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Schwabl's Restaurant

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American, German, Seafood, Sandwiches, European, Delicatessen, Hungarian
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789 Center Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224-2240
716-675-2333
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1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great beef on weck sandwich

My son and I stopped here to try the famous beef on weck sandwich. It was just as advertised, really delicious. The beef was freshly carved and medium rare, as requested. The weck roll had a unique taste with the caraway seeds and salt, very good. We also ordered the french fries, which were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Rye, New York, United States
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  • Local cuisine
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Nashville, Tennessee
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is the most famous (I think) place to get the traditional Buffalo, NY "Beef on Weck" sandwich. It certainly did not disappoint. Really good German potato salad. I have also been to Bar Bill's for the sandwich. I'm not sure which has the best beef, but Schwabl's wins on the potato salad and the less frenetic atmosphere.

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Rye, New York, United States
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My son and I stopped here to try the famous beef on weck sandwich. It was just as advertised, really delicious. The beef was freshly carved and medium rare, as requested. The weck roll had a unique taste with the caraway seeds and salt, very good. We also ordered the french fries, which were good, but nothing out of the... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Was looking forward to our visit with friends at Schwabl's . reading the reviews and the menu made it look like a sure fire winner of a place to have a wonderful Beef on Wick . We also were looking forward to the German Potato salad . The restaurants as busy , cramped for space and the staff wasn't very... More 

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beef on a Kimmelweck roll and Hugarian Goulash is as good as it gets. Service was exceptional, by very personable staff. It was a late lunch, but well worth the side trip on the way from Niagara Falls to Philadelphia.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We took our family here on a recent visit to Buffalo to try the beef on weck. We had the youngest children in there, but the staff was very friendly and accomodating. Both my husband and I had the beef on weck and our server, Debbie, suggested we try Loganberry as well. Debbie also suggested that our kids split an... More 

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Coventry, Connecticut
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My wife and I stopped here en route to Niagara Falls. We went there specifically to try their beef on weck. The outside is nondescript, but the food inside is excellent. The wait staff took good care of us. We decided to try the poutine appetizer since we were close to Canada and felt it might be good. It was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I grew up in Buffalo and thought that it would be great to take my family back for beef on weck.. it was rather pricey but tasted good. My big complaint was the add on costs. The waitress asked my wife if she wanted side items only to find out that they were extra when we got the bill. I... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This place has not changed much for many years and that's a good thing! The beef is extraordinary, the staff is excellent and the decor is homey. A testament to how good the food is- the day we were there the small parking lot had cars from Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, North Carolina, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Tennessee, and Illinois!

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Buffalo, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

After a long absence, we decided to revisit Schwabl's Restaurant after the remodeling dust had settled. To say the least, the food was just great! Friendly people, great service and of course great tasting and very tender roast beef. My wife started with a cup of their broccoli soup and followed on with a medium rare beef sandwich with slaw... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We came in for the famous roast beef sandwich. It was prepared expertly in front of us and tasted amazing! The roll had salt on it and was perfect with the meat! They even ask you had you like the beef prepared. Rare, medium, well etc. very good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 789 Center Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224-2240
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  West Seneca
  • Phone Number: 716-675-2333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American, German, Seafood, Sandwiches, European, Delicatessen, Hungarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?