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Root Five Waterfront Restaurant

4914 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-5661
716-627-5551
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Ranked #28 of 101 Restaurants in Hamburg
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Buffalo, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My steak was cooked to perfection and my husband had the pork tenderloin which was equally tasty. Our server Grant was personable, professional and attentive. Excellent service and cool décor. How disappointing to read other reviews about a chef? People seem to have nothing else to do.. maybe they should stay home and cook.

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Williamsville, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I'll start by saying I've been here before and the food was great. Its a waterfront restaurant so thats a big draw. However... I returned in September with my sister who had never been here before and was looking for somewhere on the water for dinner. As soon as I walked in I sensed something was very different. It was... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great place for food drinks Great view of lake and buffalo. Get there early they are buzzy especial in the summer months

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Dunkirk, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stop by about a week ago, the view from Lake Erie is breathtaking, we ordered carnitas appetizer and was absolutely delicious good enough for two.

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Hamburg, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I was a regular at this restaurant and was looking forward to a new chef I had dinner three times hoping to give him a chance very disappointed had the fish taco it was one fish stick with one piece of lettuce just plain horrible my husband had pulled pork it was microwaved and had no taste the restaurant has... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The restaurant is located right on Lake Erie so the view was wonderful. The restaurant was fairly empty, which surprised me a bit when I arrived, but the bar area was pretty busy. My waitress was very attentive and pleasant. The food was not bad, but a bit expensive for what it was. The portion was very generous though, and... More

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Angola, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Nice restaurant on Lake Erie with good parking and very popular. Our party of 6 were seated almost immediately upon our 7PM arrival. We had no reservations but it was a weekday. Wait person Elizabeth was very helpful with the menu and offerings. Not a large selection on menu and they were sold out on four of them. Three of... More

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Niagara Falls
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place is so much larger inside that it looks, wow. We ate inside at a table by the window, the view was lovely and the restaurant was very clean. The waitress was friendly and did a great job. The prices were a bit higher than we expected, we should have asked for the pub menu but did not realize... More

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Buffalo, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Upon arrival, we were greeted and promptly seated at a water edge view table. Our waitress was delightful and service met our expectations from water glasses being filled, wine order being taken and served, followed by prompt, friendly and courteous orders being taken, food served and plates cleared upon finishing. Being a first time visitor, we checked out the surroundings... More

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Orchard Park, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Took a friend to Root Five and was a little concerned about the signs advertising a new chef. We were seated outside and were handed a dinner menu. It was a little more extensive and expensive than what we were expecting, so we asked for and very graciously received a pub menu. I ordered the pulled pork and corn bread... More

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Additional Information about Root Five Waterfront Restaurant

Address: 4914 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075-5661
Phone Number: 716-627-5551
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hamburg
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Bar

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