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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%
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“brunch” (62 reviews)
“ravioli” (57 reviews)
“focaccia” (15 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
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1 - 10 of 595 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every meal here is delicious. We especially enjoy the tasty appetizer - portabella mushroom. The cost is so reasonable too.

Thank spaveljack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far one of the best restaurants that I have experience in both Buffalo and the entire US. Great food, pleasant staff and superior atmosphere!! They serve a great red beans and rice dish and Great beef dishes along with many other high...More

Thank G213HNjamesb
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always have a nice time when we go here. Wait staff is professional and friendly and the food is always good.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The temperature varies from cool to warm. The restaurant needs better ventilation and temperature control. Sunday brunch included two musicians. One played base and the played electric guitar. It made for a good dining experience. Seating can be a wait especially for Sunday brunch.

Thank ralph d
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had a visitor from Germany and wanted to give her the best of Buffalo dining experience. We chose the Left Bank and from her reaction and ours we made the right choice. The value at this place is outstanding - good for any budget....More

Thank Gary003
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Friday minutes after opening without a reservation and were very warmly greeted and promptly seated. Being the first diners of the weekend allows for a bit more attention to the details of communication, preparation and presentation. The server and the chef...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant when it opened years ago, and thought it was amazing. It still is outstanding! Reserve well in advance for this Buffalo gem.

Thank jen t
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite of mine. I go 6 or 8 times a year. I've eaten at many of the finest restaurants all over the world, and left bank is on of my top 5. I'm lucky to have this jewel in my city. You...More

Thank markz506
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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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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