Grand opening celebration to be held on May 17

AMHERST, New York; — Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced the opening of its newest Buffalo-area restaurant at 1280 Sweet Home Road in Amherst, NY. A grand opening celebration offering gift baskets, giveaways and prizes for guests will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The Amherst restaurant is located near the University at Buffalo North Campus in the popular student lifestyle district, which includes hundreds of off-campus housing units and numerous retail stores. The new restaurant, which includes soft couches, free Wi-Fi, and additional USB and electrical outlets, is an ideal location for student gatherings, meetings and study groups.

“Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the world’s leading brands and a favorite in the greater Buffalo area,” said Tim Cloe, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee. “We are proud to serve Amherst residents and the students, faculty and staff at the University at Buffalo. Our unique interior layout has soft quiet areas as well as multiple areas to congregate and watch TV while enjoying Dunkin Donuts food and beverages.

The Amherst restaurant incorporates the brand’s new “Fresh Brew Cappuccino Blend” design featuring a contemporary layout, color scheme, environmentally friendly LED lighting, and other modern conveniences, including hardwood flooring and digital menu boards. It also has a drive-thru for on-the-go guests.

The Amherst Dunkin’ Donuts is 1,800 square feet and is open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. It has seating for 20 guests and employs 25 crew members.

The opening brings the total number of Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Western New York to 111.

Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, selling more than 1.7 billion cups of hot and iced coffee and espresso-based beverages, and approximately 2.4 billion donuts and MUNCHKINS® donut hole treats combined globally per year. Today, there are more than 10,800 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants worldwide – more than 7,500 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in 39 states in the U.S. plus the District of Columbia, and more than 3,000 international restaurants in 31 additional countries.


About Dunkin’ Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for seven years running. The company has more than 10,500 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2012, Dunkin’ Donuts’ restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.9 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit


Tagged on:
Skip to content