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Oliver's Restaurant

2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
+1 716-877-9662
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef tartare” (3 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary
2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

This Buffalo staple has had a terrific upgrade in terms of the level of menu and food creation, not to mention the delicious quotient. If it was not one of the best before it surely is now. New dishes straight out of the best California...More

Thank Llibsenoj
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Our party of 4 dined here on a Saturday evening. I started with chilled asparagus soup, which was poured over crab and pieces of apricot and grapefruit. Wonderful! I then had the roasted beet salad (red and yellow beets) with peas and asparagus. Really delicious....More

Thank SkanLaker
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant was good. The service and food were excellent. The ambiance was comfortable with a bit of 1950s Sinatra feeling. By Buffalo standards it is very expensive; most entrees were around $40.

Thank allyn g
Reviewed 1 May 2016

A Buffalo staple. Consistently enjoyable. Laid back understated elegance. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. A smaller establishment.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Never had a bad meal. Ask for Jake-super waiter. Caeser salad with WHITE anchovies, chicken milanase, fresh oysters, or steak you cannot go wrong.

Thank DrHWB
Reviewed 10 March 2016

treated here by a friend, this way beyond our means, but a delightful experience with waitresses almost too pleasant to bear, lovely but understated décor, terrific meals including specially prdepared salmon and shrimp risotto and coffee crème brulet which should be available only with a...More

Reviewed 16 January 2016

Simply delicious, elegant as usual, high quality dining and the music on Saturday evening with the Trio is the best in town. Their attention to detail is incredible. The only compliant is if you are eating in the lounge area, there are times when a...More

Thank Xanadu12
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I am very sad to tell anyone about this review as this has always been one of my favorite restaurants in Buffalo. My husband and I ordered 2 of the specials on the menus, both were recommended highly by our waiter, one was the cod,...More

2  Thank Cyndie C
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The atmosphere was nice, service was good but the food was a disappointment. Two of our party of four had the braised short ribs and neither found it very good. There was disturbingly little meat in the dish. Another had the Bolognese which she prevailed...More

Thank richBuffalo
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Yes, we did go on a Saturday evening when there was a week long local special for restaurants in the area. But considering the reputation of this long standing establishment, we were disappointed. Again the service staff appears unchecked and self run. The evening is...More

1  Thank Jeff G
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Response from Jonathan F | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. Dressing down would be uncomfortable. No jacket required though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-877-9662
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From the time Frank Oliver built the restaurant in 1936, the diners and food-lovers of Buffalo have returned time and time again for exceptional quality and service. The decades in-between saw ownership changes, new traditions and renovations to expand our landmark space on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.
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