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Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant

54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2206
+1 716-854-9463
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2206
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this before our evening at Shea's to see Manheim Steamroller. Great choice. Convenient to the theater. It's a 5 minute walk at most. Sean our server was outstanding! Cocktails were excellent. My wife had the Halibut special. She loved it. Tasty and...More

Thank ppijacki
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We were in Buffalo for just two nights and lucked out choosing Bacchus as our dinner destination our first night in town. Veronica ‘s service was impeccable and the food was so good we still haven’t stopped raving. We had the fig salad, ahi tuna,...More

Thank BGElisabeth
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Just tried the restaurant for the first time. High quality food and service. Delicious apple pie special for dessert. Great for people watching from our corner table. We will be back.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I had my rehearsal dinner here recently and everything was perfect! The food was terrific, the service was wonderful, the wine was fantastic and the manager was great to work with! All my guests raved about it and I was told by one guest it...More

Thank Carolyn5265
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We dined at Bacchus on a Sunday night. I had the corn soup and my husband had the BLT salad. Both were exceptional. We shared the rib eye which was a very generous portion. It was delicious as were the sides with it. For dessert...More

Thank travlinmom1429
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12 July 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.
1 June 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.
9 May 2016|
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Response from barbbjorgan | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they do--try calling to set something up--they are very accommodating--You will really enjoy!
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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