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Root Five Waterfront Restaurant - CLOSED

4914 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-5661
+1 716-627-5551
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible23%
30 May 2015
“Beautiful setting, Average food, Limited Vegetarian or Healthy Options”
29 May 2015
“Great Food with a View”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4914 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-5661
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 30 May 2015

Our family ate dinner here tonight, a beautiful, warm spring evening. We sat on the outdoor patio with a spectacular view of Lake Erie. We could see the city of Buffalo in the distance. The patio is huge, and most of it is covered. We...More

Thank TrpReviwr
Reviewed 29 May 2015

The first time we visited on a Friday night and went early for one of their craft beers. Fish fry was wonderful as we sat in open air pub watching the Buffalo skyline windmills. Want to go back!

Thank 300kathyd
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Can't wait for new restuarant- this was the most poorly run lake front restuarant in the area! Good riddance !

Thank Stacey K
Reviewed 15 January 2015

Restaurant is Closed ! Web site also indicates that it is closed "This is shown on Web Site as of 1.14.2015..Root Five is closed, Thank you for your patronage." When we have went there in the past, view was great, service & food was average...More

Thank DECA56
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We had out of town guests for New Years Eve, and wanted a restaurant close to home to dine at after a hockey game. We called and made reservations for 9:30 a few days before New Year's eve. We received a telephone call the day...More

Thank weluv2travel07
Reviewed 18 December 2014

It is a great view of the lake and Buffalo, if you get a seat outdoors or near the windows. Food is OK, and prices are good.

Thank John D
Reviewed 19 October 2014

My steak was cooked to perfection and my husband had the pork tenderloin which was equally tasty. Our server Grant was personable, professional and attentive. Excellent service and cool décor. How disappointing to read other reviews about a chef? People seem to have nothing else...More

1  Thank chula123
Reviewed 5 October 2014

I'll start by saying I've been here before and the food was great. Its a waterfront restaurant so thats a big draw. However... I returned in September with my sister who had never been here before and was looking for somewhere on the water for...More

3  Thank colden197
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Great place for food drinks Great view of lake and buffalo. Get there early they are buzzy especial in the summer months

Thank John E
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We stop by about a week ago, the view from Lake Erie is breathtaking, we ordered carnitas appetizer and was absolutely delicious good enough for two.

Thank KGB100
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4914 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-5661
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hamburg
  • Phone Number: +1 716-627-5551
  • E-mail
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