Market Street in Corning, New York is a lovely little downtown area with lots of neat shops and restaurants. Recently, they have shut down the street to traffic, making it a pedestrian only area. I think the result is great; a perfect place to dine.
In the small town of Leroy, near western New York, lies a fun family restaurant in an old train station: the D&R Depot.
If Buffalo is known for one thing (other than snow and the Bills), it is chicken wings. There are many places throughout the city where you can get good wings. Truly great wings, on the other hand, is much harder to find. Hidden away in a Knights of Columbus hall in Kenmore, you will find a place that serves the best.
Some of the best places to get ice cream are at dairy farms. Hoovers Dairy, located in rural Western New York is one such place.
Letchworth State Park is no longer the only reason to visit Mount Morris, New York. There is an Italian restaurant there that serves freshly made pasta.
Main St Pizza Company is a great little Italian restaurant located in the heart of Batavia, NY.