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Beef 'n' Barrel

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146 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760
(716) 372-2985
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 145
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
Move son into college

The food was awesome pricees are reasonable service was excellent atmosphere was very nice the beef is cut fresh right their

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The food was awesome pricees are reasonable service was excellent atmosphere was very nice the beef is cut fresh right their

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Olean, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very good service. Nice atmosphere & good food. We go there as often as possible. Lots of parking in the back of the building. Go there for lunch & or dinner

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Beef done many ways and done as it should be. Quick, attentive servers who explained things well. Nice bar and staff who know how to mix a cocktail. I had the beef on wick and it was tender and juicy with perfect seasonings and medium rare. My husband was in a fish mood and atr the haddock and enjoyed his... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I just had the best bowl of French Onion soup. The atmosphere is perfect. The staff was very attentive and courteous. It's a very clean well put together restaurant and bar. I'm glad we found it. I will eat here every time I'm in town.

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Asbury, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Was working late night across the street and my customer ordered from "The Beef" for the team, in which I ordered their reuben sandwich. Coming from an NJ man who has eaten a ton of NYC reuben sandwiches, this sandwich was up to par with the NYC rival. My techs who were also on site said their sandwiches were awesome... More 

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cleveland, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Offering a very good selection of steaks and chops and even fish this restaurant was v clean, friendly,and had large portions, and was well worth the price paid....The staff was very attentive.... If you are visiting Olean, this would be a very good choice for a fun,affordable,delicious meal.

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Clinton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We just had our 40th anniversary from graduate school at St. Bonaventure. 40 years ago we ate at the Beef 'n' Barrel every Friday. 40 years later we again had great food with great friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is one of the most requested places to go when family comes to town. The food is excellent, service is friendly and fast and the prices are reasonable.

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Olean, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Beef n Barrel has been a premiere restaurant in Olean for decades. Beef on Wick continues to be a delicious mainstay of its menu. Every day, in addition to a huge menu, this restaurant offers a variety of daily lunch and dinner specials. There is also a dessert of the day offering. All menu items are generous and appealing... More 

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Culbertson, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great French onion soup. Good service. Very aloof staff. Good beef sandwich. Clean bathrooms, and clean tables. Very nice atmosphere. Would definitely do it again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 146 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Olean
  • Phone Number: (716) 372-2985

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?