On Friday, Dec. 19, the Armor Inn Tap Room opened its doors in Ellicottville.

This will be the second location (the first is in Hamburg) opening for the Armor Inn Tap Room, which is located right in the heart of the village, across the street from the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel.

The Armor Inn Tap Room offers family-friendly, casual dining, specializing in mouth-watering barbecue.  They will be open seven days a week, starting at 7 a.m., for breakfast, lunch, dinner and at 10 p.m., a late night menu will be available.

Menu favorites include signature smoked wings and barbecue nachos. They have also added new items, including the entire breakfast menu, homemade pizza logs and barbecue tacos.

The restaurant will also feature a happy hour Monday through Friday from 11a.m.-6 p.m., as well as Thursday Wing Night, Fish Fry Fridays, Saturday Prime Rib Dinner Special and Sunday Kids Eat Free.

Along with delicious food, the Armor Inn will also feature fun and entertaining nightlife. There is a full service bar with a wide variety of taps for all beer enthusiasts, and live entertainment will regularly fill the restaurant with music so you can dance the night away or relax by the fireplace.

In January, enjoy blues acts during Ellicottville’s Winter Blues Weekend, including  JJ White & the All Nighters on Jan. 9 and Dive House Union on Jan. 10.

Owner JC Seneca said, “I am very excited to open a new restaurant in such a great and thriving community like Ellicottville, NY. I am very thankful to all of the business owners, elected officials and community members for being so welcoming.”

Seneca has assembled a team to run the Armor Inn comprised of greatly experienced people from Western New York. From wait staff to management, the very best will represent the newest Armor Inn location.

Seneca’s management team consists of Matthew Brunner as the director of food and beverage for all his restaurants, including Native Pride Diner, and both Armor Inn Tap Room locations, Kirstin Knowles as the restaurant’s general manager, Michele Jacobson as the floor, bar and catering manager and Troy Skowronski as the executive chef. Together they will make every family’s dining experience in Ellicottville a special one.

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