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Sea Bar City

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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Excellent as usual

Went to sea bar on a Saturday evening. Called that day and was able to get seats at sushi bar. Perfect because we were getting mostly sushi. Started with a dozen assorted oysters. Very fresh tasting but milder than I actually prefer We also got an octopus salad that was great. Spicy tuna... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Buffoodie
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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95 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to sea bar on a Saturday evening. Called that day and was able to get seats at sushi bar. Perfect because we were getting mostly sushi. Started with a dozen assorted oysters. Very fresh tasting but milder than I actually prefer We also got an octopus salad that was great. Spicy tuna roll was also fresh tasting. Seabar is... More 

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Buffalo, New York, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have visited a number of times .. Lunch more than dinner .. but each time the service and the food quality is fantastic. Very creative with non-traditional rolls (Beef on Weck Roll) and outstanding standard rolls (Tuna, etc). The Lobster Roll is a must The atmosphere is bright and welcoming and the service is spot on - friendly, prompt... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Great to eat at a place with FRESH fish for sushi. The wait staff and chef's were very helpful in finding item that are gluten/soy free. It was yummy! Definitely would eat here again.

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Buffalo, New York
Top Contributor
599 reviews 599 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I go here because my wife "demands it". It is actually very good. I wish they would have more substantial entrees if you are not keen on sushi. Still one of our favorites Park across the street in Church lot. If you attend services on Sunday, I am told you get 33% off coupon on food. Great service.

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Buffalo, NY
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I've been to the Sea Bar twice - once with my daughter who is a sushi fan and once with my husband who is not. Both visits the food was wonderful, the service was great and the atmosphere was cool.

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Love this place, especially in the summer when the big windows let in lots of light. The sushi is great, really inventive. Some more imported Japanese beer would be welcome but that's being picky.

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niagara
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92 reviews 92 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I had the chirashi sushi (a standard by which I assess many sushi places), and my wife had the loco moco (something unique to sea bar). We were both very satisfied with the food. It didn't wow us, it didn't disappoint us, it simply made us very happy. I was initially worried that my chirashi looked small, but it was... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This restaurant had excellent food, service, atmosphere and a wide bar selection. The shusi was of the highest quality and the food was very well presented and plentiful. This restaurant is a great choice if you are staying in the Buffalo's downtown area.

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Buffalo, New York
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599 reviews 599 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My son, my daughter and a dear friend were visiting. Naturally, I wanted to take them to our favorite restaurant in Buffalo. We had a gloriously nice dinner. Everyone was very impressed from the beautifully made cocktails to the sushi. You just can't go wrong here. My daughter had the Ramen noodles. Super. The scallop dish was ordered by two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was there for a late lunch and had the miso soup and some Nigiris. The Ikura and the Maguro was amazing, the rest was more average. It was very good over all and I will come again!

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?