Western New York's Premier Craft Hard Cider

BlackBird Cider Works is now in two locations in Western New York!!!

Visit our original Lake Ontario tasting room, orchard, and production facility located in Barker (Niagara County) or our newly opened Buffalo Cider Hall located in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo.  Groups of 15 or more, please see our group policy outlined below.  We do not except large groups without an advance reservation and do not accept groups after 3:00 pm.

8503 Lower Lake Rd, Barker NY 14012

Lake Ontario Tasting Room, Orchard and Production Facility

You’ll be excited to arrive at our facility, located on the shore of Lake Ontario.  In our tasting room the friendly, knowledgeable staff will serve you pints of fresh made orchard to glass cider and/or guide you through a cider tasting; offering anecdotes and suggesting food pairings for our hard ciders. Bring a picnic and eat inside or out or schedule a private orchard tour (must be scheduled ahead of time).  We’re approximately one hour from both downtown Buffalo and Rochester, but no matter where you’re from, it’s worth the trip. Come on in for a tasting!

155 Chandler St, Buffalo, NY 14207

Buffalo Cider Hall

Located in the historic and newly renovated Linde Air Building at 155 Chandler Street, the Buffalo Cider Hall provides visitor with a rustic experience. the interior theme celebrates Buffalo’s connection with agriculture and the transportation of agricultural products. The roomy cider hall featuring over 30 ciders and beers on tap with a focus on local and New York State products. Outside a spacious patio area situated around the smokestack replete with fire pits in a park like setting that will include bocce ball courts allowing guests to enjoy their cider outside. The production area will focus on limited edition and barrel aged ciders.

Group Policy

Our tasting room caters to customers interested in enjoying and learning about ciders.  As such we invite groups of all sizes to visit and enjoy our unique cider tasting experience.

If you are planning to visit with a group of 15 or more people, please call BlackBird Cider Works in advance and make a reservation so we can ensure there is ample room for your guests when you arrive.

We do not accept buses or limos after 3:00 PM.  Large groups that arrive after 3:00 PM may be turned away so please be respectful and follow our group policy for the best experience.

We reserve the right to turn away group buses and limos that randomly arrive at our property without a reservation or after 3:00 PM.  So please call ahead 716.795.3580 to make reservations in advance.

Due to high volume, reservations may not be available during Niagara Wine Trail event weekends for non-event ticket holders.

Please be respectful to our staff and our property.  Do not enter the orchards, pick or cause damage to our fruit, litter or walk behind the tasting room buildings. Patrons who break any of our rules may be asked to leave without being given a refund.

New York State prohibits the serving of alcohol to intoxicated people.

All alcohol brought onto the property must remain in the limo or bus. By New York State Law, patrons are not permitted to leave the tasting room building with samples or glasses full of alcohol.

Original Cidery, Tasting Room & Orchard


8503 Lower Lake Rd

Barker, NY 14012

Original Cidery, Tasting Room & Orchard

8503 Lower Lake Road
Barker, NY 14012
716.795.3580
Summer Hours (Jun-Nov)
Mon-Fri: 11a-5p
Sat: 11a-6p
Sun: Noon-6p
Winter Hours (Dec-May)
Mon-Sat: 11a-5p
Sun Noon-5p

Buffalo, Cider Hall & Showroom

155 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY 14207
716.xxx-xxxx
Hours
Sun-Tues: Closed
Wed-Thur: 4p-9p
Fri: 4p-10p
Sat: Noon-10p

Now Open  Cider Hall & Showroom


155 Chandler Street

Buffalo, NY 14207