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Oliver's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, International, Contemporary
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2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212 (Amherst)
+1 716-877-9662
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Yes, we did go on a Saturday evening when there was a week long local special for restaurants in the area. But considering the reputation of this long standing establishment, we were disappointed. Again the service staff appears unchecked and self run. The evening is a downer because the simple tasks of the wait staff and the water boy are... More 

1 Thank Jeff G
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

As always, Oliver's earned my highest rating for ambience, service, menu options, food & wine quality & plating. It was an altogether enjoyable dining, and business lunch, experience.

Thank tstenhouse
Caeur D Alene
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502 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Valley parking with a friendly attending was s great start. The ambience. The music selection. A great vintage feel is s great setup. I was created by a friendly host who accommodated my request to use my computer without hesitation. Made me feel comfortable. Kari. My server was friendly. Courteous and gave me time and space. Helped me decide. Wine... More 

Thank Jaime U
Buffalo, New York
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The place in well known for upscale dinning. The food is always top of the line and well presented. Service is great, and the drinks well made. Wine selection is extensive.

Thank Alex C
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Always ranked as one of the best I was disappointed at my last visit. The menu was very standard Amaeeican and only OK for the prices. Lovely bar and decent service but lacking in innovation. Very disappointed as this was always reliably excellent. Not worth the price

Thank My3andme
Buffalo, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Forget special occasions! We go once a week and have small plates at the bar. This is such a wonderful restaurant it is worth saving to enjoy the occasion. Also lunch is a great bargain. After a few visits, "Everyone knows your name". Olivers has become our home away from home on Sunday . The kitchen staff goes out of... More 

Thank Harlequin_12
Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Food preparation leaves a lot to be desired. Service personnel did everything to suggest alternative dishes when chef could not rectify dish ordered

Thank Ecantw4174
Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great food and outstanding service restful atmosphere. Easy valet parking. No rush but attentive waitstaff.

1 Thank James G
Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This the quintessential upscale restaurant in Buffalo. The cocktails, wine all top shelf. The service exquisite, best trained and a lot of experience to make your evening special. The is all cooked and serve to your order. Cannot go wrong with this best of the best!

Thank Bruce B
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Great for dinner and the fabulous George On the piano Friday and Saturday nite tro! Food preparation is very innovative and so delicious ! Awesome menu and knowledgeable wait staff!

Thank Cheryl F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?