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Left Bank

511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
+1 716-882-3509
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (54 reviews)
“ravioli” (57 reviews)
“focaccia” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
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Reviewed 1 week ago

DON'T BOTHER! Took our family there before Thanksgiving. What a joke, over salty sauce covering a number of dishes (same sauce used on 3 different dishes: Pasta and meat) the steak was well over medium and swimming in the terrible sauce! Our family was left...More

Thank buckley014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating a special birthday dinner on a sat night. We were seated immediately and waited for the rest of our party. It was several minutes before anyone even acknowledged our presence. Several more before our drink order was even taken. This restaurant is...More

1  Thank Sunsets123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food and service , 4 people , we highly recommend croque madame, seafood Benedict and the French toast all were outstanding with generous portions and superb presentation!! Can’t miss this while in Buffalo!

Thank Edgardo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had another delicious meal here and were once again impressed. My husband had the the pasta arrabiatta and loved it! I had another pasta dish with seafood....shrimp, scallops etc and it was amazing. The service was exceptional and the server herself was personable and...More

Thank RobHop489
Reviewed 17 January 2018

My husband and I visited for an anniversary dinner and were both quite pleased with our selections. I had tournedos and he had the fish special. We thought the service and the quality of the food were superb. But, as the guest from SF suggested,...More

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Had another wonderful dinner at Left Bank. Brought was friend and it was his first visit. Fondue appetizer was delish and our entrees were top notch. Parking is super easy. I would suggeat making your reservation early as they book up quickly. Great reataurant for...More

Thank Beth O
Reviewed 28 December 2017

What a disappointment. I'm not sure of this place's hype. Visiting from out of town, I wanted to enjoy a meal with family. However, what I got was a loud tavern with watered down cocktails, wet-breaded appetizers, a shouting waiter who inexplicably cautioned mushrooms would...More

1  Thank Chuck G
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Words are not adequate to describe the wonderful experience. Service was perfect. The Carrot Papardella was the best meal I have had in a long time. The helpings are very generous. The place was packed on a Wednesday night. The atmosphere was wonderfully Buffalo. Everyone...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My husband and I went Saturday evening for anniversary dinner. Our first actual dinner date was there 7 years ago so it was nice to go back and reminnis. The bread and oil were both fantastic. We both ended up ordering the penne with beef...More

Thank BeeRee67
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have never had a bad meal at The Left Bank! From their ever changing house made raviolis to my favorite Penne All'arrabiata, I have never been disappointed with a meal here. Perfect for special occasions and date nights.

Thank Sarah D
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James L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Blair F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do takeout
1 June 2016|
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Response from Sandi K | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a private room but they do have a mezzanine which could work for you. It is not a big place so 30 people could be pushing it. They may accommodate you however on the outdoor patio which is very nice... More
4 August 2015|
Response from Ed Z |
My wife booked a reservation for us one day in advance on a Monday. I would suggest 3 or 4 days for a Friday or Saturday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-882-3509
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