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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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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 119
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    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
A favorite

This is one of my favorite restaurants. Not too many places you can go both casually and for date night. The food is wonderful (I can only speak for the beef dishes - it's a beef restaurant why go there and order something else?) and the service is excellent. I like how they use Cutco knives to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Lou327
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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants. Not too many places you can go both casually and for date night. The food is wonderful (I can only speak for the beef dishes - it's a beef restaurant why go there and order something else?) and the service is excellent. I like how they use Cutco knives to support the local... More 

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Nyack, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Excellent food! Go there every time we are in the area. Very reasonably priced as well! We are never disappointed with the food, service and price.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I've been to Beef 'n Barrell at least 5 times and am finally reviewing it. The consistency of their excellent food and service is impressive. What's great about the beef dishes you can get is that you can request either gravy (normally with roast beef dinner that has a little less beef) or au jus (Normally with Beefeater dinner that... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is my all time favorite restaurant. I love their roast beef, gravy, German potato salad, desserts and hot fudge is the best I've ever tasted. They are pricy, but well worth it.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is an oldie but a goodie. Located in the heart of downtown, the food is excellent. Parking can be tricky but worth the walk.

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Allegany, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This place has the best hot roast beef sammie I have ever had. You can never go wrong here with the beef, and gravy combo. It also has a great chicken an biscuit on wed night.

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Olean, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I had the best beef on kimmelwic sandwich, cooked to my specifications. Great service and wonderful atmosphere.

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Bay City, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were on a big road trip from Michigan to York. I found this on Trip Advisor after driving 450 miles. The food was outstanding. The menu has everything. It is decorated very nicely. The service was great. I'd go out of my way to go there anytime Ai am anywhere near it again.

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Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

One of the best places to eat in Olean. weekend evenings are very crowded but service was still good. their famous roast beef on wick was not as tender as we experienced in previous visits. restaurants that don't take reservations do it for their convenience, not the customers.

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Allegany, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This restaurant has been around for a long, long time, and it has never disappointed whenever I've visited. As the name implies, the specialty is roast beef, served in various ways, such as "au jus", open-faced, and on Kummelwick, but they have a full and varied menu of other items as well, including salads, desserts and specialty drinks, with daily... More 

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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: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?