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San Marco Ristorante

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2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226
+1 716-839-5876
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Locally owned and family operated for 31 years. We strive to provide you...
Locally owned and family operated for 31 years. We strive to provide you the best Northern Italian cuisine in all of Buffalo.
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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of the Best Anywhere !

The restaurant is elegant and intimate. The owner personally welcomes you and seats you and the food is some of the best I have had in the world. The wine selection is amazing. Service = outstanding. Never have had a bad meal. We LOVE this place

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Sheila D
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fort Erie, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The restaurant ambience is lovely; the greeting wonderful. Service excellent. The veal dish also very good as was the salad, but for a 'gourmet' Italian restaurant, we were disappointed that the pasta was not homemade and the pasta dish prices were definitely similar to the more involved dishes. Sadly, my husband had the pasta and I had a veal dish.... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The restaurant is elegant and intimate. The owner personally welcomes you and seats you and the food is some of the best I have had in the world. The wine selection is amazing. Service = outstanding. Never have had a bad meal. We LOVE this place

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of the classic spots my wife and I visit when we want an intimate, meticulously prepared, yet un-fussy dining experience. Frank oversees a wonderful experience - traditional but high-end Italian cuisine (with added flair and updates where appropriate), a robust wine list, and servers that are attentive but never, ever impatient or pushy. My personal favorite dish... More 

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We had our Valentine's dinner there on Friday night. The food and service was beyond what we could have expected. The tomatoes in the Caprese salad were delicious and fresh for a cold February in Buffalo, NY. The veal, the shrimp, the dessert--delicious. Music was a bit too loud but we had a wonderful experience at San Marco!

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Williamsville, New York
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110 reviews 110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a restaurant we go to a few times a year, usually to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries. There has never been a meal we didn't like! This trip I had the lobster ravioli, normally an appetizer dish, but they will make it into an entree dish for you, and it was so good not one was left on the... More 

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Marietta Ga.
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is my most favorite meals ever. The chef is fantastic. I have tried many different dishes , I can't remember the menu names but I can say the raviolis are out of this world. the sauces are complicated & smooth & delicious & over the top. I tried the dish I like to call "sex on a Plate" it... More 

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buffalo,ny
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went here for the first time for a friend's birthday....have always loved northern Italian food and this is the best I have had in a very long time. Food was fresh and service is fantastic....small intimate rooms, not at all noisy. a little on the expensive side but more than worth it for any special occasions...will definitely return again.....

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Falls Church, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My parents live around the corner from this restaurant but had never been. My husband and I were looking for a nice place to take them for my mother's birthday dinner; San Marco came up with good reviews so we decided to give it a shot. I'm so glad we did. The food was excellent, with the fish dishes in... More 

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The owner of this restaurant is a really nice guy. He makes sure your dinner is perfect. Its truly a special place for this part of town. If you want authentic Italian look no further.

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Vancouver, Canada
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420 reviews 420 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very good service, the food is wonderful. Excellent appetizers - good pasta and nice fish. Desserts good too. Good wine list. Seriously highly recommended

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-839-5876

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 36
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Locally owned and family operated for 31 years. We strive to provide you the best Northern Italian cuisine in all of Buffalo.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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