Niagara / Buffalo, NY: Room Escape Recommendations

Latest update: June 17, 2019

We know that a lot of folks are looking for the “best” escape rooms to play. While we think that best is relative, we also realize that people want firm recommendations.

Here are our recommendations for games in the Buffalo, NY and the Niagara Falls region. Since we like nuance, they are broken out into categories.

Buffalo, New York/ Niagara Falls Escape Room Guide


These are the escape rooms that are raising the bar for the region.


These will get your blood pumping.

Set & Scenery Driven

These escape rooms take you to another world.


These escape rooms demonstrate a puzzling focus.


Bring your inexperienced friends to these welcoming room escapes with solid game-flow and approachable puzzles.

Things to know before visiting


If you’re planning to cross the border between the United States and Canada, you need a valid passport or enhanced drivers license (if you aren’t sure if you have one, you don’t).

Buffalo wings

… they are legitimately better in Buffalo than they are throughout the rest of the country. Hit up Anchor Bar or Duffs.

4 thoughts on “Niagara / Buffalo, NY: Room Escape Recommendations

  1. Thanks for all the info. I’m bummed that I’m such a scaredy cat and won’t touch scary themes – they sound amazing. Now we have to try the Buffalo wings on your suggestion!

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