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Amaretto Italian Bistro

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7170 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221 (Main)
7166354750
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Amaretto Italian Bistro, bringing the flavors of authentic Italian cooking...
Amaretto Italian Bistro, bringing the flavors of authentic Italian cooking right to your own backyard. Amaretto Italian Bistro combines culinary excellence with a clean comfortable atmosphere where you can enjoy classic Italian preparations as well modern signature dishes. If you have never dined with us, we are sure you are going to be pleasantly surprised as you enjoy all of our homemade specialties as well as a wine list where you are sure to find a selection to fit every palate. We look forward to serving you.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Not what you would expect

Amaretto Bistro - Great vibe. Small area and small bar, but nicely appointed fixtures. From the Amuse-Bouche to dessert, the chef and his team prepares a meal that you will not forget. Scallops amazing, pea-risotto out of this world. I have been there about 6 times with my wife and would go daily... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Kenn B
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Lancaster, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lancaster, New York
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Amaretto Bistro - Great vibe. Small area and small bar, but nicely appointed fixtures. From the Amuse-Bouche to dessert, the chef and his team prepares a meal that you will not forget. Scallops amazing, pea-risotto out of this world. I have been there about 6 times with my wife and would go daily if I could afford it. Must experience... More 

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Burlington, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

what a lovely surprise when we walked through the door of this bistro, lovely atmosphere, cheerful staff, nice small bar area, and excellent food. A little pricey but worth it. this is one restaurant we certainly would come back to when visiting the area again. We arrived without a reservation on a Friday night,a short time later the bistro was... More 

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I have frequented this place and reviewed in past with outstanding comments. Tonight was so awful, not sure what went wrong. From arrival no one to greet us, in fact no employees even visible. We seated ourself, only to wait and wait and wait. The male employee did greet us shortly there after but no waitress to be seen. Dining... More 

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Lancaster, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A friend and I went during restaurant week, without a reservation on a Friday night, so we were taking a bit of a chance at not getting a table at this fairly small bistro, but we were seated promptly. Our server was the perfect combination of friendly, informative, attentive but not overly so, and we really liked her. We began... More 

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New York
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186 reviews 186 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We dined here during restaurant week. They have an eclectic mix of entries. I had beef tenderloin crostini which were excellent and a meal in themselves. My main entry was pork tenderloins with asparagus and sweet potatoes. The asparagus and potatoes were very good. The pork was somewhat under cooked. My wife had the cod filet with a salad, which... More 

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Niagara Falls
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The place was small and quaint and the staff very friendly. The menu had a decent amount of variety. The prices a little steep but not too bad. I had the Shrimp and Scallop Orrocchietto and though it had a sufficient amount of seafood, it lacked taste, I was so disappointed. The bread was delicious as was the salad, which... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Bought a Groupon. The place is small and nice- reminded me of NYC. The wait staff are very attentive. The wait for the food was tooo long and the food wasn't anything special. Maybe they make the food from scratch and that's the reason why pasta is so expensive, but I don't know. Recommendation: why not, go and try it.

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Lancaster, NY
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174 reviews 174 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My husband an I went to the Amaretto Italian Bistro because of a Groupon we had purchased. Our waitress was Kaylee (not sure if this is spelled right) and she was excellent. The food was also excellent. We had the tenderloin crostini appetizer. Our entrees were the lasagna and the shrimp & scallop orrocchietto. Portions were good. My husband ate... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I have been dining at Amaretto for some time. The nightly specials as well as printed menu are always fresh and innovative; Presentation never disappoints.We have brought several of our friends to dine there; each time they expressed that they will definitely return again. If you blink or sneeze, you might miss the small,non distinct sign and... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Last Friday I went to Amaretto for the third time in about two years (I don't go to restaurants very often) and again the food was incredible good. I think that now it is even more refined than before. I had scallops with a crab risotto and my husband had a fillet with truffle mashed potatoes. We were very pleased.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7170 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
    (Main)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Williamsville
  • Phone Number: 7166354750

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Amaretto Italian Bistro, bringing the flavors of authentic Italian cooking right to your own backyard. Amaretto Italian Bistro combines culinary excellence with a clean comfortable atmosphere where you can enjoy classic Italian preparations as well modern signature dishes. If you have never dined with us, we are sure you are going to be pleasantly surprised as you enjoy all of our homemade specialties as well as a wine list where you are sure to find a selection to fit every palate. We look forward to serving you.
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?