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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 133
    Excellent
  • 58
    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
Always A Favorite of Locals and Visitors

Consistency, good food, great service.....all you can ask for a great meal at a great value in Olean, NY.....it doesn't get any better than that.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
babsandmark9121
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Olean, New York
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Olean, New York
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Consistency, good food, great service.....all you can ask for a great meal at a great value in Olean, NY.....it doesn't get any better than that.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is well known for its unique roast beef sandwich! The roast beef is tender(and I like mine well done!) . The bun is the thing that is extraordinary! It has caraway seeds and salt on top. We always stop here when we are in town to visit family! You won't be disappointed!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped here during a spontaneous road trip from Toronto with no plans or expectations. We stayed at the Old Library B&B and were surprised by the number of positive reviews for restaurants on this street alone. We were going to hit the Mexican restaurant but Beef n' Barrel's menu called us in. Our waitress was the weak link. My girlfriend... More 

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Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

In town for business and after reading all the good reviews, I figured I couldn't go wrong. I was gonna give them 5 stars based on the roast beef I had because it was really good, but here's where it gets good. I ordered the chocolate chip cookie sundae without walnuts because I'm highly allergic to nuts and no where... More 

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Allegany, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

excellent place, wonderful food, great people. The beef on wyck is so tender. Homemade desserts great. The atmosphere is relaxing.

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There was not a wow on the table at our meal, it was ok but nothing to return for. I travel to Olean for work every other week and I won't be back. The service was good and the price was reasonable but the food just lacked-it was quite plane and ordinary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Any of the sandwiches, salads or entrees made from the delicious beef bar are outstanding. Our favorites are the French dip and the beef and cheddar. We try to stop any time we are relatively close to Olean.

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Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The beef on weck here is outstanding! Anytime I am within 50 miles of Olean, I make an effort to stop and have one of their sandwiches. It did not disappoint.

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Houston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Last meal in town during my most recent visit. Couldn't leave without having a beef on weck. Whole family met for dinner. We all love the Beef. It's a local favorite and those of us who come back home for visits always make it a point to have at least one meal there. Desserts are to die for.

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Leonardo
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great pub style restaurant with fantastic roast beef carving station. Excellent choice of sides and fresh salad with every entree. Very affordable for families!

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Additional Information about Beef 'n' Barrel

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

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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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