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Mother's Restaurant

33 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202-1365
716-882-2989
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Ranked #52 of 905 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Severn
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Mothers was recommended by the deal attendant at my hotel and another business associate. It was close enough, so we took the pleasant evening walk. It seemed to be located in an obscure neighborhood on a small street and had no real outward appearance. All I can say is , do not judge a book by its cover. This restaurant... More

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Buffalo, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We have been going to Mother's for many years, and I thought it was time to write down why. The food is consistently good-whether it be the tried and true items on the regular menu or the specials of the day. In June, we had a group of 11 who dined on the patio. We sampled various appetizers--the spaghetti squash... More

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Rochester, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife had a delicious arugula salad with pancetta but was not so satisfied with the pork chop entrée. I had a wonderful Italian knockoff of Chilis Rellenos: banana peppers stuffed with three Italian cheeses (my guess: ricotta, gorgonzola, and mozzarella) under a light sauce and served over mixed greens. My "loaded" mescalun salad with braised onion strips was also... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We really loved our steak at Mothers (and not Mother's). Great atmosphere inside and outside, large portions, well cooked meat and descent wine served. The only foul the night we visited was that the waitress brought us a list with the dishes that weren't available anymore after 15 minutes we had already checked the menue and the specials, which was... More

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Hamburg, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went for Dinner with 5 other people Service was good meals were all great. Good mixed atmosphere. Wine lists was inexpensive and extensive. Mixed drinks were small but Ok.. Parking sucks can't imagine trying to get there in winter months. but will try .

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I ate here on the first night of our mini-vacation. It came recommended by a server at our hotel bar. We didn't know what to expect but we were blown away! We were sat on the covered patio and it was like being in a magical garden. I had the scallops and my boyfriend had the swordfish,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

short review: beautiful place. place to improve the service. food is OK. prices are fine. most liked the ambiance. less liked the service. 4 star because I didn't fill welcomed! Longer review: I'm not a local, I was in Buffalo with a business trip. I stepped in alone around 11 pm, there was no one to say greetings. after a... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Such a cute location with a nice bar area and a lovely outside patio. We were able to be seated on the patio and even though all the tables were full, it was not loud and could definitely have a comfortable conversation. The stuffed banana peppers were outstanding! All of our entrees were delicious and plentiful. The only criticism is... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was the FIRST time we walked from our hotel to the fancy Italian place, only to find it closed. Feeling a bit sheepish, we walked down a side street and came by Mother's, with people sitting outside having a great time. Thanks to my TripAdvisor app, we discovered this would be a winner and it was! Hubby had steak,... More

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Elma, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Waiter service was great...food was ok, nothing special for the price. I would however recommend the escargot appetizer if that's your thing. Great location and ambiance, would be back for bar service but prob not for dinner

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Additional Information about Mother's Restaurant

Address: 33 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202-1365
Phone Number: 716-882-2989
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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