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Hoak's Restaurant

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4100 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-1713
+1 716-627-4570
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this establishment because of it's location. Sitting and looking over the water with the city in the background is relaxing. Our visit was for lunch. The food was very good and the prices fair. The server was very nice but seemed overwhelmed, she could have used an extra hand. It just gave me a little more time to... More 

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Thank Sharolyn W
New Castle, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hungry & from out of town. I googled restaurants near Hamburg. We found it, not that far from our hotel. My husband had a fish sandwich. It was huge! I had one of the specials. It was cheese raviolis with juicy shrimp. It was really tasty. We took home what we couldn't finish. The staff was friendly &... More 

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Thank MommaPenguin
Front Royal, Virginia
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

It is a treat to get a Fish Fry when you live out of town and get back to Hamburg. Hoak's has been there a long time and brings back great memories !!

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Thank abbey98
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60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first time visiting this restaurant even though I am from the area. The food was decent- I was disappointed with the broccoli as I was served one huge piece of broccoli that was undercooked and hard to cut. The chicken was good- and my father in laws fish was right on target. He loved it. We ordered... More 

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Thank Luv2travel1981
Tonawanda, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We met a couple of friends for dinner at Hoak's. I hadn't been there in a few years so was looking forward to going back. This time we ate outside since it was a nice night out for the end of September. The outside area seemed to be in a disarray. Maybe because it was the end of the season.... More 

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Thank wnybab
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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The view is what keeps me coming back. The food not bad but not great. Tonight two of us sat with view of the waterfront from inside as the wait to be seated outside on this late summer evening was 45 min. The table was bad!! Right in the traffic of the servers racing around. Geez remove this table immediately.... More 

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Thank mruggier0
Endicott, NY
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Hoak's is a restaurant that has kept its personality in a time where many places have become "generic." Unpretentious seating directly overlooks the beautiful waterfront of Lake Erie. The menu is varied, and there are good representations of its locale; for example, one can order yellow pike or walleye as a sandwich or a dinner. My husband's burger and my... More 

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1 Thank TheresaGEndicott_NY
Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A comfortable, casual restaurant. We had dinner inside then sat outside for a beautiful sunset! Love the views, stain glass and nautical looks. 🌞🌙

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1 Thank Lucytlc623
Deming, New Mexico
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

As a WNY native I can say this place has seen better days. The food we had was just ok but not no where near what a Buffalo restaurant should be. Dirty and worn bet describe the place. Boggles me to think that an establishment would let a place go. The chairs are worn to the nth and need replacement.... More 

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Thank bob y
Akron, OH
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Jim, our docent from Graycliff, recommended this place for lunch - and we saw several others from our tour there also! Good fish sandwich, decent beer selection - and we sat on the outside deck right on the lake - beautiful day to enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4100 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-1713
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hamburg
  • Phone Number: +1 716-627-4570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?