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475 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 332-2928
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 78
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I didn't know I liked sushi until I went to Sea Bar

Sushi is not typically my first choice, but I LOVE Sea Bar. Everything I've ever had here is fresh, flavorful and really well prepared. The waitstaff is always helpful and fun. I even like some of their non-sushi food...meatballs (out of this world)...enchiladas (who knew in a sushi... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
PatrickKaler
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Sushi is not typically my first choice, but I LOVE Sea Bar. Everything I've ever had here is fresh, flavorful and really well prepared. The waitstaff is always helpful and fun. I even like some of their non-sushi food...meatballs (out of this world)...enchiladas (who knew in a sushi restaurant?). You have to try the beef on weck roll...you've never had... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Food was great with an extensive menu. Selections for children were good & portions large. This is a BYOB. Service & cleanliness excellent. Casual atmosphere. Recommend early dining to avoid crowd particularly weekends.

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Buffalo, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Traditional and very creative rolls and sashimi. I recommend the bento box or the volcano bowl. Get here early or make reservations for lunch. It fills up quickly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Atmosphere is modern and appealing. I sat at the bar and enjoyed the outgoing bar staff. Prompt - fun and professional. Nice selection of drinks for everyone. The appetizers will not disappoint! I went with the tuna rolls of which were excellent. Price was in line with other high end Sea-cuine establishments in the immediate NY area. I'll be back-hope... More 

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Allegany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We don't get to Buffalo often enough, but when we do we plan appointments and shopping around the SeaBars hours. We always start with edamame and include their beef on 'weck rolls as part of our meal, but the rest of our order depends on the time of day and how hungry we are! The staff is WONDERFUL! The atmosphere... More 

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buffalo, new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

....easy parking; young crowd; great ambience; great service; wonderful menu; excellent food!! delightful evening!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Hidden away along a nondescript street. Good sushi within walking distance from the Hyatt hotel. Great if you are in town for business and just need a sushi fix. I enjoyed the popcorn treats upfront, though it would be great if it came in a slightly bigger bag :)

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

All I can say is we went in January and I can't wait to go back. Fun atmosphere and the food is insanely fresh and so well prepared. It felt like each item on the plate was thoughtfully placed and thoroughly respected. Run to Sea Bar!!!

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Seabar is one of the best restaurants in Buffalo. The meals are so unique and delicious! The chefs are very creative. There's a large variety of dishes to choose from. Seabar has several different sushi rolls, appetizers and entrees. My favorite sushi rolls are the Caramel Crab, the Beef on Weck in a horseradish cream sauce, and the Eel Tempura... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

As always this is a great place to stop in. Wonderful food. Great drinks with unique cocktails Adrian was a gloriously good bar tender. Great drinks and good looks too. We will be back every chance

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Additional Information about Sea Bar City

Address: 475 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: (716) 332-2928
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 475 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY 14202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 332-2928

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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