about us

PAUSA art house is an award winning  jazz, wine & tapas bar located in the Historic District of Allentown, Buffalo New York. PAUSA presents a wide variety of music shows and artistic exhibitions from local, national and international artists. 

The relaxed atmosphere of the venue attracts patrons who wish to attend an intimate concert or an art exhibit while enjoying a glass of wine, beers, tapas and panini sandwiches.

See food & Drinks Menu to plan for your visit.

Ticket per person for reserved tables include:

Music Room:$10-$25 p.p music show, $25 p.p food or drinks, tax & gratuity
Bar Room:$5-$15 p.p music show, $25 p.p food or drinks, tax & gratuity
Doors at 6:00pm / Live Music show 7:00 to 10:00pm


See seating chart to reserve your seat(s)
All sales are final unless the event is cancelled by the performers or PAUSA.

Elio Villafranca Latin Jazz TRio

Elio Villafranca, piano - Dominic Branch, drums - Adam Olszewski, bass

Born in the Pinar del Río province of Cuba, Steinway Artist, Grammy Nominated, 2014 Jalc Millennium Swing Award, 2021 Guggenheim Award recipient pianist and composer Elio Villafranca was classically trained in percussion and composition at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba.



PAUSA art house

19 Wadsworth Street , Buffalo NY 14201



Friday & Saturday

Doors at 6:00pm 

Music Show 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Close at 11:00pm


Tickets are priced per person

Tables for 4 guests are communal seating & can be purchased for 1 up to 4 guests meaning 

you will be sharing a table if not purchased by a party of 4

Patio tickets are fully refundable if it rains.

***All other sales are final & not refundable***


Music show $5 to $25 depending on the show

$25 towards  food or drinks, 20% gratuity & sales taxes.

Please see seating chart for room viewing description 



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Please Note

There is no parking behind PAUSA or on Wadsworth Street.

Guests can be dropped off in front of PAUSA while driver parks.

There is street parking within a block distance from the venue like:

Allen St, Hudson St, St Johns Pl, College St, Arlington Pl, Mariner St or even

Elmwood if in the mood for a 2 min walk