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The Pomegranate

4125 Transit Road, Williamsville, NY 14221
716-631-0900
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Ranked #79 of 132 Restaurants in Williamsville
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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9 reviews from our community

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Grand Rapids
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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We always dine at this restaurant on our way from Michigan to Boston. It offers good Middle Eastern food at a reasonable price.The service is always very good and very pleasant.We recommend it.

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Amherst, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

When I walked in I was a bit disappointed at the atmosphere because I expected plush couches and what I saw was look alike diner tables and chairs and booths that had been reupholstered with red plastic vinyl. My initial impression was quickly subsided with the fabulous service and great food! The pomegranate juice is a great must have! This... More

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Rochester, New York
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1,259 reviews 1,259 reviews
828 restaurant reviews
369 helpful votes 369 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Although I'm giving this place a '2', I will say that some of the other members of my family enjoyed their meals more than I enjoyed mine. I ordered a stew that was advertised to be spiced beef, accompanied by beans and vegetables. What I got was a small bowl of green stuff, which (I believe) was cooked spinach with... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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101 reviews 101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The lamb kabobs were delicious, but the rice was out of this world. We had the dill rice and the lentil rice and both were just excellent. You would never guess that a wonderful restaurant was located in a little strip mall looking place on Transit. Stop in and you will be surprised. To go options are also available.

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The baba goanush is so good!! Make sure they sprinkle a bit of olive oil on top. The food is all made fresh. I really enjoy their chicken, walnut, pomegranate stew over their brown rice with lentals ~ yum! A delightful experience.

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Grand Island, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

If you are up to trying something different, I recommend this place. I believe it is all Mediterranean style type of food which is very different from what I am used to having. We started with the baba ghanoush which came with pita and was excellent. It didn't have enough pita to eat all the baba ghanoush but when we... More

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East Amherst, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Our waiter didn't speak English, didn't ask if we wanted anything to drink, never brought the check, and brought us silverware 5 minutes after our food arrived. We ordered hummus for $6 to share and he asked us if we wanted pita for 3 (we had 3 adults), we said yes. It turns out an order of pita is about... More

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buffalo
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

So, the Pomegranate has tasty food, but very bad and strange service. I went regularly for a while and got used to the service-related hiccups here and there. First they wouldn't take a coupon from the Entertainment Book even though the coupon said it was for anything. This sort of thing happens regularly there. Finally I attempt to use the... More

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Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Really good food and most importantly, healthy! Several vegetarian, vegan and gluten free choices as well. They've also opened up at the Galleria Mall food court recently.

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