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Mother's Restaurant

33 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202-1365
716-882-2989
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Ranked #55 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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English first
Nicosia, Cyprus
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
8 helpful votes 8 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
32 helpful votes 32 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Buffalo, New York, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

first it should be 4.5 not 5 but that is because our waiter seemed to forget that coffee and dessert should come together or coffee first but dessert then coffee? where did he go? But everything else was wonderful , the bar is very comfortable and friendly, the food was great not one of us had any complaints, the duck... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

A great discovery close to BestWestern and Holiday on Delaware near Allen. Hidden somewhat on an alley type street. Good effort on the bar area - very inviting. Interesting choices on the menu and reasonable wine prices. Friendly and helpful staff in explaining some menu items. The food was good. I'd go back for sure - they have a side... More

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Lockport, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My husband and I went to Mothers on a whim for a casual Saturday out. We went at about 8pm and the dining room was packed and we ended up waiting about 50 minutes for a table. We had a couple drinks at the bar while we waited. Once we were seated we ordered the stuffed banana peppers for an... More

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