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Rizzo's Restaurant

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15 New Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1344
+1 716-689-3600
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Rizzo family has owned and operated this original Italian restaurant for years. They have since branched into Schnitzel House to highlight their German heritage. The pasta dishes at Rizzo's are their specialty and you can't go wrong with any of their choices. Indulge!!

Thank BuffaloTraveler2
East Amherst, New York, United States
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Excellent German food! Service excellent and small, intimate atmosphere. I suggest calling for reservations due to the small seating area.

Thank Amy B
East Amherst, New York
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Lots to chose from, Their sausage ravioli is home made & deliciious They have a varied menu From Pizza, salads, sandwiches dinners full bar service

Thank Dutch K
Lockport, New York
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Have been here several times before when it was Rizzo's with Italian food. A friend told us that they had changed to German and that they had gone there and had a really good fish fry so thought we'd try it. I ordered the beer battered fish and liked the fact that I had several choices as to the potato.... More 

Thank Linda H
East Amherst NY
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We do not like anything about Rizzo,s several restaurants including Schnitzel and Rissoto,s.The food is very unremarkable and Rissoto,s was so greasy that I was sick for 24 hours

Thank tita955
Lockport, NY
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2013

My friends and I had several takeout dinners from here that were mediocre at best! The spaghetti dinner was cold and dry. The sauce was like paste and very little on the spaghetti! The meatballs were burned on three of our dinners. I would not recommend this place at all!

Thank auntnise
Buffalo, New York
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241 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This is a great place to get Italian food and they have great daily specials. The sauce and bread is delicious here.

Thank leon039
Cheektowaga, New York, United States
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I recently ordered a Friday night fish fry to go and I waited 5 MINUTES for someone to pay attention to me. They also werent busy at all. 4 seperate waitresses walked by me without any acknowledgement. I finally had to raise my voice asking how long I had to stand here for and 2 girls still ignored me. The... More 

Thank Otto M
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154 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013 via mobile

My husband and I went here on Friday night for their fish fry. I was impressed ! Big piece of fish, macaroni salad, baked potato, cole slaw and bread for ten dollars. It was great! We will be back!

Thank PharmIDGirl
Amherst, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2013

What can you say about $ 4.99 spaghetti and meatballs on Mondays. Sauce is good, not too sweet, meatballs are tasty. Pasta was well drained and did not dilute the sauce. Service is good, although did my waitress sleep in that shirt? The atmosphere was ok, could be freshened up. You will see me there again. The lasagna was good,... More 

Thank timd473

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Restaurant features
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 New Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1344
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-689-3600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?