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581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
+1 716-885-1594
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for birthday dinner it was excellent from the service,food,and great ambience. We had Cesar salad and mix salad both were Good I had special swordfish dish with pasta so light and fresh, My husband had pasta with scungili tomato sauce very good Good size...More

Thank Mary kay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The calamari started lived up to the reviews...perfect for sharing. I had a lobster special that was amazing and my husband's filet was great (had to have a bite or two!) and the tater tots side also had to be sampled. Finished off with gelato,...More

Thank LisaNYU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every other year, my son's, their wives and my husband, 8 of us total reserve a night at Tempo. Last night was our night! We asked for and received the round table in the middle of the restaurant near the window, makes for pleasant conversation....More

1  Thank Waleenie
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great if you are a fan of fine dining and luxury experience. The service from the door through dinner makes you feel appreciated. The place just has such elegance. If I had any complaint it may just be that its a bit of a tight...More

1  Thank Brenda A
Reviewed 9 June 2017

My wife and I ate at Tempo last night and we had an excellent meal. She started with a carpaccio appetizers, which was one of the best we have tasted. And I had a soft shell crab, which they we able to prepare for me...More

Thank niagarariverfatman
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Just a great experience all around. Started with drinks, moved on to a very nice wine selection and ordered on the lighter side. All dishes demonstrated some discretion and care. Steak tartare, a great shrimp appetizer over fettuccine, some incredibly tasty oysters to start. Most...More

Thank CoolAisles
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Dinner/Business meeting that was absolutely amazing. Service was as good as the food and drink. We began with a couple of appetizers to share (calamari and octopus) then moved on to beet salad or Caesar salad and then the steaks. Oh the steaks! A few...More

Thank mcdedrick
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner with my family a day ahead of UB graduation. The scallops were excellent as was the filet mignon. The eggplant appetizer was very tasty and more than enough for two. Especially good was the fried calamari appetizer also plenty for...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The atmosphere is romantic. The food is beyond delicious, and the wine list is extensive. Tempo is just one of those restaurants that you don't mind laying down a few extra bucks. You would NEVER look back and regret it.

Thank StevenMozg
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I can't review the atmosphere because I ordered takeout from this restaurant when I was staying at the Mansion on Delaware. I had the Cesare salad, the Prosciutto wrapped Filet Mignon, and the Flourless Chocolate Torta. I completely splurged as I was eating alone and...More

2  Thank Nicole F
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Carl C
1 July 2016|
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Response from Dream2265 | Reviewed this property |
They are only open for dinner but you can go early at about 5:00 and skip lunch. I would!
9 May 2016|
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Response from marian b | Reviewed this property |
down town buffalo hOTELS-ADAMS mARK-HYATT- NEW MARRIOTT-near canal side-which is a great area for many activities-also a restaraunt at naval park in canal side called Liberty Hound(right inside the naval park)walk a half... More
5 October 2015|
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Response from RobynW731 | Reviewed this property |
Many hotels in the Buffalo area, with many within 15-20 mn car ride. It's very easy to get around this area. Easiest thing is to just google hotels around that area. We actually stayed out by the airport and it was still... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
    (Allen Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-885-1594
A formal dining experience, Tempo offers entrees ranging from $20-$50.
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