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Chester's Cajun Grill

9416 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-2215
+1 716-636-4554
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (8 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
“fish fry” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
9416 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-2215
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

We went to Chester's as a "lark"...seriously, Cajun food in Cheektowaga?! It is WONDERFUL! The flavors were true Cajun...nice kick, good spices, delicious! The menu is large and if you don't want Cajun, they throw in some down home Southern favorites (and do them well!)...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Prakash S
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We go for dinner and the food is excellent! My husband loves their prime rib special on Saturday night and I love the Seafood Enchiladas! Fun atmosphere too.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Eileen M
Reviewed August 9, 2017

The portions are quite large. The food is just OK...the Cajun dishes are no where as flavorful and authentic as one might find in Louisiana. The sauces are thick and lack some flavor and piquancy.

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Chesters offers great food in a casual atmosphere at very reasonable prices! We love the gumbo, the casadea, the crawfish,and all their dinners- especially the prime rib special on Saturday! They also offer non-spicy foods like their fish fry, burgers, fingers, and great salads! It's...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Beverly M
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We are long time fans of Chester's but are very disappointed in their new location. Though a larger venue than their Transit Road location​, we were told by the hostess that they can only seat one "large" group at a time. Large being any group...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank stevie3812
Reviewed July 24, 2017

we had lunch at the new location. Very nice. Much bigger property. Same great menu. Portions are very large. Staff was attentive. Reasonably priced. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Terri B
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Chester's have moved to Cleveland Drive where Friars Table use to be. I always loved there Cajun food. The atmosphere is much brighter and you have more room in the new place. The food was great. Same quality food. The server, Frankie was pleasant and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Casey S
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Great Cajun food for Buffalo ,NY . Hate to see you leave Clarence. Definitely will visit the new place.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank tbalcerak
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Food is good if you like spicy Cajun cooked food! Good lunch menu also! Nice local place and service is Good.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 92josephd
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Poor service! Ordered gumbo but not really sure if it qualified as cajun gumbo..as advertised. To top it all service was as poor as it could get.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank oureaglesnest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9416 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-2215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-636-4554
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