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77 Young Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150
7166924227
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Description: The chefs and owners of Torches Restaurant have now opened a new BBQ place...
The chefs and owners of Torches Restaurant have now opened a new BBQ place right on Ellicott Creek, in the City of Tonawanda. They use homemade rubs, a water churned smoker they builit themselves, and plenty of inovative recipes. JJ and Kevin Richert , Owners and Executive Chefs of Torches Restaurant on Kenmore Ave. in Buffalo, and their creative brother, Mark Richert, are the creators, owners and chefs. There is outdoor seating on the 2 story deck, tables inside, along with a one of a kind bar. All food is of exceptional quality!!!!!
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food and quick service

The food was good and the service was fast we got luck and got seated right away, as the inside is small.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Robert152
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Tonawanda, New York
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Tonawanda, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was good and the service was fast we got luck and got seated right away, as the inside is small.

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Tonawanda
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Great barbecue. Food always comes out hot and fresh. Great anytime of the year but summer is the best as you can dine on the deck by the water.

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Tonawanda, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Definitely one of two the best in Western New York, and maybe beyond. Food is far better than Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and in my opinion, even Fat Bob's. Small place, and parking is somewhat difficult, but worth it. Best in the summer when you can sit outside.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

great bbq,drinks great, nice place. Go and relax and enjoy. When the weather is nice you'll have a great time

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Tonawanda, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Food is some of best smoked turkey and beef. Situated at the beginning of Tonawanda Creek is a great location on a warm day. Cold day if you stay inside.

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Silver Creek, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stopped with a party of 8, no problem, set up tables and got us seated right away. The food was excellent and the service was great! Everyone had something different and we all said the food was great. We will go again when we're out that way.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We went as a group of 9 for a monthly "dinner club." Though reservations are not accepted, we called ahead and didn't wait at all on a snowy Wednesday. Our table was ready and waiting for us. The service was friendly and helpful- albeit a little slow- but we weren't in a rush so it wasn't a problem. We ordered... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Good menu choices and kids menu. It was difficult to make a decision. All choices were good. Turkey sandwich, BBQ pork sandwich were excellent.

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Buffalo, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had a great meal the other night. Ate out on the back patio, had the pot pie...to die for...will be back for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have been going to Smoke on the Water since they opened a few years ago. They started out good, and have just gotten better over time. Everything on their small, but interesting menu is good. The pulled pork and Pork Belly Tacos are among our favorites, but the specials menu is always a good choice. They also have excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 Young Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tonawanda
  • Phone Number: 7166924227

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

The chefs and owners of Torches Restaurant have now opened a new BBQ place right on Ellicott Creek, in the City of Tonawanda. They use homemade rubs, a water churned smoker they builit themselves, and plenty of inovative recipes. JJ and Kevin Richert , Owners and Executive Chefs of Torches Restaurant on Kenmore Ave. in Buffalo, and their creative brother, Mark Richert, are the creators, owners and chefs. There is outdoor seating on the 2 story deck, tables inside, along with a one of a kind bar. All food is of exceptional quality!!!!!
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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