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La-Castelana Pizzeria & Restaurant

5176 Transit Rd, Depew, NY 14043-4443
716-681-1913
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Ranked #24 of 88 Restaurants in Depew
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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English first
Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had a yen for pasta and stopped here as it was on the way to another destination. We were the only customers and ordered ziti and spaghetti with meatballs . The dinners were served in literally minutes of ordering.....no wonder, the pasta was so mushy, it must have been precooked and been sitting on hold in hot water. Mentioning... More

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Lancaster, New York, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I agree that the owner was a little crabby in the past but i think She has taken the reviews of the restaurant to heart & mellowed. This is still my favorite place for sauce & recommend it to anyone who wants a good place for Italian food

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Amherst, New York
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We came here for lunch with some coworkers and it was empty. The place was very dated and dingy. It looked as if we stepped back in time. We sat on the patio which faced Transit Rd and it was very noisy, I highly suggest against it if you want to have a conversation. They didn't have a lunch menu... More

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Depew, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Food is always excellent. Sauce is tasty and the veal is the best in Western NewYork. It's a can't miss meal every time.

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Orlando, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Of the myriad of Italian restaurants, here is one, which is quite proud of their Sicilian heritage. The original owner, a family tradition, runs this place. The food was individually baked in its own, large helping, serving dishes. We arrived around 5:00 P. M., within the hour, the place was 80% filled with hungry patrons, asserting everyone within, they have... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have been going to La Castalana for over 20 years and go back every time I come home. Even fancy expensive NYC restaurants don't come close to their pasta sauce. The antipasto is delicious too. The servers we have had all these years have generally been nice. A couple even remember us whenever we come in which isn't often... More

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Buffalo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

If it wasn't for enjoying their food here so much we would never return. Worse part is every time we go there it gets worse and worse... We are use to the terrible service, which we yet again experienced today. You think they would be more friendly and polite to their customers! This time, we noticed the owners actually spent... More

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Depew, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The owner is as horrible as they come...she tries to take your change or not give you the proper amount. If you leave a tip for the waitress at the front when you pay, the owner pockets it! She was loudly talking about my family and I in front of the restuarant when confronted about the money and she said... More

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Buffalo, NY
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I know that people swear by this place, but it's really pretty nondescript. We split Chicken Cacciatore and Shrimp Fra Diavalo, which were salty beyond belief and overcooked. Friends ended up with Eggplant and Chicken Parm dishes they liked better, but really, there are a slew of better red sauce restaurants in WNY that are far better than this (Bella... More

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Williamsville, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Tonight will be the last time this restaurant will recieves my service. I have been to this locally owned restaurant a few times and every time the service has been poor. It hasn't been poor by the young waitress or waiters but by the owner. The owner today was talking about my family and I as we sat at the... More

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Additional Information about La-Castelana Pizzeria & Restaurant

Address: 5176 Transit Rd, Depew, NY 14043-4443
Phone Number: 716-681-1913
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Depew
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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