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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” (52 reviews)
“ravioli” (55 reviews)
“focaccia” (14 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I took my wife here for her birthday on Saturday September 16, 2017. At first it was just going to be us but then decided to ask another couple to join us. We decided to go to the bar before dinner to have some drinks...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food here is incredible. We got both of the daily soups, two focaccias, the eggplant medallion dish, and the portobello mushroom dish. We also got a bottle of Pinot noir. Everything was ridiculously delicious, there truly wasn't anything that wasn't impressive. Definitely one of...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a great romantic date there..Candlelight and cosy atmosphere. Great martini and nice choice of wines. the menu is appealing to everyone...one of a kind specials and not overly priced. I had the twin filet mignons...cooked to perfection. loved the whole expierence...

Thank xenchick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is pure luxary. Definitely a hidden gem in Buffalo. The food is only 2nd to maybe the staff. Or visa versa. Such friendly staff, and delicious food. Ive been here more than a few times and im never dissapointed. Highly recommend.

Thank Foodie716nk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hidden gem has absolutely amazing Italian food, the meatballs are huge, the make a bunch of different lasagnas every dish is presented amazingly. Sometimes the wait is a bit long as it's not a huge place, so my suggestion is make a reservation....you may...More

Thank Laurie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a varied menu with a good range of specials and many reviews have talked about the great food served at the Left Bank. What makes this place so good is that you have great food coupled with great atmosphere. The time to...More

Thank Gary003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first discovered left bank a few years ago out with friends. To be honest has to be one of my favorite places in buffalo. It's small size makes it feel intimate and homey. Although being small I would highly recommend a reservation for any...More

Thank Lizzy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat! The food is awesome and the service is excellent. A little out of the way but worth the drive.

Thank lesliel755
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good,however it is very hard to have conversation because when crowded it's loud! Prices are high for the quality.

Thank Mary Jo O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply the best. There is never a let down, the food is amazing and the atmosphere is one of the best in Buffalo. If looking in the summer the patio is absolutely wonderful.

Thank zacharyj1020
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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
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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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