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319 North Main, (Hwy. 55), Donnelly, ID
+1 208-325-8258
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Plain surroundings, excellent food

Ambiance: Plain & simple. Seating is comfortable, clean, and the dining room is well lit. You can also choose to eat outside, but it's a little dusty and noisy there. We went on a Saturday night, and made reservations, I recommend that. Staff. Very good. Everyone is friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Ambiance: Plain & simple. Seating is comfortable, clean, and the dining room is well lit. You can also choose to eat outside, but it's a little dusty and noisy there. We went on a Saturday night, and made reservations, I recommend that. Staff. Very good. Everyone is friendly and straightforward, very much like a family place to eat, easy to... More 

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Cascade, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

You will need reservations or call for take-out at the Buffalo Gal. You will not believe the quality of food at this little restaurant. It is truly the best. Staring with their Spring Rolls and homemade hummus to die for. I usually bug a pint up hummus to take home. My favorite dish is the Vegetable Napoleon with gnocchi. I've... More 

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Cascade, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

New menu every week. Very good chef. International as well as American. Upper end food, but inside is basic.

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Centreville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We were driving through this small town looking for a place to meet for dinner and we settled on the Buffalo Gal. What a great decision. Mushroom chorizo app was full on garlic awesomeness. The smoked chicken pasta was just spicy enough and full of smoky flavor. Vegetarian dish was also great and flavorful according to the wife. Also try... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Buffalo Gal has an interesting varied menu with strong Asian influence. I really enjoy making a meal out of several appetizers. Occasionally some of the offerings have been too spicy, but overall an intimate, exception experience for the McCall area restaurant offerings.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was on the upper end, but we found the prices too high for the portion sizes. For two people who had two main courses, two glasses of wine and two beers in total the price was $100. I admit I'm new to the area and didn't realize restaurants in this area close several days a week or weeks... More 

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tsbagel, Owner at Buffalo Gal, responded to this review

Dear Kim, Thank you for your review, your input helps us provide better customer service. Our hours are Wed.-Sun. 5:00 to 9:00, this information as well as our menu can be found at BuffalogaIidaho.com and is posted outside our front door. We do close during shoulder season in the Spring and Fall as this is the time we set aside... More 

Donnelly, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My meal was so good my wife took it. We get to BG as often as we can and this season is consistent and even better than last year GO Buffalo Gal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Buffalo Gal offers a surprising array of choices in the small town of Donnelly: Argentine beef, Thai hors d'oeuvres, and American favorites among others. It is refreshing that four nights of the week locals and tourists can count on good taste and an exciting array of choices. The service is friendly but sometimes slow. The atmosphere is charming and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The ole lady and I was up here on holiday before a wedding for a fella down in boise. We went in ate some food here. It was a little different eating some stuff they call humus but I gotta tell ya partner it was good. I had some Vietnamese dish which wad quite tasty. If you're in the lake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I'll sum it up with good food and service. We enjoyed the place, we had to wait a few minutes longer than we would at most food restaurants but it was worth the wait.

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Additional Information about Buffalo Gal

Address: 319 North Main, (Hwy. 55), Donnelly, ID
Phone Number: +1 208-325-8258
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Donnelly
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 23
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 319 North Main, (Hwy. 55), Donnelly, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Donnelly
  • Phone Number: +1 208-325-8258

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 23
  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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