it a platter of 12 for $34! Platter doesn’t include sweet potato fries.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • MEZZE PLATTER | $19
    A platter of farm-fresh veggies & produce for sharing with friends, or yourself (because hey, you deserve it). Includes Good Neighbor garlic hummus, dopest dough bread crostinis, olives, English cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and carrot & celery sticks.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: GOOD NEIGHBOR
  • MONEY BAGS DUMPLINGS | $10
    Named after their fun shape, Moneybags Dumplings are handcrafted right here on the West Side of Buffalo! Includes 6 dumplings with your choice of one flavor: Sesame Chicken, Soy Shroom (Vegan), Buffalo Chicken & Cheese. Feeding a hungry group? Make it a flight of 6 of each for $25!
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: ASK US ABOUT OUR SOUR SELECTION!
  • FRIED CAULIFLOWER BITES | $9
    Mild cauliflower bites coated in gluten-free cornmeal and deep fried to crispy perfection. Served with a side of hot sauce and blue cheese dressing.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: LET’S GO PILS
  • THE DOPEST PRETZEL | $16
    Bet you can’t name a more iconic duo than beer and a pretzel! A huge dopest dough pretzel with just a little crunch warmed and served with The Whale mustard and That IPA beer cheese for dipping.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • THE DOPEST BREAD BOWL | $15
    You’ll want to tell your friends about this one…*chefs kiss*. A half loaf of freshly baked rye formed into a bowl and absolutely stuffed with your choice of delicious filling. The scooped out bread is baked into croutons for dipping (not too crunchy, not too soft)! Get the whole damn loaf (+ $3). Choose your own dipping adventure: Classic Dill Dip (contains beef) | Vegetarian Dill | Buffalo Chicken (+ $2) Vegetarian Buffalo (+ $2) | Spinach Artichoke (+ $2).
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THAT IPA
  • DON’T GO BACON MY HEART | $12
    Somewhere between a mozzarella stick and a bacon popper, this pair of fritters are perfect for sharing—and they’re gluten free! Soft Eden Valley Farms Cheese Curds enveloped in corn batter with little bits of bacon, lightly fried and served with a side of chipotle aioli.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • FARMER’S FARE & FERMENTS | $20
    More of a culinary experience than a meal—everyone loves a charcuterie board! Our Head Chef expertly curated a selection of seasonal meats and cheeses, pickled veggies, spiced mixed nuts and The Whale mustard for an arrangement that puts our Community Partners on full display with enough delicious morsels to feed a group!
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: SUMMER PLAYLIST

MAIN STUFF

All sandwiches and dogs are served with a side of crunchy potato chips. Upgrade to golden-fried tater tots or sweet potato fries (+ $2).

  • FRY DOG | $8
    Craving a charbroiled hot dog? This is guaranteed to hit the spot! A Sahlen’s hot dog deep fried (without breading) and served in a classic roll with your choice of toppings (listed below). You’ll swear you’re at the ballpark! Toppings: Beer pickle slaw | Barrel + Brine sauerkraut | The Whale mustard | That IPA beer cheese The Whale chili (+ $3)
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: LET’S GO PILS
  • CARROT DOG | $8
    Everyone loves a good hot dog so we’ve made one for our vegetarian and vegan friends! A smoked carrot marinated in the perfect spices to make it taste just like the American classic. Served in a roll with your choice of toppings. Toppings: Beer pickle slaw | Barrel + Brine sauerkraut | The Whale mustard | That IPA beer cheese The Whale chili (+ $3)
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THAT IPA
  • 7TH STREET BEET BURGER | $12
    A damn good veggie burger? It’s not impossible! Our beet patty is made with fresh veggie ingredients and topped with shredded lettuce, pickled red onion, provolone cheese, and garlic aioli on a Costanzo’s roll*. It’s an authentic, tasty burger made from scratch—plus it can be prepared vegan!
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: ASK US ABOUT OUR SELECTION OF IPAS!
  • 7TH STREET BURGER | $15
    A good burger can be satisfying but a GREAT burger keeps you coming back for more! One of our most popular dishes;
    a custom blend of beef from Plato Dale Farms AND Moriarty Meats bacon pressed on the grill with classic American cheese. Topped with Barrel + Brine pickles, shredded lettuce, caramelized onion and secret burger sauce (garlic aioli) on a dopest dough pretzel roll. Make it a double (+ $4)!
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • JAKE’S BBQ CHICKEN SANDWICH | $15
    A Whale-y great chicken sandwich! Chicken breast smothered in Whale BBQ and topped with cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, Barrel + Brine pickles, candied bacon and Jake’s special sauce. Served with a side of sweet potato fries.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • WEST SIDE WRAPS | $14
    Your choice of chicken finger wrap pressed on the grill. Choose Buffalo (hot sauce, shredded lettuce, blue cheese, and shredded cheddar) OR Cajun Caesar (Caesar dressing, shredded lettuce, and provolone cheese). Served with sweet potato fries.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • FINGERS & FRIES | $16
    One for the grown-up kids! Southern-fried chicken fingers tossed in your choice of house-made sauce (Whale BBQ, That Hot Sauce, Buffalo, Good Neighbor Carolina BBQ, or hot honey). Served with a side of sweet potato fries.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: ASK US ABOUT OUR FLIGHT PAIRING OPTIONS!
  • SMOKEHOUSE PORK | $14
    Inspired by home-cooked backyard BBQ, this sandwich is the definition of comfort food! Pulled pork that’s been patiently smoked until perfectly tender and rich with flavor piled onto a Costanzo’s roll* and finished with The Whale BBQ sauce, That IPA beer cheese, and pickled red onion.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: SUMMER PLAYLIST
  • THE WHALE CHILI | $8
    For those moments when you just really need a big bowl of hearty, wholesome chili! Our take on a familiar favorite is slow cooked with beef plus our signature brown ale to give it an extra touch of roasted character in every spoonful. Topped with sour cream, sharp cheddar, scallions, and warm bread for dipping.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • COBB SALAD | $16
    Chopped bacon, blue cheese, hard boiled egg, cherry tomato, red onion, and cucumber neatly arranged on a crispy bed of romaine lettuce with That IPA vinaigrette. Great for Instagram…and your belly.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THAT IPA
  • CAESAR SALAD | $12
    A staff favorite, this traditional Caesar salad really hits the spot when you want something light but filling. Crispy romaine lettuce, crunchy dopest dough croutons, and savory Parmesan cheese tossed in our own Caesar dressing and served with a lemon wedge to round it out. Add a tender grilled chicken breast (+ $4)!
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: SUMMER PLAYLIST

*Gluten free roll available upon request.

LIGHTER STUFF

  • SIDE CAESAR | $5
    A smaller version of our Ceasar salad to pair with another dish!
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: SUMMER PLAYLIST
  • SWEET POTATO FRIES | $5
    Side portion of sweet potato fries served with hot honey and That IPA beer cheese.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: LET’S GO PILS
  • BREWHOUSE QUESADILLA | $10
    Our brewer’s favorite! An extra large 16” flour tortilla stuffed with sharp cheddar, caramelized onion, and diced bell peppers. Add grilled chicken for (+ $4).
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: LET’S GO PILS
  • SPIEDIE SANDWICH | $11
    A southern NYS favorite comes to Buffalo! Juicy beer-marinated chicken grilled and topped with That IPA beer cheese on a sub roll with pickles. Served with a side of sweet potato fries.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THAT IPA

SWEET STUFF

  • THE DOPEST WHALE ICE CREAM SANDWICHES | $8
    The dopest ice cream sandwich ever made! Chocolate & vanilla ice cream made with The Whale sandwiched between two dopest dough cookies. Massive in size—and flavor!
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: THE WHALE
  • FRUIT N’ BISCUIT PARFAIT | $8
    A beer glass filled with housemade whip cream, beer biscuits, fresh berries, and a delicious compote made from our fruited sour.
    PERFECT BEER PAIRING: ASK US ABOUT OUR SOUR SELECTION!

*Tabs not closed will have an 18% gratuity automatically added.

BRUNCH MENU

Brunch is served every Sunday from 11AM to 3PM. Enjoy!

COCKTAILS

  • THE LOOSE SCREW | $8
    Tito’s Vodka, orange juice and hopped citrus seltzer.
  • CLASSIC ‘MOSA | $8
    You know the drill: OJ + champagne. Why mess with a good thing?
  • BLOODY MARY | $8
    Tito’s Vodka and bloody mary mix.
  • ELECTRIC SMURF | $8
    Malibu Coconut Rum, Blue Curacao and pineapple juice.

EGGS & STUFF

  • BREAKFAST BEERITO | $15
    Why waste time eating your breakfast in pieces when you can roll everything into one delicious brunch vessel? Packed with soft scrambled eggs, beer cheese, peppers and onions, plus your choice of savory bacon or sausage, or tofu scramble (skip the beer cheese to make it vegan). Finished on the grill and served with a side of cajun potato hash. Feeling adventurous? Ask for cajun potato hash IN your burrito (+ $2)!
  • THE DOPEST BREAKFAST SANDWICH | $15
    A freshly baked dopest dough bagel toasted and packed with your choice of fried or scrambled egg, American cheese, savory bacon or breakfast sausage, Sriracha aioli, and scallion for a mammoth take on a breakfast favorite. Served with a side of cajun potato hash.
  • BREWER’S BENEDICT | $16
    Everyone loves the classics: songs…breakfast…why mess with a good thing? A platter of traditional eggs Benedict with poached egg, crispy bacon, and Hollandaise sauce atop a split English muffin. Skip the bacon and add grilled veggies for a vegetarian-friendly twist! Served with a side of cajun potato hash.
  • CORNCAKE BENEDICT | $16
    Our unique take on eggs Benedict features bacon-infused corn cakes instead of the traditional English muffin. Soft, warm and made in our kitchen with bacon in the batter, these savory corn cakes make the perfect base for poached egg, peppers and onions, and beer cheese. Served with a side of cajun potato hash.
  • SWEET POTATO BRUNCH FRIES | $15
    Loaded sweet potato fries all dressed up for brunch! Piled high with fried egg, your choice of bacon or sausage, Hollandaise sauce, Sriracha aioli, and a sprinkle of green scallion. It’s a hearty meal for one or a shareable platter for a couple friends!
  • 7TH STREET BRUNCH BURGER | $17
    Smash burgers are for breakfast too! The perfect brunch burger starts with a custom blend of local beef AND bacon pressed on the grill then topped with shredded lettuce, pickled red onions, beer cheese, secret burger sauce, and fried egg (because breakfast). Nestled between a soft Costanzo’s roll* and served with a side of cajun potato hash, this isn’t so much a burger as it is a way of life.
  • BRUNCH CHARCUTERIE | $20
    Imagine the perfect breakfast landscape with mountains of savory sausage, rippling waves of crispy bacon, French toast monuments dipped in oceans of warm maple syrup, whipped cream cheese and berry compote, rolling hills of fried egg, and a sprawling forest of cajun potato hash; all backed by a symphony of sweet cinnamon rolls. Now stop imagining and ask for our brunch charcuterie board! A shareable feast for a group—or a mighty conquest for one!

LIGHTER STUFF

  • CAJUN POTATO HASH | $5
    The perfect brunch sidekick or a satisfying “just a little something” to go with your beer or cocktail: a crispy pile of hash made with golden-fried potatoes, peppers and onions. Say cheese! Add beer cheese to any side of cajun potato hash (+ $2)!
  • CARNIVORE STUFF | $6
    You’re someone who appreciates the simple things like crispy bacon, savory sausage, and a cool mug of beer to wash them down. Choose bacon or sausage—or both! Beer not included but we can suggest the perfect pint for you!

SWEET STUFF

  • CINNAMON TRIO | $8
    What’s better than a delicious cinnamon roll? Three delicious cinnamon rolls! A trio of soft and pillowy cinnamon rolls served warm and smothered with sweet icing. Sharing optional.
  • FRENCH TOAST DIPPERS | $10
    Relive your favorite childhood breakfast with a pile of warm French toast sticks served with a variety of delicious dips: Gose With Mixed Berry compote, classic maple syrup, and whipped cream cheese!

 

OUR FEATURED COMMUNITY PARTNERS

ALWAYS SOMETHING FARM
Only forty minutes from Buffalo, Always Something is a 42 acre family farm raising pork from exclusively heritage breeds. You can enjoy their incredible bacon in a number of dishes, including our smash burgers!

BABS OF BUFFALO
Devoted to bringing the best quality sausages to WNY, BABS of Buffalo works with local farms that share in their same values of providing exceptional meat from animals that were raised ethically and sustainably.

BUTTER MEAT CO.
Butter Meat Co. produces environmentally friendly, organic beef from cows who have lived their lives to the absolute fullest. Their beef is featured in our smash burgers and every dish that contains beef!

DOPEST DOUGH
Bread from dopest dough is more of an experience than a meal. Our bread bowls are prepared using classic white sourdough from dopest dough; making the perfect serving vessel for a variety of dips made in-house from scratch!

MORIARTY MEATS
A whole animal butcher shop that draws inspiration from traditional European butcheries. Sourcing local meat, they strive to minimize waste, work exclusively by hand, and offer a variety of options—like our fresh cut bacon!