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Empire Grill - CLOSED

1435 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2826
+1 716-446-0700
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
26 Mar 2014
“Quiet Weekend Dinner Experience”
11 Mar 2014
“Don't waste your time with an owner who doesn't want your business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly
1435 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2826
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

I visited Empire Grill with my boyfriend while we were on a staycation at a nearby B&B. We headed down to Hertel for some dinner and found Empire Grill. It looked so empty we thought it might have been closed. We were seated right away...More

Thank NicoleH788
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Actual message between the owner, Angela, and I via facebook, is found below. Background: Their website has been down for months, so I could not find their banquet info online. I called to have it sent for a potential rehersal dinner, it was said that...More

2  Thank birdybirdcars
Reviewed 6 September 2013

last time i was on empire grill it was great!! meals were tasty, in time and service was great and very kind..plus the atmosphere was very cozy!!! I suggest it... Go try it- no second thoughts!!

Thank paris_fler
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We had an unacceptable meal the last time we ate at the Empire Grill (see my previous review), but we were willing to give it another try, so we stopped in yesterday. The place was very busy with the after-church crowd (it was Sunday), so...More

2  Thank Pastiche
Reviewed 1 September 2013

There are not many places locally now where one can get a buffet brunch on a weekend. Decided to give Empire Grill a try after reading mixed reviews. Am happy to say the food was good and there was a wide variety from shrimp and...More

Thank 3ess
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Food is pricy and is average overall. Interior of restaurant is very trendy. I have been here a few times, and really would not go back. For the price of the food, quality should be better than it is.

Thank realtor1973
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Based off the ambiance, I expected an above-average experience. The wife and I were slightly disappointed. The prices were actually very reasonable. Our crab cake appetizers were very good. The main dishes were not up to par. Honestly, the bruschetta chicken dish was comparable to...More

Thank sabreguy409
Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

Management terribly rude and unaccomodating. Food overpriced, uncomfortable metal chairs and cold service. Spend your $$$ at one of the many other restaurants I'm hertel! (Spot, Globe, Kostas, Romeo and Juliet's....much much better!!)

1  Thank NYTravelGrl23
Reviewed 10 June 2013

My last experience was a hit. The calamari appetizer was amazing. Our three meals were all cooked the way we ordered. The drinks were great and the service was up to par. This isn't always experienced, but glad it was this time, as I took...More

2  Thank lechmc6
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Very good food, You can never go wrong with the Cajun Chicken Sandwich with crumbly bleu cheese, grilled pineapple, chipotle aioli, lettuce & tomato. Delish!!

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1435 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2826
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-446-0700
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