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Sea Bar City

475 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 332-2928
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Ranked #13 of 905 Restaurants in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Rochester, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I have been in hundreds of restaurants for sushi and I have to say that this is' one of the best ever for creativity and goodness !! 100% ok. you should definitely try it because it is not easy to find another one that makes the dishes so good !! wonderful !!!!

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Finks
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Sushi here was good (not great) and there was a large selection, with some innovative selections. Service was excellent, but in terms of entrees, there was not much to choose from, and no one in our party could say much positive. It is also very loud, as the bar gets crowded, even on weeknights. Finally, it was very pricey. That... More

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lima
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224 reviews 224 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We started our dinner with two Sushi Rolls - the Beef on Weck and Miso Carmel Crab Rolls. The Beef on Weck is a take on the Beef on Kimmelweck roll that you can only find in Buffalo. The rolls invokes all of the same flavors with Roast Beef wrapped around the sushi rice with caraway seeds and salt sprinkled... More

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Buffalo, New York
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192 reviews 192 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Always a treat to eat here. Never a disappointment. Grilled Octopus is great!! Oysters are always fresh. Great waitstaff.

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Buffalo, New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I had lunch here with my family and wow! It was delicious. We started with the beef on weck sushi and it was some of the best sushi I've ever had. I also had the fish tacos which were an amazing mix of flavor with lots of fish. They were almost sweet. My Mom, who is not the sushi kind,... More

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I was in the mood for Sushi last night, and decided to visit Seabar on Ellicott Street here in Buffalo. The menu has a wide variety of offerings, if you're looking for oriental type food. I had the Chicken and Shrimp Shu Mai as a starter, but couldn't decide on an entree. I wanted Sushi, so decided on their Tiger... More

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Buffalo, New York
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22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

There's nothing noteworthy about this restaurant. They have a vast menu and the food is good, but omg what is with the lights fading from one color to the next? Everyone at our table complained about that. Would go back but I think there are better sushi joints in Buffalo.

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Buffalo, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

If you are planning a stop at Sea Bar, consider going for lunch. Only at lunchtime, Sea Bar serves the BEST cheeseburger of all time. No joke. But only at lunch. In addition to great sushi and terrific lunch specials, try chef Mike A.'s twist on beef on weck roll. A taste sensation !! For dessert the tempura banana split... More

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birdybirdcars
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My first time at Seabar a year ago I encountered a rude bartender. Exceptionally rude. I have since visited 4 times, and have only had perfect courteous service since. Their lunch specials have a lot of food at a good price (for high quality sushi), I recommend a reservation.

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Buffalo, New York
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192 reviews 192 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

You can't go wrong. Raw oysters were perfect. Pickled cucumber salad perfect. Grilled octopus always great. Pork dumplings my new favorite. Great ambience. Waitstaff 100% on

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