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Left Bank

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511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
+1 716-882-3509
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Utica, NY, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend had given us a gift certificate and highly praised the restaurant so who could resist. Parking was available next to the restaurant because we had an early reservation. As we entered there was a bar with stools and plenty of space to wait, however our table was ready and we went in. The decor of exposed brick, tasteful... More 

Thank Harry S
Williamsville NY
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there for brunch on Sunday and were not disappointed! The food quality was excellent and the portion sizes made us take half home! Brunch on Sunday there is wonderful because the Jazz duo are some of the best in town, the service is swift and the food is delicious! My only complaint is that it's very very loud... More 

Thank Xanadu12
Amherst, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is amazing. I have never had anything that wasn't great. I've probably been here 10 or more times. My go to entree is the CAB sirloin (I think that's the cut) with lobster, cheese, and spinach on it. Always cooked perfectly and comes with at least half a lobster tail on top. Appetizers and desserts are also always delicious.... More 

Thank Andrew G
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about Left Bank on here and my expectations were both met and exceeded. The food is generous and excellent. The decor/setting is lovely. I had only one disappointment: the hostess. She seemed bored and disinterested - in fact, I saw her scrolling on her iPhone much of the time and when I asked to move inside from being in... More 

Thank Erin O
Buffalo, New York, United States
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A simple pleasure. A sometimes forgotten but never disappointing old favorite. The Left Bank consistently improves without changing. A great wine list (not overpriced) and a fantastic menu. Depending on the day, the special ravioli could be the best dish in Western New York. Great service, friendly staff and a price that will not make you regret ordering that 2nd... More 

Thank James M
Markham, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visit Buffalo once or twice a year from Toronto and we always frequent The Left Bank for great food and portions that are almost too large,

Thank 920jerryb
Buffalo, New York
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place this is. Been here several several times and never had a bad meal. The only problem I have is that they do not have sufficient seating. It's always hard to get a reservation. Lucked out tonight and had a fabulous meal. A wonderful low lit candle light dining room with white tablecloth and superb ambiance. Usually... More 

Thank Rob R
Niagara Falls, NY
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81 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have been here many times but never for brunch. I was looking forward to it because they had a jazz ensemble that plays while you eat. Sounded like fun! My usual opinion is that the food/service is excellent but I always note that it's a little loud if it's busy because of the acoustics. This time, I was a... More 

Thank Jakeysnake
Buffalo, New York
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990 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We have dined here many times. The food is imaginative and typically excellent. Last evening I had grilled Marlin which was incredible. I do wish the sides with the fish dishes varied more (always jasmine rice, carrots and string beans). My wife penne pasta was wonderful. Service excellent. Our reservations were met on time. Bartenders do excellent job. The house... More 

Thank Jonmun
Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to a local favorite recommended by good friends of mine. When we arrived, we were delighted to see the restaurant had a very "NY City" vibe. We sat at the bar and ordered dinner, the bartender Michelle was absolutely Amazing! She was not only warm and inviting and made us feel so at home... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-882-3509

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?