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Oliver's Restaurant

2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
+1 716-877-9662
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef tartare” (3 reviews)
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4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
American, International, Contemporary
2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here after eating nearby for an after dinner drink and dessert at the bar. The place is really nice to dine in with live piano and upscale crowd. I have the home made gelato which was perfect and my friend had a cannoli which...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great evening out with my husband. The valet was lovely and friendly. Our server Karl was very professional, attentive but not obtrusive and helpful with recommendations. The porridge oyster appetizer was fantastic. My husband had the halibut and I had the salmon, we...More

Thank nikitta28
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We went for a special birthday and even dressed up a bit (for Buffalo). We had made reservations (important) and had the valet park us in the lot. Even a coat check. We were lucky to get a table in the far corner, which was...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed April 2, 2018

When dining at Oliver's you always expect great food, but if Charlie is your waiter then expect to smile. The food was amazing as usual, the staff ( including Charlie) were very accommodating but our waiter Charlie was both professional and charming.

Thank JoAnn H
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We wanted to celebrate my mom's 88th birthday and Oliver's was more than we hoped for in making it a special dinner for her. The service was impeccable catering to my mom's wants and needs. They didn't usually serve the type of drinks we wanted,...More

Thank Terryl D
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Three years ago I wrote, "But after an ownership change, matters here have gotten a little spotty." I'm very happy to report that it didn't take long for this revered restaurant to return to total excellence. It is the only restaurant in Buffalo to be...More

Thank Doompere
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Just had dinner at Oliver’s for our 30th Anniversary. Music best part of meal. Had to ask for seat change. Not impressed. Food over priced and very little lobster for 51.00 priced meal.Filet for $51.00 also overpriced.Don’t know what happened to Old Oliver’s but Will...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed February 4, 2018

My wife and I had finally decided to try a fine dining experience. We chose Oliver's but that was a mistake.We had reservations , as it was my wife's birthday, and went on a Saturday nite (1/27). The place was busy but not jammed at...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed January 16, 2018

My wife took me here for my 46th birthday this past Saturday (01/13/18). We hadn't visited Oliver’s in probably 10 years so she thought that it would be a nice nostalgic re-visit. Boy, were we wrong! From the very get go, and I mean the...More

2  Thank dochoz
Reviewed December 8, 2017

The quality of the food is excellent. The atmosphere is nice. Service is very good. It is an enjoyable meal

Thank michele s
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Response from Jonathan F | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. Dressing down would be uncomfortable. No jacket required though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-877-9662
  • E-mail
From the time Frank Oliver built the restaurant in 1936, the diners and food-lovers of Buffalo have returned time and time again for exceptional quality and service. The decades in-between saw ownership changes, new traditions and renovations to expand our landmark space on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.
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