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Nektar - CLOSED

451 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-2011
+1 716-881-1829
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
8 Jul 2015
“Gone with the wind”
15 Mar 2015
“We like Nektar/Ambrosia”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
451 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-2011
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This restaurant closed permanently in July 2015. It was very good when it was called Ambrosia and located two doors away (same owners).

Thank Max A W
Reviewed 15 March 2015

We were long time fans of Ambrosia, though didn't go to Nektar. Once the two merged, they kind of fell off our radar. But for the last few months, we have been having lunch and dinner there, and really enjoying our meals. For lunch, there...More

Thank PatriciaWatson
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

I went with 4 other girls for a girls night out. Terrible service. Food was not great either.we went for restaurant week. What a mistake. Never again. Our first course was soup which our waitress spilled on my pants.Thank god iy came out cold because...More

Thank Lval3333
Reviewed 29 May 2014

My wife and I like to try new places when we are visiting the Queen City. We had a bunch of our friends meet us there for dinner on a Saturday night. The ambiance was a bit strange. They had TNT on the TVs which...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Nektar's been around for at least the twelve years I've been patronizing it, and I have to admit the new concept of having merged with their former neighbor restaurant, Ambrosia, was a little hard to embrace initially. The former was a very upscale, semi high-...More

Thank NorthBuffaloLocavore
Reviewed 17 June 2013

This restaurant has recently been reborn and is now called Ambrosia Taverna...Nektar Nights. If it were a person, I would say that it has a split-personality disorder. The dinner menu starts off heavily Greek-inspired, and then items such as Lobster Mac and Louisiana Pasta suddenly...More

Thank kimber1369
Reviewed 13 April 2013

service...food....will never go back...meant to write this earlier but get busy... we were here during the last restaurant week... we were seated by the fire door...ignored for 45 minutes...had made reservations far in advance...didn't matter...waitress was rude...food was of very poor quality...major disappointment...will not return.

Thank BuffaloDebbie
Reviewed 23 February 2013 via mobile

I love Nektar and visit it once per month on my anniversary. I love the jazz music played, the coziness, it's small and intimate. The greatest thing is the food. The menu is it large, but I always seem to get the same things because...More

Thank Tochi4ever2000
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Ewally good food really expensive ,.,. Defiantly for the in crowd ,,.very good entrees and ambience!.... Though parking , good bar atmosphere

1  Thank kywsttom1961
Reviewed 7 May 2012

I have been coming to Nektar over the past couple of years. It is one of my favorite locations on Elmwood if you are looking to meet someone and sit at the bar for a drink without loud racous noise, and people everywhere. Its dim...More

Thank NicAshBar
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
7:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-2011
  • Public Transportation: Bryant and Elmwood
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-881-1829
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