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5389 Genesee St, Lancaster, NY 14086-9744
+1 716-681-0200
15:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 15:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Buffalo, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Not impressed at all, and find it hard to believe this place is as high as it is. The operation was a mess on Friday night -- numerous tables were dirty and they appeared to not have the appropriate staff on to bus tables when they opened. Service was very slow. I mean very slow. The menu is very difficult... More 

Thank Keith F
Rochester, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Found this gem on Trip Advisor. PHENOMINAL! Fabulous family owned, cozy restaurant. Exceptional service from everyone. We got one of the take 5 specials of ribs and scallops. The rib meat literally fell off the bone and melted in your mouth. The scallops were cooked to perfection. Homemade bread and corn bread with a delicious ceasar salad. The sweet fries... More 

Thank Kim P
Hamburg, New York
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307 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Been meaning to stop in because of the great reviews and recommendations by friends. My husband and I were greeted and seated immediately (we did not have a reservation). All the waitresses appeared harried, the restaurant wasn't full while we were there, approximately 6-7pm. Served warm whole wheat bread and cornbread to start, good. Husband ordered one of their "Ceasar... More 

Thank Darlene K
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was quite possibly the best BBQ I've ever had. The meat melted off the bones, the sauce was perfect, spicy but not "scalding". The scallops were large, tender and gently seasoned. Even the Caesar salad was yummy. I wish I lived near here to be able to return. I will certainly tell any friends headed this way not to... More 

Thank Mainewanderwoman
Hamilton, Canada
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are craving surf and turf ...this is the place to come ...the steak is always done to perfection along with the huge scallops ....specials all the time ...and garlic bread is a must have as well......don't be afraid try it today ....

Thank JODI P
Lancaster, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We've driven by this place 500 times, but never stopped to eat. Finally one day we didn't know where to eat, but didn't want to drive too far. Now it is one of our favorite places to eat! GREAT FOOD, and friendly staff. I recommend the sampler. The RIBS were amazing! Meat fell off the bone.

2 Thank mslagel2016
Depew, New York
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124 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I searched for a new place to try some ribs for my dad's birthday and someone recommended Al-e-oops. We were there around 4 on a Saturday to beat any dinner rush and were seated pretty promptly. The menu is extensive with a ton of different options, but we ordered the turkey platter, filet platter, and ribs with... More 

2 Thank Nicole H
Fargo, North Dakota
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Al-E-Oops is a family owned sit down restaurant. I have been there 2 times. I ordered a combination meal that had ribs and scallops. The scallops were lightly browned top and bottom and very soft. They were not chewy as some seafood gets when it is overdone. The ribs were awesome. They were well seasoned, very tasty, and almost fell... More 

Thank docktet
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Service was very slow and the waitress did not listen to us. We ordered water with our cocktails and it never came. Bread was brought to the table by someone other than our waitress but he did not bring butter. We had to ask for the butter, again another wait. We had fish and crab cakes. They were both ok... More 

Thank MMTP
Alden, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

A nice place to have dinner. We enjoyed the chicken and rib platter. The place was busy on this Friday evening. Service was expedient and friendly. Protions are large and we were able to split the dinner and still take some with us. We were surprised by the $2.00 charge for sharing the meal.

Thank Kei_Mar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5389 Genesee St, Lancaster, NY 14086-9744
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 716-681-0200

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