About Us

We love to put high quality guitars into the hands of players around the world!

The Fretted Buffalo is a premier Authorized Dealer of six of the finest acoustic guitar brands in the world. Our ever expanding inventory is designed to meet the needs of practically every player that visits our shop! We promise that you will find a guitar that you will fall in love with here at our comfortable, climate controlled and acoustically ‘sound’ shop in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo, New York!

Two of the finest hand crafted, US – based ‘boutique’ acoustic guitar builders are well represented in our shop.  Bourgeois Guitars of Lewiston, Maine, and Huss & Dalton Guitars of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley are two of the finest acoustic guitar builders on the planet! Stay tuned as we continue to add new creations from these two world class builders!

We are among the largest US dealers of Furch Guitars, crafted in the Czech Republic by Frantisek and Petr Furch. This company has earned a growing worldwide reputation for building high quality, affordable acoustic guitars. The Fretted Buffalo is happy to offer an excellent selection of these fine instruments!

We are also the largest dealer of Avalon Guitars in the Western Hemisphere! Hand crafted in Northern Ireland, these are among the finest acoustic guitars available anywhere in the world! In addition, we are proud to represent McIlroy Guitars which is also based in Northern Ireland!

Coming in May 2022 - Boucher Guitars from Quebec, Canada! Then, in July 2022, another small boutique brand from Northern Ireland - McNally Guitars - begins to arrive! Lastly for the year 2022, The Fretted Buffalo will be welcoming Iris Guitars, built in Vermont! 

We love to put high-quality guitars into the hands of players from around the world, and doing it a reasonable price! We also enjoy talking with other guitar lovers, so please feel free to call anytime or drop us a line.