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Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant

54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2206
+1 716-854-9463
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently a group of friends and colleagues of mine had a wonderful dinner at Bacchus. This restaurant is highly recommended for the wine selection alone, not to mention the amazing food. I had the scallops appetizer and the halibut for dinner. All were very flavorful...More

Thank Bfordtraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the selection of wine here. Staff is generally informative and good service. Some dishes they don’t have at times, but what they do have are good tapas.

Thank Travelingat90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited Bacchus a number of times. Sometimes just for drinks and small plates and other times for dinner. They have a classics movie night during the summer and it is very quaint. It is set up outside and I believe always on a...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly staff, and an electric atmosphere. This busy restaurants going to become a favorite for me. Great drinks with filling food to match.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Only great things to say about this restaurant. Service is excellent, atmosphere and ambiance is fabulous! The food was amazing!!! Definitely coming back!

Thank michelle r
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The vibe is absolutely beautiful for this place. We went in the morning for brunch, and the atmosphere was already pleasant and very European. I can tell at night the ambiance would be gorgeous. The menu is extensive too, and the staff is all French,...More

Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This place has everything you could want in a wine bar. Chill, European atmosphere, great background music, soccer playing on a small TV, great wine selection, delicious food! You must try the Sangria, if you’re looking for a fruity, yet light red wine to drink....More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Buffalo for the weekend and were looking for a nice restaurant to celebrate birthdays. Our friends recommended Bacchus to us. Everything we had was outstanding ! From the butternut squash bisque, to the fig salad and the halibut special we couldn't have...More

Thank Sabrina J
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I'll preface this by stating that the food, as always, was exceptional.We had small plate foie gras on waffle w/cherry jam. Every time he does something of this sort it is delightful. Love to go there just to experience the apps and small plates. Entrees...More

Thank zulu66
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I don't think restaurants can be much better than Bacchus. Excellent food, professional knowledgable staff, and a great atmosphere combine to make a fantastic night out.

Thank Billsfan80
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Questions & Answers
March 19, 2018|
Response from zulu66 | Reviewed this property |
Have seen everything from jeans to suits depending on time and day.
July 12, 2016|
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Response from BMietus2016 | Property representative |
Our films start at dusk, so this time of year, about 9 PM. As the season progresses, we are able to start them earlier, and by the end of the summer, start time is about 8 PM.
June 1, 2016|
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Response from Louis C | Reviewed this property |
It is a 5 -10 minute walk tops. They also do have valet parking, and yes, you should use it if driving.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 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. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2206
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-854-9463
  • E-mail
Bacchus wine bar and restaurant is located in the historic Calumet building in the heart of Buffalo's entertainment district. A seasonal menu highlights the best available ingredients from local and regional farms. Together with our Wine Spectator award winning wine list, this elegant yet casual restaurant has continually been ranked as one of Buffalo's best
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