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Larkin Filling Station
Larkin Filling Station
(105)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

I had never been to this place before. It was fun, the service pleasant without rushing us, the food was very good. I will be back! More

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Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More
Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More
(5240)
££££
Steak | Buffalo, Western New York

We brought a work colleague from out of town who was thoroughly impressed by the food and accommodations. Russell’s never disappoints. More

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Ristorante Lombardo
Ristorante Lombardo
(1425)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

Great food and great service! The patio is just beautiful and offers great ambiance! More

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Lucky Day
Lucky Day
(168)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Every single dish we had at Lucky Day was creative, aesthetically pleasing, and delicious. Our server was knowledgeable and attentive, and the atmosphere in the restaurant is cozy and personal. More

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Lucia's on the Lake
Lucia's on the Lake
(1285)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

very good food.good service, and just a real nice place . More

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Tempo Restaurant
Tempo Restaurant
(1376)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

Absolutely fantastic!!! We love Tempo and especially our server Joe!!! Food, atmosphere, staff, ALL amazing!!! More

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Mulberry Italian Ristorante
Mulberry Italian Ristorante
(172)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

The meatball is out of this world as is the lasagna and the Shrimp Fra Diavolo. Our waitress was outstanding!!! More

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Dobutsu
Dobutsu
(433)
££££
Seafood | Buffalo, Western New York

Fantastic food and service More

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Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant
Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant
(1784)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Excellent food Well balanced and thought out Desserts need improvement More

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Giancarlo's
Giancarlo's
(973)
££££
Steakhouse | Buffalo, Western New York

It was our anniversary and Giancarlos did not disappoint. We always have a wonderful time there and Louis and the rest of the wait staff made us feel like we were the only couple there. Great job! More

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Marble + Rye
Marble + Rye
(589)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Anniversary weekend and the staff made our dinner very special. Great food and ambiance. More

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BUFFALO CHOPHOUSE - PRIME STEAKS & FRESH SEAFOOD
BUFFALO CHOPHOUSE - PRIME STEAKS & FRESH SEAFOOD
(1698)
££££
Steak | Buffalo, Western New York

If you want a great steak and great service go to the Chop House. It’s awesome More

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Hydraulic Hearth
Hydraulic Hearth
(478)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Lovely location, great energy, amazing food. You can’t go wrong with a place like this!! More

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Toutant
Toutant
(1604)
££££
Regional American (Southern) | Buffalo, Western New York

Started with a small glass of sparkling wine. Provided by restaurant to celebrate. Then shared oysters. And gumbo. Yum Finished with jambalaya and collard greens. All things we love at other restaurant We enjoyed everything. Wait staff was friendly. More

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YOLO Restaurant & Lounge
YOLO Restaurant & Lounge
(229)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

The food was delicious and the service was outstanding More

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AK Cafe at  Albright-Knox Art Gallery
AK Cafe at Albright-Knox Art Gallery
(103)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Service was terrific, food was delicious. The atmosphere was pleasant. Staff made us feel welcome. The café seating was handicapped accessible and the background music was at a volume that facilitated conversation. An enjoyable experience! More

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Patina 250
Patina 250
(675)
££££
Grill | Buffalo, Western New York

The service was fantastic and the surroundings lovely. I especially liked seeing art by local artists on the walks More

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Oliver's Restaurant
Oliver's Restaurant
(665)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Wonderful as always! More

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CRaVing
CRaVing
(536)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

The perfect little neighborhood hideaway spot for a girlfriend lunch. More

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SEAR Steakhouse
SEAR Steakhouse
(748)
££££
Steakhouse | Buffalo, Western New York

Great food. Dessert was awesome. More

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800 Maple
800 Maple
(698)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Everything was perfect, my friend was not well and very cold, the host allowed us to sit near the fireplace and even turned it on, even though it was 80 degrees out. She was very happy, and it was a very enjoyable night! No one sat near us, so the fireplace didn’t disturb others, btw. More

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Black & Blue Steak & Crab - Buffalo
Black & Blue Steak & Crab - Buffalo
(1199)
££££
Steakhouse | Buffalo, Western New York

We love Black & Blue and eat there frequently. The oysters are great, New York strip is always tasty and cooked perfectly. Love the sides. Our server the other night was Zack and he was great! My only complaint about Black & Blue is the bread! First of all I am over pretzel bread and the other rolls were hard as a rock inside and out, warm right out of the oven, but hard as a rock. This has been an issue the last few times we've eat there, but I haven't felt the need to complain about it. Just serve fresh bread, please! More

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Cabaret Restaurant
Cabaret Restaurant
(143)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

I luv this place in the city with fantastic drinks and food! A must when seeing a show or enjoy the theatre in general! More

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SATO
SATO
(210)
££££
Japanese | Buffalo, Western New York

Friendly staff, authentic and delicious food. Also had the cucumber and coconut sake which was amazing! Definitely going back! More

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Juicy Burger Bar
Juicy Burger Bar
(127)
££££
Burgers | Buffalo, Western New York

The wait staff was friendly & extremely helpful. Food was delicious! We will be back. More

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D-Tour Martini Bar & Kitchen
D-Tour Martini Bar & Kitchen
(16)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Food and service are top notch. Drink and food menu are efficient, clean, simple, and perfectly executed. More

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Sato Brewpub
Sato Brewpub
(85)
££££
Japanese | Buffalo, Western New York

What a cool place, with yummy food and their own beer, which was pretty good too! More

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Raclettes
Raclettes
(631)
££££
French | Buffalo, Western New York

Food was superb, portions were a little small though. Waitress was friendly and attentive. Definitely a place I would come back to. More

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The Melting Pot - Buffalo
The Melting Pot - Buffalo
(1249)
££££
Fondue | Buffalo, Western New York

Great family experience to visit and chat over a long dinner and very relaxing More

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Osteria 166
Osteria 166
(1026)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

Our server, Lauren, added a lot to making it a great experience. Great personality and appropriately attentive. More

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Local Kitchen & Beer Bar
Local Kitchen & Beer Bar
(232)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

We have gone a couple times. The menu is just enough - different...fancified bar food if you will. So far, we have enjoyed everything we have gotten except the mac n cheese. It's really not good at all - tastes like noodles with the powder from Kraft mac n cheese. Everything else though - the complete opposite. The roast beef on weck, burgers, sandwiches, poutine fries, fried pickles, Bavarian pretzels, pierogi dish, steak, wings - all really good! Family friendly for kids also. More

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100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry
100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry
(721)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Very nice brunch in the historic HJ Richardson “Hotel Henry.” Drenched in atmosphere and beautifully restored. Excellent service - met & exceeded all of our requests. Shout out to our server, Sarah! One request, please on a sultry August day, it would have been great to have chilled drinking water. We’re a big water family and the tepid tap water (twice, two different pitchers) was disappointing! Food was wonderful, cocktails interesting. Lovely to stroll around afterwards. More

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VILLAGGIO
VILLAGGIO
(321)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

Always a good experience More

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Pasquale's Italian Restaurant-West Seneca
Pasquale's Italian Restaurant-West Seneca
(69)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

Prefer to have dirty dishes removed before next food item is served. The calamari appetizer was very good...loved the spicey sauce. More

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Morton's The Steakhouse - Buffalo
Morton's The Steakhouse - Buffalo
(170)
££££
Steakhouse | Buffalo, Western New York

Service was outstanding! We were celebrating a birthday and the birthday person had a personalized menu and his picture taken! The food was tasty and cooked to perfection. More

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Italian Prime at Salvatore's
Italian Prime at Salvatore's
(3670)
££££
Steakhouse | Buffalo, Western New York

Well the bar staff Dominic B. was outstanding. The table we were seated at was very nice and our waiter who served us went out of his way to make the evening outstanding even letting his boss Mr. R. Salvatore know it was our anniversary. Mr. Salvatore came by and congratulated us and sent us a after dinner drink. More

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BRAVO Cucina Italiana - Buffalo - Walden
BRAVO Cucina Italiana - Buffalo - Walden
(449)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

The food was very good as always. The service was good as well. More

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Jazzboline
Jazzboline
(94)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Wonderful dining experience! Beautiful decor! Great food-great service! More

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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Buffalo
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Buffalo
(199)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Great service, food and beer. We always enjoy coming here. More

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Texas de Brazil - Buffalo
Texas de Brazil - Buffalo
(2847)
££££
Steakhouse | Buffalo, Western New York

I am impressed. I had Brazilian BBQ many times, and even in Brazil, but never at Texas de Brazil before. I heard about this chain from friends, so yesterday was the chance to try it. I only had the salad bar. It had enough selections to be a full meal. The boys had to complete dinner. They said the meats were very good both in flavors and how they were cooked. The favorites are the filet with bacon and the parmesan chicken. More

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The Colden Mill Restaurant
The Colden Mill Restaurant
(87)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Great meal, but not cheap. You do get what you pay for. More

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Phillips WD Bar & Grille- Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino
Phillips WD Bar & Grille- Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino
(90)
££££
Steakhouse | Buffalo, Western New York

FAVORITE BREAKFAST PLACE /// NOBODY COMES CLOSE .... EVERYTHING IS PERFECT More

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Panorama On Seven
Panorama On Seven
(304)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

the food quality has gone downhill since the last time I dined there sorry no future plans to dine there! More

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2 Ames
2 Ames
(53)
££££
Contemporary American | Buffalo, Western New York

Beautiful restaurant at Chautauqua with fresh and creative dishes served in a warmly welcoming atmosphere. A lovely experience. More

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Curly's Grille
Curly's Grille
(487)
££££
International | Buffalo, Western New York

Excellent food and awesome atmosphere More

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Creekview Restaurant
Creekview Restaurant
(521)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

We had a great time and our waitress was really in the ball More

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Pearl Street Grill & Brewery
Pearl Street Grill & Brewery
(109)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

We had a great time. Excellent waitress and food was top notch More

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CHEZ AMI RESTAURANT & LOUNGE - STEAKS, SEAFOOD, ITALIAN & BURGERS
CHEZ AMI RESTAURANT & LOUNGE - STEAKS, SEAFOOD, ITALIAN & BURGERS
(475)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Beautiful appearance, wonderful service, good food. Enjoyed celebrating my Birthday there. More

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Pasquale's Italian Restaurant- Derby
Pasquale's Italian Restaurant- Derby
(5)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

So lucky to have this wonderful place in our community! More

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Mason's Grille 52
Mason's Grille 52
(167)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Dining at Mason's Grille 52 was such a pleasant experience with my boyfriend! The fish frys were delicious and so was the cake we got at the end. Besides the over half an hour wait we had between putting our order in and receiving the food(they were packed and it was a Friday night so we expected there to be some waiting), it was spectacular! This has been only my second time going but I will be going again in the future, all the staff is so friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere is lovely. More

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(716) Food and Sport
(716) Food and Sport
(1441)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Super good food! Recommend the nachos More

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The Chocolate Bar
The Chocolate Bar
(352)
££££
American | Buffalo, Western New York

Dinner a bottle of wine and dessert 💗 Wonderful Wait staff and helpful dessert counter More

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Rizotto Ristorante
Rizotto Ristorante
(263)
££££
Italian | Buffalo, Western New York

Very friendly staff. Loved the selection of antipasto that came with entree. Good food without having to break the bank. More

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Lafayette Brewing Company
Lafayette Brewing Company
(19)
££££
Brewery | Buffalo, Western New York

Service was a bit slow, took over an hour from the time we got there until we left. Other than that, food was tasty and our waitress was very accommodating. More

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