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O'Connell's American Bistro - CLOSED

981 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217-2924
+1 716-877-8788
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good7%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
15 Dec 2012
“Manager rude...does not honor group on certificates”
5 Sep 2012
“Good food, well presented, but a bit pricey for the value.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary
981 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217-2924
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Reviewed 15 December 2012

Just got back from o'connells. On a saturday night my husband and I were the only diners. Another couple was finishing their meal when we got there and when we finished another couple arrived. We had reservations for 7:30 pm but reservations not necessary due...More

Thank Peggy T
Reviewed 5 September 2012

On a recent Wednesday evening I went to O'Connell's with my husband and son and his girlfriend. The dining room is one large room with one end a few steps up from the bar and the rest of the seating area. It's minimally, but tastefully...More

1  Thank rovingcarole
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We decided to try O'Connells after driving by several times and purchasing a certificate from groupon. My first issue was the attitude of the hostess who took my reservation the night before. I almost felt as if I had to apologize for inconviencing her. We...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 July 2012

This was the third time I’ve eaten at O’Connell’s. We visited here when the restaurant first opened several years ago, and at that time, we found the service stuffy and the food overpriced for its quality. I returned for lunch the following year and enjoyed...More

Thank EloiseMac524
Reviewed 29 March 2012

We visited for the first time with friends for Buffalo Restaurant Week. It was our first visit. The tasting menu offered was an excellent selection of regular menu items. All of our meals were excellent. The food arrived without delays and was proper temperature. There...More

1  Thank Henry D
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Every time I go to O'Connell's I am delighted by thier tasting menu. In the past, there were two tasting menus to choose from, each with several courses. This visit, however, it was a blind tasting menu! A 5 course meal selected by the Chef....More

Thank Buffaloswife
Reviewed 30 January 2011

My husband and I placed an order for pick up on a Friday night after a long, hard work week. We ordered the Prime Burger $17) crab cakes (2 @ $13), and a field green salad ($5). What we brought home looked unappetizing and marginal...More

2  Thank MyOpinion1000
Reviewed 23 January 2011

My hubby and I went to O'Connell's on a date night away from baby...these evenings are far and few in between. Based on a friend's recommendation and a trip to their website, we decided to try something new and strayed from our usuals-Left Bank, Tempo,...More

1  Thank Laura0704
Reviewed 24 November 2010

We were a party of five there for a birthday. A bit more expensive than we usually do, so we limited our dinners to appetizers or soups and the entrees. The mushroom soup was outstanding, and each entree, including a steak, a scallop dish, and...More

2  Thank buffalosoccer
Reviewed 22 November 2010

The staff was poorly trained from the greeter to the bar tender to the wait staff. We ordered a $40 bottle of wine and they tried to substitute a cheaper bottle. The server asked how our meal was and we explained that the Ribeye was...More

3  Thank GreatBuffaloDining
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Contemporary
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 981 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217-2924
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 716-877-8788
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