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Left Bank

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511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
+1 716-882-3509
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Buffalo, New York
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957 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have dined here many times. The food is imaginative and typically excellent. Last evening I had grilled Marlin which was incredible. I do wish the sides with the fish dishes varied more (always jasmine rice, carrots and string beans). My wife penne pasta was wonderful. Service excellent. Our reservations were met on time. Bartenders do excellent job. The house... More 

Thank Jonmun
Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to a local favorite recommended by good friends of mine. When we arrived, we were delighted to see the restaurant had a very "NY City" vibe. We sat at the bar and ordered dinner, the bartender Michelle was absolutely Amazing! She was not only warm and inviting and made us feel so at home... More 

Thank fugazi503
Buffalo, New York
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife celebrated our 37th last night....we chose to go to Left Bank for dinner. The experience was both good and bad...so, bear with me. First the good...the waitstaff and hostess were very good...more on that later. The atmosphere was inviting, eclectic, and fun. However, after 2 hours the noise level did get a bit daunting/overwhelming...hard to hear your companion... More 

Clarence, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our server was terrific. Very engaging and knew the menu well. The food was excellent. Two pasta dishes, eggplant dish and lamb dish were all excellent and we all brought food home. Negative is you could not read the menu it was so dark. Had to use the candle next o the menu and even used our cell phones for... More 

Thank Clete612
Erie, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a rainy Tuesday election night. The restaurant itself is in an odd area - as we were driving, I couldn't quite correlate a restaurant with the residential area it is in: when we got to the Fire Station, we had arrived! We ordered bruschetta to start - it was different and very good. Two of us... More 

Thank Kate K
Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a fantastic dinner. Pleasant staff. Very classy atmosphere. Excellent wine list.I highly recommend. One of my favorite places in Buffalo.

Thank Greg S
Tonawanda, New York, United States
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to go here for years as I have heard nothing but good things about the place and the food. My daughter brought me here for my birthday dinner and while the food was good the service wasn't. Neither was the atmosphere. I sat facing the window and thankfully I know what my daughter looks like because all... More 

Thank Donna W
Toledo, Ohio
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been dining here for the last two years whenever we are in town. We have tried many different menu items from appetizers to entree's & desserts and have never been disappointed. Service is always top notch & makes for a very enjoyable experience. My only issue is with the volume in the dining room, it's LOUD. It's difficult at... More 

Thank Peter K
Southport, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming room, excellent service, great food and huge portions. Convenient parking on property. Enjoy a nice dining experience in Buffalo. I know, "I'll be back"!

Thank Michael G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a busy place (a bit noisy, as well). Eating at the bar is great fun....and the food is just as good!

Thank Owen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Italian, American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?